Avatech Solutions, Inc.
(OTCBB: AVSO.OB), the nation's leading provider of design, engineering, and
facilities management solutions, and
RCMS Group, a leading provider of design production services to architecture,
engineering and construction (AEC) firms, announced today they have entered
into an alliance to provide clients with the ability to more cost-effectively
accelerate design production work for projects in addition to facilitating the
adoption and migration to BIM technology.
"This partnership will allow our customers to gain from the productivity
benefits of building information modeling and add value to the overall building
lifecycle - design, construction, maintenance / management," said Mark
Haddad, Vice President, Avatech Building Solutions Group. "RCMS Group's
production services will enable Avatech to offer our clients a more comprehensive
solution by adding building design production services and content creation
to our existing products, training, support and integration services. This offering
gives our clients the ability to rapidly and accurately create drawings using
the new BIM standard, while mitigating risk to their workflow or overextending
"Our services augment and support a clients internally available resources
-- helping them to compete effectively with increasing demands and reap the
significant advantages associated with BIM," said KP Reddy, President and
CEO of RCMS Group. "The alliance between Avatech and RCMS gives clients
the opportunity to extend their project load without budget, staffing, or technological
restraints. Avatech has broad reach and strong consultative relationships in
the building design, construction, and owner markets and will help us find those
that will benefit from our joint offering."
"This alliance is another step in line with the Avatech Building Lifecycle
Management strategy in the building design, construction, and operation markets,"
explains Haddad, "One of the common challenges of adopting new systems
is legacy data that requires conversion, in addition to the whole comfort level
of adopting a new way of thinking about the design and engineering. Avatech's
philosophy is to make the process painless and easy for our customers."
"This partnership is a demonstration of our commitment to listening to
our clients and expand our solutions offerings based on our clients needs,"
said Scott Harris, Avatech President and COO. "By accelerating our clients'
use of this technology, we help our clients to be more competitive and offer
more value to their client."
Posted 21st November 2006