Tekla Structures - 3D model based softwares for the Indian construction industry

Tekla's USQ - Excellent Industry Knowledge, Innovative Segment Based Product Offering

Tekla's USQ–Excellent Industry Knowledge, Innovative Segment Based Product Offering
Tekla, the leading International software company has its own offices in 12 countries. Its model–based software products and services are used in more than 80 countries. Tekla is all set to strengthen its presence to expand its reach in India. "Tekla's main competitive strength is based on the ability to produce better and longerlasting overall value to the customer than any of our competitors. This is due to our excellent industry knowledge, innovative segment-based product offering, and well defined models for both direct and networked businesses," says Ajit Mohite, Area Director Tekla India, in an interview with S.K.K.

How do you look at the current market for software products and services as related to construction and civil engineering aspects in India, and how the market is set to grow with the boom in infrastructure activity as being witnessed today?

At last it's dream come true for India as we can see that Government of India, private and public participants have started many infrastructure projects such as airports, commercial complexes, power plants, multiplex, bridges, and so on with the limited time and execution, use of software's has become essential to handle such projects. The Indian construction industry recorded a magnificent growth (12%) during 2000–2005, and is expected to grow at 25%–30% during 2005–2010. The technology for the construction of these projects has changed–all these projects make use of the software products for the timely delivery and better output.

Under the changed scenario, software products with their immense potential are preferred and have secured large acceptance in Indian market.

Tell us something about Tekla Corporation, its global presence, and competitive strength to produce better and value added products and services for its clients across the globe.

Tekla is the leading international software company whose innovative software solutions make customers´ core business more effective in Building and Construction, Energy Distribution and in Municipalities. The company´s model-based software products and related services are used in more than 80 countries. Tekla Group´s net sales for 2006 were approximately 50 million euros and operating profit 13.6 million euros. International operations accounted for 75% of net sales.

Tekla has its own offices in 12 countries; its headquarters are situated in Espoo, Finland. In addition to these, Tekla has a worldwide partners network, and was established in 1966. Tekla's unique selling quotient (USQ) or its main competitive strength is based on the ability to produce better and longerlasting overall value to the customers than any of our competitors. This is due to our excellent industry knowledge, innovative segment-based product offering, and well defined models for both direct and networked businesses.

To address the growing business opportunity in India, Tekla Group marked its presence in India last year. What are its core areas of business in this country and what model-based software products and services are available to Indian construction sector?

Tekla's core area of business in India is Building & Construction. Tekla Structures is the first structural building information modeling (BIM) system covering the entire structural design process from conceptual design to detailing, fabrication and construction. Tekla Structures software is a tool that streamlines the delivery process of design, detailing, manufacture, and construction organizations. While integrating openly with architectural models, the strength of this single-model environment lies in the contractor end of the process.

Tekla Structures provides 3D model based softwares for the Indian construction industry, mainly for steel detailing, concrete and pre cast detailing.

Tekla strives to ensure effective implementation of Tekla solutions, continuously develop customers competencies and refine customer needs into product requirements.

What has been the market response to these products and services in India, Tekla India existing cliental and important civil engineering projects where these software products and services have cut design time, reduce errors and made a meaningful contribution to the success of the project?

During last decades, Tekla Structures has been selected by more than 100 customers for their domestic and international projects. We are proud to have various kinds of companies as Tekla user. Not only big but mid and small establishments from all over India are our users. Tekla India office established in August 2006 to expand our reach in Indian market.

Tekla Structures Customer References Reliance Industries Ltd.©, chose Tekla because they wanted a core system that enables a completely seamless collaboration both internally and externally for JERP.

Bhagwati Design Private Limited (BDPL)© a consulting engineering company has chosen Tekla Structures, Standard Design. BDPL has chosen Tekla Structures for their need of modeling basic structures and for interfacing with Analysis & Design tools at a later stage.

Tekla Structures has been adopted as a "core tool" for structural engineering modeling, which is extended further to create automated GAD's, which are always up to date.

Alstom India&, completing structural steelwork design, from conceptual schemes to complete project design and detailing for power plant structures, entirely in 3D, using Tekla Structures.

Thermax India© using the Tekla's solution to model various structures such as boilers, heat exchangers and different power plant structures and benefited by 3D BIM technology.

ISRO has chosen Tekla Structures as the advanced 3D BIM solution in the field of engineering research, which will also help other Indian government organizations in the near future.

Developing software solutions and their successful application in the projects depends upon the expertise of the users and their continuous training. What are various training programmes at your end to upgrade the software handling expertise of the users?

The Tekla Services team provides critical training so that you can capitalize on the power of your products. Our customized training programs help clients to achieve the full potential of Tekla Structures. All training programs are designed for real projects and include realistic exercises. Every service encounter is localized to meet the requirements of local building practices. Users can learn how to customize the functionality to fit individual needs. And best of all, our professionals assist various levels of users in order for all to experience Tekla Structures at its fullest.
NBM&CW August 2007
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