SYDNEY, 1 AUGUST 2016: Central Innovation Ltd and Cadimage Group Limited today announce an agreement in which Central Innovation have acquired 100% of the assets of Cadimage Group and Cadimage UK. This action is intended to advance Central Innovation’s mission to become a leading provider of design and workflow solutions to the Manufacturing and AEC Sectors in Australia and New Zealand.
The acquisition combines the strengths of both organisations to create a comprehensive suite of OPEN BIM solutions in Australia and New Zealand. The range of solutions includes Best of Breed software ARCHICAD, DDS-CAD and Solibri of which Central Innovation is the exclusive distributor across Australia and New Zealand.
CEO of Central Innovation, Max Piper, said “with the joining of Central Innovation and Cadimage we can leverage the strengths of both teams to create complete solutions for customers across the AEC market in Australia and New Zealand.”
“Cadimage Group has over 27 years in New Zealand and Central Innovation has 25 years of service in Australia to AEC Customers. By combining these two great companies, we are essentially placing the final puzzle piece and will be able to go to market stronger than ever”, Piper went on to say.
“This really is a great step forward for both companies. For us we have found a company who values and understands our business and customers. This deal ensures that our existing team and solutions offering will continue and grow”, said Cadimage Group Managing Director, Campbell Yule.
About Central Innovation
Central Innovation sources, builds and advises on world-class design process solutions to the manufacturing and construction industries. We have over 25 years of experience advising our customers on optimising their design, processes and systems by using the world’s most capable design and modelling software, run on the highest performing hardware, utilising the best people. We enhance this with exceptional technical expertise, specialist consulting, on-going training and education plus access to our specialist recruitment team.
We are the parent company to Intercad and GRAPHISOFT Australia. Both are leading resellers in their vertical markets of CAD 3D software solutions. We are also Australia and New Zealand’s only licensed reseller of the DDS-CAD product suite. The IC3D suite of specialist software and hardware products is also part of Central Innovation.