BIM for manufacturers Blog Posts

Marketing Your BIM Objects -

2013

In part two of our blog post on the best ways for manufacturers to market their BIM objects, we discuss the last 4 steps key to marketing your BIM objects. If you haven't read part one of http://www.modlar.com/blog/marketing-your-bim-objects-part-one" target=&... Read More

Marketing Your BIM Content -

2013

What are the best ways for manufacturers to market their BIM objects? This 2 part blog will try to answer this question by showing you the best ways to market your BIM objects. Lets start by discussing the two main ways how customers download your BIM objects: P... Read More

Why Product Manufacturers Sh

2012

An increasing trend in the industry is product manufacturers creating BIM-based libraries of their products. What this ultimately means is that manufacturers are now supporting designers (architects, contractors and interior designers) by allowing them to incorporat... Read More

Making BIM easier to explain

2012

We're getting more interactive, starting with our BIM solutions for manufacturers page.Pictures tell a thousand words (so the saying goes), so our goal is to combine beautiful interactive graphics with great informative content to help explain our story and messages... Read More

BIMstop profiles

2012

We've pushed a lot of updates to BIMstop in the last couple of weeks and we are especially excited about today's release of BIMstop profiles.Profiles are a great way to get an overview of all the BIM content which has been uploaded by a particular Manufacturer or BI... Read More

BIMstop overview video updat

2012

We've made an update to our BIMstop overview video, on our manufacturer's homepage here.The idea was to simplify it and get straight to the point of how BIMstop helps manufacturers boost the amount their product is specified, in turn increasing their sales!You can w... Read More

BIM user testimony

2011

Here's another great BIM user testimony which was recently sent to us:"When looking for products and/or materials..., BIM content from manufacturers receives preferential treatment... When a manufacturer provides that content, its almost a given that their prod... Read More

BIM Infographic

2011

Here's a new Building Information Modeling infographic we've put together, this is normally a part of our free Guide to BIM ebook available here.Everybody learns and thinks in different ways, so we hope this will be a welcome addition for the visual thinkers out the... Read More

Speed Changes Everything

2010

Everyday we want something done faster, or as you'll sometimes hear "we need it by yesterday".This is why BIM is growing so rapidly, it speeds the construction and documentation process up, streamlining everything, so that is can be delivered fast. With th... Read More

BIM Trends

2010

We always keep an eye on BIM and its trends across the globe.Below is a graph showing the search volumes for BIM, Revit & ArchiCAD on Google. There doesn't seem to be much growth in either direction between the three. One thing we did notice though, as that even... Read More

BIM Content On Demand - Test

2010

Occasionally we do something slightly different & get commissioned to build BIM content for Architects to use in-house. This is a big help for the architects as it helps to speed up their building information process, saving both time & money.Below is a test... Read More

Under the Hood: Barrington A

2010

When developing BIM content, at Barrington Arch we use our own custom developed 5-step process. This helps to make sure that the content is not only built to the highest of industry standards, but also meets the needs of your company's target market. The process goe... Read More

BIM Content vs Magazine Adve

2010

An advert in a magazine, goes out to your target market once. Is seen very briefly one time (normally a few seconds), then it gets put away forever. It is also an interruption.A manufacturers BIM (building information modeling) content goes out to its exact target m... Read More

High Speed Doors BIM Content

2010

Recently we've been hard at work building some BIM content for High Speed Doors in New Zealand.This content has been built in both Revit & ArchiCAD formats and we expect it to yield great results for them. Below is a screen cast of the ArchiCAD High Speed Doors... Read More

BIM Content Shouldn't Be An

2010

More & more we are seeing companies that run "building product directories" adding BIM (building information modeling) content as an add-on service for their already advertising clients, this in a lot of ways makes sense, as it helps to promote BIM &am... Read More

BIM models add value to your

2010

A BIM is often thought of as simply creating 3D smart models of your products... This is partly due to the companies pushing it, but a thought process we'd like to change.At Barrignton Arch BIM content is more than just 3D models, they also become a technical soluti... Read More

What BIM Means For Doors

2010

At the moment we are working with two doors manufacturers to bring their products to BIM (building information modeling), for both the ArchiCAD and Revit formats.Maybe your company manufacturers doors & you're looking for a new way to market them to architects &... Read More

What Will The iPad Mean For

2010

The iPad. Apple are pinning it as a revolution, the anti-apples are calling it a giant iPod and everything in between.What do we think and how will it change building and architecture? (let's face it that's pretty important, at least in our world).First I'd like to... Read More

Barrington Arch @ CDC High t

2010

Although it doesn't compare to todays announcements at Apple's WWDC conference, we will be doing a short key-note presentation at this years Canterbury Development Corp (CDC) Hi-tech launch evening.We've recently been working in close with CDC and New Zealand Trade... Read More

BIM & Concrete Products

2010

Concrete products are huge part of all buildings now days. Not so surprisingly they can also benefit hugely from being integrated into BIM!If your company manufacturers any of the following products you should start thinking about getting them into a BIM format such... Read More

BIM & Beam Manufacturers

2010

At the moment we are building some BIM content for ProWood NZ who manufacturer engineered timber beams. BIM provides a huge oppotunity for beam or "structure" manufacturers to get their products into a project early and become more apart of the design team... Read More

BIM & Window Manufacturers

2010

How does BIM affect window & door manufacturers??We've been working with a couple of window & door manufacturers recently, they've noticed the move to BIM (building information modeling) software & have wondered how the growing use of Revit & ArchiCA... Read More

Barrington Arch BIM eBook

2010

We've made a few updates to our Guide to BIM (Building Information Modeling) eBook. Whether you're a consultant or a product engineer feel free to download your copy. It will help you to better understand where you & your company fits into the "BIM" pr... Read More

The time difference from som

2010

There's always been a huge difference in the time from when someone specify's a manufacturers product, until the product is actually bought (and/or built). This can be anywhere from months to years.As everything now days is speeding up, construction times, manufactu... Read More

Questions about BIM? (Buildi

2010

We've got a new website on the way, which is very exciting!We get a lot of requests for information about "BIM" (Building Information Modeling) and our new website is going to have a lot of great content which we hope will answer a lot of questions for peo... Read More

Great Buildings Designed Wit

2010

We always keep an eye out for great buildings being designed and constructed using BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology. On a recent trip to Melbourne, Australia (to work with a client) we stopped to have a look at the new Melbourne Convention Centre.This... Read More

Autodesk Revit Door Families

2010

Here are a couple of images of some recent door families we have been building for a client, for use with Autodesk Revit. Door families (and door & window BIM content in general) are quite difficult to build as they often have a lot of parameters & setting b... Read More

New Zealand interest in Revi

2010

There's a lot of content being released by manufacturers in New Zealand at the moment, which is great to see.However we think that most of these manufacturers have missed a huge opportunity, what about all of those ArchiCAD users?ArchiCAD users make up around 50% of... Read More

BIM in 2010

2010

We are all back and feeling refreshed!2010 is an exciting year for our company (and the rest of the world). As it's January loads of manufacturers are sitting down and figuring out their plan of attack for the year. It's great to see more of them embracing the move... Read More

Covering all of the BIM base

2009

We are finding more & more manufacturers are coming to us for Revit families of their products. It is great to see them embracing BIM (building information modeling) & we are happy to help create the families for them. As well as help distribute the finished... Read More

Make Sure You Do BIM Content

2009

If it's worth doing, it's worth doing properly!Later we've seen an increase in the number of building product manufacturer (BPMs) wanting BIM content built (for mainly Revit & ArchiCAD).Because of this a lot of "providers" are jumping on the band wagon... Read More

Barrington Arch on BIM

2009

We recently helped write an article for the NZ Construction News magazine. It's a simple article to try and help educate more people on Building Information Modeling and how it effect them & their companies.Below is the Article which will appear in the July 09 e... Read More

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