According to engineering and construction (AEC) professionals, Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the future of project information, as it improves collaboration and the management of building and infrastructure projects – in a faster, more economical and environment-friendly manner. This means Building Product Manufacturers (BPMs) need to provide high-quality, BIM-ready product content to AEC companies to improve their chances of being chosen for new projects in the future.

BIM-ready content is delivered to AEC companies in the form of BIM objects. However, to produce high-quality BIM objects, BPMs must first get their data in order. Once they do, they can either create BIM objects in-house or hire the services of third-party BIM object creators. In either case, a Product Information Management (PIM) solution offers a streamlined approach for the management of product data, thus ensuring the accuracy, quality and completeness of BIM objects before they are delivered to recipients such as BIM object libraries.

[Infographic PDF] PIM Helps Building Product Manufacturers (BPM) Produce BIM-Ready Content

BIM is poised to become the accepted standard for building construction projects. BPMs that want to get ahead must be able to produce BIM-ready content today. Although creating BIM objects may be challenging, being able to manage volumes of complex product information is the path to success.

CS Author May Arevalo

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