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Mammut Group will become the biggest Tekla Structures user worldwide by 2007



Mammut Group, the U.A.E.-based enterprise of building and construction in the Middle East, will invest heavily on Tekla’s Building Information Modeling (BIM) solution, Tekla Structures. After the software is fully in use at Mammut in 2007, the Group will be the largest Tekla Structures user worldwide.

Mammut Group will adopt Tekla Structures in all its design and detailing processes of both pre-cast and pre engineered buildings (PEB). The implementation has commenced and after the first two months Mammut Building Systems have already noticed an improved increase in throughput from engineering to production.

“With Tekla Structures we have open technology, ready for our PEB and pre-cast needs, and it is customizable to adapt to the competitive demands of each project. Tekla´s Building Information Modeling technology enables Mammut´s one model vision to become realized and to achieve a globally recognized market leader position in providing PEB and pre-cast structures with state of the art software ahead of its time,” describes Mr Behzad Daniel Ferdows, President & CEO of Mammut Group.

“Mammut Group is an experienced 3D user and thus very aware of what they want from the vendor. They have been using products of Tekla´s competitors´ for several years. Therefore we are glad about the confidence that they are now showing towards Tekla. With this deal Tekla strengthens its position as the major supplier of structural BIM solutions throughout the Middle East,” describes Mr Risto Räty, Executive Vice President of Tekla Corporation.

Tekla Corporation

Risto Räty
Executive Vice President

More information:
Risto Räty, Tekla Building & Construction, tel. +358 40 5444 470, risto.raty @
Tahir Sharif, Head of Tekla Middle East branch, tel +971 50 640 1821, tahir.sharif @

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Tekla Structures
Tekla Structures is a fully integrated 3D solution that enables the perfect creation and management of three-dimensional building models of any size, regardless of material or structural complexity. The Tekla Structures -solution covers the entire structural design process, from conceptual design to detailing, fabrication and erection.

The exceptionally smooth collaboration and information management applications are based on Tekla´s world leading solution for Structural Building Information Modeling, a subset of the commonly used concept Building Information Modeling (BIM). The same model can be utilized for producing analysis & design results, drawings and reports. Hence steel-, concrete- and structural design professionals can work with the same shared, always up-to-date model throughout every stage of a building project. Tekla Structures minimizes overlapping work phases and errors which translate into shorter project lead times, significant cost savings and better building quality - thus providing even more of a competitive future for the entire structural design industry.

Tekla Corporation
Tekla is the industry-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 nearly 80 countries. Tekla Group´s net sales for 2005 were approximately 38 million euros. International operations accounted for 72% of net sales. Tekla Group employs more than 300 people, of whom a third work outside Finland. This year is Tekla´s 40th anniversary, making it one of the oldest software companies in Finland. For additional information on Tekla, please visit

Mammut Group
Mammut Group with its aim for controlled growth and stability was established to cater for a variety of industrial products. Today Mammut Group is one of the leading enterprises with a vision to be ahead of time and a total turn over of $520 Million and is the holding company of three entities at this point of time.

Mammut Industries, the first entity, was born in 1992 and is the biggest manufacturer of all kinds of trailers and porta cabins in the Middle East with a yearly production capacity of 5,000 trailers of all kinds and 3,000 units of superior porta cabins.

Mammut Building Systems was formed in 1997 and is the leading U.A.E. based pre-engineered steel buildings manufacturer with a production of 6,000 tons of steel per month as well as production of over 180,000 sqm of polyurethane injected sandwich panels per month.

Mammut Technocrete, established in 2005, is the largest manufacturer of revolutionary pre-cast concrete panel in the world with a production capacity of 4 million square meters of panels per year.

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