BIMobject AB (BIMobject”) today announces that the company opens a wholly owned subsidiary in Hong kong to meet the growing demand from asian markets and expand its global presence. As newly appointed Executive Business Director Asia leads Simon Cai business from the new office in the IT hub Cyberport and develop the subsidiary’s potential as a key to the asian markets.
BIMobjects board of directors have all experienced more requests from the asian markets. The growing demand comes from both manufacturers of construction products, which creates digital versions of these products – the so-called BIM-objects – and from the users who download the digital items from the cloud platform BIMobject® Cloud. The downloaded BIM objects are then used in real projects and constructions. The fast-growing base of registered BIMobject-users in the region demonstrates a clear need to open an active local office. For BIMobject means the new subsidiary a huge potential whose economic value can not be estimated at present.
The hong kong government has played a key role in the establishment of the subsidiary. Representatives visited Sweden to meet BIMobject at the company’s headquarters in Malmö, sweden. The hong kong government has contributed with help to analyse its market and to form and register subsidiary. Moreover, the government’s representatives assisted the BIMobject to open the office in the physical premises.
The new offices are located in the Cyberport, a centre for companies in the IT and engineering industry has been. Cyberport is wholly owned by the Hong kong government and houses more than 500 different companies. This makes the area the ideal environment for BIMobject and creates the opportunity to nurture valuable band at the forefront of innovative development.
From 1 may 2017 to establish Simon Cai Hong kong office in the role of Executive Business Director Asia, a service that also includes governance of the existing chinese samarbetsbolaget with Beijing recommends that Investment Development Group, the Beijing International Internet Technology Limited Co. With almost 10 years experience of large-scale business development within the Swedish-chinese business world, fluent knowledge in English and mandarin as well as a cross-cultural understanding, helps Simon Cai with a unique profile that is perfectly suited to walk in the forefront of the initiative. Simon Cais background creates the right conditions for linking BIMobjects sweden-based headquarters and its worldwide network of subsidiaries with a strong presence in the asian markets and to establish the office in Hong kong as a driving force in the AEC industry, i.e. architecture, engineering and construction industries. Even though the office may be expanded in the future comprises the subsidiary only by Simon Cai in the initial stage.
“I am proud to have this role in such a dynamic and fast-growing part of the world. BIMobject leads the market with its strong technical expertise. We will support our asian customers with the latest BIM technology to give them the best conditions for a successful business”, says Simon Cai, Executive Business Director Asia for BIMobject.
“It is with great pleasure that we welcome BIMobject welcome to Cyberport, Hong kong’s digital flagship. Our ecosystem here is made up of over 500 companies in digital technology. I’m sure it will be a perfect base that BIMobject may use to develop their business in Asia and the Pacific region”, said Mark O. Clift, Chief Operating Officer of Cyberport.
“The time is ripe for us on the BIMobject to expand the company into the asian markets. It feels amazing to do it with such enthusiastic support from the Hong kong government. It was fun to be able to receive their representatives at our headquarters in Malmö, sweden, and the meeting resulted in many interesting insights. Now, we are moving forward with the hub Cyberport as a local starting point and can meet the demand from a market that we already know are ready for us”, says Stefan Larsson, CEO and founder of BIMobject.
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This information is such information that BIMobject AB is obliged to publish under the EU marknadsmissbruksförordning. The information was submitted, by the above contact person in the government, for publication on 11 may 2017 there is 08:30
About BIMobject AB:
BIMobject AB is with its cloud-based content management system for BIM objects, a “game changer” for the construction industry the world over.
BIMobject is an innovative technology companies is at the forefront of the digitisation of the construction products and materials. This by making available product information that can be converted into knowledge early in the BIM process. It makes it possible to industrialize the construction industry and have great influence over the design, product selection, construction, waste, energy, costs, quality and logistics.
Our unique solutions for manufacturers of building and interior products offers development, hosting, maintenance, administration, and publication of digital copies of the manufacturer’s products – BIM objects. The web services for digital marketing and pre-sales as the BIMobject Cloud offers, channelled and integrated, through apps, into CAD/BIM applications to create direct business relations and communication the world over.
BIM-objects integrated in the information model through the whole process and describes the building and its parts in detail, thereby increasing the chances to be prescribed for the products that are available in the BIMobject Cloud.
BIMobject® – Winner of the 2013 Red Herring 100 Global
BIMobject AB (publ) – Nasdaq Stockholm First North – Ticker: BIM
Later Fondkommission is the company’s Certified Adviser.
BIMobject® opens subsidiary in Hong kong