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The construction industry is increasingly looking to product manufacturers to provide high quality BIM objects for use in their projects – over 70% of respondents to this year’s NBS National BIM Survey said that they wanted manufacturers to provide them.

The mood of the market is clear – the provision of BIM information for building products is in demand and will, ultimately, become a requirement. Moreover, there are tangible business benefits for those manufacturers willing to rise to the challenge – competitive differentiation of products across the design, specification and construction processes and the ability to drive increased maintenance and spare part sales as…

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