SCIA is one of the world’s leading software developers for structural engineering that supports the Open BIM process.
SCIA is one of the world’s leading developers of powerful structural analysis and design software that enables structural engineers to turn even the most incredible ideas into reality. With SCIA Engineer, users can model, analyze and design all kinds of structures in 3D – from complex buildings, bridges, industrial structures to everyday structures – in any material.
The state-of-the-art software offers a unique reporting tool and an easy-to-use user interface. SCIA Engineer is powered by the company’s dedication to Research & Development and innovation, combined with inspiration and input from customers. SCIA Engineer supports Open BIM and is IFC certified for import and export.
In 2020, the company also launched SCIA AutoConverter, allowing engineers to join an OpenBIM process. This game-changer enables structural engineers to automatically convert structural models from any 3D structural software to create high quality and accurate analysis models. What’s more, revisions from both modellers and engineers can be updated simple and straightforward.
More than 4,000 customers in more than 50 countries rely on SCIA’s know-how and local expertise. Users include structural consulting engineers, civil engineers, planning departments, industrial plant designers, steel fabricators, precast companies, building component suppliers, governmental authorities and control institutions.
Founded in 1974 in Belgium, SCIA is a global company with employees of over 15 nationalities. It has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2006.