As an industry leader, Design Data is constantly improving SDS/2 to give the steel community optimum functionality and efficiency. Design Data also recognizes the need to support its local community. From product advancements to donations for educational institutions to the Solid Steel Competition to staff additions, there are many things happening at Design Data every day. Stay up to date by checking out the latest press releases.
Design Data and Nemetschek Scia Team Up to Integrate BIM into the Steel Delivery Process
Design Data, in cooperation with Nemetschek Scia, has developed a bi-directional link that allows Steel Fabricators to view in real-time the production status of parts and assemblies in an SDS/2 steel BIM model, as well as allow production to automatically view the status of any changes that occur in design... Read more.
Design Data Named an Autodesk AEC Industry Partner
Design Data announced it has been chosen as an AEC Industry Partner by Autodesk, Inc., a world leader in 2D and 3D design and engineering software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets.... Read more.
Design Data Announces Availability of SDS/2 Connect
Design Data announced the availability of SDS/2 Connect, an add-in for Autodesk® Revit® Structure software that automatically designs connections within the Revit® environment. The combination of Revit Structure with SDS/2 Connect helps make it possible for structural engineers and fabricators to design, conduct code check analysis, and extend steelwork designs to fabrication within a BIM workflow.... Read more.
Design Data, Synchro Ltd Reach Distribution Agreement for BIM Scheduling Product
Design Data, a leading provider of 3D detailing and Building Information Modeling (BIM) software, announced a three-year distribution agreement with Synchro Ltd, adding Synchro's unique 4D capabilities to its current family of SDS/2 software products.... Read more.
Design Data to Participate in AISC's Steel Day 2010
Design Data is aligned with the AISC to present a webinar, EAD/2 to SDS/2, as part of the SteelDay events scheduled across the country on Friday, September 24th.... Read more.
SDS/2 Compatible with Newly Released Microsoft Windows 7 Professional and Windows 7 Ultimate
SDS/2 users are able to seamlessly switch to the newly released Microsoft Windows 7 operating system without losing any functionality in the software.... Read more.
Jim Dager Presented AISC Special Achievement Award
Jim Dager, founder of Design Data, has been named a recipient of the American Institute of Steel Construction's Special Achievement Award. The award was presented at the AISC Annual Meeting, held September 24-25 in Braselton, Georgia.... Read more.
Design Data Opens 2009 Solid Steel Competition
Design Data is now seeking entries for the 2009 Solid Steel Competition. The Solid Steel Competition is designed to recognize innovative, challenging projects detailed using SDS/2. The deadline for submitting entries is August 14, 2009.... Read more.
Design Data Joins AISC Steel Day 2009
Design Data will open its doors to the AEC community, as well as local students, as part of SteelDay 2009, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). ... Read more.
Dager Set to Retire as President of Design Data; Scaggs Appointed President and CEO
Design Data announced that Jim Dager will retire as company president, effective October 31. Damon Scaggs will take over as company president and chief executive officer, and Barry Butler will take on the role as executive vice president.... Read more.
An Open Letter to Our Customers Regarding FabTrol
Design Data would like to congratulate Dowco on its recent acquisition of Eugene, Oregon-based FabTrol. For more than a decade, Design Data and FabTrol have worked together to increase interoperability between SDS/2 and FabTrol MRP software.... Read more.
Interoperability Network Development Session
At the Interoperability Network, users will get the opportunity to see firsthand how different software works together, and to provide input that will help shape future software development for the steel industry.... Read more.
2008 SDS/2 Users Group Conference Registration
Online registration is now open for the 2008 SDS/2 Users Group Conference!... Read more.
2008 Solid Steel Competition Call for Entries
Design Data is now seeking entries for the 2008 Solid Steel Competition. The Solid Steel Competition is designed to recognize innovative, challenging projects detailed using SDS/2. The deadline for submitting entries is September 12, 2008.... Read more.
Design Data Unveils SDS/2 Version 7.122
Design Data announced today that it has issued a new general release of its SDS/2 steel detailing software.... Read more.
EAD/2 Webinar Date Announced
Design Data will host a webinar on April 15th to introduce EAD/2, the revolutionary new engineering analysis and design module.... Read more.
Design Data to Attend Events
Design Data will be represented at numerous conventions and trade shows in the upcoming months.... Read more.