Tekla India Successfully concludes its 6th Annual User Meeting at Kerala

5th April, 2013: Tekla India, 3D BIM software provider, conducted its 6th Annual Customer Meeting themed as “Tekla India User Meet (TIUM) 2013” on April 4th – 5th, 2013 at The Leela Kovalam, Kerala.

Ushering the new developments and technologies in the rapidly expanding infrastructure industry, Tekla India User Meet (TIUM) drew an overwhelming response with 227 participants from companies across India.

These two days event held at The Leela Kovalam, Kerala was aimed at making users aware of the latest developments and features of the newly launched BIM software Tekla Structures 19, local development tools for Indian users, technical workshops and model competition. The event had guest speakers from renowned companies like Essar Engineering Services, Alstom India Ltd., and BGR Boilers Pvt. Ltd. sharing their experiences of using Tekla Structures in their projects. Dr. Ashwin Mahalingam – Asst. Professor at IIT – Madras, also shared insights on how firms can improve the construction and management of facilities with the help of BIM.

One of the main highlights of the event was the most popular Tekla India Model Competition which is arranged yearly and facilitates as a platform for Tekla customers to showcase their success stories worldwide.

The model competition winners were chosen amongst total of 35 entries across 3 categories:
a) Best BIM Project was awarded to Larsen & Toubro Ltd. (Mumbai)
b) Best Steel Project was awarded to SCAD Steel Solutions
c) Best Special project was awarded to Design Excellence

The People’s Choice award also went to Design Excellence (Mumbai).

Tekla India congratulates all the winners in this year’s model competition

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Nirmalya Chatterjee – COO & Business Director, Tekla India said, “We believe this user meet event is a right platform to highlight and update users about the advancements and technological improvements in Tekla Structures. This event is a direct interaction with our customers and helps us know their feedback for our future course of action. We thank all the Tekla India users for participating in this year’s event & we look forward to meet them again in next year”.

For more information, please contact:

Mr. Nirmalya Chatterjee – COO & Business Director

Tekla India Pvt. Ltd.

Ph: 022 – 6138 7777
e-mail: nirmalya.chatterjee@tekla.com


About Tekla

With its software, Tekla drives the evolution of digital information models and thus provides more and more competitive advantage to the construction, infrastructure and energy industries. The company was established already in 1966, and today it has customers in 100 countries, offices in 15 countries, and a global partner network. Tekla became part of Trimble Group in 2011.


Tekla BIM

With an ambition to multiply its customers’ potential to think and achieve big, Tekla provides a BIM (Building Information Modeling) software environment that can be shared by contractors, structural engineers, steel detailers and fabricators, as well as concrete detailers and manufacturers.


The highly detailed as-built 3D models created, combined and distributed with Tekla software enable the highest level of constructability and production control. Centralizing building information into the model allows for more collaborative and integrated project management and delivery. This translates into increased productivity and elimination of waste, thus making construction and buildings more sustainable.


More information at www.tekla.com, www.teklastructures.com and www.teklabimsight.com