Enabling Innovation in Construction
Founded in 1974, SCIA is a software company headquartered in Belgium, which develops, markets and supports software products for structural engineering and structural analysis in the construction market. We can handle the complete construction cycle for any kind of structure, from design to fabrication and erection.
We continuously strive to inspire our customers to move their limits in designing, analysing and building any kind of structure – even the most audacious ones – while keeping their full creativity and effectiveness. Every day our partners rely on SCIA to be successful and to address their real business challenges.
SCIA is a member of the buildingSMART Alliance. It is the only Structural Analysis Software that is IFC 2×3 certified. Based upon a powerful 3D structural modeller engine with parametric forms, detailing views & drawings, it allows the design of industrial structure, infrastructure and low-to-high-rise buildings. The software has several international building codes integrated for the technical design and optimization of steel, concrete, timber, aluminum, … multi-material constructions.
SCIA in Figures
- 120 highly educated employees in 15 international branches & agencies
- International team (9 nationalities, 8 languages)
- Towards 40 years of experience
- Localized software (building codes) for 16 countries
- Software translated in 8 languages and distributed in more than 50 countries
- More than 8000 licenses sold to more than 5000 customers
- In the top 3 of worldwide companies in its specific market
SCIA is member of the global operating Nemetschek Group. Together with SCIA, Allplan, Graphisoft, Vectorworks, Maxon and many other companies like Frilo and Glaser, this organisation is the world’s leading IT company in AEC for the design, construction and management of buildings and real estate. Nemetschek is at the front end of innovation to improve efficient and reliable engineering work in construction. Development is ongoing to realize a 3D Open BIM workflow in the fragmented construction industry, based on open standards and state-of-the-art software solutions on desktops, servers and the web.