Panasonic Expands Reach into Architectural Community with BIMsmith Partnership
NEWARK, N.J., January 22, 2019 – Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America, a leading provider of powerful ventilation and indoor air quality solutions, today announced a partnership with BIMsmith, the leading cloud platform for building product research and selection, to further expand the reach of its leading Indoor Air Quality Division into the architecture, engineering and construction market.
The partnership focuses on the integration of Panasonic’s 3D product models, or Building Information Modeling (BIM) content, across the entire BIMsmith platform. Designed and operated by a team of former architects, BIMsmith provides architects and other building professionals with powerful tools to help them research, compare and download technical information for all types of building products for free. With the addition of Panasonic’s Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Solutions, all registered users throughout BIMsmith’s global audience of architecture and construction professionals will be able to integrate Panasonic products into their projects.
“BIM plays a pivotal role in the fast-paced and innovative construction industry,” said Patricia Monks, National Marketing Manager at Panasonic Eco Solutions North America. “Our partnership with BIMsmith allows us to provide access to Panasonic’s product data to a greater audience of architects and building professionals than ever before.”
“Panasonic is recognized throughout the industry for its high-performance ventilation and air quality solutions,” said Benjamin Glunz, CEO of BIMsmith. “We are thrilled to welcome them to the BIMsmith platform.”
To kick off the partnership, Panasonic has released a comprehensive library of more than 20 models of its leading ventilation and indoor air quality solutions. To view and download Panasonic BIM content, visit the Panasonic BIM Library at https://na.panasonic.com/us/bim-library or on BIMsmith Market at bimsmith.com/Panasonic-eco.
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About Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America
Panasonic Eco Solutions of North America is a division of Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America, a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation and leverages its strengths in Immersive Entertainment, Sustainable Energy, Integrated Supply Chains and Mobility Solutions to enable its business-to-business customers. Panasonic was highlighted in Forbes Magazine’s Global 2000 ranking as one of the Top Ten Best Regarded Companies for 2017. The ranking is based on outstanding scores for trustworthiness, honesty with the public and superior performance of products and solutions. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at www.na.panasonic.com/us.
BIMsmith®, the leading cloud-based building product discovery and selection platform, cultivates global business-to-business relationships between building industry professionals and building product manufacturers. Through direct integration of real product data into the BIM workflow, BIMsmith continues to shape the future of building science technology, placing its clients at the forefront of BIM innovation while addressing the true needs of industry professionals. Learn more about BIMsmith at www.bimsmith.com.