Central Innovation acquires Cadimage Group Limited

1 August 2016 Cadimage No Comments

SYDNEY, 1 AUGUST 2016 – Central Innovation Limited and Cadimage Group Limited NZ today announce an agreement in which Central Innovation have acquired 100% of the assets of Cadimage Group and Cadimage UK, including the Cadimage Tools. Despite this change, everyday operations will continue as they always have, and the Cadimage development and support teams will remain intact.

The acquisition combines the strengths of both organisations to create a comprehensive suite of OPEN BIM solutions in Australia and New Zealand. The range of solutions includes Best of Breed software including ARCHICAD, DDS-CAD and Solibri of which Central Innovation is the exclusive distributor across Australia and New Zealand.

CEO of Central Innovation, Max Piper, said “with the joining of Central Innovation and Cadimage we can leverage the strengths of both teams to create complete solutions for customers across the AEC market in Australia and New Zealand.”

“Cadimage has over 25 years in New Zealand and Central Innovation has 25 years of service in Australia to AEC Customers. By combining these two great companies, we are essentially placing the final puzzle piece and will be able to go to market stronger than ever”, Piper went on to say.

“This really is a great step forward for both companies. For us we have found a company who values and understands our business and customers. This deal ensures that our existing team and solutions offering will continue and grow”, said Cadimage Group Managing Director, Campbell Yule.


About Central Innovation

Central Innovation sources, builds and advises on world-class design process solutions to the manufacturing and construction industries. We have over 25 years of experience advising our customers on optimising their design, processes and systems by using the world’s most capable design and modelling software, run on the highest performing hardware, utilising the best people. We enhance this with exceptional technical expertise, specialist consulting, on-going training & education plus access to our specialist recruitment team.

We are the parent company to Intercad and GRAPHISOFT Australia. Both are leading resellers in their vertical markets of CAD 3D software solutions. We are also Australia’s only licensed reseller of the DDS-CAD product suite. The IC3D suite of specialist software and hardware products is also part of Central Innovation.


About Cadimage Group

Cadimage Group distributes, develops and supports a range of design and performance evaluating software for architects, engineers and construction companies that enhance design capability and reduce risk and cost. Established in 1989 as a CAD Bureau, Cadimage Group has evolved in to a customer focused sales and support organisation in the AEC industry to distribute a wide range of products including ARCHICAD, Artlantis and Solbri Model Checker, as well as developing and exporting their own software including the Cadimage Tools.