”ARES Commander began as a replacement to AutoCAD, and then found its greatest impact as OEM software (licensed and branded by other firms) by firms such as Dassault Systemes (“DraftSight”) and Corel Software (“CorelCAD”). Graebert GmbH found further success in selling into verticals, such as facilities mapping and kitchen design.
In 2019, the company announced its plan to move into the adjacent-BIM market. With the limitations of Revit well known, Graebert saw the opportunity to provide ARES with Revit/IFC viewing, data extraction, and linked drawing generation.
Following last December’s announcement of the upcoming ARES Commander 2022, I interviewed CEO Wilfried Graebert, CTO Robert Graebert, and marketing director Cedric Desbordes.”
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