Symetri expands into US market with acquisition of Microdesk and becomes the #1 Global Autodesk Solution Provider

Stockholm, Sweden, March 1st, 2022

Symetri, one of Europe’s leading solution providers of digital BIM, product design and lifecycle solutions, today announced it has acquired Microdesk Inc, an Autodesk Platinum Partner headquartered in the US.

Symetri expands into US market with acquisition of Microdesk and becomes the #1 Global Autodesk Solution Provider

With revenues of 1 billion SEK, 300 employees and over 5000 customers, Microdesk significantly increases Symetri’s global footprint and gives it an important foothold in the dynamic and growing US market.

Founded in 1994 as an Autodesk Reseller, Microdesk had a simple mission – to assist Architects, Engineers, Construction professionals and owner/operators with improving workflows and integrating project delivery technologies and services.

Together the two companies will serve more than 250.000 daily users across 20 000 customers and have more than 750 employees.

The acquisition of Microdesk Inc is in line with Symetri’s strategy to be a global market leader within their industry. Together, Symetri and Microdesk will have an increased Service and R&D capacity to deliver more value for their customers with the goal to enable more people to work smarter and more sustainably. With operations across US and Europe Symetri and Microdesk will together have a unique position to serve customers with global operations.

“Microdesk is a leading Autodesk Platinum Partner with unique digital delivery and consulting expertise, resources and know-how to help customers design and construct in a way that’s both efficient and sustainable. They bring exceptional skills and innovative IP to our customer base of architects, engineers, and construction professionals. We are excited by the opportunities that entry to the US market presents and look forward to sharing best practice and learnings with our customers across geographical boundaries.”

- Jens Kollserud, CEO Symetri.

“Microdesk is a strong business, and the company is ready to take the next step on the journey to become a global company. When we began discussions with Symetri about how the two businesses could work together to deliver more value to our customers, it quickly became clear that the two organizations had complementary skills and technologies that would add value to our customers. Together with Symetri we expand our own IP portfolio, and our service and R&D capacity. Symetri’s own technology such as Naviate and Sovelia solutions will add value for our customers in the US. Together we will be able to add more value to our customers in their ambition to work smarter and more sustainable.”

- Michael DeLacey, CEO Microdesk

About Microdesk Inc

Microdesk is a BIM and EAM consulting firm dedicated to assisting design, construction, and operations teams with improving workflows and integrating BIM, VDC and EAM technologies.

Using software from industry leaders such as Autodesk and IBM, combined with its vision and passion for sustainably meeting the demands of urbanization, our team of industry experts is redefining project deliver and asset management.

About Symetri

Symetri, a part of Addnode Group, is one of Europe’s leading solution providers of digital BIM, product design and lifecycle solutions and has a team of 450 people and the revenue for 2021 was 1,5 Billion SEK. The company has more than 20 offices throughout Europe.

With a combination of its own IP, best of breed technology from partners, and a comprehensive range of services, we enable our customers to create sustainable designs, maximize efficiency and increase competitive advantage with digital solutions.

Symetri is an Autodesk Platinum Partner, Autodesk Authorized Training Centre (ATC) as well as Autodesk Service Provider Premier.


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