Topcon Positioning and Bentley Systems establish joint venture

A new joint venture company has been established by Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning.
Measurement, Survey, Design & Software / October 21, 2019

Called Digital Construction Works, this new business is intended to provide expert assistance to engineers and contractors working on infrastructure projects. The partnership represents a major step forward in digitalisation of construction, which should help deliver the increaed productivity required in construction for infrastructure growth targets to be achieved.

The aim of the operation is to provide digital automation, integration and twinning services using the portfolio of software and cloud services from Topcon and Bentley. This is intended to integrate engineering and construction tasks and to improve project quality and performance and overall construction efficiency.

Bentley Systems’ CEO Greg Bentley said, “We are prepared to help on any projects.”

This new company is staffed by key personnel from both Bentley and Topcon and will provide direct assistance to project teams looking to optimise their engineering and construction processes. Specialists from the new company will work directly on projects to connect and automate existing processes, utilising the latest digital workflows throughout the scope of each project.

The two firms have been working together since 2016 to integrate Topcon’s MAGNET and Bentley’s ProjectWise packages. However this new partnership further develops the relationship between the companies. Topcon and Bentley will now be able to prioritise their development of new software for infrastructure use.

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