CYPE continues to expand beyond its borders with the aim of strengthening its international presence. CYPE is therefore looking for new business opportunities in Asia and has organised a sales mission in South Korea, Vietnam and Japan.
Representatives of the Spanish technology company will be visiting four Asian cities for one month (from 16 February to 12 March) to "establish long-lasting relationships and collaborations with universities, local companies and firms working in international markets", according to Carlos Fernández, CYPE's technical director. More specifically, the locations chosen are Seoul (South Korea), Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) and Tokyo (Japan).
In South Korea, CYPE will be holding meetings with local companies to present, mainly, its MEP and steel structure programs, adapted to the BIM workflow, which are being well received by professionals in the field of engineering and architecture after establishing a market in the country at the end of 2019.
For Vietnam, this will be the first time that a CYPE delegation has travelled to the country. They will be taking the advantage of the opportunity to present their technological solutions at different universities and to make progress with the first contacts made before the pandemic with different Vietnamese university centres when a delegation with representatives from three centres in the Asian country visited CYPE's facilities.
This sales mission to Asia will end in Tokyo, where CYPE has received the support of the Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade ICEX when it comes to closing meetings with companies and professionals in the industry. Experts from the technology company will be presenting the different programs they offer to architects and engineers between 24 February and 12 March, and their interface is being translated into Japanese so they can work in their native language.
CYPE will also meet with Japanese manufacturers to discuss Open BIM Systems, design and analysis software that is fully adapted to each manufacturer and which allows them to include their products in BIM projects. In this area, CYPE wants to take advantage of the fact that they have already developed some BIM applications for Fujitsu and Panasonic to bring this solution closer to new manufacturing companies.
Workshops and events on BIM technology in Asia
As well as meetings with organisations and visits to local companies, the Spanish technology company has also organised a series of workshops and training events on the technology it is integrating into its software. At these events, technicians will be showcasing CYPE's ability to enable professionals from anywhere in the world to design and analyse buildings using the BIM (Building Information Modelling) methodology.
According to Carlos Fernández, these workshops will focus on CYPE solutions for architectural design, cost estimation, building systems and structural analysis. "These are the specialities where our solutions are most widely accepted on the Asian continent", affirms CYPE's technical director.
The meeting schedule is as follows:
- Seoul, South Korea:
- From February 16 to 19.
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- Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam:
- From February 20 to 23.
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- Tokyo, Japan:
- From February 24 to March 12.
Strong activity in Asia in recent months
CYPE has been increasing its commercial visits to the Asian continent in recent months. The latest trip took place last November when CYPE participated in the BIM Summit 2022 meeting organised by the Malaysian Institute of Architects PAM at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. A few months earlier, the Spanish technology company also travelled to China, Indonesia and the Philippines, as well as South Korea and Malaysia.