Ides AB, the international engineering application developer and Sigma IT Consulting signs a strategic partner agreement to jointly offer technology and professional services for the Swedish Asset Industry.

Sigma IT Consulting has been appointed a MasterConcept Implementation Partner, and will offer technology and services based on MasterConcept. With more than 20 years of experience, implementing from the Asset Management Systems, Sigma IT Consulting can now offer an overall system solution, implementing a technical document management system combined with asset data management and integrated with asset management business processes.

“With an experienced partner such as Sigma, our customers will have the best professional guidance and services in the implementation phase of our technology, as well as a reliable guide in the complex IT infrastructure” says Lars Geidne CEO Ides AB.

The MasterConcept platform is based on the basic elements within the Asset and BIM modelling such as Objects, Individuals and Articles. The platform manages technical aspects such as pictures, 3D models, maintenance and engineering data within its lifecycle.

“With MasterConcept we move asset management processes to an earlier stage in plant projects, instead of after project closing as is traditional in today’s processes. By collecting and structuring engineering master data during the project, our customers will have a platform of technical data, which is essential in the lifecycle perspective.“ says Peter Lorenz, Manager Asset by Sigma.

About Asset by Sigma

Asset by Sigma is the leading supplier in the Nordics of IT-solutions for industrial maintenance and Asset Management. We provide services within asset maintenance, mobility, predictive maintenance and lifecycle management.

Asset by Sigma is a part of Sigma Group, a leading consulting group with an objective to make our customers more competitive. Our means are technological know-how and a constant passion for finding better solutions. We are 3,400 employees in eleven countries. Sigma is owned by Danir AB, held by the Dan Olofsson family.

About Ides AB and MasterConcept

Ides AB, Swedish software developer of engineering applications, engineering data and document software including a PLM/BLM platform with EAM and Facility Management.

We supply our software and solutions to customers across discrete manufacturing, energy & process, architecture, construction and nuclear power, using Ides software to design, structuring technical data, for content management of projects execution and operational information with maintenance and facility management aspects.

Ides software, MasterConcept, a PLM platform named Engineering Data Hub to support creating and organizing engineering plant data and BIM or product related information during the project phases in design, project execution, construction, maintenance and operational analysis. Customers within Infrastructures facilities, Engineering and Design, Construction, Hospitals, Railroad, Metro, Power Grid, Wind power, Hydropower, Nuclear Power, CHP (Combined Heat and Power), Marine and Process industries work daily in ides Software.

For more information, please contact:

Lars Geidne
President and CEO
Ides AB
tel: +46 (0)736 656466

Peter Lorenz
Manager Asset by Sigma
Sigma IT Consulting
tel: +46 (0)703 09 34 07


Ides and SCG SHANGHAI SHANGAN M&E Design Office CO., LTD, the MEP design division within Shanghai Construction Group, has signed a strategic partnership to jointly develop the BIM market in China. SCG MEP is appointed as a Golden Strategic Partner and will roll out services and technology based on MasterConcept.

SCG MEP will offer its customers a populated data platform of design and technical data where documents, 3D models and Preventive Maintenance are unified in to the same system. By developing its customers for operation and maintenance, SCG MEP structures project documentation and BIM data in combination to Preventive Maintenance.

“With MasterConcept we create a Facility Life cycle platform for our customers including a BIM Engineering data & Maintenance platform at the same time. Data is kept consistent and protected during the whole life cycle of high technology facilities.” says Ms. Wang, President of SCG SHANGHAI SHANGAN M&E Design Office CO., LTD

MasterConcept is a design platform where technical data, documentation, CAD, 3D-models together with BIM object data is structured. MasterConcept also includes Facility Management with PM, Work Order and Fault Report.

“Together with SCG we create what the engineers has talked about for too long. We move maintenance preparations and maintenance set-up in to an early stage of all projects for a faster handover process after going live.” Lars Geidne, CEO of Ides AB

Ides Golden Partner SCG MEPDE will deliver MasterConcept BIM platform with all technical data in combination with FM, Facility Management.

About SCG

Shanghai Construction Group is one of the top 1000 companies in the world, Forbes top 2000 ranking with 33,157 Employees and a Sales on $ 19.82 BN. Shanghai Construction Group Co., Ltd. engages in the provision of construction services. Its construction services include building of high rise towers, bridges, light railways, public culture and sport facilities, industrial plants, and environmental protection projects. The company was founded on June 15, 1998 and is headquartered in Shanghai, China. Shanghai Construction Group (SCG), which has been undertaking many important tasks in the building and modernization of China’s cities, is the flagship of China’s building industry.

SCG possesses core technologies in the construction of high-rise buildings, large bridges, light railways, public culture & sport facilities, large industrial plants, major environment protection projects & etc. At the same time, SCG has also completed about 100 landmark projects in more than 30 overseas countries and regions.
Shanghai Construction, with its business covering nearly the entire building industry, is capable of integrating all related social resources in its business. In the field of investment, construction and operation of urban infrastructure,

Shanghai Construction owns a competitive & leading professional work force which could provide comprehensive general contacting service to the society. As the trade mark of Shanghai Construction, “SCG” has obtained the national certification of “China’s Famous Brand”.