Ides AB launches the next release of MasterConcept, version 20.0.
This takes place at the Ides Community Conferens at Hooks in Sweden
Ides increases its presence to customers in northern Sweden and therefore opens office in Skellefteå from 1 August 2019.
Ides chooses Skellefteå as the next place of establishment since it is strategically located between the northern and southern parts of the Swedish region, Norrland. Many of Ides customers in the northern region are located between the cities Sundsvall and Kiruna, with a high concentration around the county Västerbotten, which makes Skellefteå a perfect location for business development.
Ides expansion of another office in Sweden is in line with the strategy of delivering MasterConcept for design, maintenance and building construction throughout Sweden.
-”We have had many good years with steady development of our business both economically and broadening our product. We have had a strong focus on product development within the business areas we deliver solutions to. The strategy is to deliver our product throughout Sweden. ”
Says Lars Geidne, CEO and founder of Ides AB
From the start, the Skellefteå office will serve as a sales office with the goal to expand the workforce to an office with application consultants and education. Ides development of MasterConcept requires a higher delivery capacity and expertise in more business areas and industries.
-” By establishing Ides in the northern region of Sweden, we will be able to work more closely with both existing and new customers in the north. Our goal is to offer a complete solution for companies in the building, electricity, process and manufacturing industries, as well as for plant owners and consulting companies. Our software platform will assist our customers in their ongoing digitalization process. It will be an exciting journey to expand Ides business to the Swedish region Norrland and to our customers there. ”
Says Alexander Tannerdal, Sales Account Manager at Ides in the new northern region.
Address to new office: Kanalgatan 77, 931 34, Skellefteå, SWEDEN.
Ides MasterConcept has been commissioned to handle all types of plant information
Ides MasterConcept has been commissioned to handle all types of plant information within Skellefteå Kraft. With regulations for structuring the plant information, the information flow can be secured in a simply and cost-effectively way by controlling, standardizing, maintaining and implementing plant changes.
MasterConcept –Master of plant data and documents
MasterConcept will handle Skellefteå Kraft’s production facilities for wind power, hydropower and heat- and bioenergy. The plant information is today available in different systems and it is important for the client that the information can be structured and managed in a future-safe way. In order to easily secure Skellefteå Kraft’s information flow from projects to management, all plant information will now be collected in a common IT support – a Master.
- MasterConcept will handle routines, instructions and technical documents to make maintenance work safer and with higher precision. As Skellefteå Kraft now complies all documentation and information in a central system, future integrations and costs are simplified due to a higher information quality, says Lars Geidne CEO at Ides AB.
Support for users
Technical requirements for information security and functions has been an important part in the procurement of a new IT support. The client has also put a lot of focus on user- friendliness and wants a modern, intuitive and easy using system. The user experience is important because everyone needs to be able to enjoy working in a common system.
Standardize according to IEC/ISO 81346
MasterConcept supports both new and old standards regarding the designation of different components and documents of the plant. Skellefteå Kraft will not only comply with standards such as SS EN 81346/IEC-ISO 81346 for new plants but also being able to connect information to older designation in existing facilities.
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:
President and CEO
tel: +46 (0)736 656466
Manager Asset by Sigma
Sigma IT Consulting
tel: +46 (0)703 09 34 07