AVEVA acquires FabTrol Systems

  • June 01, 2015
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June 1, 2015 -  AVEVA will acquire FabTrol Systems, a software business, headquartered in Eugene, Oregon with operations in North America and the United Kingdom, providing fabrication management software to the steel fabrication industry.

The combination of the FabTrol software together with AVEVA Everything3D, which is already integrated with AVEVA Bocad structural steel detailing software, creates a powerful design, detailing and fabrication solution.  The FabTrol software expands AVEVA’s fabrication portfolio and provides integration across the steel fabrication value chain.

At the centre of the FabTrol software is a highly versatile estimating, material management and production control solution designed to automate and integrate key operations for steel fabrication companies. The benefits of the FabTrol software include faster bid preparation, more accurate and consistent estimating, reduced material and labour costs and improved end-product quality.

Richard Longdon, CEO, AVEVA, commenting on the acquisition, said, ‘In 2012, AVEVA acquired the industry’s most technically advanced steel detailing solution, Bocad. FabTrol is an obvious extension to our portfolio, positioning AVEVA to offer an end-to-end solution for steel design, detailing and fabrication. This latest acquisition is a positive step to enable us to significantly grow our footprint in the strategic fabrication market.’


For over 45 years, AVEVA software has enabled the creation of some of the world’s most complex power and process plants, vessels and offshore facilities. AVEVA’s Digital Asset approach ensures there is always an accurate digital representation of each physical asset.  This allows engineering contractors, owner operators and ship builders to work safer, more efficiently and with less risk throughout the life cycle of their projects and operations. 

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