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ProgeCAD and “Honorable Architect Award 2013″

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

ProgeCAD is associating itself with its Indian Partner to congratulate Mr. PRS Siva Kumar on receiving “Honourable Architect Award 2013” from the Indian Institute of Architects.

Mr. PRS Siva Kumar, an internationally recognized Architect from India, has been using progeCAD License in his design and development office.
Apart from the “Honourable Architect Award 2013”, Mr PRS was also awarded “Dream house of the year 2013” and “Dream House Interior of the Year 2013″ for the design of a Bungalow in down South of Tamilnadu. Furthermore, Mr. PRS’s design of a garments factory at Thirupur (Tamilnadu) was rated as one of the 10 best semi-industrial Green Buildings in Tamilnadu.

Mr. PRS is one of the most valuable ProgeCAD Supporters who has not only been using the progeCAD software in his everyday design tasks, but also collaborating with the ProgeCAD Team through feedback and his shrewd observation contributing to the software improvement from version to version.

ProgeCAD supports the Philippines

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

The ProgeCAD company could not hold itself aloof from the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines early November 2013 and lent a helping hand to the Philippine population by making a donation to the Médecins Sans Frontièrs (MSF Doctors Without Borders) Organisation. Furthermore, ProgeCAD Philippines was on the ground in northern Cebu to hand out relief goods and together with the United Architects of the Philippines Organisation they were being actively involved in devising and constructing emergency shelters to make it possible their prompt deployment.

The ProgeCAD company considers it vitally important to make every possible contribution to support disaster relief and recovery efforts in the Philippines after the recent natural disaster, as it really can make a difference.

The scale of the calamity is enormous and affects especially the central area of the Philippines. The typhoon has caused millions of victims and devastating damages leaving hundreds of thousands of people without their homes. Just like many other Organisations worldwide ProgeCAD has mobilised the company resources to promptly assist the affected in the disaster area and made a charitable contribution to Médecins Sans Frontièrs (MSF Doctors Without Borders) to support the massive recovery efforts right after the natural disaster

Many Humanitarian Organisations are collecting medical and food supplies to help the affected by the calamity in the Philippines. People from numerous villages and towns have to rebuild their lives in the months ahead which means that everyone’s support counts and is highly anticipated

The company has always been particularly sensitive to social issues and over the years regularly offered its support for disaster recovery efforts in different corners of the world. As an example, in 2006, the company helped to raise funds for the victims of Tsunami in Asia, in 2009 for humanitarian relief operations in Darfur and, finally, in 2012 for the reconstruction of Haiti after the earthquake.

Damiano Croci, CEO at ProgeCAD, commented: “All ProgeCAD heartfelt sympathy goes out to all the affected by this horrible disaster in the Philippines. With so many people in need, we want to lend our support to those who have lost everything. We hope our donation will contribute to the common goal of helping people in the Philippines to rebuild their lives in the wake of this natural disaster”.

ProgeCAD is striving to raise awareness of the urgent support needed for the Philippine population and it encourages everybody to contribute to this cause. Please visit the www.msf.org website to learn more about their relief efforts.

ProgeCAD and InterMold Thailand 2013

Monday, May 27th, 2013

InterMold Thailand 2013ProgeCAD’s Partner in Thailand is participating in the InterMold Thailand 2013 Tradeshow, which is part of Manifacturing Expo 2013, the national largest manufacturing and supporting industries event. The trade exhibition will be held from July 20th to 23rd at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Center (BITEC), a highly acclaimed exhibition venue.

The InterMold Tradeshow 2013 is one of the 4 specialized Trade Exhibitions for parts makers of Manifacturing Expo 2013, that also includes 4 co-located shows and 4 featured pavilions in one. It is the 21st edition of the InterMold Show dedicated to machinery and technology for Mold & Die manufacturing.

The official calendar proposes various activities including a technology forum of the latest trends in the surface treatment and coating. This is an excellent opportunity for auto makers to discover new ways to up product value and sharpen competitive edge. The tradeshow attendees will be able to visit the Robotic Center to watch live demonstration and robot technologies that can enhance auto parts manufacturing processes. Furthermore, the exhibition will hold the Plastic Innovation and Consultancy Centre which will showcase high performance and smart materials from petrochemical research. In addition, the engineering master class 2, which theme is “Hi-tech solutions for mold & die manufacturing”, will involve in practical process all the people interested in productivity improvement.

At this major manufacturing tradeshow ProgeCAD Thai Partner will be presenting the new features of progeCAD 2013, which stability and performance have been significantly improved. In fact, the CAD package is fully compatible with AutoCAD® DWG files from 2.5 to 2013 and with the recent Windows 8 operating system, has become up to 20 times faster and also includes the PDF to DWG converter.

The organisers expect many visitors to attend the tradeshow to discover new machinery, technologies, equipment, tools, auto and industrial parts. All the planned activities and seminaries will surely catch the attention of industry professionals, manufacturers or industrialists that are invited to join the event and also visit ProgeCAD at Stand n°MD03 in the Mold&Die Pavilion.

For more information about ProgeCAD, please visit www.progecad.com , about ProgeCAD Partner in Thailand, please go to http://www.cadinnovative.co.th

We invite you to follow our blog to be updated on future initiatives!

 

 

80th National Annual Convention: PIA and ProgeCAD support the “green cause”

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

The ProgeCAD team recommends to all his followers the participation in an interesting event:  the 80th National Annual Convention. It will take place in Cebu City from the next 21st to 24th of February and it is organised by the Philippine Institute of Architects (PIA) and supported by our ProgeCAD Philippines partner.
“Touching Earth, touching Lives” is the main theme of the meeting, it will focus on ecological and social awareness in design. The Philippine Institute of Architects takes always care of environmentally friendly topics showing its green advocacy as well as ProgeCAD.
Architect Dioscoro Alesna Jr, event co-chairman for plans and programs, states: “The theme mainly covers on how architecture literally affects the earth, the way in which a building “sits” in its environment and its visual impact in the cityscape and how we, as architects, touch people’s lives with our designs”. His sentence sums up the peculiar aspects of the forthcoming convention. It is very actual especially now after the recent natural disasters occurred in the Philippines, where new design solutions were developed, for example: emergency housing and refugee camp using paper-tube walls or paper poles used also in Japan and Africa.
In fact, the Philippine Institute of Architects sees the convention as a way where architects can discuss and plan new developments in case of calamities. The three days meeting is inspired by well-renowned architects in the global industry and was driven to address the environmental issues facing the Philippines. The 80th national annual convention is also a way to involve new followers to the green movement promoting a change in culture and attitude of people.
The official calendar evinces the presence of the notable speakers: Kazuko Sejima, Kundoldibya Panitchpakdi and Doosdee Thaitakoo. Unfortunately Shigeru Ban is unable to be part of the event as advertised in the last period. The first contribution is “Architecture is environment” by Kazuko Sejima. She won the prestigious Pritzker prize together with Ryue Nishizawa. The second contribution is “Sustainable Housing in the Time of Climate Change” by Kundoldibya Panitchpakdi and the third one is “Balancing Conservation and Development in Historic Town Centers” by DosadeeThaitakoo, both architects from Thailand. Then there will be lectures about sustainable houses and way of balancing conservation on historical places. All this will be accurately supervised by ProgeCAD that always supports these environmentally friendly causes.
Architects and representatives of non-architect companies are welcomed to join the event starting from Thursday and we invite you to do the same! For more information about ProgeCAD, visit our website www.progecad.com and about our Philippine partner, click here http://progecad.ph/index.php/contact

WorldCAD Access about ProgeCAD LT 2005, powered by IntelliCAD technology

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005

Not every day it happens to be mentioned on prestigious Ralph Grabowsky blog, WorldCAD Access.

Well today is one of these days :)

Ralph has got a good post reporting ProgeCAD LT 2005 launch.

Here is the link to the full post.

ProgeCAD LT 2005 Beta, powered by IntelliCAD technology, in the press

Wednesday, January 12th, 2005

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Feedback we are having after the announcement of ProgeCAD LT 2005 Beta, powered by IntelliCAD technology, is simply…impressive !

Thanks to all the people, journalists, web sites helping in these days to spreading the news.

Special thanks to:

CadWire
CadChat
InboxRobot
Cad Portal
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CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD on CNET Asia

Tuesday, December 28th, 2004

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CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD it’s not only on Downloads.com but it’s also on the ASIAN CNET web site.

It’s important to rember that  CNET Networks’ product portfolio includes top brands CNET, ZDNet, TechRepublic, Builder.com, News.com, GameSpot, Download.com, and mySimon, as well as Computer Shopper magazine, and CNET Channel.

With a strong presence in the US, Asia and Europe, CNET Networks has operations in 16 countries.

Link to CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD on Asian CNET is here.

CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD 7,591 downloads and counting on Download.com

Monday, December 27th, 2004

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ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD scored a coup on famous web site Download.com (C-Net).

In less than a month our CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD, already 7,591 downloads..and counting.

Link to Download.com web site

CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD popular on ZDNET

Monday, December 27th, 2004

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CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD keeps growing also on ZDNet.

CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD it’s now one of the most "popular" downloads.

Thanks to ZDNet for their excellent service.

CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD on Tucows

Monday, December 27th, 2004

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CAD ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD is growing fast and strong !

ProgeSOFT IntelliCAD has been awarded with a rating 4 at Tucows.

Thanks for trusting our product.

Link to Tucows web site