Integration with Tekla PowerFab

We integrated the best tools for your fabrication workflow. Together we can fulfill the dreams of fabricators!

With an industry partnership spanning over two decades, Tekla, Ficep and Steel Projects continue to bring the new innovations to the structural steel fabrication world. Find out which ones in this page!


Roles of the technologies


Design and Detailing

  • Create and run analysis & design
  • Create detailed models with part, assemblies, bolts, welds,..
  • Create drawings, reports
  • Export data for fabrication
  • Collaborate


  • Create accurate takeoffs fast
  • Benefit from model-based estimating (Estimodeling)
  • Manage labor preferences for calculations
  • Create materials nesting for purchasing
  • Create bid proposals
  • Build consistency between estimators

Overall project management

  • Manage detailing, drawings and other project documentation
  • Manage the project schedules
  • Share drawings and project information via Tekla EPM Go
  • Create progress invoicing with real-time status information
  • Make decisions based on device independent real time status data with Trimble Connect

Workshop project management

  • Prepare projects
      • Easy access to projects information
      • Parts and assemblies check in 2D or 3D
      • Optimized layout marking
      • CNC tool checking
      • Document management
  • Manage revisions
  • Creation of fabrication jobs

Overall production management

  • Build and manage production schedules & sequencing
  • Plan and manage resources
  • Manage inventory
  • Define overall workflows
  • Compare estimates with actuals
  • Track and share status information in realtime automatically

Workshop production management

  • Manage cutting lists and manual operations
  • Create optimized production nestings
  • Define detailed routings with optimization
  • Integrate automatically with CNC
  • Manage material handling
  • Collect automatically part status from CNC
  • Collect part status from manual station with dedicated mobile app


  • Automatic CNC equipment : Wide range of automatic CNC equipments for plates,
    beams, angles, flats and channels.

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