Deploying Cabinet for Sellafield Ltd

Working in highly-regulated industry sectors where clients are subject to rigorous safety and security regimes makes detailed asset information management vitally important. Nowhere is this more evident than in our work in the UK nuclear decommissioning sector with Sellafield Ltd. Our latest case study, just published to our website, describes the business challenges that Sellafield […]

Fusion Building Systems picks Opentree

Offsite construction specialist Fusion Building Systems is working with Opentree to streamline its building information modelling data flows. Northampton-based Fusion Building Systems has selected the Cabinet engineering document management platform developed by Teesside-based Opentree as a basis for its building information modelling, BIM-driven design and fabrication processes. An advocate of modern methods of construction and associated advances […]

NM: Why we selected Cabinet

In February 2018, Midlands-based but UK-wide NM Group selected Opentree’s Cabinet engineering document platform. In this guest blog post, head of digital transformation Gary Ross explains why NM Group chose Cabinet. I have long been frustrated by the time and costs associated with the administration of design files in AutoCAD and Revit. I look at simple tasks […]

BIM compliance: not just about CDEs

Since 2011 many UK construction industry businesses have been working towards higher levels of BIM competence and BIM compliance, and we have been helping several with that process. Some people’s initial perceptions of BIM focus on choosing and using BIM software tools rather than thinking of BIM as a collaborative process supported by technology. BIM […]

Opentree in AEC Magazine

As previously mentioned, Opentree exhibited at BIMShowLive in Newcastle over two days at the end of February and beginning of March. Topically, our fellow exhibitors included Viewpoint, one of the UK’s leading providers of common data environments (CDEs), and industry IT publication AEC Magazine. Viewpoint was mentioned in the January/February 2018 issue of the magazine […]

TSP Engineering reaping Cabinet value

At Opentree, we are proud of the long-standing relationships we have developed with some of our customers. In volatile industries such as steel, engineering and construction, there can often be a steady stream of mergers, acquisitions and disposals. However, I am pleased to say, Opentree’s products and people can be a constant source of support […]

North Midland Group selects Cabinet to manage BIM compliance

Nottinghamshire-based NM Group works with Opentree to demonstrate its compliance with UK building information modelling requirements. The 1500-strong NM Group, headquartered in Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, has selected the Cabinet engineering document platform developed by Teesside-based Opentree as a basis for its building information management (BIM) processes. With annual revenues of £250m, NM Group provides design, build, […]

Talking BIM at BIMShowLive

Opentree will be exhibiting its BIM-ready Cabinet solution at BIMShowLive 2018 at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 28 February-1 March. The event features a host of keynotes, panels, and interactive seminar sessions from BIM and digital construction experts from across the globe, looking at everything from artificial intelligence to predictive data. The event is organised […]

Integrating with GroupBC’s CDE

Cabinet is primarily an internal back-office platform helping organisations manage their office documentation and design information before any gets shared with external collaborators. We, therefore, don’t see it as competing with ‘common data environment’ (CDE) systems. Instead, we see Cabinet as complementary to CDEs – which is why we are investing in integrating our platform […]

Cabinet delivers the smart solution to comply with BS 1192:2007+A2:2016 (BIM Level 2)

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