Ramirent first to integrate rental solutions into Building Information Modeling

Ramirent’s vision is to set the industry benchmark for performance and customer service. Ramirent’s Dynamic Rental Solutions TM offering provides customers with comprehensive, high-value rental solutions. Now Ramirent makes this offering compatible with Building Information Modeling (BIM).

“Integrating rental equipment and services into Building Information Modeling offers clear benefits. In addition to increased focus on sustainability, safety and quality, it adds to the efficiency and cost effectiveness. We are excited to roll up our sleeves so that we can offer this to our customers. It’s a real win-win for everybody.” says Michael Staffas, Ramirent Project Manager for Building Information Modeling.

More added value

Rental equipment and related services and solutions have become a more integral part of construction projects. The need to integrate them into the overall construction process, from planning to actual implementation, has become ever more important.
That is why Ramirent explores the potential of BIM, enabling a streamlined planning and implementation process with rental equipment and services included. This provides added value to Ramirent customers.

Safe site throughout the whole project

Right materials and equipment are on site at a right time and in exact quantities. Most important of all, however, is the role of Ramirent in providing a safe construction site throughout the whole construction process. Simulated safety rounds beforehand or customized safety solutions, fall protection equipment in particular, are good examples that make Ramirent more than machines.

“As our customers acknowledge the benefits of BIM more and more, it motivates us to develop our offering around it even further. It is great to see the progress and early signs of implementing it in practice. We at Ramirent are confident that BIM will grow to play an even more crucial role in construction industry in the future.” says Michael Staffas, Ramirent Project Manager for Building Information Modeling.

Short facts: What is Building Information Modeling?

Building industry has for long been using computer aided design (CAD) and three-dimensional (3D) drawings and modelling to better visualize and plan the construction site and the construction process. As the technology has developed and the needs for more detailed solutions have increased, a new way of creating virtual reality of the construction process has emerged. It is called Building Information Modeling (BIM).

BIM helps to plan, design, construct, and manage buildings and infrastructure. It provides coordinated, reliable information about a building project throughout different project phases, from design through construction and into operations. It gives a clear overall vision of the project and helps to make better decisions faster, improve quality, and increase profitability.

The main benefits of BIM are:Safety solutions
BIM saves time and money. Simulating the whole construction process including all the needed materials and workflows makes it possible to reduce project cost and duration and increase project quality and profitability.

BIM facilitates project coordination. It makes design changes, and all consequences of those changes, evident and available to all users of the model.

BIM enhances sustainability. As a result environmental impacts are lower due to energy efficiency, the cutting of carbon or better use of fewer materials.
BIM improves safety.The ability to identify site hazards before construction begins improves safety dramatically. 

For more information about Ramirent Dynamic Rental Solutions, please visit our website.

SVP, Marketing, Communications, IR
Ramirent Plc, Finland
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