SolidACE releases first commercial version of CIS2WORKS|Premium

SolidACE has released first full-featured commercial version of CIS2WORKS|Premium – the structural steel data interoperability add-in for SOLIDWORKS

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Posted by: arunas.urbsys

Vilnius, LITHUANIA – January 6, 2015 – SolidACE, a company developing computer aided design and engineering tools for AEC and Plant Engineering markets, today announced the release of first full-featured commercial version of their brand new structural data interoperability tool CIS2WORKS|Premium for SOLIDWORKS CAD environment.

CIS2WORKS|Premium features simplified, fast and intelligent import and export of AEC and Plant industry accepted structural steel data exchange formats to and from SOLIDWORKS. Currently supported formats:

  • CIS/2, the CIMSteel Integration Standards Rev. 2 format, adopted by AISC as a standard for structural steel interoperability,
  • SDNF, the Steel Detailing Neutral Format, widely maintained in a variety of plant and structural design systems for importing and exporting of steel structures.
  • STAAD.Pro V8i – the direct support of the premier structural FEM analysis and design tool format.

Key features of CIS2WORKS|Premium are:

  1. Completely redesigned new exciting user interface, compliant with contemporary trends;
  2. Import and export of CIS/2 and SDNF industry standard data exchange formats;
  3. NEW direct support of STAAD.Pro structural analysis application file format;
  4. Direct and full support of SOLIDWORKS native Weldment feature, incl. structural plates;
  5. Separate model preview window, facilitating very fast loading and preview of large models;
  6. Grouping of members and plates identifying reusable components for lighter model creation;
  7. Flexible mapping of imported member section profile names with Weldment library names.

CIS2WORKS|Premium is free to download and test – without activation or registration it works in eXpress mode (functionality is limited to 30 elements of the structure that is being translated). The commercial version requires activation and reveals full functionality of the product.

The new CIS2WORKS|Premium version 1.0 will be available for download through SolidACE web site immediately.

About SolidACE

SolidACE is a company focusing on the Architectural, Building and Construction Engineering as well as Plant Engineering markets within a Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS environment. SolidACE, registered in Vilnius, Lithuania, was established in November 2008 by experienced and dedicated structural steelwork software professionals with the express intention of developing an intuitive 3D solution within the SOLIDWORKS environment. The company supports and advises within the world of steel and has dedicated design professionals. For the latest news, information, and demonstration resources, please visit the company’s Web site (, contact representatives at, or call +370-5-212-4660 (Lithuania).


SolidACE and BuiltWorks are either registered or reserved trademarks of SolidACE Ltd. SOLIDWORKS is registered trademark of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective owners.

For more information please contact
Dr. Arūnas Urbšys, COO
SolidACE Ltd., Lukiskiu str. 3,
LT-01108, Vilnius, Lithuania
Phone No.: +370 5 212 4660


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