SWEDOOR JW’s exterior doors as BIM objects

Press Release   •   May 20, 2014 13:40 BST

SWEDOOR JW, part of the world's largest door producer, launches its exterior door series Character as BIM objects. The products’ unique design and patented solutions has made ​​them very popular among architects and designers. The investment in BIM is a part of SWEDOOR JW’s long term strategy to improve service to architects and clients in the construction industry.

- We see the investment in BIM as fundamental to our business and what is important to us is not about “if”, it is definitely “when and how”. How distribution and future updates are ensured has been crucial to us and BIMobject® is able to offer a very well thought out overall solution, says Carl-Henrik Nyström responsible for SWEDOOR JW’s external marketing in Scandinavia.

The BIM objects reflect the clean design and options the doors have in the Character series offer. Variations and features such as: standard colours, materials, sizes, inward or outward opening, choice of glass types and house numbers of glass openings, these are all integrated into the objects.

The free of charge BIM objects for both Revit and ArchiCAD are available on the BIMobject® Portal:

- The opportunity to offer and develop SWEDOOR JW's well-known products as high-quality BIM objects is a proof of our success. BIM users will appreciate these products as BIM objects, as the demand in the Nordic market is huge, says Patrik Petersson, Digital content manager, BIMobject AB.


JELD-WEN Sweden AB is part of the International door group JELD-WEN with approximately 20,000 employees whereof over 650 are located in Sweden. The company is a world leading provider of door solutions. The range include standard products all the way to customised solutions. In Sweden, the production takes place in Forserum and Åstorp. The products are sold under the brand SWEDOOR JW.


BIMobject® is a game changer for the construction industry worldwide with its cloud based Portal offering development, maintenance and syndication of digital replicas – BIM objects – of manufactured building and interior products.

The marketing and pre-sales services associated with the Portal are channelled and integrated, through specialised software, into CAD/BIM applications to create a business-to-business communication across the globe.

Manufacturers use BIMobject® to promote and deliver their products directly into BIM processes enabling their products to be selected and generate a real improvement in sales.

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This is an English version of a press release communicated by BIMobject®. In any case of doubt or possible differences regarding the different versions it is the Swedish version that shall apply.