Management Acquires Assets of Arcat From Bricsnet Nv

March 13, 2002
Arcat to Intensify Focus in Assisting Building Product Manufacturers' Efforts to Get Specified By Architects, Engineers and Specifiers
Fairfield, CT February 15, 2002ARCAT, Inc., a newly-formed company, today announced that it has completed a management buyout of all assets of The Architect's Catalog, Inc. (ARCAT), from Bricsnet NV.Bricsnet NV, a Belgium-based company, has refocused its efforts on the real estate and facility management market, resulting in the divestiture of its architectural CAD software business in addition to The Architect's Catalog, Inc.ARCAT, Inc. will continue to publish the annual ARCAT Directory containing over 1,300 pages of building product catalogs distributed to 40,000 US architects, engineers, and specifiers. Additionally, it will continue its pre-eminent Internet site as a leading source of building product information on over 9,000 building product manufacturers. Also residing on are ARCAT Specs, the largest electronic library of proprietary specifications written in the industry standard CSI 3-Part Format, along with ARCAT Details, CAD drawings in .dwg and .dxf formats. Last year, construction professionals visited the site over 1 million times sourcing and specifying building product information for their construction projects.Rick Jannott, President of ARCAT, Inc. comments, "The management buyout enables us to intensify and strengthen our focus of providing architects and specifiers with tools to select and specify building product manufacturers' products".

Voice your opinion!

To join the conversation, and become an exclusive member of Buildings, create an account today!

Sponsored Recommendations

Building Better Schools

Download this digital resource to better understand the challenges and opportunities in designing and operating educational facilities for safety, sustainability, and performance...

Tips to Keep Facility Management on Track

How do you plan to fill the knowledge gap as seasoned facility managers retire or leave for new opportunities? Learn about the latest strategies including FM tech innovations ...

The Beauty & Benefits of Biophilic Design in the Built Environment

Biophilic design is a hot trend in design, but what is it and how can building professionals incorporate these strategies for the benefits of occupants? This eHandbook offers ...

The Benefits of Migrating from Analog to DMR Two-Way Radios

Are you still using analog two-way radios? Download this white paper and discover the simple and cost-effective migration path to digital DMR radios that deliver improved audio...