CADS USA, Inc was born in 1996. Since its inception it has been a force in the North American rebar industry’s transition from the drafting board to CAD detailing. Based on the strong commitment and support of CADS UK the company, under the leadership of John Dolphin has set new standards in the industry for detailing, rebar drawings and direct download of detailing data to all fabrication and business software packages.
CADS is a leading international software company specialising in civil, geotechnical and structural engineering design, analysis and detailing software. Our applications are used worldwide by consulting engineers, civil engineering contractors, builders, national and local governments, structural steelwork and rebar fabricators. CADS employs more than 500 staff globally and has been in business for over 40 years. There are more than 6,000 CADS customers who use over 50,000 copies of CADS software in 70 countries.
- Supported the construction industry for over 40 years
- Over 6,000 global customers from developers, contractors and consultants to scaffolders
- Relied upon by our customers for critical structural engineering software
- Helped develop British Standards on concrete detailing
- Supported and assisted our customers with their Eurocode adoption
- At the forefront in the adoption of CAD based solutions for concrete detailing
- Perform RC detailing for global contractors, to short timescales and exacting standards
- Have close ties with industry standards bodies such as the BSI, SCI, NASC and CRSI
- Provide industry expertise through our BIM services