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      Vertex CAD/PDM Systems Pty Ltd

is the number one Building Information Model (BIM) software provider

for steel and timber in Australia, New Zealand and Asia


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Vertex is recruiting - two positions available

Vertex CAD/PDM Systems is now looking for a Software Engineer and a Project Engineer to join our team in Cleveland, QLD.

Please follow the links for full position descriptions and details on how to apply.

Software Engineer

Project Engineer

Vertex BD 2018 is out soon

The software update will be available for the Australian and New Zealand markets in January 2018. Learn more about the new and improved features on our Resource Centre:

Vertex BD 2018 Documentation

Vertex BD 2017 Documentation

For tutorial videos, installation and hardware requirements and Frequently Asked Questions, visit the Vertex BD Knowledge Base. The website is ideal especially for new users and will answer some of the questions you might face when starting with your Vertex Building Design software. 

Vertex BD documentation

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Comprehensive tools for engineering in Vertex BD 2017

With the new Vertex BD 2017 version you can use Out-Of-Plane trusses and engineer them. You also get flexible FEA tools for frame engineering.

Read more here

  Vertex BD 2017

Now with automatic Out-of-Plane truss framing

The new version of Vertex BD Building Design enables you to show and edit objects in multiple drawings. It also contains several enhanced component browsers with new filtering and search capabilities.

Vertex BD 2017 includes a highly awaited new feature - it now also supports out-of-plane trusses.

Find out more about Vertex BD 2017. Available now.

Vertex - with 40 years of experience

Vertex has provided quality software solutions for a variety of industries worldwide for four decades.




Coming exhibition: Xinjiang International Green Building Industry Expo

Vertex will participate in the Xinjiang International Green Building Industry exhibition in Xinjiang, China on the 13-15th of April, 2018. 

Visit the exhibition's website

Other confirmed exhibitions for 2018

Vertex Australia is excited to take part in the PMMHF in May, Green Build Expo in July, and CIEHI in October. We have previously attended these exhibitions and are looking forward to returning this year with the new Vertex BD 2018 software. The details for the exhibitions are:

PMMHF 2018 May 15-17, Guangzhou, China, booth H011-H012

Green Build Expo July 18-12, Shanghai, China, booth E2 A035-A036

CIEHI 2018 October 11-13, Beijing, China, booth E2922

More events will be added on the website once they're confirmed.



2017 CIEHI Beijing China

Vertex Australia took part int the CIEHI 2017 exhibition in Beijing, China on the 12-14th of October. It was a busy event for us with demonstrations and meetings, but we were excited to see such great interest in the Vertex BD software.  Our latest addition, a pair of VR goggles for viewing structural models on Vertex BD, was very popular and we received plenty of positive feedback for it. Thank you everyone for attending and let's stay in touch!

More photos here.

CIEHI 2017 website

2017 The Second China(Guangzhou) International Roll Forming Expo

Vertex Australia is proud to participate in The Second China International Roll Forming Expo in Guangzhou. Come visit us at our booth B142 on the 10-12th of September, 2017. 

More information can be found through the links below.

Green Build Expo - Shanghai, July 5-7 2017.

Vertex Australia was exhibiting at the Green Build Expo in Shanghai, China in July. It was a great opportunity to have in-depth conversations with existing clients, as well as meet new people. We were very pleased to hear of Vertex's great reputation in the Chinese market. Our warmest thanks to everyone who visited our booth. We're hoping to see you at the next exhibition in Guangzhou in September (see more details below). If you'd like to continue chatting sooner, we're happy to hear from you. Contact details can be found at the bottom of the page.


Find more information about the expo here

Pictures from PMMHF 2017

Vertex Australia was exhibiting at the PMMHF 2017 show in Guangzhou, China in May.

Pictures and insights from the show here

What People Are Saying



"We are always looking at taking the product to a new level and Vertex is along for the ride. Ensuring that they maintain the platform to meet our every need is what they do and it's what they do best."
-Stoddart Steel House Frames


"Since the implementation of Vertex, the time taken to design a typical dwelling has been reduced by over 50% and design issues have been reduced by around 90%."
-B&J Building Consultants and Steel Supplies


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