Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is redefining the construction industry and creating opportunities for manufacturers.

Our interlinked products and services present your product information to designers and other construction professionals working to Level 2 BIM across the project timeline.

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The BIM Workflow for Manufacturers


How we can help you

NBS National BIM Library
Place your products as BIM objects directly in front of specifiers working on Level 2 BIM projects in the UK's fastest growing BIM library. We can also author your objects to meet the internationally recognised NBS BIM Object Standard. find out more...

NBS BIM Toolkit
A unique opportunity for you to provide digital information product information quickly and easily to clients and designers working on Level 2 BIM projects. You can also download product data templates. find out more...
Ensure your product catalogues, technical documents, product data sheets and design files can be found in the industry-leading online index of manufacturers' product information. find out more...

NBS BIM Object Standard
The free-to-use NBS BIM Object Standard defines requirements for high quality, consistent, information-rich BIM objects. find out more...


Case studies

We have a number of case studies explaining how manufacturers are getting the most from BIM.

RENOLIT Harlequin Floors Celotex Kingspan

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RIBA Insight product brochure

RIBA Insight product brochure
(PDF: 870KB)

NBS National BIM Report for Manufacturers 2016

NBS National BIM Report for Manufacturers 2016
(PDF: 3MB)

NBS National BIM Library brochure

NBS National BIM Library brochure
(PDF: 4.1MB)

Resources for applying the NBS BIM Object Standard

Applying the NBS BIM Object Standard
(PDF: 278KB)

BIM for the terrified



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