February 13, 2008, Madison, Wisconsin – BOSS International, a developer of civil engineering hydrology and hydraulic software, has been named an authorized Autodesk Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner.
“We are extremely happy to be working closely with Autodesk,” said Chris Maeder, Managing Director at BOSS International. “This partnership ensures that our software integrates seamlessly with Autodesk’s AutoCAD, Land Desktop, Civil3D, and Map3D products.”
One of BOSS International’s products, RiverCAD, completely automates HEC-RAS hydraulic modeling within AutoCAD, Land Desktop, Civil3D, and Map3D. Users can quickly develop a HEC-RAS model within minutes, cut river cross sections, and generate bridge reports and floodplain maps using an AutoCAD base drawing. End users report an order of magnitude productivity increase compared with other engineering methods.
“By utilizing Autodesk’s well established CAD interface, engineers can quickly complete a HEC-RAS project in a minimal amount of time,” continues Maeder. “We are very proud of our RiverCAD application. Participating in Autodesk’s ISV program ensures that we can continue to offer cutting edge products that are in step with the marketplace.”
Maeder concluded by saying, “A strong partnership with Autodesk is an integral part of our business strategy. Not only are we committed to improving RiverCAD, but we are also working to integrate our other civil engineering products into the Autodesk Civil3D environment.”
About BOSS International, Inc.
Founded in 1986, BOSS International has developed civil engineering hydrology and hydraulic software for over twenty years. In addition to RiverCAD, BOSS International offers its popular StormNET application for site development stormwater engineering and design. For more information about BOSS International, visit
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