DC-Software becomes a part of Nemetschek group

FRILO significantly expands its portfolio in foundation engineering through strategic acquisition of DC-Software

FRILO Software GmbH has successfully completed the acquisition of the software company DC-Software Doster & Christmann GmbH as of 01/04/2022. With the acquisition, FRILO is strategically expanding its product portfolio in the foundation engineering segment and thus strengthening its position as a leading provider of structural design programs.

With the takeover of the company, which is established on the DACH market, FRILO is expanding its portfolio in the foundation engineering segment in a trend-setting way. “We are extremely pleased to have gained many years of expertise in software development in the specialist field of foundation engineering for our customers with DC-Software," says Markus Gallenberger, CEO of FRILO. "Due to the addition of our foundation engineering solutions, our customers benefit from an enormous portfolio of solutions that FRILO provides for their day-to-day business. A consistently growing and beneficial product portfolio always makes the difference for our customers.”

“We attach great importance to ensuring continuity for customers and employees with the takeover. I am convinced that FRILO and the Nemetschek Group provide the appropriate conditions for this,” says Dr.-Ing. Armin Doster, co-founder of DC-Software. “We expect this step to enable us to profitably utilise the strong synergies between the two companies and to benefit from new impulses.”


FRILO has been offering powerful and user-friendly software solutions for structural design for over 40 years and has become a leading provider in this field on the German market. Thanks to the orientation on the principle of positional statics, which forms the basis of the innovative product portfolio, the load-bearing capacity of individual components of different design and material variants can be verified separately and precisely. With around 180 calculation programs, it is ensured that the available solutions meet the requirements of the everyday work of a structural engineer accurately. The experienced software engineers at FRILO attach great importance to reconciling intuitive operation with easily comprehensible and reliable results. With the claim to develop BIM-oriented products, FRILO also paves the way for networked building planning in which cooperation with other disciplines is noticeably more efficient. FRILO, with its headquarters in Stuttgart, has been integrated into the Nemetschek Group as an independent brand since 1999. More information at www.frilo.eu.