Background to the VIMtrek Group
In 1982 Arol Wolford created CMD which he grew from 5 employees to 1400 employees by 2000.
The company become the leading Architectural and building information source, including titles such as: RSMeans, CMD Bulletins, Architects’ First Source, CanaData, Clark Reports, CMD Electronic Plans and had operations in US, Canada, Mexico, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Australia. The business was sold for $299.5 million in 2000.
In 2000 Arol became a Board Member of Revit Technology Corporation, creator of the first parametric building modeller. Revit was sold to Autodesk in 2002 for $133 million on sales of $1.0 million.
Born out of SmartBIM LLC (2003), VIMtrek LLC was founded in 2011 by Arol Wolford.