MASS™

Recent Media Coverage

Recent Coverage

MASS Technical Support Provider Announces New Website

NMDP's authorized support provider, the Canada Masonry Design Centre, is proud to accounce its new website! CanadaMasonryDesignCentre.com

In addition to the support which can be accessed through the MASS website, the new CMDC website adds to the number fo ways that users across Canada can access technical support. Anyone with questions ranging from activation troubleshooting to detailed engineering processes can quickly find the answers they are looking for by calling or emailing our office. This new website just adds another way to get in touch on the web. 

In particular, there is a new webpage featuring MASS which can be found by clicking here. For other CMDC resources, click here

For quick reference, all MASS support related emails can be directed to mass@canadamasonrycentre.com. Reach us by phone at 1-888-338-3336

Note: CMDC is not to be confused with (National Masonry Design Programs) NMDP and is simply the authorized technical service provider for NMDP. 

Concrete Masonry Designs

David Stubbs, March/April  2011

This MASS™ article is featured in Concrete Masonry Designs, in the March/April edition. This article gives readers a look into MASS™. MASS™ is a substantially more than a simple masonry capacity analysis tool; it is also intricate design tool. Generating a design however, is as simple as entering a few dimensions and applying a few loads. From there, a single click will start the design engine and supply’s results in seconds. MASS™ not only provides an easy way to enter information, it turns those inputs into detailed and comprehensive outputs in various formats. This allows the user to know how the program determines the design solution and makes it easy and transparent for the user to understand the inner workings of MASS™.

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Saskatchewan Masonry Institute Newsletter

CMDC, March 2011

This MASS™ article is featured in Saskatchewan Masonry Institute newsletter. This article gives readers an in-depth look into MASS™. MASS™ is a powerful tool to aid and encourage design of masonry for structural applications with numerous layers of customization controls that allow versatility of configurations and design methodologies. It provides quick, effective designs but also acts as an educational aid for modern masonry design through the detailed intermediate data, dynamic equation display and cross-references with CSA Standards. It is unlike any other software in the current marketplace.

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Inside MasonryWorx

CMDC, Special 2011 Edition

This MASS™ article is featured in Inside MasonryWorx, in the special 2011 edition. This article gives readers an overview of MASS™. MASS™ is a substantially more than a simple masonry capacity analysis tool; it is also intricate design tool. Generating a design however, is as simple as entering a few dimensions and applying a few loads. From there, a single click will start the design engine and, in seconds, the user has results. MASS™ not only provides an easy way to enter information, it turns those inputs into detailed and comprehensive outputs in various formats. This allows the user to know how the program determines the design solution and makes it easy and transparent for the user to understand the inner workings of MASS™.

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Innovation Magazine Ad

CMDC, January 2011

This MASS™ advertisement is featured in the January/February edition of Innovation magazine. This advertisement informs readers that complimentary copies of MASS™ Version 1.0 are being provided to designers within the regions of CMDC and CCMPA (Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia).

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Masonry Contractors Association of Alberta Newsletter

MCAA, Winter 2011

This MASS™ article is featured in the MCAA quarterly newsletter, in the Winter 2011 edition. This article informs readers that the Canada Masonry Design Centre (CMDC), in partnership with the Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association (CCMPA), have launched the pre-release of the masonry design software, Masonry Analysis Structural Systems (MASS™ Version 1).

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The Troweller

Harry Laarveld, Winter 2011

MASS™ is discussed in the winter edition of The Troweller. This newsletter informs readers that the Manitoba Masonry Institute through Canadian Masonry Design Centre (CMDC) and the Canadian Concrete Masonry Product Association (CCMPA) is associated with brand new, fully supported masonry design software. Engineering firms across the country are currently testing this new tool. Its use will be beneficial for both designers and Industry. 

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