Mirza Link Manager
Create a virtual link between your Archicad, Autodesk® Revit®, Sketchup or Rhino3d and your Autodesk® 3dsMax® scene.
At import the original objects will automatically be reorganized to one mesh per material in Autodesk® 3dsMax®.
All changes that you will do on the materials, all modifiers applied to the meshes and changes in properties will be reapplied on the new model at the next import
The application can be launched by clicking on the Mirza Tools tab in the ribbon panel as shown in one of the screenshots below.
Latest version can be found here: http://www.mirarkitektur.com/?menu=softwares&categorie=maxscript
Trial version works fully 7 days