February Events: Prefabrication, Construction and Technology

It’s shaping up to be a busy time of year for us.  If you’ve ever seen Manufacton as a trade show or conference, you know how passionate we are about offsite construction, prefab, manufacturing, and using technology to bring all of that together. It’s all about creating visibility and insight… Read More »

Autodesk University is a big, thought-provoking event. This year was no different – we got to hear from and meet with our industry’s best and brightest leaders. And now that 2020 is underway, we’re realizing that a lot of what we heard about at AU is happening in real time.… Read More »

WHITEPAPER:  MANUFACTURED + CONSTRUCTION PREFABRICATION — EVOLUTION TO REVOLUTION IN THE BUILDING INDUSTRY

Today, the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry is on the edge of a tremendous shift — beginning to learn and benefit from the newly nimble manufacturing trends of what is being identified as the Third Industrial Revolution, and further fueled by a culture of innovation and expectation that technology… Read More »

Blog Article: Planning for Prefabrication

Prefabrication can be a complex, interconnected web spanning across many stakeholders, companies, and locations on any giving project.  Each prefabricated item’s potential dependency on material, sequence, or a host of other variables make executing a prefab plan critical to effectively delivering and maximizing the benefits of prefabrication. In a perfect… Read More »

The construction industry is increasingly turning to offsite prefabrication to lower construction costs and improve quality. Moving work offsite does, however, impose challenges – most notably, the need to manage and track items as they are manufactured. Tracking item progress and managing delivery becomes problematic, yet is even more critical… Read More »

The Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry has been going through a major transformation worldwide over the past decade with the adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM).  Construction companies have been leveraging BIM for winning work, planning the project, coordinating with specialty trade contractors, and ensuring construction teams on the jobsite have a… Read More »