Collaborate to Increase Productivity

John Chaney

Another way to address the labor shortage is from the perspective of productivity. In addition to delays caused by weather, safety issues, design issues, material delays, and subcontractor performance, lacking enough qualified labor can also contribute to a decrease in productivity.

New Product Launch Checklist

Construction Marketing Blog

Improving the effectiveness of a new product launch is of critical importance to most companies and brands as new product development costs can be stratospheric, coupled with extremely high failure rates. Some estimates of new product failure as high as 90%! PRODUCT PLANNING.

Metal Powder Products Investing $1.5M In Indiana

Business Facilities

Read: Metal Powder Products Investing $1.5M The Noblesville-based metal parts manufacturer is relocating a manufacturing division from Ohio to Indiana. In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

Netflix Expanding With New Production Hub In New York City

Business Facilities

Read: Netflix Expanding With New Production Hub In New York City at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured New York Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Brooklyn Business Incentives corporate expansion Economic Development Empire State Development film production internet entertainment Manhattan Netflix New York City production hub sound stages

Tackling Construction’s Productivity Problem

John Chaney

Productivity has been a popular topic of discussion in construction , especially over the past year. The report, “ Reinventing Construction: A Route to Higher Productivity ,” found labor productivity in construction only increased 1 percent globally over the past 20 years, compared to 2.8

Great Lakes Forest Products Creating Sister Company In Indiana

Business Facilities

Read: Great Lakes Forest Products Creating Sister Company In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com. The lumber manufacturing company will invest $7 million to establish a new spinoff in Bristol, IN, creating up to 100 new jobs. .

Improving Construction Productivity

Job Order Contracting

Improving construction productivity is key to better economic and environmental outcomes. The post Improving Construction Productivity appeared first on 4BT. Improving Construction Productivity Uncategorized job order contracting lean construction

5 technologies boosting productivity on the jobsite

Construction Dive

Here are the tech tools contractors say they are using to work smarter, more accurately and faster with fewer accidents and injuries

Products at work: 6 product applications for your next project

BD+C

Composite slate roofing. Davinci Roofscapes

BD+C's 101 Top Products: Interior Products

BD+C

Aria Partitions | Scranton Products

Weekly Product Gallery: Fire protection products

Contractor Magazine

New Product Development and Launch Webcast for Construction

Construction Marketing Blog

A webcast entitled New Product Development and Launch Best Practices for Construction is now open for registration on the Construction Marketing Association (CMA) website. With stratospheric new product development costs, and new product failure rates in excess of 90%, product development and launch systems and processes must be carefully evaluated and more effectively implemented. Join panelists Jeff Kotz, Product Marketing Manager for Weather Guard Div.

Green products and materials

SAB Magazine

s most green building professionals in Canada now know, demand for products and materials with third-party verification is growing, and this trend will continue well into the foreseeable future.

BD+C's 101 Top Products: Structural Products

BD+C

Fabric-reinforced cementitious matrix | Simpson Strong-Tie

10 Ways Technology Is Closing the Productivity Gap

John Chaney

At Viewpoint and throughout the construction industry, productivity has been a popular topic of discussion. People are right to be concerned, since in 2017, McKinsey Global Institute found the construction industry’s labor productivity only improved 1 percent globally over the past 20 years.

Nexteer Automotive Opens New Production Facility In India

Business Facilities

Nexteer Automotive recently celebrated the opening of its new production facility in Chennai, India, where it expects to create 150 jobs by the end of this year. Read: Nexteer Automotive Opens New Production Facility In India at BusinessFacilities.com. Asia-Pacific Automotive Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Chennai corporate expansion India Manufacturing Nexteer Automotive Production Facility Site Selection

Construction Productivity: Why It Matters

ENR Construction

The average craftperson wastes 70% of his or her day on administrative tasks, transitioning or simply waiting on equipment, materials, and information. How technology can help

Ohio Oil & Gas Production

Collaborative Construction

Ohio now produces 1,000% more oil and gas than it did just 10 years ago! Energy independence and clean burning natural gas? Isn't technology grand! Ohio's Fracking Boom Welcome to the Golden Rule Alliance James L. Salmon, Esq.

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Archer Forest Products Investing $15M In Georgia

Business Facilities

Read: Archer Forest Products Investing $15M In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Georgia Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Archer Forest Products corporate expansion forestry Fram Renewable Fuels Georgia Department of Economic Development Site Selection wood pelletsThe wood pellets supplier will create 35 jobs with its new operations in Brantley County, GA.

Superior Pipe Products Investing $24M In Texas

Business Facilities

The manufacturer of pipe products will create 71 new jobs in Lubbock, TX over the next five years. Read: Superior Pipe Products Investing $24M In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com. Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Texas Transportation & Infrastructure corporate expansion Employment LEDA Lubbock Economic Development Alliance pipe manufacturing Site Selection Superior Pipe Products

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Top 100 Products of 2018

Construction Equipment

Established in 1991, Construction Equipment’s Top 100 New Products list remains the longest established and most prestigious product recognition program in the construction equipment industry.

Multifamily Housing Production to Start Leveling Off

Contractor Magazine

Production levels are expected to moderate somewhat in 2019 and will stabilize in a range that that is considered normal

Connected tools, equipment boost jobsite productivity

Construction Dive

But the successful adoption of these products sometimes requires a major shift in company culture

Louisiana’s Agribusiness Sector Expands

Business Facilities

From sustainable row crops such as sugarcane and soybeans, to world-class fisheries, livestock production and vast forestlands, Louisiana is advancing itsr agribusiness industry through value-added projects.

Pairing Safety with Productivity

Construction Business Owner

In the construction industry, safety and productivity seem to compete for priority, but when viewed as a necessary pair, they work together to increase efficiency.

Portobello America Chooses Tennessee For First U.S. Production Facility

Business Facilities

Production Facility at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Foreign Direct Investment International Manufacturing Tennessee Baxter corporate expansion Economic Development Employment Portobella America Production Facility Putnam County Site Selection tile manufacturing U.S. The Brazil-based ceramic tile manufacturer will invest about $150 million and create 220 jobs in Baxter, TN. .

Nortrax Canada Adds Wirtgen Products

Construction Equipment

Nortrax Canada, citing itself as one of John Deere’s top dealers, will now distribute Wirtgen Group products in the Ontario market. Wirtgen’s highly complementary product portfolio

Measuring Labor Productivity in Construction

Collaborative Construction

Measuring productivity in any enterprise is critical to success. Dr. Teicholz at Stanford University brilliantly addresses the labor prong of the issue in his most recent article in AECbytes titled Labor-Productivity Declines in the Construction Industry: Causes and Remedies (Another Look).

Advertising Construction Products and Services Survey

Construction Marketing Blog

You can take the Advertising Construction Products and Services Survey here. Share the Advertising Construction Products and Services Survey. The Construction Marketing Association is conducting a national survey on the use of advertising in the construction industry.

Arcosa Marine Products Creating 300 Jobs In Tennessee

Business Facilities

Read: Arcosa Marine Products Creating 300 Jobs In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com. Capital Investment Daily News Featured Manufacturing Tennessee Transportation & Infrastructure Arcosa Marine barge manufacturer Cheatham County corporate expansion Employment Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development transport barges Trinity Marine Products TVA

Vonco Products Relocating To Wisconsin

Business Facilities

Vonco Products LLC , a manufacturer of flexible packaging and promotional products, is relocating its operations from northern Illinois to Kenosha County, WI. Photo: Vonco Products LLC).

Top 10 Products from the Greenbuild Expo

Green Building Law Update

And while the Expo is “the” target rich environment for green people this year, the latest innovative products and tech services are also on display at the Expo, including nearly 100 first time Greenbuild exhibitors.

Weekly Product Gallery: Tankless Products

Contractor Magazine

Air Products Building New Global Headquarters In Pennsylvania

Business Facilities

Read: Air Products Building New Global Headquarters In Pennsylvania at BusinessFacilities.com. The industrial gas company's new Lehigh Valley headquarters will take advantage of sustainable technologies and reduce operating costs.

April 2016 Construction Products Announcements

Construction Informer

This month's 2016 new construction products feature a staffing agency, way to quote jobs right from your website, a book on using Chief Architect, and more. The post April 2016 Construction Products Announcements appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction ProductsGoogle+.

BD+C's 101 Top Products: Plumbing Products

BD+C

Ultra-thin showerheadS | California Faucets

New Construction Products Announcements

Construction Informer

Everyday, new construction products hit the market. The post New Construction Products Announcements appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction ProductsGoogle+. Here's a rundown of some announcements from early January 2016.

Hapco Pole Products Investing $6M In Virginia

Business Facilities

Hapco Pole Products, a manufacturer of aluminum poles, will invest over $6 million to expand its operation in Washington County, VA. Photo: Hapco Pole Products. Read: Hapco Pole Products Investing $6M In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.

UK could save £15 billion every year by lifting construction productivity

Geniebelt

Last December, the UK government announced its new productivity programme which is expected to deliver savings of £15bn every year. Its main objective is to boost construction productivity and revolutionise the UK building sector in terms of infrastructure investment.

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6 innovative multifamily products

BD+C

MINIMAL HARDWARE CREATES A SLIDING SHOWER DOOR WITH A MODERN AESTHETIC