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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.

Specifiedby’s Beta advanced product search

Extranet Evolution

Specifiedby continues to develop its construction product selection tools, testing an advanced product search tool to help specifiers find exactly the product and associated information they need. BIM Construction products search Social Media specifications Specifiedby UK

Construction Productivity and the Promise of New Levels of Efficiency

ProCore

Productivity in the construction industry is often reported as lagging behind other industries. construction productivity However, a closer look at the methodologies behind the numbers is suggesting something different.

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.

Claim your piece of the productivity puzzle

Constructor Magazine

Our industry's wagons are circling the productivity puzzle and its lucrative paybacks as we explore how our new IoT presences will provide more than energy and operating savings for our clients. Ken Sinclair, Editor/Owner/Founder, AutomatedBuildings.com.

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.

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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+.

101 Top Products: Structural

BD+C

Click here to return to the 101 Top Products homepage. . . ACCOYA WOOD | Accoya

101 Top Products: Windows+Doors

BD+C

Click here to return to the 101 Top Products homepage. . . MAIMAN INTEGRIS MOISTURE-RESISTANT DOOR | ASSA ABLOY

Top 10 green building products for 2015

BD+C

released its annual Top-10 Green Building Products list. Last week, during the Greenbuild show in New Orleans, BuildingGreen Inc. read more.

Promising May 2016 Construction Products Announcements

Construction Informer

The May 2016 construction products announcements include unusual items like invisibility glass, and new items like a pre-packaged solar power system. The post Promising May 2016 Construction Products Announcements appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction ProductsGoogle+.

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Mestek unveils management changes in Distributor Products Group

Constructor Magazine

The company created the Presales Group, which provides assistance in the sizing, design and layout of equipment applications across various Mestek divisions, headed up by Tim McNeill. read more. Hydronics Systems

A sneak peak of innovative products showcased at AHR Expo 2017 — day 1

Constructor Magazine

Here’s a sneak peak of just a few of the products featured at AHR Expo 2017. read more.

Work Truck Show 2017 focuses on efficiency and productivity

Constructor Magazine

Automotive companies were touting how specific vehicles can increase efficiency and productivity, not only while driving to and from a jobsite, but also while at the jobsite. read more. Trucks

Rescue Rooter of SLC donates $17,500 of products and services to veteran in need

Constructor Magazine

donated over $17,500 in products and services to David Gardner, a Salt Lake City veteran. Rescue Rooter of Salt Lake City, a network branch of American Residential Services (ARS) in Memphis, Tenn., read more. Management

Quality Products Made by Superior, Long-time Workers

Constructor Magazine

Sponsored Content by Ward Manufacturing. For 93 years, Ward Mfg. has provided quality jobs to American workers. Back in 1924, Joseph Ward founded the company in Blossburg, Pa., manufacturing a small line of cast-iron steam and drainage fittings, as well as plugs and bushings.

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More innovative products showcased at AHR Expo 2017 — day 3

Constructor Magazine

Editors continued to visited booths to find out what are the most innovative products on the market in 2017 (here’s a rundown of a few of our favorite products). Also, stay tuned for our entire coverage of the show via the AHR Expo 2017 Product Round-up article.

Top 10 green building products for 2014

BD+C

BuildingGreen, Inc., publisher of GreenSpec and Environmental Building News (EBN) today announced this year’s winners of its annual Top-10 awards. The winners were featured over a live BuildingGreen webcast and will be presented at the U.S.

Top 7 Factors Affecting Labor Productivity Losses On A Construction Project

Best Practices Construction Law

In a recent Construction Briefings article by Kathleen Harmon , the author breaks down loss of productivity claims based upon a claim of acceleration to overcome excusable delays, or a claim for cumulative impact of an owner’s changes project. Construction labor is always in the news.

Useful Construction Products Line Up For Your Review

Construction Informer

Here are announcements on 2-15-2016 about useful construction products that are just hitting the market. The post Useful Construction Products Line Up For Your Review appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction ProductsGoogle+. Find out what you're missing.

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Cyclotron streamlines isotope production

BD+C

Zevacor Molecular, a healthcare firm that manufactures PET and SPECT radiopharmaceutical products, installed the first and largest commercial 70-million electron volt (MeV) cyclotron dedicated to producing medical isotopes for the global market. Based in Noblesville, IN, Zevacor’s primary focus is to manufacture Strontium 82 and Germanium 68, although it is capable of producing a wide variety of other radioisotopes (atoms with excess energy) for both research and clinical applications

Improved Productivity Requires New Management Mindset

ENR Construction

Engineers and contractors pride themselves on being problem solvers, often balancing disparate, competing constraints

The BP Group increases productivity with XOEye Technologies’ smart glasses

Constructor Magazine

Communication platform increases transparency; provides actionable data for technicians. New York City-based The BP Group has recently deployed XOEye Technologies’ smart glasses to 60 field technicians and 12 project managers. read more. Technology

Demand for Landscaping Products Growing 5%

Green Industry Professionals

billion industry for landscaping products in the U.S.MarketResearch.com outlines several key trends that are shaping the $6.3

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BD+C's 2017 101 Top Products Report

BD+C

The following 101 products represent a snapshot of the products included in any of the past 18 BD+C issues our readers and editors found to be the most interesting, innovative, or useful. The products have been distributed across 8 categories: Building Envelope, Building Systems, Flooring, Glass and Glazing, Interior Products, Plumbing and Restroom, Structural, and Windows and Doors.

Big Productivity Comes in Small Packages

Construction Business Owner

With all the legislative and economic uncertainties influencing the industry right now, it is no surprise that construction business owners are looking for methods to keep their companies productive and lucrative.

JCB Introduces First Aerial Lift Products

Construction Equipment

JCB introduced its first nine products to signal its entrance into the aerial lift market. By the end of the year, the company will have 27 machines in its new JCB Access lineup

Procore Receives Constructech’s 2015 Top Products Award

ProCore

Procore is proud to announce that we have been included on Constructech’s 2015 Top Products list ! This list is chosen based upon the core functionality of each platform as well as the features that will allow contractors to grow their business.

11 transmaterials highlight the coming generation of building products

BD+C

Transmaterial Next: A Catalog of Materials That Redefine Our Future (Princeton Architectural Press, May 2017, $40) is the latest installment of Blaine Brownell’s Transmaterial series.

Meet the New Crop of Construction Products Announcements

Construction Informer

This set of construction products announcements on 1-30-2016 introduces products in the lighting, heating, decor, tools and online categories. The post Meet the New Crop of Construction Products Announcements appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction ProductsGoogle+.

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PMI delegation underscores value of water-efficient plumbing products in Sacramento

Constructor Magazine

PMI members working diligently to supply products conforming to new state codes. A PMI delegation of member executives underscored the value of water-efficient plumbing products during meetings with state leaders last week in Sacramento.

June 2016 Construction Products Announcements

Construction Informer

It's no secret that these June 2016 construction products announcements might have just the solution you need. The post June 2016 Construction Products Announcements appeared first on Construction Informer Blog - Construction Blog with Information, News, and Commentary. Construction ProductsGoogle+. Secure data, jobs for vets, and more.

5 Elements of Productivity Improvement

Construction Business Owner

If the recession taught the construction industry anything, it was the importance of being razor sharp in terms of productivity. Best-in-class contractors understand that arbitrarily slicing margins and costs without a true productivity improvement plan is short-sighted and ill-advised.

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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.

Solar Light-Pole Makers To Merge, Plan New Products

ENR Construction

While solar-powered light poles may be a bit of a niche market, new advances in photovoltaic collectors and battery technology have smaller players looking to gain market share

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Bluebeam Tip: Multiple Monitors for Estimating Take-off Productivity

Carol Hagen

Research shows that workers performing text editing are 44 percent more productive with dual screens. Bluebeam Revu allows you to split views and work across multiple monitors which helps professional estimators take-off more efficiently.

5 Solutions to Keep Workers Safe & Productive

Construction Business Owner

it requires equipment and workers to be constantly operational and consistently effective to maintain productivity. Similar to construction sites, mine sites also require safety be a top priority; jobsite accidents or incidents have the capability to shut down the entire jobsite and production process Mines, as opposed to construction sites, are considered ongoing operations. Whether the mine is for copper, lead, aluminum, fuels, etc.,