Design Week 2017 - Finding Connections in Milan

| April 18, 2017

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A Volvo interior design friend (there were five from that studio – there cannot be any other place with so many car designers gathered at the same time) used this expression: “We designers are like sponges.

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ITW Heartland is a world-class manufacturing company located in Alexandria, Minnesota with 120 employees and more than 30 years of serving customers around the world. ITW Heartland has been a Division of Illinois Tool Works since 1982. As a global industrial firm, Illinois Tool Works has 825 operating business units in 52 countries employing 60,000 men and women. Illinois Tool Works is highly regarded on financial community for its consistent performance, financial strength, and mature business operations.

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On Engineering in Crisis: Choosing Gratitude

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It is important to find a balance right now and keep yourself surrounded by people you love, your family and friends. Stress is bound to happen during these extraordinary times. Meditation and connecting with yourself would help reduce any anxiety or panic that the mind creates. I am grateful that I am safe and healthy surrounded with my family, and I am thankful for having the gifts of life. It is up to us, to be grateful or be stressed. I treat this time as a luxury, time that I would have never gotten in my hustling life. I am trying to tick all the items in my to-do checklist that I have been postponing due to lack of time.

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Lake Zug East: Switzerland's Longest Construction Site Completed

Article | April 29, 2020

ntil recently, the infrastructure measures at Lake Zug East were the longest construction site in Switzerland. The 15-kilometer-long project has since been successfully completed after 20 months of construction. Not only has the full closure – which was necessary for economic and environmental protection reasons – been lifted, but one of the important access routes to the Gotthard Tunnel has also been completed. The fact that this could be done without any problems and delivered on schedule despite Coronavirus is due to the work of Emch+Berger WSB AG. The engineering firm was commissioned by the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) to undertake the planning, overall project management, and construction management. The planning was based on a BIM model in Allplan Engineering.

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4 Big Takeaways from CONEXPO 2020

Article | April 29, 2020

As the global construction industry came together for CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 on March 10-13 in Las Vegas, it became apparent to us at Autodesk that the construction industry feels as excited as ever about what the jobsite of the future may look like. With 130,000 registrations for the once-every-three-year event, the hunger for new innovation and technology was readily apparent across the vast expo halls.

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Technology Is Changing the Face of Construction

Article | April 29, 2020

Cutting-edge technology is changing the way things are done in many fields, including construction. At Tucker Paving, we know the importance of keeping up with the times in order to remain productive and competitive. Advances are being made in construction to allow for quicker build times, safer working conditions, and overall improved architecture. Here are a few of the innovations changing the industry right now.

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ITW Heartland is a world-class manufacturing company located in Alexandria, Minnesota with 120 employees and more than 30 years of serving customers around the world. ITW Heartland has been a Division of Illinois Tool Works since 1982. As a global industrial firm, Illinois Tool Works has 825 operating business units in 52 countries employing 60,000 men and women. Illinois Tool Works is highly regarded on financial community for its consistent performance, financial strength, and mature business operations.

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