Parkhill | September 30, 2020
Parkhill and its Board of Directors has announced that Oklahoma-based engineering firm, Cardinal Engineering, has joined Parkhill and brings over 30 years of experience delivering high-quality civil engineering services to a wide array of clients in the Oklahoma region. "Cardinal Engineering has a great reputation when it comes to service and quality of work in civil engineering," said Jay Edwards, Parkhill President and CEO. "This partnership benefits both groups and furthers our mission of Building Community across Texas, New Mexico, and now Oklahoma." Established in 1989, Cardinal Engineering has focused on providing high-quality consulting engineering services from three offices in Norman, Oklahoma City, and Woodward. Cardinal's expertise, culture, and values align seamlessly with Parkhill, which will benefit clients and provide new opportunities for employees. Bill Swain and Rick Schlegel will continue their leadership of the Oklahoma offices and all Oklahoma employees.
Raken | September 18, 2020
Raken, the top-rated mobile field management solution for the construction industry, today announced the Segmented Daily Reports feature to enhance its product offering. The newly released feature allows field teams to submit multiple daily reports for complex projects, providing better visibility into site progress, improved organization and more streamlined internal communication. Segmented Daily Reports enable users to create multiple daily reports for each building or location and submit timesheets that reflect 24/7 work hours for different crews. Field teams are able to collaborate to provide a full picture of progress by submitting individual reports on a single project. Previously, field management apps limited daily reports to a single submission per day, complicating the documentation of jobsites that require multiple foremen, shifts, locations or phases. Collaborating on a single report has historically been a struggle for field teams, as it requires extra coordination at the end of the day and often results in incomplete and inconsistent reports being shared with stakeholders. With Segmented Daily Reports, crews can submit their own individual reports, on their own time, with greater detail—which are then automatically aggregated into a single document for better visibility in the office.
Raven | March 28, 2022
Raven Industries announced that it is expanding its facilities to support the organization's rapid growth as it develops cutting-edge customer solutions and accelerates the advancement of its industry-leading agriculture technology.
Raven recently opened a new engineering center in Scottsdale, Ariz., as part of this expansion. The Phoenix metropolitan area is a national hub for high-performance businesses and individuals. Raven benefits from strong ties to Arizona State University, one of the country's largest and most innovative universities, as the company continues to recruit top engineering talent. Raven team members will also have access to a nearby test farm for same-day testing, focusing on product development, data science, and artificial intelligence. This model enables more rapid and efficient agriculture technology iteration while putting the user experience first as demonstrated by the success of South Dakota's Raven Innovation Campus.
Along with the new Scottsdale location, Raven is planning a significant expansion of its Innovation Campus, located just minutes from its headquarters in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The upgraded facilities will provide additional space and resources for real-time engineering testing, research, and development in artificial intelligence, autonomy, machine learning, and core technologies.
“Our integration with Raven is rapidly accelerating technology delivery to customers, It allows our Engineering teams to efficiently go from ‘code to cab’ to develop and deploy new technologies. These sites, combined with our existing activities, will reinforce our commitment to have engineers work closely with our customers.”
Parag Garg, Chief Digital Officer, CNH Industrial
Arizona and South Dakota investments will strengthen Raven's engineering talent base, advance Raven technology integration and advancements on Case IH and New Holland platforms, and support demand for innovative aftermarket solutions.
“These expansions are a direct reflection of our commitment to autonomous development,” noted John Preheim, Raven Vice President of Engineering. “We are dedicated to delivering autonomous solutions that help growers optimize their operations, and these centers of excellence will provide the space and resources to support this vision.”
Raven continues to expand its award-winning portfolio of solutions, most recently with the introduction of OMNiPOWERTM 3200, its next-generation autonomous power platform. The OMNiPOWERTM 3200 enables farmers to remotely operate the unit via tablet or in autonomous mode without needing a driver. OMNiDRIVETM has also been recognized as a top innovative product by agricultural and biological engineering leaders as a 2022 ASABE AE50 Award Winner.
As Raven leads the market toward autonomy through established, award-winning driverless platforms, the company views autonomy as a critical component of its mission: assisting farmers in assisting the world. Visit https://ravenprecision.com/autonomy to learn more about Raven's autonomous advancements.