Leveraging Technology in Today’s Construction Market

February 4, 2020

The outlook for the construction industry in 2020 looks promising, with a recent survey undertaken by the Associated General Contractors of America clearly pointing to widespread positive sentiment across the market. With over 680,000 employers and 7,000,000 employees building over $1.3 trillion in structures each year, the industry continues to play an important role in the US economy.

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Aerosport Modeling and Design

Aerosport Modeling & Design, Inc. was established in September 1996. Since the beginning, our goals have been to produce the highest quality prototypes, appearance models, working models and machined parts possible and to meet or exceed client expectations 100% of the time. For more than 20 years, Aerosport has served thousands of satisfied clients from many disciplines including automotive, medical, electronic, military, aviation, toy, consumer and more.

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Dry kilns are an integral part of manufacturing of wood products – they can also be one of the largest electrical power consumers in a modern sawmill. Dry kilns operating at suboptimal performance can increase drying cycle time, as well as waste thousands of dollars of electricity.

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whitePaper | May 16, 2022

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whitePaper | November 1, 2019

The global competitive landscape for manufacturing is squeezing everyone – from the Tier 1 automotive companies to electronics goods manufacturers. It is shortening the required time to market and with little warning. This high-pressure environment requires high productivity from its players resulting in either doing things faster and leaner without compromising quality or giving the game away to a hungrier competitor who is willing to do whatever it takes.

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Current Issues in Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Management Services

whitePaper | February 19, 2020

Government Code Sections 4525 define a qualifications-based selection process where public entities may consider the price of proposed services in the procurement. This process was previously a three-step process starting with advertising for statements of qualifications, then developing a short list, and then requesting proposals from the short list to include resumes, comments on the contract, and price considerations if relevant; but is now often a four-step process, with the last step of negotiating sequentially with the most qualified firms.

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Aerosport Modeling and Design

Aerosport Modeling & Design, Inc. was established in September 1996. Since the beginning, our goals have been to produce the highest quality prototypes, appearance models, working models and machined parts possible and to meet or exceed client expectations 100% of the time. For more than 20 years, Aerosport has served thousands of satisfied clients from many disciplines including automotive, medical, electronic, military, aviation, toy, consumer and more.

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