TouchplanTouchplan helps deliver excellence by enabling teamwork.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Collaboration is key to the success of every construction project. Although it can be difficult to get all participants in alignment, Touchplan can help. “What we realized was excellence is only achievable if the entire team is on board from beginning to end, ” says Vice President of Sales and Marketing Elizabeth Long.

SugarhouseSugarhouse’s Snow Shield™ takes on the strongest snow storms.

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

For more than 75 years, SugarHouse Industries has been the trusted name in awnings and boat covers for property owners and businesses throughout the country. As the company built a reputation for best-in-class craftsmanship and began diversifying its portfolio of products, it developed the Snow Shield™ brand of snow tarps more than 30 years ago and the construction industry is just now taking notice. 

Road KingRoad King GPS tracks the location of concrete trucks – and much more.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

When it comes to delivering ready-mix concrete, timing is everything. Ready-mix concrete is a mix of cement, water and aggregates such as sand, gravel, or crushed stone. It is mixed at a batch plant and put in a barrel truck that rotates the mixture while it is being delivered to the construction site. 

REHAUREHAU’s Building Solutions division prides itself on providing quality products and services.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

After 70 years, REHAU has the expertise to deliver exceptional plumbing and radiant heating and cooling products. Not only does the company employ staff members who have been with it up to three decades; it also draws on long-standing customers and resources such as universities to provide its industry-leading solutions.

MORPHEUSHow integration drives margin growth for general contractors.

General contractors are facing more competition and tighter margins along with owner organizations that are demanding timelier and more accurate project information whether it’s budgets, progress or change-orders. Couple this with the disjointed and non-integrated applications running contractor organizations and you have a recipe for disaster. Or at least margin leakage.

BASANITEBasanite Industries targets the concrete industry with a new rebar.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Imagine a product with all of the strengths of the market leader and none of its weaknesses. That’s what the newly formed Basanite Industries plans to do with BasaFlex BFRP Rebar™, a type of rebar that is composed of special filaments generated from volcanic rock.

KingspanKingspan’s Kooltherm K20 Concrete Sandwich insulation boards deliver quality performance for a precast contractor in North America.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Project owners want to keep costs manageable, so contractors and their subs want the same. But when contractors can deliver more than just a focus on the budget, that is when true value happens on a project. Kingspan understands this well, which is why its products are created to deliver value to contractors and project owners in a number of ways. 

Main ImageRUNNUR’s products allow quick access to a tablet from a secured position.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

The marketing images used for carrying tablets in the field are quite different from the reality, says Andrew Hamra. “There is a very large disconnect between how computer and software companies’ market what mobility looks like in their ads and how it actually works in the field,” Hamra says. “This is the difficult part for me, to reeducate these consumers.”

InEight

InEight’s project management software covers the life cycle of a project.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

New technology comes out constantly. There is always something that is the latest and greatest – but construction firms need to be careful about what they implement. The best technology can enhance an operation and make it even more competitive; however, there are many solutions that don’t hold up under the weight of a construction operation that has to deal with daily project issues. It is critical for construction projects to remain on budget and on schedule, and InEight has the experience and expertise to fully understand this, which is how it created a solution that is among the best. 

InCordInCord takes pride in making netting products that help save lives.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

When InCord provides its clients with custom safety netting, it makes sure to listen to them closely to find out their requirements. “[We specialize in] producing what the customer needs quickly, on their schedule,” Graphic Design Manager Peter Greeley declares.

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