Steel Fabrication Management

Resources for efficient fabrication operations management

  • Wareing Buildings takes control of its workflow, with Tekla PowerFab

    Wareing Buildings takes control of its workflow, with Tekla PowerFab

    How did Wareing Buildings use a central information management system to digitize their everyday business processes, controlling, tracking and delivering jobs?

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  • Better Understanding of Your Operations with Tekla PowerFab4:23

    Better Understanding of Your Operations with Tekla PowerFab

    Jonathan Henriksen, Director of Operations with M&N Structures tells how they have harnessed the full potential of Tekla PowerFab utilizing it throughout their steel fabrication workflow.

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  • New Dashboard Reporting in Tekla EPM Go 202114:35

    New Dashboard Reporting in Tekla EPM Go 2021

    High-level dashboards give you quick visualizations of your workshop operations, including the current status of your entire shop floor production.

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  • Extended Viewpoint Vista and Viewpoint Spectrum Integration in Tekla EPM 20214:59

    Extended Viewpoint Vista and Viewpoint Spectrum Integration in Tekla EPM 2021

    Extended integration with ViewpointOne connected construction management suite streamlines the flow of purchasing and inventory data from Tekla PowerFab to Viewpoint. You can now easily access the int

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  • DSTV+ Files for Instructing Machinery - Tekla EPM 20213:13

    DSTV+ Files for Instructing Machinery - Tekla EPM 2021

    With Tekla EPM 2021 you are able to generate DSTV+ files which is a significant efficiency gain to fabricators using shop floor control software that supports DSTV+. Shop floor workers can now automa

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  • Using a Trimble Connect Model to Update Tekla EPM Go 20214:42

    Using a Trimble Connect Model to Update Tekla EPM Go 2021

    You can now use the embedded version of Trimble Connect Web in Tekla EPM Go 2021 to update status information in the model view in addition to just viewing.

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  • New Navigation and Filtering Options for Better Usability of Tekla EPM 20213:56

    New Navigation and Filtering Options for Better Usability of Tekla EPM 2021

    Tekla EPM 2021 introduces new ways of filtering and organizing your data. Your user experience will be smoother with the navigation tree and its enhanced filtering options. Another new user interfac

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  • Schedule of Values in Tekla EPM7:46

    Schedule of Values in Tekla EPM

    Learn how to set up the Schedule of Values (SOV) and link it to the project Gantt chart in Tekla EPM. The Schedule of Values in Tekla EPM can help you to control the invoicing p

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  • Pricing Material Options in Estimating - Tekla PowerFab10:29

    Pricing Material Options in Estimating - Tekla PowerFab

    This Tips and Tricks video will explain the options for material pricing in Estimating, and demonstrate the differences to help you decide which method is best for your company. Learn more: https://w

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  • Tekla PowerFab Partner Spotlight: SigmaNest12:04

    Tekla PowerFab Partner Spotlight: SigmaNest

    Learn how you can use Tekla EPM and SigmaNest together to boost your shop's efficiency. See how inventory is kept up-to-date and how nesting information flows between the two systems.

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  • What's New in Tekla PowerFab 2020i?

    What's New in Tekla PowerFab 2020i?

    The new versions of Tekla EPM and Tekla EPM Go are released in September. Get a sneak preview of what all is new in these new versions!

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  • Three Methods for Fostering Communication with the Client

    Three Methods for Fostering Communication with the Client

    The lack of communication often ruins relationships with the customer. How can the fabricator create confidence and trust by open and proactive communication with the client?

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  • More Details for Your Purchases in Tekla EPM 2020i1:43

    More Details for Your Purchases in Tekla EPM 2020i

    You can now add purchasing notes to Requisitions and Purchase Orders on a line by line basis, for example, to reference part numbers from the suppliers.

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  • Efficient Fabrication Management at Germantown Iron & Steel4:02

    Efficient Fabrication Management at Germantown Iron & Steel

    Bill Claas, Senior Project Manager, explains how the Tekla PowerFab system drives efficiency both in the office and in the shop.

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  • Increased Bid Accuracy, Accelerated Workflows and a True Competitive Advantage with Model-based Estimating

    Increased Bid Accuracy, Accelerated Workflows and a True Competitive Advantage with Model-based Estimating

    Adam Norman from GMF Industries explains how utilizing model-based estimating has not only improved the accuracy of their estimates but the speed of their bidding process as well.

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  • Material Traceability in Tekla EPM13:17

    Material Traceability in Tekla EPM

    Standardize your heat number traceability and heat document delivery process, to the required level of detail for your project. This can help you with your quality certifications.

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  • Easy to Find Current Jobs in Tekla EPM 2020i3:02

    Easy to Find Current Jobs in Tekla EPM 2020i

    To help you manage your Tekla EPM Jobs listings, we’ve added the ability to Open and Close Jobs for Estimating, Project Management, and Production Control. In the Job Edit settings, you can choose to

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  • Improved Material Cost Control and Visibility in Tekla EPM 2020i2:29

    Improved Material Cost Control and Visibility in Tekla EPM 2020i

    Using cost codes, you can now break down your material costs on your estimate into your main cost headers such as main sections, fittings, purlins, bolts, etc. and apply specific markups to each group

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  • Enhanced Drawings area in Tekla EPM Go 2020i5:10

    Enhanced Drawings area in Tekla EPM Go 2020i

    An improved Drawings tab has been added to Tekla EPM Go. You can now filter by the different Drawing Log types, show and hide column headers, and search in a totally new and intuitive way.

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  • Greater Visibility of Key Project Information in Tekla EPM 2020i2:49

    Greater Visibility of Key Project Information in Tekla EPM 2020i

    The redesigned Project Management screen gives you greater visibility on the project. It offers a more transparent, dashboard-like view into Transmittals, RFIs, Contracts, Checklists and more.

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