McCombs Steel company is one of the early adopters of the Tekla PowerFab system. VP of Finance and Administration, Ricky Horton tells how the company has benefited from the real time fabrication management. Learn more: www.tekla.com/PowerFab
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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?
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.
Bill Claas, Senior Project Manager, explains how the Tekla PowerFab system drives efficiency both in the office and in the shop.
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
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
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.
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.
You can now set a default Paint System to be used on new estimates. For Cleaning Systems, you can now use the drop down of existing types or add new Cleaning types.
Steel estimators can influence the competitive advantage their shop enjoys through the accuracy, timeliness and effective use of their estimates.
The Drawing Log portion of Project Management has now been expanded to allow you to host all types of drawings in a more flexible way. You can now add logs for parts, general arrangement, or any type
Ricky Horton gives practical hints and tips for steel fabricators on how to take tablets in use in the shop to replace printed drawings. What are the costs and benefits? How to get employees motivated
Ricky Horton gives more practical hints and tips for steel fabricators on how to take tablets in use in the shop. The previous blog was about the costs and here he lists the three main benefits.
Watch this video to see how Trimble Connect integrates with Tekla PowerFab to further enhance visibility, transparency and decision making on your steel fabrication projects. SUBSCRIBE TO GET THE LA
A demonstration of side-by-side comparisons of combining runs to help you make more informed decisions on material pricing and utilization.
Tips on load planning, creating shipping tickets and tracking material through intermediate destinations. Learn more at: https://www.tekla.com/powerfab
Errors when loading and shipping steelwork can be costly, both financially and to the project schedule. Watch this video to learn how Tekla PowerFab can help prevent unnecessary delays on site - keepi
Tekla PowerFab brings transformative results to Bennett Steel: increased production by tenfold, full traceability, accelerated work for field crews and more profitable projects.
For steel production to run smoothly, tons of things need to work together in a seamless manner. These are the three main pitfalls in production that can result in lost resources and failed projects.
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.