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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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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Bill McCombs from McCombs Steel Company describes how he uses the Tekla PowerFab software suite in his daily work as a project manager.
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