Constructech magazine | Helping Serve the Construction Industry:

“Helping Serve the Construction Industry

January 20, 2011

In the quest to reduce errors and streamline efficiencies, the construction industry is turning to technology more than ever before. This trend even extends beyond contractors and owners to parts of the industry that work with the construction industry.

One example is the reprographic market, which serves the large-and-wide-format reproduction needs of the construction industry. However, given new options at the disposal of contractors, and given the rise of more digital content via initiatives like BIM (building information modeling), repographers are looking for a new competitive edge to help serve customers in construction. Software providers are helping the situation via new partnerships.

For example, PlanSwift, www.planswift.com, Henderson, Nev., partners with reprographic companies to provide digital takeoff and estimating services to this market. PlanSwift develops and distributes construction digital takeoff and estimating software. Digital takeoff technology has certainly captured the attention of contractors, helping estimators reduce costs.”…Read more at http://www.constructech.com/news/articles/article.aspx?article_id=8718&SECTION=1