Steel Fabrication Management

Resources for efficient fabrication operations management

  • 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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  • Complete and connected steel fabrication with Tekla PowerFab4:24

    Complete and connected steel fabrication with Tekla PowerFab

    The all-new Tekla PowerFab is a comprehensive software suite that provides you with a systematic, collaborative approach to managing your fabrication. Developed specifically for steel fabricators, it

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  • Accelerating Collaboration and Real-time Data Exchange Between the Office and Field with Trimble Connect

    Accelerating Collaboration and Real-time Data Exchange Between the Office and Field with Trimble Connect

    With the fabrication process streamlined and efficient, Bennett Steel turned its attention to increasing efficiency between teams in the shop and crews in the field.

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    Steel Estimator's Guide to Staying Competitive

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  • How Steel Estimators Can Drive Shop Profitability

    How Steel Estimators Can Drive Shop Profitability

    Steel estimators have a huge influence on the overall profitability of a fabrication shop. Their ability to manage costs and accurately bid on new projects is critical to the success of the company.

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  • 3 Ways Technology and MIS Improve Steel Fabrication

    3 Ways Technology and MIS Improve Steel Fabrication

    Technology and Management Information Systems (MIS) can help structural steel fabricators to get rid of excessive paperwork, chaotic communication, and error-prone manual information input.

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  • Use Tekla Structures for Light Metal Framing12:10

    Use Tekla Structures for Light Metal Framing

    Tekla Structures is ideal for modeling all materials including light steel structures (light metal frame/light gauge steel). The video includes a demo of the new framing tools and the Howick tools.

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  • Are These 3 Risks Hurting Your Steel Project’s Management?

    Are These 3 Risks Hurting Your Steel Project’s Management?

    Avoid these three main pitfalls when you are trying to ensure the optimal outcome of your steel fabrication projects.

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  • Why real time information matters? Choosing fabrication management software at McCombs Steel3:29

    Why real time information matters? Choosing fabrication management software at McCombs Steel

    With Tekla, McCombs Steel Company reach a whole new level of real-time visualization that helps them run their steel fabrication business more efficiently.

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  • How a Steel Estimator Can Help Optimize the Entire Fabrication Workflow

    How a Steel Estimator Can Help Optimize the Entire Fabrication Workflow

    Learn how fabrication software improves estimation workflows and helps uncover savings throughout all disciplines of a construction project.

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  • What Goes Into a Top-Notch Fabrication Estimate?

    What Goes Into a Top-Notch Fabrication Estimate?

    What makes for a good fabrication estimation? Learn why cost estimation is a lot more than mere number crunching, and how leveraging the right technology can both reduce project cost and improve time

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  • Producing Structural Steel Towers with Tekla

    Producing Structural Steel Towers with Tekla

    For Sisttemex, technology is a tool that can offer efficacy, quality and better communication, thus adding value. They use Tekla from design to fabrication and site mounting plans.

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  • Leach Structural Steelwork Optimizes Fabrication with Accurate and On-time Information

    Leach Structural Steelwork Optimizes Fabrication with Accurate and On-time Information

    Leach Structural Steelwork uses the Tekla model for all phases of the business: from concept models to tendering and through the design detailing phase.

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  • Tekla PowerFab - Truly Connected Steel Fabrication Management suite1:08:12

    Tekla PowerFab - Truly Connected Steel Fabrication Management suite

    Thanks to the all-new Tekla PowerFab, we now offer an end-to-end solution for the steel construction process. Learn how you can benefit from this full fabrication management information (MIS) solution

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  • Best Practices for Modeling Tubes and Beams for Fabrication59:51

    Best Practices for Modeling Tubes and Beams for Fabrication

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  • A Truly Connected MIS for Fabrication Companies46:21

    A Truly Connected MIS for Fabrication Companies

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  • Real time production and inventory information for everyone at McCombs Steel4:01

    Real time production and inventory information for everyone at McCombs Steel

    Adam MacDonald, production manager at McCombs Steel Company, tells why real-time production and inventory information for everyone has improved their steel fabrication operations.

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  • Better project management with real-time information at McCombs Steel3:58

    Better project management with real-time information at McCombs Steel

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

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  • Real-time fabrication management at McCombs Steel with Tekla PowerFab2:02

    Real-time fabrication management at McCombs Steel with Tekla PowerFab

    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 manag

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  • The Steel Estimator's Guide to Staying Competitive - Free eBook

    The Steel Estimator's Guide to Staying Competitive - Free eBook

    Steel estimators can influence the competitive advantage their shop enjoys through the accuracy, timeliness and effective use of their estimates.

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