Articles

Nov
26

How Lean Construction Methods are Shaping the Future

Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Adopted as a response to customer and supply chain dissatisfaction with the building industry,

Nov
21

The Blueprint

Article | Engineered Systems

Building information modeling and lean principles have helped teams maximize production value while improving project coordination.

Oct
31

Learning How to Engineer Colleges, Universities Better

Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

College and university buildings are at the forefront of using emerging up-and-coming trends in their design, and with each structure comes its own set of challenges to analyze, study and overcome.

Oct
22

Santa Maria planning to add more sports fields, but project isn't a hit with everyone

Article | KEYT

To meet the demand of an active and healthy lifestyle, the Californian city of Santa Maria reached out to the local community and heard the need for their public parks to have more field space and increased field time with adequate lighting for soccer and other sports.

Oct
21

Lean Methodology for Contractors

Article | ContractorMag

At Southland, Nutt explains, our first move is to ask our people how we as a company can help them. "This applies everywhere but specifically, as a plumbing contractor, I have to ask the people who perform the particular tasks that are related to a plumbing contract and learn how to improve from the people who are doing the work," Nutt said. 

Aug
06

How Southland Industries Seamlessly Connected Its Projects & Reduced Inefficiencies

Article | Construction Business Owner
We went from being a $300 million company to a $1 billion-dollar company. It was becoming unsustainable to really work with the data without some type of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution for engineering applications - Israel Sumano, Senior Director of...

Aug
06

US contractor reaps the rewards of BIM cloud migration

Article | BIM +
The decision to migrate its BIM design teams to virtual workstations in the cloud has saved the major US engineer and contractor Southland Industries hundreds of thousands of dollars in hardware and set up costs, said senior director Israel Sumano.

Jul
25

Government Facility Design

Article | Consulting Specifying Engineer
According to Mid-Atlantic Envise Branch Manager Jody W. Baldwin, “Technology integrators will in large part agree that one of the biggest trends affecting their scopes of work in the federal market is the trend to migrate away from proprietary automation systems toward agnostic or open products, protocols and platforms. A principal factor forcing this trend is the significant growth...

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