Media tagged with "Engineering"

Sep
16

How Southland Industries Seamlessly Connected Its Projects & Reduced Inefficiencies

Tags: Engineering, Technology, Construction

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 Infrastructure Services

Article
Sep
16

National Engineering Firm Becomes Far More Agile With VDI via GPU Workstations

Tags: Engineering, Technology, Autodesk

Article | architosh
“For our engineers and detailers to handle their workloads they needed to be local,” says Israel Sumano, senior director of infrastructure at Southland Industries, a design-build MEP firm that also does fire suppression. Sumano is making the case that proximity to construction sites is hugely beneficial for not just a design-build MEP firm but any firm. “Being able to go directly into the field to observe a situation or problem has great advantages,” he says.

Article
Jun
05

2019 40 Under 40: Karl Fenstermaker, PE; 38

Tags: Awards, Engineering, Health Care, Hospitality

Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Consulting-Specifying Engineering Magazine recently named Karl Fenstermaker, Principal Engineer at TCM, a Southland Industries company, to its “2019 40 Under 40” list.

Article
May
29

Process Analysis is How One MEP Producer is Coping With the Industry’s Labor Woes

Tags: Innovation, Engineering, BIM, Technology

Article | Building Design + Construction
Judd Fuoto, Southland’s lead solutions analyst, tells BD+C that his large company, with its many priorities, is trying to achieve a balance that aligns its business and technology agendas. 

Article
May
22

Video Game-Like Tech Draws Younger, More Skeptical Workforce to Construction

Tags: Recruitment, Technology, Recruiting, Construction, Engineering

Article | Construction Dive
“We have an opportunity to leverage their interest in tech by bringing up how our industry works to construct smart buildings,” says Wendy Montgomery, senior talent manager at MEP provider Southland Industries.

Article
Apr
10

Our Industry is Broken

Tags: AEC, Engineering, Safety, Thought Leadership

Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

When the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry is compared to others, it is clear that we are behind on major advancements and safety protocols. Over 70 percent of projects within the AEC industry are over budget or delivered behind schedule, or both, explains Southland Engineering’s Erin Miller.

Article
Mar
27

AEI CONFERENCE 2019

Tags: AEI, Event, Engineering

Tysons, VA

Sheraton Tysons

Erin Miller, Design Engineer at Southland Industries, will be a presenter at the AEI Conference 2019. This year’s conference is themed “Integrated Building Solutions: The National Agenda” and will offer an opportunity for members of the building construction industry to learn about and discuss advanced strategies and state-of-the-art practices of building technology.

Event
Mar
06

Virtual Reality: The 3-D Solution to an Engineer’s 2-D Problem

Tags: Engineering, Virtual Reality, VR, CFD, Thought Leadership

Article | Propmodo
Virtual reality (VR) has proved useful to a wide range of applications in architecture, medicine and, of course, the ever-growing gaming industry. The next industry poised for transformation thanks to VR is the design-build industry, explains Mehran Salehi, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analyst at Southland Industries.

Article
Feb
21

Built to Outlast: The Future of Design is Flexible

Tags: 3D, Modeling, Engineering

Article | Propmodo

Engineers have found that there are many ways to keep a building adaptable in the future. Lincon Saki, Principal Engineer at Southland Industries, explains how 3D modeling enables building owners to make rapid changes and decisions without increasing risks.

Article
Jan
23

Oregon State to Induct Southland Industries EVP into “Academy of Distinguished Engineers”

Tags: Engineering, Awards, Oregon

Portland, OR
Oregon State University’s College of Engineering will induct Jay Culbertson, Executive Vice President of Southland Industries, into its “Academy of Distinguished Engineers” at the 2019 Oregon Stater Awards.

Press Release