Tracy Roe

TrueBuild® Batch – Maximizing Your Equipment Investment

Tracy Roe

Does this sound familiar? A truss fabricator makes the decision to invest in their business to increase capacity. They buy the latest and greatest automated saw, automated jigging system, or even a projection system. The new machinery is guaranteed to increase throughput versus what they are...

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August 2020
Issue #12253
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John Croll

Latest IntelliVIEW Release Improves Flexibility with Gable Stud Options

John Croll

Alpine has a long, proven history of bringing engineering and software together to produce better results for Component Manufacturers. Alpine’s IntelliVIEW design software, industry-leading engineering analysis, and efficient design tools provide designers everything they need to get the...

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August 2020
Issue #12253
Page 62
Tracy Roe

Better Tools for Optimizing Your Wall Panel Production

Tracy Roe

Our industry is continuously changing—there is no denying this fact. There is always a hot topic that gives birth to new buzzwords which gain popularity and begin trending. One of the latest examples is “Off Site Construction.” Everyone has heard it and, like many things in our...

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July 2020
Issue #12252
Page 58
Ed Serrano

Making Software ‘Simple’

Ed Serrano

Price, speed, accuracy, footprint, service, and support. Those are the most common features considered when it comes to purchasing a linear saw. And, yes, they are important, but a linear saw is nothing but powder-coated steel and a blade until it’s told what to do. That’s why what...

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July 2020
Issue #12252
Page 62
Joe Campagna

Lumber Joe

Joe Campagna

After 40 years in project management and product ownership for the financial service industry, dealing with everything from futures to equities to basis trading, I thought my brain couldn’t possibly manage another acronym. But, in a world that constantly changes, I too had to evolve...

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July 2020
Issue #12252
Page 104
Tracy Roe

Better Tools for Refining Your Wall Panel Designs

Tracy Roe

As we continue our series on better tools for wall panel design, it’s time to explore our Edit Framing feature. In today’s industry, there are no easy jobs. Project complexity has increased steadily over the past several years. The need to be able to quickly review panels and edit on...

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June 2020
Issue #12251
Page 56

Better Component Bidding and Delivery with STITCHER

Alpine Team

It’s official—Alpine’s new STITCHER software has the industry buzzing—and even a brief examination reveals why Preparing construction component projects for bidding and ultimately for scheduling and production can be difficult, time-consuming, and subject to input...

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June 2020
Issue #12251
Page 60
Tracy Roe

Better Tools for Intuitive Wall Panel Design

Tracy Roe

This month, we’re continuing our series on better tools for wall panel design and exploring our Break/Review process. Walls are just walls until they are broken into PANELS. Similar to the way trusses are just profiles until they are designed, the same is true for walls. Beginning with...

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May 2020
Issue #12250
Page 60
Tracy Roe

Better Tools for Wall Panel Design in Parametric 3D

Tracy Roe

Continuing our articles series on better tools for wall panel design, it’s time to start talking about parametric 3D. So, what is parametric 3D and what does it mean for you? According to Wikipedia, “Parametric design is a process based on algorithmic thinking that enables the...

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April 2020
Issue #12249
Page 64

Prep Time for Truss Job Bids Cut in Half…or Even More!

Alpine Team

Alpine’s STITCHER software delivers significant savings for APEX Technology’s bidding and design tasks The Product STITCHER is a unique software tool developed by Alpine to free component estimators and designers from repetitive tasks and to speed both bidding and production...

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April 2020
Issue #12249
Page 68

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