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
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
Greg Watson

Integrated Closed Wall Panel Systems

Greg Watson

For many years, wood frame wall panels have been constructed on site by contractors, and, in more recent times, by component manufacturers too. The wall panels assembled by component manufacturers primarily are open panels. These consist of lumber studs at predefined centers sheathed externally...

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June 2020
Issue #12251
Page 70
Nancy Mansfield

A Great Day for Golf

Nancy Mansfield

It’s not every day that your delivery of wall panels takes you to the picturesque views of Pebble Beach in sunny California! In May, Pacific Wall Systems, Inc. in Central Point, Oregon was very pleased to be the supplier for Castro Construction and Phase 4 of the project, “Lodge...

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June 2020
Issue #12251
Page 75
Wendy Boyd

Moving Forward with Your Team and Spida

Wendy Boyd

In the wake of troubled times, I’m filled with hope and renewed energy as I review the month that was and all of the things that have been accomplished for Spida Machinery worldwide. Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just...

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May 2020
Issue #12250
Page 15
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
Tracy Roe

Multi Family Tools for Wall Panel Design

Tracy Roe

Last month’s article launched our series on the most advanced panel design software in decades: Truebuild® Layout with panel design functionality. Written from the ground up by industry veterans and developed by the best in-house team in the industry, we listened to what you needed,...

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March 2020
Issue #12248
Page 62

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