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Pype Powers-up PMWeb with New Integration

Pype Powers-up PMWeb with New Integration

Contractors know better than most the value of time, energy, and human resources in completing a project. There’s little in the world of construction quite so frustrating as a dropped ball because of an inaccurate, incomplete, or totally missing submittal register. In those cases, straightforward, readily available technology can be a vital tool for streamlining the procurement of[...]

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Five things most commonly missed in submittal logs

Five things most commonly missed in submittal logs

Creating a submittal log at the beginning of a project is one of the most arduous tasks on a construction project, to the point where some new project engineers and project managers are skipping over the process altogether. But best practice requires the creation of a submittal log, and an understanding of what is required to be approved by the design team and project owner is critical to[...]

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Pype, the original submittal and specification software

Pype, the original submittal and specification software

The construction industry is one of the hottest tech landscapes right now.  With new platforms, apps and technology emerging every day there is bound to be overlap.  For example, there are several solutions available on the market for processing and evaluating specifications.  Some of these solutions are standalone, such as ours, while others are built into large platform solutions. When[...]

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Pype partners with Robins & Morton to expand footprint in ENR Top 400

Pype partners with Robins & Morton to expand footprint in ENR Top 400

Pype recently announced our enterprise partnership with Birmingham-based contractor Robins & Morton. Robins & Morton, a consistent name on Engineering News-Record Magazine’s Top 100 Largest U.S. Builders List, has implemented Pype’s AutoSpecs software to help provide additional streamlining capability to their project specification review and submittal process. Through this implementation,[...]

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Pype Announces Enterprise level Deal with McCarthy Building Companies

Pype Announces Enterprise level Deal with McCarthy Building Companies

Pype is excited to announce the recent enterprise-level partnership with McCarthy. McCarthy Building Companies is the oldest privately held national construction company in the US and has built in nearly every state, with projects ranging in size from $1 million to well over $500 million in a wide variety of markets. Pype is proud to provide McCarthy with powerful solutions to help them[...]

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The Importance of Automation in the Construction Industry

The Importance of Automation in the Construction Industry

While the construction industry continues to grow, so does its appetite for technology.  As one of the last adopters of using technology, we have nowhere to go but up, which has led to considerable investments in startups and technology firms in our industry. Many of these tech companies have focused on the ability to automate traditionally paper and labor-intensive tasks to reduce the[...]

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What is a Submittal Log?

What is a Submittal Log?

Construction is one of those industries that has a lot of jargon.  There are a lot of words that will make you question if people are speaking english or not. Rodbuster, Tin Knocker, Punch List, CPM, BIM and the list goes on of somewhat odd terminology that would make outsiders think you were making things up.  However some of our terminology is not quite as difficult to decipher such as a[...]

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Understanding testing and inspection requirements on your project from Precon to Closeout

Understanding testing and inspection requirements on your project from Precon to Closeout

At the startup of a project one of the first things that should get done is creating a Quality Assurance and Quality Control program.  Some companies have entire manuals on this process, while other may play it by ear.  No matter which bucket you fall into there is some critical information that must be gathered early on in the project to ensure you have covered all of your bases.

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The importance of integrating across multiple construction platforms

The importance of integrating across multiple construction platforms

It seems like every day there is a new point solution that is introduced into the construction industry.  Now each of these solutions address a unique challenge to team members on projects, however how they work together is critical.  Every general contractor has a system of record that they want to run their projects through, for some it is Procore, others CMIC, Prolog, or BIM360.  It is[...]

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Why Data Analytics is Changing Construction

Over the past year we have seen many articles, blog posts and webinars talking about the importance of Big Data and Data Analytics in construction.  With the number of analytics platforms available on the rise in addition to the digitization of construction data there is no doubt construction is primed for a change in how it operates.  Companies like Autodesk and Procore have been doubling[...]

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