Fabrication

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January 11, 2023

4 Things You Need for a More Efficient Prefab Shop

If you’re in the mechanical, electrical or plumbing (MEP) space and want to improve the operation of your prefabrication shop, you may need more than a full workforce or the ...

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December 7, 2022

MEP’s Role in the Move Toward Industrialized Construction

Adoption of industrialized construction (IC) is increasing in the construction industry. That can partly be attributed to demand and the pressure it is exerting on companies to perform faster. So, ...

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November 8, 2022

How Modular Can Make Urban Construction More Sustainable

By using materials more efficiently and reducing waste, modular construction can make urban housing more attainable and more sustainable. One of the challenges in determining the sustainability of construction processes ...

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November 2, 2022

Two Big Challenges MEP Contractors Face

Despite the latest trends in construction technology designed to make companies function better, there are still things that can work against an MEP contractor being profitable. Every company will eventually ...

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October 31, 2022

3 Ways to Avoid Waste in Your MEP Fabrication

Waste costs your company profits, and sometimes it’s hard to pinpoint where that waste is happening. It’s fairly easy to see when materials are being wasted. But it takes closer ...

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October 27, 2022

How to Overcome the Cost of Building Unique

Aside from the modular industry, the buildings being built today are designed and constructed as “one-off” structures. It’s understandable: what developer wants their buildings to look like their neighbors’ buildings? ...

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September 26, 2022

3 Roles of BIM in Prefabrication

A few years ago, Autodesk highlighted a New England-based mechanical construction company that is recognized as a leader in quality prefabrication and modular construction technology. The company continues to grow by ...

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September 21, 2022

5 Benefits of a Digital Factory

More and more often, we’re hearing that connected data is central to the future of manufacturing. Due to recent challenges of supply chain issues, unstable consumer demand and fluctuating labor ...

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August 29, 2022

How to Make MEP Fabrication Faster and Easier

For mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) fabricators, the building information modeling (BIM) process appears to be here to stay. After over two decades of Autodesk Revit evolution, an increasing number ...

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August 24, 2022

Why BIM is Better than 2D for Concrete Design

If the designers and drafters in your concrete company are still working in CAD with 2D drawings, you may be pressured to solve some of the following issues: Financial restrictions ...

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August 12, 2022

9 Steps to Creating Fabrication Content

The Autodesk Fabrication family of tools includes three products that help users extend their BIM workflows to estimate, detail and fabricate better mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems. They are ...

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July 15, 2022

5 Trends in Industrialized Construction

Researching and adopting construction technologies is becoming increasingly important to companies that want to stay competitive. Industrialized construction combines a number of technologies that enable companies to benefit through scalability, ...

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