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The 2024 Ultimate Guide to Prefabricated Construction

The Advantages of Prefabricated Construction Prefab or prefabricated construction is when parts are made off-site and assembled onsite. The process involves creating the components in a factory or workshop away from the final building location. Once the workers complete the parts, they transport them to the construction site for assembly. This method is becoming more […]

10 Strategies for Enhancing Your Fabrication Shop in 2024

In construction manufacturing, particularly in mechanical and sheet-metal fabrication, the importance of fabrication shops cannot be overstated. They are pivotal in keeping buildings functional and enhancing our daily lives. Here are ten practical strategies for you to elevate your Fabrication Shop in the ever-evolving landscape. Also, learn how D.A. Dodd is elevating fabrication excellence.   […]

Modular Construction: Innovations and Opportunities in 2023-2024

Modular Construction is like a building with building blocks but on a much larger scale. This approach is on the rise and involves crafting various building components, or modules, in a controlled factory setting. These modules are then brought to the construction site and assembled with impressive efficiency. Now, how did we get here? Well, let’s […]

Searching for a Career in Fabrication Operations?

Construction today requires evolving talent to meet the changing demands and technological advancements of our industry. In 2023, the duties and responsibilities within fabrication operations offer many career opportunities for construction professionals.  A fabrication shop and its operations now encompasses various roles collaborating seamlessly to deliver high-quality industry-wide solutions. Each team member, from skilled fabricators […]

Prefabrication Benefits for Industrial Construction in 2023

Industrial construction is a growing sector within prefabrication. While previously done on-site, industrial contractors are moving to safer, off-site facilities that come with a variety of benefits. Industrial construction is primarily located on the outskirts of a town. Therefore, manufacturing sites factor in the need for special conveyance requirements such as 24/7 shipping and receiving, […]

The Rise of Prefabrication in Construction

Many owners and developers are beginning to incorporate pre-assembly and prefabrication processes into their construction projects rather than a more conventional approach.   With prefabrication and pre-assembly, the construction firm will set up a particular commercial space (fabrication shop) to prefabricate and assemble materials readied for the jobsite. Examples include pre-poured slabs, pre-assembled modular walls, […]

What is modular construction, and why is it the future of building?

Modular construction is a new hot topic in North America. But what is it, and how is it impacting the construction industry? A study done by Dodge Data & Analytics shows that establishing the use of both prefabrication and modular construction quantifies its users’ benefits and increases the industry’s understanding of what will most likely […]

7 Advantages of Using Prefabrication & Modular Construction Methods

As the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) and modular construction industry increasingly recognize the significant cost savings of integrating prefabrication and modular techniques into commercial projects, the key is enabling teams to track, manage, and collaborate using lean manufacturing and fabrication shop best practices. Additionally, powerful and innovative construction software is essential for construction firms […]

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