• Computer Guidance Corporation Launches eCMS as a service


    Computer Guidance Corporation, developer of financial and project management software solutions for architecture, engineering, and construction companies, announced the launch of its eCMS construction management software solution on a SaaS (Software as a Service)

  • Lean decision making processes for lower occupancy cost


    Even as analysts struggle to identify the bottom point of the current economic downturn, CFOs and finance groups are already taking a more conservative approach to funding levels for the next several years.

  • Kerry Group Opens Technical Center of Excellence


    Kerry Group opened its $60 million Technical Center of Excellence in early spring of 2009 in Beloit, Wis.

  • SAS Builds Cary Data Center


    SAS is planning to construct a $70 million data center at its headquarters in Cary, N.C.

  • What the Industry is Saying...


    Recorded testimony from conference participants at recent Tradeline Lean Facilities conferences.

  • Novus Completes St. Charles Headquarters


    Novus International’s new 90,000-sf global headquarters is slated for completion in early spring of 2009. Novus, an animal health and nutrition company, will consolidate its research and administrative operations in the $20 million facility.

  • Shanghai Tower Breaks Ground


    Shanghai Tower Construction and Development Corporation broke ground on the 128-story Shanghai Tower on November 28, 2008. Designed by Gensler, the project will stand 2,074 feet tall and will be the tallest building in China.

  • A Lean Primer


    Over the past two decades a rigorous focus on process improvement has generated notable gains in quality, productivity, and economy for the manufacturing sector.

  • Mistake-Proofing Design and Construction Systems Improves Quality of Capital Projects


    The concept of ‘mistake proofing' (poka yoke in Japanese) was introduced to the west in 1986 by Shingo, a master mind of the Toyota Production System, in the book titled Zero Quality Control: Source Inspection and the Poka-yoke System.

  • Perot Systems Builds Lincoln Facility


    Perot Systems began construction in October of 2008 on its 150,000-sf office facility in Lincoln, Neb. Located in the University of Nebraska Technology Park, the project is being built by KDC (Koll Development Company) to meet LEED sustainable design standards.