Constructech Announces Winners of 2015 Vision Awards

Vision Awards acknowledge companies that have used technology in an innovative way to solve a problem to improve their competitiveness

The Constructech Vision Awards acknowledge companies that have used technology in an innovative way to solve a problem to improve their competitiveness.

Companies eligible to submit for this competition include residential construction, commercial and heavy construction businesses, professionals in all trades, architectural and engineering firms, corporate owners, facility management companies, government agencies and land developers.

Construction companies are evaluated on a business challenge, how technology was innovatively used and what the payoff of the solution is to the company. Companies are eligible for a Gold, Silver or Bronze in their appropriate category. Constructech also recognizes the hardware and software suppliers that have enabled the construction company to achieve its goals.

“Every year the Vision Award winners continue to surprise me, leveraging technology that provides auspicious benefits to the organization, helping them rise above the rest,” says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Constructech. “This is an opportunity for others in the space to learn how technology can provide a competitive advantage.”

The winners of the 2015 Constructech Vision Awards are:

Aconex Ltd.
Bentley Systems, Inc.

Builder/GC Commercial $6 million to $25 million
Silver: Construction Coordinators, Inc.

Builder/GC Commercial $26 million to $100 million
Gold: Pinnacle/CSG, Inc.
NoteVault Inc.
Bluebeam Software, Inc.

Builder/GC Commercial More than $500 million
Gold: Pomerleau
Aconex Ltd.
Newforma, Inc.

Gold: Hoar Construction
Assemble Systems

Silver: Hensel Phelps
Aconex Ltd.

Builder/GC Residential $6 million to $25 million
Gold: Tim O'Brien Homes
Avid Ratings Co.
BuilderMT, Inc.
CG Visions
Sage Software, Inc.
Sales Simplicity Software

Corporate Owner: Industrial/Manufacturing
Gold: Turner Industries

Corporate Owner: Transportation/Com./Utilities
Silver: Nalcor Energy
Aconex Ltd.

Gold: EE Cruz Co., Inc.
Computer Guidance Corp.

Specialty Contractor: Concrete Work
Gold: Klorman Construction

Specialty Contractor: Electrical Work $251 million to $500 million
Gold: Faith Technologies, Inc.

Specialty Contractor: Electrical Work More than $500 million
Gold: Rosendin Electric

Specialty Contractor: Plastering/Drywall $251 million to $500 million
Gold: Marek Brothers
On Center Software, Inc.

Specialty Contractor: Plastering/Drywall $6 million t0 $25 million
Gold: Master Plaster
On Center Software, Inc.

Specialty Contractor: Plastering/Drywall Less than $5 million
Gold: Performance Drywall
On Center Software, Inc.

Specialty Contractor: Refrigeration Systems
Gold: Source Refrigeration & HVAC, Inc.
Systemates, Inc.

Specialty Contractor: Steel Erector & Industrial Services
Gold: L.P.R. Construction Co.

The final award of the evening is the Team Award and it is given to the project team that experiences considerable success in using leading-edge technology, specifically on one single project or program. This year the winner of the Team Award was Northwestern Medicine. The partners recognized were Lend Lease - Pepper Construction Joint Venture and StratusVue.

“This year’s Vision Awards winners prove innovation is continuing to thrive in the construction industry,” says Laura Black, editor, Constructech magazine. “The winners are among the elite companies that understand technology can provide true value.”