Trimble and MSUITE to Optimize MEP Contractors’ Prefabrication Processes with Connected Workflows

September 23, 2021

SUNNYVALE, Calif. and CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 23, 2021—Trimble and MSUITE announced today a collaboration to provide Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) contractors with optimized prefabrication workflows via software and data connectivity. 

Trimble delivers construction management solutions, including industry-leading estimating and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) software driven by Trimble MEPcontent, the world’s largest library of managed content for MEP contractors. MSUITE provides a cloud-based suite of management software to connect Building Information Modeling (BIM), fab and field construction teams to help them track, manage and share data throughout the entire lifecycle of a construction project.

The Trimble and MSUITE collaboration empowers MEP contractors with an extended, digitized office-to-shop workflow to deliver unparalleled quality and accuracy. Beginning with Trimble’s VDC software and real-world managed manufacturer content, MEP design and detailing teams can design constructible fabrication-ready models ensuring quality model data is loaded into MSUITE’s solutions. MSUITE then extends the workflow by enabling MEP contractors to track and manage the fabrication process, including productivity/status tracking, time sheets and reporting, and real-world shop labor.  

“Trimble is committed to providing end-to-end construction management solutions. The integration of Trimble and MSUITE software enables a comprehensive workflow from estimate to model design to complete fabrication,” said Chris Peppler, senior director of product and marketing at Trimble MEP.  “The construction industry is transforming as offsite prefabrication becomes more common. Our joint customer base can leverage streamlined workflows and real-time access to Trimble’s extensive library of managed content to be more efficient, productive and competitive.”

“At MSUITE, we believe that better decisions are made from better data. By leveraging Trimble best-in-class technology, we will give the MEP prefabrication and modular building industries an integrated flow,” said Britton Langdon, founder and CEO at MSUITE. “With a single connected workflow, companies prefabricating using MSUITE and Trimble MEP solutions can rely on the power of connected data—from estimating and purchasing materials to automated timesheets and invoices. This connected workflow will significantly increase the accuracy of estimates, reduce the effort it takes to track earned values and reduce the need for paper on the shop floor. We are excited to bring a comprehensive solution to our combined user base.”

 

About MSUITE

Founded in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Born in Construction. MSUITE empowers MEP and Modular Construction firms to connect the BIM-to-FAB-to-FIELD workflow with easy-to-use, scalable, and industry-focused software that provides real-time status updates and valuable tracking and estimating information. Trusted by customers across North America, MSUITE’s mission is to continually offer contractors with superior client services married to best-in-class revolutionary technology that transforms construction. We Connect BIM-FAB-Field teams. Learn more at www.msuite.com.

 

About Trimble Construction 

Trimble is developing technology, software and services that drive the digital transformation of construction with solutions that span the entire architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. Empowering teams across the construction lifecycle, Trimble's innovative approach improves coordination and collaboration between stakeholders, teams, phases and processes. Trimble's Connected Construction strategy gives users control of their operations with best-in-class solutions and a common data environment. By automating work and transforming workflows, Trimble is enabling construction professionals to improve productivity, quality, transparency, safety, sustainability and deliver each project with confidence. For more information, visit: construction.trimble.com.

 

About Trimble

Trimble is an industrial technology company transforming the way the world works by delivering solutions that enable our customers to thrive. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics connect the digital and physical worlds to improve productivity, quality, safety, transparency and sustainability. From purpose-built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble is transforming industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation. For more information about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), visit:  www.trimble.com.

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