Carol Stream, Ill. — Aug. 28, 2015 —Construction companies continue to leverage technology to improve businesses processes—and the organizations that gathered at a dinner on Thursday have done just that and were named the 2015 Vision Award winners by Constructech magazine. This year, the winners and their solutions providers were announced at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Schaumburg, Ill., following Constructech’s Technology Day event. 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: AEC/Design Gold: AECOM 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. Bluebeam Software, Inc. NoteVault 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. Heavy/Highway/GC 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.” The 2015 Vision Award winners can also be found in the Nov/Dec and December issues ofConstructech magazine. The issues will be available in print or by downloading the Constructech app in the iTunes App Store For further inquiries, please contact Laura Black via email or at +1 630.933.0844 ext. 252.