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Labor Intensive Medical Facility Project

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1 Company V&C Drywall Contractors, Inc. Industry Interiors & Exteriors Company Size 50-200 Location Kapolei, Hawaii USA Project Hale Pawaa (HRT-MOB) Project Value $5.3 million Project Length 10 months On Center Software Solution On-Screen Takeoff® Quick Bid Digital Production Control™ V &C Drywall Contractors, Inc.(V&C) is a family owned contracting company started in 1982 by Vincent Nihipali Sr. V&C specializes in drywall, plastering, acoustical, fireproofing, gypsum flooring, and firestopping. Their geographical focus is Hawaii with a very diverse portfolio that includes a wide range of projects that are industrial, commercial, residential, and military construction. The scope of work that V&C excels in includes light gage metal framing, drywall, taping, veneer plastering, EIFS, lath & stucco, fireproofing, through penetration firestopping, USG Levelrock Gypsum concrete underlayment, insulation, and acoustical ceilings. No job is too big or too small for V&C and nothing but the best quality of work is acceptable to the management team. With over 30 years in the Hawaiian construction market, V&C has created a reputable name for themselves by staying focused on commitment to qual- ity and meticulous craftsmanship. Quality and customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance, this is achieved by paying close attention to all the processes during the life of the project. V&C's success is in part a result of embracing advanced construction automation technology from On Center Software. V&C successfully manages projects by placing the right information in the right hands of project managers, foremen, and superintendents through the implementation of tablet technology. M E D I CA L FAC I L I T Y P R O J E C T Hale Pawaa (HRT-MOB)—General Contractor: Kiewit Building Group—is a 10-story medical office building located right in the heart of Honolulu, Hawaii. Hale Pawaa is a structural steel building with a parking garage adjacent to the building. Over 400 covered parking stalls are available in this adjacent 8-story secure parking garage. This was an extremely challenging and labor intensive project because of the scope and location. Hale Pawaa required exterior light gage metal framing with heavy gage header boxed beams, sill boxed beams, and post. Scaffolding and equipment for the exterior had to be planned accordingly; V&C used Hydro Mobile Lifts to completely surround the building in order to have a continuous flow of labor. The unique design of the building mandated that each floor vary in height requiring greater attention to detail in order to successfully manage the material ordering process. There were Labor Intensive Medi- cal Facility Project I S C O M P L E T E D O N T I M E & W I T H I N BU D G E T D U E TO H E A LT H Y PA R T N E R S H I P S & AU TO M AT I O N

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