As in many other industries, technological innovations that improve operational
efficiencies have made their way into the construction sector. The casework and millwork trades are now reaping the benefits of the digital age. These trades are businesses of skilled craftsmen, and some would say, artists. Nearly every aspect of a job is unique. Walnut or oak?Stain or lacquer? Melamine or NuMetal? The devil is in the details. Shops invest in technology and equipment including CNC machinery to increase productivity, reduce waste, and increase profits. However, tools that improve efficiency and effectiveness are not limited to the shop floor.
The road to a productive shop that enjoys a healthy profit begins with accurate takeoffs and estimates. Without professional, timely and accurate bids, jobs are hard to get. In the highly competitive marketplace where “the low bid gets the job,” a shop can lose money before cutting the first board without accurate and up-to-date takeoffs and estimates..............
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