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Contractors Plan to Use Advanced Technology to Alleviate Workforce Shortages Industry News

74 Percent of Contractors Plan to Use Advanced Technology to Alleviate Workforce Shortages

The commercial construction industry is looking to advanced technologies to alleviate workforce shortages and improve productivity.  The Q4 2018 USG Corporation + US Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index shows that over half of contractors are using advanced technology like drones, equipment tagging, wearable technology and augmented/virtual reality for their…
K-Con Inc.
March 28, 2019
What Exactly is a Pre-Engineered Metal Building? Building Systems

What Exactly is a Pre-Engineered Metal Building?

Even if you've made the smart choice to construct a metal building for your next project, you still have another decision looming. Will you choose a pre-engineered metal building (PEMB) or a conventional one? Metal buildings offer a durable, strong, and low-maintenance solution to construction, but a PEMB is the…
K-Con Inc.
March 22, 2019
New Trends for the Industrial Warehouse of the Future Industry News

New Trends for the Industrial Warehouse of the Future

Industrial developers are embracing new trends in warehouse design to help e-commerce and distribution companies shrink supply chain footprints.  With warehouse vacancy rates below 3 percent and a lack of developable land, the demand for warehouse facilities is high. JLL’s latest report, Industrial Warehouse of the Future, discusses the nine most promising…
K-Con Inc.
February 28, 2019
South Carolina Ranks in the Top 5 for Economic Development NewsGeneral

South Carolina Ranks in Top 5 for Economic Development

Area Development magazine, an industry trade journal recently ranked South Carolina in the top 5 for economic development.  The magazine ranked South Carolina as number 5 in its annual “Top States for Doing Business” report.  Other Southeastern states to rank high included Georgia as number one for the fifth consecutive…
K-Con Inc.
January 24, 2019