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SDS2 Case Studies

Learn how companies like yours are using SDS2 to optimize their success. 

FEATURED STORY

Drake-Williams Saves 30-40% on Bid Time with SDS2 Estimodeling

“We are able to develop a more accurate estimate in a shorter time period to help provide our customers with the best possible information.”

DERRICK FITTON
DRAKE-WILLIAMS

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30-40% SAVED ON BID TIME

A DRAKE-WILLIAMS CASE STUDY

To supply an ambitious growth plan, Drake-Williams Steel has to find new ways keep up with tight estimating and budget demands and deliver bids with speed, accuracy, and volume. 


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PARKVIEW HEALTH CORE TOWER

A MOLD-TEK TECHNOLOGIES PROJECT

Mold-Tek detailers conquered a tight schedule and challenging geometry with SDS2 to win second place in the 2019 SDS/2 Solid Steel Competition for Commercial, Small Tonnage.


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INTEGRATED INNOVATIONS

A PVS STRUCTURES CASE STUDY

A top US fabricator maintains their competitive edge through digitalization and automation, integrating state-of-the-art precision equipment with the SDS2's automated connection design. 


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IMMERSIVE ART IN DENVER

MEOW WOLF: A KL&A PROJECT 

A multifunctional installation in Denver, Colorado, detailed and engineered by KL&A, Inc., won first place  in the 2019 SDS2 Solid Steel Competition for Commercial, Large Tonnage. 


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FULTON STATE HOSPITAL

A DGS TECHNICAL SERVICES PROJECT

A state-of-the-art mental hospital detailed by DGS Technical services of Elgin, IL, received second place in the 2019 SDS2 Solid Steel Competition for Commercial, Large Tonnage.  


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CONNECTION OPTIMIZATION

BOOST SAVINGS ON STEEL - A CASE STUDY

SDS/2 applied connection optimization to two projects originally detailed and fabricated by SDS2 customers. Results revealed savings between $40 and $75 per ton per project.  


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SCANA DUCT SYSTEMS

A CARTEE-BERRY & ASSOCIATES PROJECT

A bypass and seal air duct system for an energy plant detailed by SDS2 user Cartee-Berry won first place  in the 2019 SDS/2 Solid Steel Competition, Industrial category.


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60% FASTER DETAILING

A TSF STRUCTURES CASE STUDY

TSF Structures, Inc., an Iowa-based fabricator, utilizes customized SDS2 Detailing templates to save over 60% on detailing time.

  


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