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The First Key Steps In The Modern Fabricator Process: Design Assist, Estimation, and Project Management
For the fabricator to handle the most complex construction challenges, and still deliver the highest quality products, a well thought out and tested process and workflow needs to be in place. At CEI Materials, we have created such a process with personnel that are well-equipped to anticipate and overcome potential design issues that may arise well before any fabrication takes place.
How The Modern Fabricator Is A Trusted Partner In Mandated Testing Performance
Mandated testing performance is one of the most important issues in building construction and demands continuous monitoring and adaption to keep up with new and innovative products and techniques. This emergence has changed the status quo at an amazing rate, driven by both technology and societal demands. The modern fabricator must be fully aware of this multi-faceted environment and adapt his products and technologies to address them.
How The Modern Fabricator Helps Effectively Choose The Total Wall Assembly
After the architect and fabricator have reviewed the surface options and decided which meet their criteria for performance, aesthetics, and cost, it is time to move on to choosing how the chosen materials can be most effectively attached to the exterior building envelope. This again is the area where the modern fabricator can be most effective in helping the architect with his like mind solution-driven mandate.
The Role Of The Modern Fabricator In Navigating Architectural Product Selection
Over the last two decades the cladding market has seen a dramatic rise in surface options due to both domestic innovation and new product entries from Europe. These new products have expanded the design palette for architects and have also been added to the fabricator’s arsenal. The modern fabricator is no longer a single product supplier, but rather a multi-faceted provider of many cladding substrates.
The Modern Fabricator and The Changing Nature of the Key Players of Architectural Panel Systems
CEI Materials has invested heavily in the areas of design, technology, and robotic production capabilities in order to become a modern fabricator and better serve its AEC customers. Over the next several months we are going to spotlight the meaning of the modern fabricator and how CEI Materials has adapted and developed internal processes in order to meet market demands.

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