Leading health care and higher education builder now among top users of field management software
Washington, DC — February 6, 2014 – Textura® Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced that Latista(R) , a Textura solution and leader in field management for construction, has signed an enterprise deal with Messer Construction Co., a top construction management company and general contractor.
As part of Messer’s commitment to deliver quality construction experiences and continuous improvement, Messer has rapidly expanded use of Latista to 60 of its projects, with plans of further expanding usage. Brant Fischer, project solutions manager at Messer, leads the company’s implementation and training of Latista and says the software program has aided his company’s efforts in Lean Construction. “Latista fits our philosophy as a Lean Construction company,” he said. “We’ve heard nothing but good things about the software from our project teams that are using it.”
Messer Project Manager Kevin Pulsfort echoes Fischer’s praise. “I would definitely recommend Latista. We rave about it on the jobsite and to each other, and it’s really creating a buzz.”
“Latista is proud to support Messer’s drive towards delivering the highest quality construction,” said Chris Ramsey, President of Latista. “Messer is clearly a leader in implementing the latest in construction technology.”
Messer Construction Co. is a construction manager and general contractor providing leadership for complex commercial building projects. An employee-owned company, Messer delivers value through quality construction and client experiences. Founded in 1932, Messer’s footprint has grown to nine regional offices located across the Midwest and Southeast. The company is consistently ranked among the country’s 100 largest contractors by Engineering News-Record, and in fiscal 2013, Messer put in place more than $830 million in commercial construction. Messer now stands as one of the nation’s leading health care and higher education builders, and also boasts extensive, award-winning work in the life sciences and industrial market segments. Remaining paramount through the company’s growth has been its sustained commitment to building better communities, achieved annually through the company’s own foundation and through the time, service and dollars invested by its employee-owners in community organizations and causes. http://www.messer.com/
Unparalleled in the industry, Latista’s mobile and cloud software delivers market-leading field management solutions for construction. Latista’s current customers include Fortune 100 capital project owners and top 100 general construction and engineering firms. Latista’s customers attest that their use of Latista has led them to higher quality production, lower costs and reduced legal and financial risks.
Textura is the leading provider of collaboration and productivity tools for the construction industry. Our solutions serve all construction industry professionals across the project lifecycle – from takeoff, estimating, design, pre-qualification and bid management to submittals, field management, LEED® management and payment.
Textura’s collaboration platform and online product suite represent the first time the industry has all the tools needed to manage their business in an integrated fashion to save time and money and reduce exposure to risks. With award winning technology, world-class customer support and consistent growth, Textura is leading the construction industry’s technology transformation. www.texturacorp.com