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Be Enabled: The Future of the Office—Winning Large Projects as an Unaligned Dealer

  Do large project bids exclude those office furniture dealers not aligned with a national distributor? Not according to Robert Cotton and Maurele Lehman. Cotton, the owner of Logical Office Furniture in Austin, Texas, and Maurele Lehman, President of Innerspace Systems in Valencia, California, dropped by Be Enabled to share their experiences as Read more

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Be Enabled: The Future of the Office—Winning Large Projects as an Unaligned Dealer
  Do large project bids exclude those office furniture dealers not aligned with a national distributor? Not according to Robert Cotton and Maurele Lehman. Cotton, the owner of Logical Read more
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Adaptive Reuse is Gaining Momentum to Tackle the Housing Crisis
  With the housing market booming and driving up home prices in the US, “adaptive reuse,” or the buying up of large commercial spaces to convert into affordable housing, Read more
Architecture & Design
Will Future Designs Utilize a Smaller Footprint?
  Commentary: Architects plan for the future with every design, and right now they are in a precarious spot. Will clients want designs that utilize smaller foot prints or Read more
Architecture & Design
InfoComm 2021: Can AI Take the Artificial Out of the Office Experience?
  Key Points: Many companies are facing and the question they're repeatedly asking is how they make the office a place that employees truly want to be? AI is really Read more
Architecture & Design
InfoComm 2021: The Real Impact of the Pandemic on AV’s Work and Workforce
The pandemic left lasting impacts on industry demographics and workflows; the AV industry is no exception. Our team on the ground at InfoComm 2021 wanted to get a pulse for some of Read more
Architecture & Design
InfoComm 2021: How Architecture Embraced Disruption & Technology to Tackle Hybrid Work
   Key Points: The pandemic shifted the traditional office model. The notion of  hybrid work has been building for a long time. Companies must now focus on Read more

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E.U. Whiskey Tariffs Are Lifted, But the Industry is Still On the Rocks
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  The whiskey market is eager for a return to form. In 2018, in response to the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs targeting the E.U. and ordered by former President Donald Trump, the European Read more
Material Signs: Introduction to the World of Optics
January 21, 2022
Doctors Scott Carney, chief science and technology officer at Optica, Kate Medicus, CEO at Ruda-Cardinal, and Alexis Vogt, endowed chair and professor of optics at Monroe Community College, joined Host Tyler Read more
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What Defines “Success” for Safety Personnel?
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The Safety Justice League is back and refreshed after a much-needed, restful holiday season. Jason squared (Jason Maldonado and Jason Lucas) joined Host Abby Ferri to dive into what success looks like Read more

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Boon Edam’s New AIA Continuing Education Course Emphasizes Entrance Security
January 11, 2021
Lillington, North Carolina, January 6, 2021 – Boon Edam Inc., a global leader in security entrances and architectural revolving doors, today announced a new continuing education course approved Read more
Galvanizing Applications: Agricultural Equipment
Life in agriculture can be tough. The days are long, the work is difficult, yet rewarding, and Read more
How Celebrity Designer Dan Vickery Prioritizes Function in Design
Dan Vickery’s infectious blend of energy, creativity, and dedication has distinguished him as a Read more
Caesarstone Completes Majority Stake Acquisition of Lioli Ceramica
MP MENASHE, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSTE), a leading developer and Read more
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Caesarstone Completes Majority Stake Acquisition of Lioli Ceramica
October 22, 2020
MP MENASHE, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSTE), a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality engineered surfaces, today announced it has closed on its Read more
Use Cases for Hot-Dip Galvanized Fencing
Fences are a staple in many aspects of society and particularly in agriculture, where they’re Read more
Caesarstone Introduces Dramatic CALACATTA MAXIMUS Luxury Defined
CHARLOTTE, NC (October 5, 2020) — Caesarstone, the inventor of quartz surfacing, is pleased to Read more
Caesarstone Enters Global Porcelain Countertop Market Through Majority Ownership Acquisition of Lioli Ceramica
(September 1, 2020) Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSTE) announced today entering a transaction for Read more
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Caesarstone Enters Global Porcelain Countertop Market Through Majority Ownership Acquisition of Lioli Ceramica
September 14, 2020
(September 1, 2020) Caesarstone Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSTE) announced today entering a transaction for the acquisition of majority ownership in Lioli Ceramica Pvt. Ltd. By entering the global porcelain Read more
How BoomerJacks Uses Signage to Stand Out in the Restaurant Industry
For a business, brand image is everything. From the first moment a potential Read more
The Future of the Modern Office in the Wake of COVID-19
As the world marches toward a return to business as usual – or some approximation of it – Read more
Architecture At A Distance: How These Firms Are Making It Work
Once a week, the staff at Mark P. Finlay Architects & Interiors assembles a row of Read more

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On Deck with Circuit Check: The Digital Transformation of Test
October 13, 2021
The manufacturing testing environment experienced significant changes with accelerated digitization. With digital transformation now impacting how they test and the devices under testing, how Read more
Designing a Future-Ready New Studio
Provost Studio knows there are many considerations at play when designing a new webcast Read more
Reintroducing Common Sense for Sustainability and Resiliency
Sustainability, transparency, wellness and resiliency are the pillars of the green building Read more
How Resiliency Overlaps with a Commitment to Sustainability in Design
Sustainability, transparency, wellness and resiliency are the pillars of the green building Read more
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How Resiliency Overlaps with a Commitment to Sustainability in Design
March 8, 2021
Sustainability, transparency, wellness and resiliency are the pillars of the green building world. Host Daniel Huard, the Godfather of Sustainability, collaborates with the experts around the Read more
The Importance of Wellness in the Office
Sustainability, transparency, wellness and resiliency are the pillars of the green building Read more
IKEA Buys 11,000 Acres of Georgia Forest
  IKEA is making investments into its climate positivity commitments, and the strategy is Read more
Engineering State-of-the-Art VLMs
A state-of-the-art vertical lift machine requires state-of-the-art engineers. Vidir has Read more
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Engineering State-of-the-Art VLMs
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A state-of-the-art vertical lift machine requires state-of-the-art engineers. Vidir has both. Meet two key members of the Vidir engineering team – Dimitri Caldeira, Director of Engineering, Read more
Reinforcing the Bottom Line with Sustainable Strategies
Sustainability, transparency, wellness and resiliency are the pillars of the green building Read more
How Transparency Can Lead to Sustainable Building
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The Evolving Pillars of Green Building
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Will Future Designs Utilize a Smaller Footprint?
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Will Future Designs Utilize a Smaller Footprint?
November 10, 2021
  Commentary: Architects plan for the future with every design, and right now they are in a precarious spot. Will clients want designs that utilize smaller foot prints or Read more
InfoComm 2021: Can AI Take the Artificial Out of the Office Experience?
  Key Points: Many companies are facing and the question they're Read more
InfoComm 2021: The Real Impact of the Pandemic on AV’s Work and Workforce
The pandemic left lasting impacts on industry demographics and workflows; the AV Read more
InfoComm 2021: How Architecture Embraced Disruption & Technology to Tackle Hybrid Work
   Key Points: The pandemic shifted the traditional office model. Read more
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InfoComm 2021: How Architecture Embraced Disruption & Technology to Tackle Hybrid Work
October 28, 2021
   Key Points: The pandemic shifted the traditional office model. The notion of  hybrid work has been building for a long time. Companies must now focus on Read more
Architecture’s Role in Creating and Communicating Culture
  Key Points: Architecture is a form of art that can communicate Read more
How Much Input Should Local Communities Have Over the Design of Government Buildings?
  Legislation reintroduced in congress, backed by the AIA, would Read more
What Role Will Architects Play in Natural Disaster Preparedness?
This year has been a compilation of catastrophic natural disasters, from fires ravaging Read more
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What Role Will Architects Play in Natural Disaster Preparedness?
September 29, 2021
This year has been a compilation of catastrophic natural disasters, from fires ravaging Greece and California, to flooding inundating New York and China, to hurricanes smashing into Louisiana Read more
AR Engineers are Honing Their Chops on Social Media Effects
AR filters are becoming not only a fan favorite for social media platforms, Read more
Can Federal Dollars Help Construction Properly Digitize
The construction industry has struggled to properly digitize. The host of Build Read more
UX is the Cornerstone of Convenience as a Service
It's no surprise by now that the pandemic accelerated end-users trends of seeking Read more
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Be Enabled: The Future of the Office—Winning Large Projects as an Unaligned Dealer
November 30, 2021
  Do large project bids exclude those office furniture dealers not aligned with a national distributor? Not according to Robert Cotton and Maurele Lehman. Cotton, the owner of Logical Office Furniture in Austin, Texas, and Maurele Lehman, President of Innerspace Systems in Valencia, California, dropped by Be Enabled to share their experiences as Read more
Adaptive Reuse is Gaining Momentum to Tackle the Housing Crisis
November 16, 2021
  With the housing market booming and driving up home prices in the US, “adaptive reuse,” or the buying up of large commercial spaces to convert into affordable housing, is gaining momentum. For instance, California’s Project Homekey purchased and converted entire hotels and office buildings into thousands of affordable units — more than Read more
Will Future Designs Utilize a Smaller Footprint?
November 10, 2021
  Commentary: Architects plan for the future with every design, and right now they are in a precarious spot. Will clients want designs that utilize smaller foot prints or is that an over reaction to the past year? We asked architect Margine Biswas to weigh in on what design trends she is seeing. UC Santa Barbara made waves recently when Read more
InfoComm 2021: Can AI Take the Artificial Out of the Office Experience?
November 3, 2021
  Key Points: Many companies are facing and the question they're repeatedly asking is how they make the office a place that employees truly want to be? AI is really going to take our workspace and personalize it because it is constantly learning how it is able to adjust to your work experience. Commentary: The office experience as Read more
InfoComm 2021: The Real Impact of the Pandemic on AV’s Work and Workforce
October 28, 2021
The pandemic left lasting impacts on industry demographics and workflows; the AV industry is no exception. Our team on the ground at InfoComm 2021 wanted to get a pulse for some of the ways COVID left women in AV with less work and resources, as well as whether AV design work itself has shifted in 18 months. We spoke with Rebecca Sullins, Senior Read more
InfoComm 2021: How Architecture Embraced Disruption & Technology to Tackle Hybrid Work
October 28, 2021
   Key Points: The pandemic shifted the traditional office model. The notion of  hybrid work has been building for a long time. Companies must now focus on leveraging technology to empower employees to work from anywhere. Commentary: The events of 2020 forever changed how and where we work, disrupting the traditional office Read more
On Deck with Circuit Check: The Digital Transformation of Test
October 13, 2021
The manufacturing testing environment experienced significant changes with accelerated digitization. With digital transformation now impacting how they test and the devices under testing, how will manufacturers venture into this new realm to realize optimization and efficiency? On Deck with Circuit Check host Daniel Litwin spoke with two experts in the space, Read more
On Deck with Circuit Check: When to Use a Universal Test Platform
October 13, 2021
  DUTs, or devices under test, were the topic on the discussion board for On Deck with Circuit Check. One-to-one device testing can be a laborious time-escalating process, but there are some methods and strategies for testing multiple devices to improve output time. Sean Casey, test systems engineering manager with Circuit Check, and Ted Ronnenburg, Read more
Architecture’s Role in Creating and Communicating Culture
October 6, 2021
  Key Points: Architecture is a form of art that can communicate culture and history. As an art form, architecture can be challenging because it must be practical and adhere to societal constraints, while still expressing aesthetic principles. Architecture can be designed in a specific style, which allows for designers to Read more