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From Project Requirement to Voluntary Adoption

December 13, 2018

How committed is our industry to using BIM and other technology? What are the primary drivers and challenges to industry-wide solutions? Pepper's technology adoption survey reveals where we are today, how far we've come in 2 years and what it will take to reach full adoption.

Unity through a spirit of generosity

December 6, 2018

No other time of year brings a sense of unity through generosity, like the holidays. If you're looking for a place to give, consider these 5 Ohio organizations.

The need for more diversity to improve productivity

December 5, 2018

Studies show a direct connection between diversity and productivity and innovation. Could the key to improving productivity in our industry lie not in our processes and tools, but rather in our people?

Making jobsites safer using virtual reality for safety training

November 28, 2018

Virtual reality is no longer just for gaming. Pepper Construction is partnering with Purdue University and MindForge to create hands-on safety training using VR.

BIM for Facility Management (FM): How to get started

November 27, 2018

Owners increasingly have questions about BIM for facility management. Each situation is different and takes a custom approach. For those ready to take advantage of all that BIM offers, our team has advice for getting started.

Developing a company culture inspired by thanksgiving

November 19, 2018

As companies seek creative ways to attract and retain their employees, we've found the most meaningful way to show appreciation to our people is through recognition and career development.

Recognizing those who help make us better at what we do

November 14, 2018

At Pepper, we believe our trade partners are critical to our success and each year hold an appreciation event to let them know how important they are. We believe it, but we don't always talk about it or celebrate it. This post shares some of those stories, as well as a personal challenge to do more to recognize them.

The Role of Quality Management in Innovation

November 8, 2018Quality

How are you assured of quality when new design elements, products and systems are specified. In this article, Pepper's quality team in Indiana explains the process they took before the recent successful installation of a voided slab Cobiax system.

7 Tips for Implementing Lean Construction in the Field

October 29, 2018At Pepper

Could the field be the key to converting more people to Lean Construction? In our presentation on Field-led Lean Construction - the Key to Unlocking Conversion in Our Industry at 2018 LCI Congress, one team shares how they went from no experience to all-in.