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ABOUT SIMPSON STRONG-TIE:

Pipeline, a web-based material management and estimating logic solution from Simpson Strong-Tie, delivers a predictive approach to producing an accurate bill of materials and creates an organized, efficient and cost savings approach needed by production home builders for proper options management.

Through additional development & acquisition, Simpson Strong-Tie has rounded out the needed functionality to support:  sales pricing;  the sales process;  vendor & cost management;  purchasing functions;  critical chain scheduling;  accounting integration;  business intelligence and more…

This complete solution empowers you and your team to reduce costs, increase net margins and scale operations without adding staff – all while reducing cycle times, minimizing variance and getting homes closed faster.

Capabilities:

    • Extract exact measurements that quantify the total materials required to finish a project.
    • Import various takeoff methods through dynamic estimation.
    • Export BOMs for each plan a builder is working on.
    • Quickly compute sales price adjustments from community to community based upon included options.
    • Monitor construction schedules via a fever chart, determining where resources should be directed.
    • Connect with third-party software to import data directly into their systems.

What our users say:

“It was taking us 60-70 hours to price out a house.  We can do it in Pipeline in 20 hours and include all the options, top to bottom.” – Jay Frye, Ivey Homes

“With Specitup, I can add a new plan in a matter of hours.  And now we don’t have to engage estimating until the house is actually sold.” – Dan Kent, Owner, Kent Homes

To learn more, visit www.strongtie.com