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New Version of BIM and CAD Product Line

Vectorworks, Inc. released Vectorworks 2023, featuring performance improvements and tools developed to give users more time to design. The 2023 release includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, Braceworks, ConnectCAD and Vision with the English-language editions of these versions available today. The Vectorworks 2023 product line features improvements focused on accelerated BIM workflows, interoperability, user experience enhancements, BIM for the landscape and entertainment-focused quality improvements.

New Version of BIM and CAD Product Line

Vectorworks, Inc. released Vectorworks 2023, featuring performance improvements and tools developed to give users more time to design. The 2023 release includes Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, Braceworks, ConnectCAD and Vision with the English-language editions of these versions available today. The Vectorworks 2023 product line features improvements focused on accelerated BIM workflows, interoperability, user experience enhancements, BIM for the landscape and entertainment-focused quality improvements.

Direct ordering tool

HOVER announced a partnership with SRS Distribution Inc. The partnership allows contractors to place material orders directly from within the HOVER platform, saving them time and ensuring material quantities are based on accurate measurements. Using accurate measurements created from HOVER’s 3D model, the Direct Ordering tool automatically calculates material quantities and instantly prepares material lists for roofing and siding products, enabling contractors to easily place their orders with SRS via the company’s Roof Hub tool. HOVER and SRS Distribution’s Direct Ordering integration takes into account a contractor’s unique pricing and installation preferences and offers a single, integrated digital experience that eliminates the need for manual entry or separate ordering and streamlines what was previously a cumbersome process for ordering materials. To download the HOVER app, visit https://hover.to/app-install/.

 

Direct ordering tool

HOVER announced a partnership with SRS Distribution Inc. The partnership allows contractors to place material orders directly from within the HOVER platform, saving them time and ensuring material quantities are based on accurate measurements. Using accurate measurements created from HOVER’s 3D model, the Direct Ordering tool automatically calculates material quantities and instantly prepares material lists for roofing and siding products, enabling contractors to easily place their orders with SRS via the company’s Roof Hub tool. HOVER and SRS Distribution’s Direct Ordering integration takes into account a contractor’s unique pricing and installation preferences and offers a single, integrated digital experience that eliminates the need for manual entry or separate ordering and streamlines what was previously a cumbersome process for ordering materials. To download the HOVER app, visit https://hover.to/app-install/.

 

Payment processing service

Paradigm Payments payment processing service allows contractors, distributors, dealers and manufacturers to securely accept credit or debit cards and process checks in the field or in-store. It is available through a partnership with Paya, which can provide integrated payments and commerce solutions including billing services, payment acceptance, data management and automated back office reconciliation. 

Payment processing service

Paradigm Payments payment processing service allows contractors, distributors, dealers and manufacturers to securely accept credit or debit cards and process checks in the field or in-store. It is available through a partnership with Paya, which can provide integrated payments and commerce solutions including billing services, payment acceptance, data management and automated back office reconciliation. 

EDTM Inc.

The Glass-Chek Elite identifies laminated glass in a window and measures the thickness of the laminate inner-layer. The graphical display illustrates the window’s profile. The instrument also detects the presence and location of low-emissivity coatings, and can tell if the coating is a hard or soft coat, as well as the number of silver layers used to make the coating. 
 

EDTM Inc.

The Glass-Chek Elite identifies laminated glass in a window and measures the thickness of the laminate inner-layer. The graphical display illustrates the window’s profile. The instrument also detects the presence and location of low-emissivity coatings, and can tell if the coating is a hard or soft coat, as well as the number of silver layers used to make the coating. 
 

Argon Filling Systems

The Argon Check Analyzer is a handheld, rapid feedback gas fill analyzer that provides an accurate reading of initial fill percentage. The sample probes provide point-of-fill readings to quickly determine manufacturing accuracies. Real-time reading and small sample size provide a single reading accuracy that should not require another fill cycle after testing. The analyzer offers an easy user interface with one-touch control.

Argon Filling Systems

The Argon Check Analyzer is a handheld, rapid feedback gas fill analyzer that provides an accurate reading of initial fill percentage. The sample probes provide point-of-fill readings to quickly determine manufacturing accuracies. Real-time reading and small sample size provide a single reading accuracy that should not require another fill cycle after testing. The analyzer offers an easy user interface with one-touch control.