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Tip #3 for Formwork Success - Value engineering of project design

07/29/2015
A good formwork company will provide professional engineering services that recommend design changes to provide for a more economical total project cost.
Formwork specialists can draw up assembly and erection plans to suit your specific requirements and preferences. This optimizes the use of the formwork systems provided and helps ensure success on site. With a specialized design of a formwork system there is a time savings (faster assembly) through use of professional-standard planning documents; no loss of time caused by poor planning on site; greater certainty because of fewer interfaces; and optimized transportation to reduce costs. A good formwork company will provide professional engineering services that recommend design changes to provide for a more economical total project cost. Value engineering is about helping the contractor make the right decisions about every aspect of formwork. Costs are kept under control and risks can be assessed well in advance. Selecting the right formwork system factors into cost-efficiency for the entire project.
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Michael Schaeffer Michael Schaeffer, Vice President for Doka North America, has been in the industry for over 22 years. A formwork professional, Mike’s career also includes engineering, front line sales, operations, branch management, and regional sales management. Today, Schaeffer’s responsibilities include full responsibility for Eastern North America. More articles from this author