Embracing digital technologies is key to success in a modernising construction sector. Developments like Building Information Modelling (BIM), robotics and virtual reality are transforming how we design buildings and manufacture products. The Digital & Manufacturing Excellence Award recognises the outstanding digital transformations going on in the precast sector.
Digital and Manufacturing Excellence Award Winners
2019 Award Winner
Stanton Bonna Concrete, Automated Cutting Robot
Faced with a process involving long production lead times for its innovative manhole base, Stanton Bonna invested in a digital technology solution that facilitated a transformation in process, design, speed and quality to meet individual customer needs. Using state of the art technology, Stanton Bonna’s Poly Robot ensures the base channel design and pipe entry positions are honed to a precise poly former profi le in around 45 minutes. This process used to take between fi ve and seven days from external suppliers. Upon receiving customer details about the required manhole base, the software creates automated instructions for the milling robot.
Highly Commended: FP McCann, Embracing Digital Technology
The below projects are shortlisted in our Best Practice Digital Transformation Award:
- FP McCann, Embracing Digital Technologies
- Litecast, From Excel to Elsie
- Quinn Building Products, Quinn Safety Hub
- Simply Precast, Simply Certificates
- Stanton Bonna Concrete, Automated Cutting Robot
- Stanton Bonna Concrete, Project Data Management
The 2019 Innovation Award was sponsored by Trimble Solutions
For further information on the above projects, download our 2019 Annual Review