News

Oct
22

Santa Maria planning to add more sports fields, but project isn't a hit with everyone

Article | KEYT

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. -- To meet the demand of an active and healthy lifestyle, the Californian city of Santa Maria reached out to the local community and heard the need for their public parks to have more field space and increased field time with adequate lighting for soccer and other sports.

Oct
22

ENR 2019 Top 600 Specialty Contractors: How Long Will the Boom Last?

Article | ENR

The trend toward alternative project delivery is continuing to accelerate, and most contractors-- but not all - are beginning to worry that the market may be on the decline. Ted Lynch, CEO of Southland Industries, says that many overstretched contractors end up looking for mergers and acquisitions as an exit strategy when they get into trouble from too much work. 

Oct
21

Lean Methodology for Contractors

Article | ContractorMag

At Southland, Nutt explains, our first move is to ask our people how we as a company can help them. "This applies everywhere but specifically, as a plumbing contractor, I have to ask the people who perform the particular tasks that are related to a plumbing contract and learn how to improve from the people who are doing the work," Nutt said. 

Oct
15

Tee off for Charity: Southland Industries Raises More than $34,000 for Habitat for Humanity

On September 19, 2019, golfers and golf-enthusiasts "teed off for charity" at Southland Mid-Atlantic’s 10thAnnual Golf Classicat Evergreen Country Club in Haymarket, Virginia.

Oct
15

Southland Industries Names New Chief Financial Officer

Garden Grove, CA

Southland Industries recently announced the promotion of company veteran Tony Wang to the role of chief financial officer. He previously served as the organization’s vice president and treasurer. 

Aug
06

How Southland Industries Seamlessly Connected Its Projects & Reduced Inefficiencies

Article | Construction Business Owner
We went from being a $300 million company to a $1 billion-dollar company. It was becoming unsustainable to really work with the data without some type of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution for engineering applications - Israel Sumano, Senior Director of Infrastructure Services

Aug
06

US contractor reaps the rewards of BIM cloud migration

Article | BIM +
The decision to migrate its BIM design teams to virtual workstations in the cloud has saved the major US engineer and contractor Southland Industries hundreds of thousands of dollars in hardware and set up costs, said senior director Israel Sumano.

Jul
25

Government Facility Design

Article | Consulting Specifying Engineer
According to Mid-Atlantic Envise Branch Manager Jody W. Baldwin, “Technology integrators will in large part agree that one of the biggest trends affecting their scopes of work in the federal market is the trend to migrate away from proprietary automation systems toward agnostic or open products, protocols and platforms. A principal factor forcing this trend is the significant growth of technology and its incorporation into virtually every aspect of a built environment.”

 
Jul
23

National Engineering Firm Becomes Far More Agile With VDI via GPU Workstations

Article | architosh
“For our engineers and detailers to handle their workloads they needed to be local,” says Israel Sumano, senior director of infrastructure at Southland Industries, a design-build MEP firm that also does fire suppression. Sumano is making the case that proximity to construction sites is hugely beneficial for not just a design-build MEP firm but any firm. “Being able to go directly into the field to observe a situation or problem has great advantages,” he says.

Jul
22

Right Process Makes It Easy To Use 3D Modeling In Fabrication

Article | For Construction Pros

“Because we have design and constructability under one roof, we thought it was important on the construction side. With Revit, all of our people are working from the same system and the same model and the same source material,” says Judd Fuoto, lead solution analyst for Southland Industries.

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