SAN JOSE, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Construction and engineering company Cupertino Electric, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a 2013 Constructech “Vision Award” in the Commercial Specialty Contractor category. With more than 800 megawatts (mw) of solar projects under contract to date and data center projects underway with some of the world’s largest Internet companies, Cupertino Electric continues to lead the electrical industry with technology investments that are driving market and geographic growth.
“Cupertino Electric is at the forefront of how growth-oriented construction firms adopt and apply technology”
“Because Cupertino Electric was born and raised in Silicon Valley, we are fortunate to have innovation in our veins,” said Bill Diekmann, director of information technology for Cupertino Electric. “For nearly 60 years, we have always pioneered first-of-their-kind electrical systems and we take that same creative approach with our use of technology. With our projects spanning from one side of the United States to the other, the need for us to be creative about how to quickly and effectively connect our workforce is critical.”
About the Constructech Vision Award
Chosen by Constructech magazine, the Vision Award recognizes companies who are using innovative ways to cut costs and solve business problems through the use of technology. Vision Award recipients are judged on how effectively technology is used to increase competitiveness or create a better workplace for employees.
Cupertino Electric was honored with a Vision Award for its innovative use of document management and workflow to improve invoice processing and lien release management. Cupertino Electric uses PENTA construction ERP software for construction document management and workflow functionality. PENTA software creator, Penta Technologies, was also recognized at the Constructech awards ceremony alongside Cupertino Electric as a Technology Enabler.
“Cupertino Electric is at the forefront of how growth-oriented construction firms adopt and apply technology,” stated Karl Koenig, Penta Technologies’ President and CEO. “They are expanding geographically and dominating in exciting new business areas including transmission and distribution, utility-scale solar plants and professional sports stadiums. It’s rewarding to see PENTA solutions play a part in supporting their growth and enabling their operations.”
About Cupertino Electric, Inc.
Cupertino Electric is a private company headquartered in San Jose, Calif. that has provided expert engineering and construction services for a constantly evolving world for nearly 60 years. Cupertino is ranked among the largest specialty contractors in the nation and designs and installs custom electrical solutions for clients in a variety of industries, including biotech, commercial, data center, education, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, solar, and transmission and distribution. For more information, visit www.cei.com.
About Penta Technologies
Penta Technologies is committed to helping contractors improve operational efficiency and better serve their customers and team members through world-class enterprise software and services. PENTA solutions include Project Management and Administration, Service Management, Mobile Field Service and Inspections, Payroll, multi-company, multi-currency Financials, Inventory and Fixed Asset and Equipment Management. The intuitive PENTA interface is powered by a robust database, workflow and document management, business analytics, and web-based and native iPad® mobile solutions. For more information, visit www.penta.com.