Command Alkon, HCSS, Infotech keep drivers, contractors at social distances

Command Alkon and Sugar Land, Texas-based software provider Heavy Construction Systems Specialists are leveraging their existing program integration partnership to expand safe social distancing capabilities on jobsites. The combination of Command Alkon eTicketing Essentials and HCSS Trucking programs, available free of charge through year end, will help automate material and truck ticket collection and curtail the need for paper-based, person-to-person processes.

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MANUFACTURERS – APRIL 2020

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St. Louis-based Afinitas has appointed Dan Hodel as senior automation engineer, reporting to Dave Stoller, vice president of Global Engineering. He brings nearly 20 years’ experience with Johnson Gas of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; as a concrete curing division combustion engineer, he oversaw design, technical support, sales and marketing for pipe, prestressed, precast, block, paver and roof tile applications. Hodel also worked as an automation engineer for Advance Interface Solutions and process engineer for Eli Lilly.

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Command Alkon connects with technology-seasoned investor

Thoma Bravo, a San Francisco private equity firm focused on software and technology-enabled services sectors, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire heavy building materials IT leader Command Alkon from New York-based Quilvest Capital Partners. The ownership transition stands to speed execution of a strategy to integrate inter-company supply chain operations in heavy construction via Connex, a many-to-many technology platform rolled out in 2019.

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Command Alkon, Infotech power electronic ticketing network

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

Command Alkon and Gainesville, Fla.-based infrastructure construction software provider Infotech are teaming to provide electronic material delivery ticketing free of charge through June 30. A new cloud-enabled network combines the companies’ respective Connex platform and Doc Express service to remove the need for face-to-face jobsite interactions and ticket exchanges between suppliers, drivers and contractors.

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Command Alkon, HCSS team to keep drivers, contractors at social distances

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

Command Alkon and Sugar Land, Texas-based software provider Heavy Construction Systems Specialists are leveraging their existing program integration partnership to expand safe social distancing capabilities on jobsites. The combination of Command Alkon eTicketing Essentials and HCSS Trucking programs, available free of charge through June, will help automate material and truck ticket collection and curtail the need for paper-based, person-to-person processes. 

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Software, tech-wise investor to acquire Command Alkon

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; Thoma Bravo, San Francisco; CP staff

Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm focused on software and technology-enabled services sectors, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire heavy building materials IT leader Command Alkon from New York-based Quilvest Capital Partners. The ownership transition stands to speed execution of a strategy to integrate inter-company supply chain operations in heavy construction via Connex, a many-to-many technology platform rolled out in 2019.

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MANUFACTURERS – OCTOBER 2019

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New Hampshire- based Water Treatment Solutions, Inc. has appointed Della McDonald as director of Sales for Concrete, tasked with driving revenue in the block, precast and ready mixed segment. She will be responsible for sales, sales team development and leadership, plus product enhancements.

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‘Made for Now’ vibe drives Command Alkon conference

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

Heavy building materials innovators who leverage technology advancements to make smarter decisions faster, achieve break-through performance and deliver differentiated experiences inform a “Made for Now” theme for Command Alkon’s 2019 Elevate Conference & Expo, November 3-6 in Chicago.

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COMMAND ALKON FOUNDER KEN ROBINSON, 1934-2019

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ORGANIZATIONS – APRIL 2019

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The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute elected new directors during its 2019 convention: Matt Ballain, Coreslab Structures; Jenny Frost, Wells Concrete; Harry Gleich, Metromont Corp.; Matt Graf, International Concrete Products; Chris Mosley, Consulting Engineers Group; Bob Pabst, High Concrete Group; Jay Stracener, Precast Erectors; and, Randy Wilson, Meridian Brick.

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