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Anderson Piping / Proctor & Graves

SEATTLE, November 16, 2016: Since the mid-1980s, Anderson Piping Co. Inc. has been providing the very best HVAC and plumbing services from its home base of Nashville, Tenn. By the early 2000s, the company’s success spawned a partner company, Proctor & Graves (P&G). Together the two companies have grown to become among the leading full-service HVAC and plumbing providers throughout Tennessee and southern Kentucky—able to handle those types of jobs that other companies just don’t have the expertise or equipment to take on.

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Spectrum Integration Hub

Dedicated Solutions create Open API Environment for Spectrum® Construction Software; Salesforce, Concur among early Integrations

SEATTLE, November 3, 2016: Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based construction ERP software, is pleased to announce its new Spectrum Integration Hub. The hub allows Dexter + Chaney clients to integrate Spectrum with virtually any other software program available.

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SEATTLE, October 6, 2016: When Wilmington, Del.-based Hatzel & Buehler, Inc.—the oldest electrical contractor in the United States—struggled to get real-time data out of its business and construction management software, it turned to Dexter + Chaney, the leader in cloud-based ERP software and developer of Spectrum® Construction Software to increase its competitive advantage.

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Job Recruitment

As a member of the Dexter + Chaney team, a millennial and a former construction worker, some of the common perceptions about construction strike a particular chord with me. My family comes from a construction background spanning several generations, so I have the unique perspective of having grown up with construction before I began working for a company that creates construction software. It’s through this window that I have noticed a severe underrepresentation of marketing for construction related careers. This may be why the current entrants aren’t looking at construction as a career:

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Construction Inventory

Over the past few months, I have had some frustrating experiences surrounding goods and services, or rather, the lack of goods and satisfactory service. Here are a few examples:

When working on a home improvement project, I visited one of the big box home improvement chain stores with a list of items I needed—only to find out that the store was out of stock on half of the goods on my list. I had to drive to another branch, where it too lacked what I needed. Even a visit to a competing chain netted zero results. So my home improvement project remains on the sidelines.

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SEATTLE, September 20, 2016: Usually when a software company announces it will no longer support a product, it serves as an unwanted disruption to the end user. When the folks at Sacramento, Calif.-based Schetter Electric found out that their construction software was being phased out, however, they saw an opportunity.

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