Blenker

“We carefully selected software that integrates the home design and component manufacturing ends of our business,” Jason Blenker says of the SAPPHIRE™ adoption.

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A staff of 30, including sales, design, and manufacturing — turns out thousands of components a year.

In the wake of the recession in 2011, Blenker built houses and components equivalent to 400 starts - around 1,000,000 square feet of finished space. The company's entire waste disposal bill that year was just $486.

The Story

Collaboration and ease of use.

A staff of 30, including sales, design, and manufacturing — turns out thousands of components a year.

Blenker Building Systems was in the market for a new software system, and only the SAPPHIRE Suite met all of their requirements for better collaboration and ease of use.

The time and money saved by adopting SAPPHIRE has helped Blenker expand its business

Blenker

Background

Blenker Building Systems offers pre-priced, whole-house solutions constructed through a 3D CAD-based, virtual-home-design process. Blenker's CAD design work is integrated into MiTek's design and collaboration suite, SAPPHIRE™ Structure.

Challenge

The advantages for builders are obvious: Builders save time with shorter start-to-finish construction cycle times, build greener with reduced waste, and increase profits and boost efficiency with precision-built panels constructed in a controlled environment. But would switching to SAPPHIRE help Blenker with their component manufacturing business?

The Solution

Sapphire Structure

The SAPPHIRE Suite proved to be a good investment for Blenker Building Systems, helping them collaborate more efficiently both internally and externally, with customers. “We carefully selected software that integrates the home design and component manufacturing ends of our business,” Jason Blenker says of the SAPPHIRE adoption.  
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