NEW YORK, NY – April 15, 2013 – NRI has signed a partner agreement with WillScot, a leading provider of modular space and storage solutions in North America, to provide techsuite™, a high-tech modular unit that comes fully equipped with technology solutions and equipment bundles. The newest advancement in modular space includes printing and scanning equipment, computer hardware, digital image and collaboration tools, and professional services. Additionally, NRI will offer color graphics solutions to WillScot's customers that want to reinforce their corporate branding at jobsites.
NRI is the innovative leader in providing On Site Service solutions to the architectural, engineering and construction industry. Its leased and rental equipment solutions, when tied closely to the cost recovery software by Sepialine®, enable firms of all sizes to embrace the latest technology demands without the significant capital expenditure it normally takes to address these needs.
Techsuite™ combines the expertise of both firms to provide comprehensive solutions for its clients. NRI also extended its offerings by including Hewlett Packard, Autodesk, McGraw-Hill Construction, EarthCam and other technology providers to provide a turnkey industry solution.
"Our clients are being challenged every day to stay on top of the exploding number of tools and services that are available to make their design and construction processes more efficient" says Doug Magid, president of NRI. "This partnership enables WillScot to offer their clients best in class technology and services."
WillScot is further demonstrating its leadership position by delivering value added products and services to its clients. "We chose NRI as our partner for techsuite™ because of their long-standing history with the construction industry and their diverse technological capabilities," said Joseph Vecchiolla, president of WillScot. "Techsuite is just one example of how we work diligently to anticipate our clients' needs. This partnership and new product offering allows our customers to work smarter and more efficiently. We are essentially turning a standard jobsite modular office into a smart jobsite modular office."
According to the latest building information modeling (BIM) Smart Market Report by McGraw-Hill Construction, 74 percent of general contractors interviewed are adopting BIM practices in their firms and at project sites. As a result, many firms embrace emerging technologies and incorporate them as standard operating procedures.
WillScot, an Algeco Scotsman company, offers space solutions for the construction, education, energy, industrial, commercial/retail, healthcare, and government markets, with operations in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. WillScot serves customers’ modular space and storage needs through a network of nearly 100 locations throughout North America. In addition to its core leasing business, the company manages and develops permanent modular structures.
NRI uses diverse technology solutions to make sharing data and communicating information easier and more meaningful for its clients. Harnessing the power of sophisticated, integrated graphic and technology solutions, NRI helps clients gain greater benefits critical to their business. Founded in 1898, NRI is a certified woman owned and operated Woman Business Enterprise (“WBE”). www.nrinet.com
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