Burns & McDonnell Engages Aconex in Enterprise Agreement
Leading Global EPC Will Standardize on Aconex across Multiple Business Units
KANSAS CITY, Missouri, January 19, 2016 – Aconex Limited (ASX: ACX), provider of a leading cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry, today announced an enterprise agreement with Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Inc., a global engineering, architecture, construction, and consulting firm ranked #17 in the Top 500 Design Firms by Engineering News-Record (ENR). Under the terms of the three-year agreement, Burns & McDonnell will adopt Aconex for project-wide collaboration across multiple global practices.
“Aconex is a key component of our strategic initiative to standardize project delivery worldwide,” said Ty Blackburn, project management director at Burns & McDonnell. “The platform’s Software-as-a-Service model enables rapid deployment and configuration flexibility to address a wide range of project requirements, while supporting a culture of trust and accountability for our project partners. Aconex has broad, deep experience in meeting the needs of global EPCs for large, complex developments. In addition, its customer service and support are exceptional.”
The agreement provides Burns & McDonnell with unlimited use of the Aconex collaboration platform for project information and process management. In addition to document control, workflow management, tendering, and reporting, the agreement includes Connected BIM for building information modeling (BIM) collaboration and Aconex Mobile construction apps.
“This enterprise agreement underscores our continued penetration of global EPCs as well as our traction in the U.S. construction and infrastructure sectors,” said Frank Kopas, general manager of the Americas at Aconex. “We look forward to helping Burns & McDonnell continue to deliver innovative projects in an efficient manner, while delivering exceptional client service throughout the various industry sectors that they serve. We appreciate the opportunity to partner with them in supporting their clients’ success.”
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 5,300 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants, and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. The company strives to create amazing success for its clients and amazing careers for its employee-owners. Burns & McDonnell is 100% employee-owned and is proud to be #15 on FORTUNE's 2015 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit the Burns & McDonnell website.
Aconex Limited provides a leading cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry. This platform connects owners, contractors and their project teams in the construction, infrastructure, and energy and resources sectors, providing project-wide visibility and control between the many different organisations collaborating across their projects. With more than 60,000 user organisations and over A$1 trillion of project value delivered in more than 70 countries, Aconex is the industry’s most widely adopted and trusted platform. Founded in 2000, Aconex has 41 offices in 22 countries around the world, including headquarters in Melbourne, Australia and San Francisco, California. The company’s ordinary shares are traded on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the ticker code ACX.