Entekra CEO Gerard McCaughey is a keynote speaker for IWBC 2018 – the first-ever Industrialized Wood-Based Construction Conference – to be held October 24 to 26 in Boston.

Sponsored by the Forest Economic Advisors, the event will showcase the future of construction, bringing together integrated, off-site, wood-based, automated construction innovators with developers, architects, engineers, planners and others to discuss game-changing approaches to construction.

McCaughey’s keynote address, titled “If It’s Not a System, It’s Not a Solution,” is scheduled for the morning of Thursday, October 25.

For more information, visit iwbcc.com.

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Global wood products distributor’s nod to factory design and framing of walls, floors, and roofing signals a pivotal moment for building in the U.S.

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Preparing Housing for the Digital Revolution

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As homebuilders face labor shortages, Gerard McCaughey discusses why a process needs to be changed if the process is labor constrained and the labor situation cannot be changed, in this video “Preparing Housing for the Digital Revolution.”

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Three Men and a Crane: Inside Entekra’s Innovative Framing Process

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An inside look at a potentially game-changing process that’s already common practice.

Early one morning in August, veteran California carpenter Patrick Johnson showed up for work with two fellow crewmen of varying experience, Barry McKenna and Benny White, at a site in Northern California’s Eastern Valley.

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Entekra’s McCaughey to Speak at the 2018 NABH International Builders’ Show

CEO Gerard McCaughey will speak on “The Dollars and Sense of Off-Site Construction” at the National Association of Home Builders 2018 International Builders’ Show, to be held January 9 to 11, 2018, in Orlando, Florida. A program of the Building Systems Community, McCaughey’s presentation is scheduled for Thursday, January 11, beginning at 1:30 p.m.cam

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Entekra’s Gerard McCaughey on the Value of Modular Construction

Gerard McCaughey, CEO of Entekra, shares his experience and success of modular construction from Ireland. In this short video, he describes the value of the modular construction process and how it can help reduce the amount of labor needed, which will be key to the success of the housing industry in the next decade.

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Offsite, On-Site Insight from the Other Side of the Pond

A far-flung correspondent reports on advanced home construction practices in Ireland, UK, and Germany.

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Benefits of Off-Site Building

There are convincing arguments to be made in favor of prefabricated housing.

I was skeptical about the supposed benefits of building houses in a factory was an understatement. But I’m no longer skeptical after hearing Gerard McCaughey speak in May at BUILDER’s Housing Leadership Summit, a conference for the nation’s largest home builders. McCaughey is founder, CEO, and chairman of Entekra, which, as he describes it, is an off-site builder (aka prefabricator) of houses and commercial buildings. Entekra’s current manufacturing plant is in Ripon, California, and is capable of shipping product to about a 50- to 100-mile radius of the plant. Here’s how McCaughey changed my mind:

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Entekra CEO Gerry McCaughey to Speak at PCBC 2017

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