October 04, 2011 08:00 ET

Sage's Innovative Construction Solutions Help Clark Construction Secure 2011 Vision Award

Clark Construction Company Wins Silver in 2011 Constructech Vision Awards

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2011) - Sage North America announced today that its customer, Clark Construction Company, was recognized with a Silver award at Constructech Magazine's 2011 Vision Awards. The Constructech Vision Awards honor construction companies that have realized the advantages of applying innovative technologies to their everyday businesses as well as the technology enablers that have helped them achieve their goal. Sage North America provides business management software and services to 3.1 million businesses in Canada and the United States.

"Congratulations to Clark Construction Company on its 2011 Constructech Vision Award," said Jon Witty, Sage Vice President and General Manager for Construction and Real Estate Solutions. "Our leading-edge construction and real estate solutions have allowed our customers to achieve greater efficiency and profitability for over 40 years. We strive to help companies such as Clark Construction Company, one of ENR's top 300 contractors, achieve exceptional business results. We look forward to their continued innovation and success in the industry."

"We are honored to be recognized as a Silver Vision Award winner for the second consecutive year," said Sam Clark, President of Clark Construction. "This is cutting edge technology we are using to improve operational efficiency. The DProfiler helped us develop a solution to a challenging 40 acre site with more than 30 feet of elevation change in a fraction of the amount of time as what was possible in the past. Another software program contributing to our success is Sage Timberline Estimating. It has been our main estimating program for over 12 years and used on projects that have ranged to over $200M."

Sage offers industry-tailored construction and real estate solutions such as Sage Timberline Office, Sage Master Builder, Sage Timberline Enterprise, and Sage Timberline Estimating that optimize company financial and operational performance. Sage construction and real estate product lines have been recognized as the most widely used applications for construction estimating, job costing, accounting, payroll, and project management in the mid-market, according to the Construction Financial Management Association's (CFMA) 2010 Information Technology Survey for the Construction Industry.

For smaller construction companies looking to streamline processes and improve business management, Sage also offers Sage Peachtree Premium Accounting for Construction 2011.

About Constructech Magazine
From the perspective of the construction professional, Constructech magazine uncovers the necessary tools to increase productivity and profitability and reveals the value of information technology tools and building control automation.

About Sage North America
Sage North America is part of The Sage Group plc, a leading global supplier of business management software and services. Sage North America employs 3,900 people and supports 3.2 million small and midsized business customers. The Sage Group plc, formed in 1981, was floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1989 and now employs 13,400 people and supports 6.3 million customers worldwide. For more information, please visit the website at Follow Sage North America on Facebook,, and Twitter,!/sagenamerica.

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