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simPRO helps you grow: Laser Plumbing secure $20million in tender win for Grafton workers

We like to celebrate the successes of our clients, and what a success Laser Plumbing has had!

Not too long ago, there was a buzz of activity when the Grafton Correctional Centre tender was awarded to one of our most loyal clients, Laser Plumbing and Electrical. A whopping $20 million contract is no small matter, in fact it is the largest job that Laser has undertaken to date.

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You gotta dig the No Dig method

Dennis Yarrow began Yarrow Plumbing back in 2003. Before that, he cut his teeth in the plumbing industry working in Papua New Guinea where he learned how to manage a team of 50 (and some other life skills he hadn’t bargained for).

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Time to take that holiday

‘There are just not enough hours in the day!’ you cry with a desperation rivalling Tom Hanks’ Wilson-I’m-Sorry and fall to your knees in despair.

Okay, maybe that’s a little dramatic. But if you’re a business owner, I’m sure that sentiment or something like it has at least crossed your mind before. Maybe more than once.

And when you’re working crazy hours six or seven days a week just to get everything done, sometimes a deserted island with only a volleyball for company doesn’t actually sound so bad...

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Using tablets for national expansion

Clarksons Electrical is a family owned company based in Albany, New Zealand, now managed by 2nd generation David Clarkson.

Five years ago, David set his sights on growing Clarksons nationally – and that he’s done. In the five years David has been in the General Manager’s chair, the company’s opened five offices across the country and grown to more than a hundred staff.

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How one engineer banished spreadsheets with simPRO

Network EPS is a family-owned electrical and mechanical engineering business based in Birmingham in the UK which installs and maintains a variety of systems including air-conditioning, commercial heating and plumbing. With up to 10 sub-contractors on the road at a time, managing the business was getting to be overwhelming so director Jeff Scriven stepped up to the simPRO Enterprise job management system.

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Electrical installer using cloud to see the big picture

Glasgow electrical control system installers Wm. Brown & Co recently moved to simPRO after becoming frustrated with their “random” management systems that didn’t talk to each other. We caught up with them and discovered them revelling in a system that lets them work when and where they want and to really understand for the first time where they are making money.

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