Perkins+Will Adopts Newforma for a More Uniform Process

Feb. 5, 2007

Manchester, NH /PRNewswire/ – Newforma Inc., a software company serving the architectural, engineering, construction and owner/operator (AECO) industry, recently announced that Perkins+Will, an internationally-renowned architectural practice, will deploy Newforma Project Center across its Chicago office to help standardize project information management and the processes related to project work.

For example, Newforma Project Center will be used to manage project e-mail, resolve issues, track, send and receive transmittals, and enhance internal quality assurance of project documents. In addition, Newforma Project Center will streamline initial project setup through integration with Deltek Vision®.

"At Perkins+Will, we constantly seek new technologies that will support our architects and designers in their mission to deliver a superior building," says Perkins+Will CIO Rich Nitzsche. "Newforma Project Center provides an easy-to-use project environment, shaped around our current work processes, that helps us execute our projects with greater ease and consistency—the 'project glue' for our busy and dynamic project teams."

Newforma CEO Ian Howell says Newforma is pleased to have the opportunity to support Perkins+Will's business strategy. "In an industry that's under pressure to operate more efficiently, Perkins+Will will use Newforma Project Center to make best practices repeatable across projects and teams," notes Howell.

About Perkins+Will
Perkins+Will is a highly collaborative practice whose 23 offices have completed projects in 49 states and 43 countries around the globe. It's recognized as one of the top 10 architecture practices worldwide. Founded in Chicago in 1935, Perkins+Will delivers ideas and buildings that honor the broader goals of society, placing people at the center of their work. In November 2006, the American Institute of Architects of Illinois awarded Perkins+Will the Mies van der Rohe Award for Design Excellence for the Heart Hospital at SwedishAmerican in Rockford, IL. For more information on Perkins+Will, visit

About Newforma
Newforma is a software company serving architecture, engineering, construction and owner/operator (AECO) organizations worldwide. Its mission is to develop and market industry-leading software solutions that significantly improve the productivity of the building project team by streamlining work processes, reducing exposure from errors and omissions, improving coordination and communication, increasing visibility into costs and quantities, and enabling greater repeatability of project success. Newforma Project Center™, the company's flagship product, creates a more productive environment for project managers and the project team by organizing project information, facilitating information exchange, and enabling efficient project process. Newforma Project Center is currently implemented on multiple projects in industry-leading AECO firms. For more information about Newforma, visit or call (603) 625-6212.

Source: Newforma

For additional information, contact Patrick Gillam of Newforma: (603) 625-6212 or
[email protected].

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