MetaField will expedite data collection and reporting, and digitally manage workflows for enhanced efficiency in handling lab samples

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – June 5, 2018 – Agile Frameworks®, the leading provider of collaborative, cloud-based corporate, field, and lab information management enabling Profitable Engineering™ for the construction and engineering services sector, today announced Alaska Testlab has selected MetaField® to increase operational efficiencies of its construction materials testing and inspection services business.

A veteran and woman-owned small business, Alaska Testlab provides inspection services identified by the International Building Code, project plans and specifications, as well as field and laboratory testing for construction materials. Its field testing consists of sampling, soil and asphalt density testing and concrete, grout and mortar testing, while its laboratory processes soils, aggregates, rock, concrete, masonry, asphalt and geotechnical samples necessary for construction of varying elements. Alaska Testlab also provides specialty testing and is capable of outfitting remote construction sites with mobile lab units.

Owner Maria Kampsen, who purchased Alaska Testlab from DOWL in 2018, wanted to outfit the newly independent business with technology that provides efficiency and convenience to both its personnel and customers.

Alaska Testlab deployed MetaField, a subscription-based Software-as-a-Solution (SaaS) platform from Agile Frameworks, to support scheduling, dispatch, testing, collection and real-time reporting of data and results, and to streamline complex workflows for greater productivity and profitability.

“We take great pride in providing our clients with top-notch, unparalleled service along with solid documentation and recordkeeping. To win in this competitive environment, we must embrace today’s innovative digital technologies,” said Kampsen. “Agile Frameworks remains at the technology forefront via its proven MetaField platform, and by digitally enabling our operations, we can deliver reports accurately and in a timely manner, eliminating rework and delays in reporting.

“Alaska Testlab is making a strong name for itself in the industry by seeking new ways to improve its operations,” said Bob Tuttle, Agile Frameworks CEO. “Leveraging the Agile Frameworks MetaField solution, Alaska Testlab is able to fully automate its inspection, laboratory testing, and field testing operations and achieve greater efficiency, profitability and growth.”

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