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Industrial contractors achieve peak performance with PENTA software

Whether building a new power plant, executing a plant turnaround or shutdown, performing plant maintenance or responding to an emergency service request, North American industrial contractors trust their businesses to PENTA Software every day. With PENTA, industrial contractors manage their businesses with less effort, consistently execute their best practices, and improve productivity by continually analyzing their performance.

Labor, Equipment and Material (LEM) Process

Industrial contractors are often required to obtain daily customer authorization of work performed for labor, equipment and materials. PENTA Software manages the complete daily LEM process cycle, from field data collection, customer approval via Sharepoint® site, to performance analysis. Industrial contractors will simplify their LEM process with PENTA Software, which:

  • Unifies management of construction jobs, work orders, and maintenance contracts.
  • Simplifies multi-location, multi-company and inter-company accounting.
  • Automates collection and transmission of labor time, equipment usage, and material data from the field to the office with mobile field reporting software.
  • Empowers decision-makers with Business Analytics by placing daily management information at their fingertips.
  • Facilitates union payrolls, including extensive capabilities to define reciprocity rules to accurately pay employees and fund union benefits.

Mid-State Speeds Cash Flow with PENTA

Industrial services contractor uses PENTA Work-in-Progress (WIP) Billing to issue timely invoices. 

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PENTA Named a Top Oil & Gas Contractor Software

CIO Review has named Penta Technologies to their annual list of the most promising oil & gas solution providers.

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K2 picks PENTA

Multi-company contractor K2 Industrial Services selects PENTA Software to prepare for future growth

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Award-Winning Construction Management Suite

PENTA has been repeatedly recognized with Constructech 50, Vision, Top Product and numerous other awards for commercial and industrial construction software. Penta Technologies' customers improve performance with integrated construction and service management applications, consistent process execution and continual performance analysis.

Construction and Maintenance Analytics

PENTA Role-Based Workbenches are business intelligence tools that help industrial contractors continually analyze performance for their entire operation,  across multiple lines of business, divisions or geographies.  Workbenches present role-specific views of information most important to each type of user. Workbenches can be viewed from wherever users are, from a variety of popular devices.  They are configurable by the user with no IT intervention. They deliver a great, construction-specific user experience, and allow easy exports to Excel, CSV or PDF.


Project Management

Integrated with PENTA and Microsoft Outlook®, Project Managers use the PENTA Project Administration to identify potential cost overruns in time to rectify, address and track issues in a timely fashion, quickly provide project cost status and forecasts to accounting, maintain history of project communications, and easily route, log, and store all communications and documents in a secure repository. PENTA Project Administration is easy to learn, easy to use, and lets PMs quickly move from activity to activity to effectively respond to the fast-changing demands of their jobs, including:

  • RFIs
  • Submittals
  • Documents
  • Issues
  • Drawings
  • Contacts
  • Meeting Minutes
  • Change Requests
  • Daily Reports

Document Management and Workflow

Powered by market-leading Enterprise Content Management technology, customers can import documents into PENTA by scan or from files, centrally store documents in a networked repository of electronic documents, link documents to PENTA records by importing a file, dragging and dropping an Outlook® item, or searching for a stored document, and generate documents based on data from within PENTA, including Work Orders, Subcontracts, Change Requests, RFIs and Submittals.


Whether union or non-union, payroll is one of the largest administrative challenges for labor-intensive industrial contractors. With decades experience managing some of North America's largest construction payrolls, PENTA can drastically reduce the overhead required to manage your company's payroll. Features include:

  • Union Reciprocity
  • Labor Distribution
  • Employee and Department Utilization
  • Qualification Tracking
  • Mobile Field Time Reporting
  • Payroll and Timecard Analytics

Crew-Based Field Reporting

When it comes to software options for construction firms, one size does not fit all. PENTA Work Package Manager apps offer crew-based field reporting tools designed to make crew foremen and front-line supervisors more efficient. PENTA Work Package Manager apps help your foremen and front-line supervisors improve schedule reliability and predictability, while being more efficient with administrative functions.

Work Order Management

PENTA Mobile Field Service software is seamlessly integrated with PENTA Service and Work Order Management software, a complete system intended to manage every aspect of an industrial contractor's field construction and maintenance operations. For industrial contractors who need to  quickly set up work orders, easily track labor equipment and material costs, and quickly issue time-and-material invoices to their customers, PENTA is the right choice.


ATEC Steel chooses PENTA

Industrial tank contractor to use PENTA to improve field labor productivity management.

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PENTA Software is ideally suited for industrial contractors who perform construction and maintenance work at plants and factories in industries such as:

Chemical | Food & Beverage | Manufacturing | Marine | Mining | Oil & Gas 
Petro-Chemical | Pharmaceutical | Pipeline | Power Generation  
Product Transfer & Storage | Public Works | Pulp & Paper | Refining 
Transportation | Utilities | Water / Wastewater Treatment 

PENTA industrial contracting customers often have multiple divisions or lines of business, providing a variety of services such as:

Boiler Maintenance | Fabrication | Fireproofing / Refractory 
Industrial Cleaning | Industrial Coatings | Instrumentation 
Plant Maintenance | Plant Shutdowns / Turnarounds 
Process Piping | Structural Steel | Tank Construction | Welding

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Penta Technologies develops enterprise software that helps construction, service, and engineering enterprises improve business performance.

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