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Specialty Contractor Software, Subcontractor Software

Integrated Construction Accounting, Payroll, Job Cost Accounting, Project and Service Management for Specialty Contractors / Sub Contractors

Specialty Contractors serving U.S. and Canadian commercial and industrial markets trust their businesses to PENTA Software every day. Whether they are prime contractors of subcontractors, with PENTA, specialty contractors manage their business with less effort, consistently execute their best practices, and improve productivity by continually analyzing their performance. PENTA Specialty contractor software:

  • 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 inventory data with mobile field reporting software.
  • Empowers decision-makers by placing daily management information at their fingertips in an analytical, intuitive format.
  • 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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Video Demo: Mobile Field Service iPad app

Keep service management staff and field service technicians connected with the PENTA Mobile Field Service iPad app

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Award-Winning Construction Management Suite

A Constructech Top Product Award Winner for Commercial and Industrial Contractors, PENTA drives performance gains further by taking a comprehensive view of business processes. Penta Technologies' customers improve performance with integrated construction and service management applications, consistent process execution and continual performance analysis.

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, Penta customers can import documents into PENTA by scan or from disk, 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 specialty 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 front-line supervisors improve schedule reliability and predictability, while being more efficient with administrative functions.

Mobile Field Service

When it comes to software options for companies with service operations, one size does not fit all. PENTA Mobile Field Service software caters to the unique needs of HVACR/Mechanical Contractors. By enabling Field Service Technicians to receive dispatched work orders or jobs on their mobile device, capture and transmit real-time status updates, labor and equipment time, parts and materials and applicable notes to the home office, PENTA Mobile Field Service quickens billing and payroll cycles, eliminates unnecessary paperwork, redundant data entry and inaccuracies, and ultimately leads to a more profitable operation.

Service and Work Order Management

PENTA Mobile Field Service is seamlessly integrated with PENTA Service and Work Order Management software, a complete system intended to manage every aspect of a contractor's field service operations, including call taking, time or task-based dispatching, customer service history, maintenance contracts, preventative maintenance scheduling, installed customer equipment, warranty information, invoicing & billing, maintenance contract quoting and more.

Integrated Construction Business Intelligence

PENTA Role-Based Workbenches are construction business intelligence tools that help specialty contractors / subcontractors continually analyze performance against their key performance indicators. Role-Based Workbenches moves contractors beyond static reports to evaluate trends, share information and more effectively manage the performance of their organizations. 

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

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Penta Technologies, Inc.

250 S. Executive Drive, Suite 201
Brookfield, WI 53005
(P) 262.782.7700