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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Technology Upends Another Industry: Homebuilding

Technology Upends Another Industry: Homebuilding 

The recession forced Mid-Atlantic Builders Executive Vice President Stephen Paul to cut the company's staffing. But he says the firm is being efficient with half the original number of employees. A Maryland building firm automated its home design process, and now it's looking to use another company to assemble houses on-site from parts. The firm has half as many workers as before the recession.


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