Turner Industries wins Rice Global E&C Forum’s 2022 Award for Excellence
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Turner Industries wins Rice Global E&C Forum’s 2022 Award for Excellence

BATON ROUGE, La. — Turner Industries has received the 2022 Award for Excellence by the Rice Global Engineering & Construction Forum for its Turner Tablet Applications. Turner Industries Chief Information Officer Amy Kling accepted the award at Rice Global E&C Forum’s presentation banquet on Nov. 3.

The Rice Global E&C Forum established the Award for Excellence in 2011 to acknowledge an individual, group, or organization for a significant event or outstanding performance in an engineering and construction industry-related activity.

“On behalf of Turner and our entire IT team, I am honored that the Rice Global E&C Forum recognized the Turner Tablet Applications with this year’s Award for Excellence,” Kling said. “The success of our Turner Tablet Applications is because of the collaboration between our IT department and our field operations team. From day one, we worked side-by-side to ensure these applications are not only user friendly but also increase productivity and automate workflows. Turner’s goal is to always deliver the safest and most effective industrial solutions to our clients.”

The “Turner Tablet” is one of Turner’s flagship innovation projects. The Turner Tablet Applications aim to reduce the administrative burden on frontline supervision by digitizing work processes using intrinsically safe tablets. Transitioning traditional paper-based tasks such as JSAs, safety audit forms, QA/QC inspection forms, and timesheets to a digital platform allows Turner to automate workflow, improve safety, and increase productivity. The Turner Tablet eliminates the latency associated with data entry, making real-time analytics possible.

Turner Industries provides a single solution in heavy industrial construction, maintenance, turnaround, pipe and module fabrication, equipment, rigging and specialized transportation, and associated specialty services. With $2.36B in 2021 revenue, Engineering News-Record Sourcebook ranks Turner as the nation’s top maintenance contractor in petroleum, and one of the top contractors in Texas and Louisiana. The company, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, employs 18,000+ and works across the United States.