Engineering firm develops digital business platform
By Revin Mikhael D. Ochave, Journalist
ESCA Engineering recently unveiled a digital enterprise platform that will make it easier to manage construction projects.
ESCA President Ernesto S. de Castro said Project Information Management 345D (PIM345D), its digital building information modeling (BIM) platform, is now used in the company’s projects.
“We developed the PIM345D and are currently using it in projects. The beauty about this is that we actually connect field, office, site, designers and owners. This information is available in a single application. We believe this is something that will be a game changer in our industry,” he said at a press conference in Makati City on July 28.
ESCA’s PIM345D encompasses all BIM processes and processes and seeks to solve the challenge of technology adoption in the country due to the prohibitive cost of technology licensing.
The platform empowers ESCA customers with a full suite of applications needed to imagine, design, engineer, build and manage a project in a single digital framework.
“PIM345D offers local and national government agencies, private developers and project sponsors a digital solution within their budget that includes project management, design, construction, engineering, planning, resourcing and cost management in a single integrated, connected and mobile application. project information management tool,” ESCA said.
According to ESCA, the new platform is expected to be launched in the Philippine and international market during the first part of 2023, once extensive testing is completed.
The company added that pricing for the new digital BIM platform has yet to be determined.
Asked for additional comment, De Castro said the price will be more affordable than other platforms available.
“We’re going to make it very, very affordable. It will be 30% of what it might cost you to use other software,” he said.
Meanwhile, ESCA Engineering also announced that it has an ongoing partnership with Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to upgrade the electric utility company’s first 15 business centers.
The company revealed that the modernization, a commitment period of nearly two years, will enable Meralco’s business centers to support additional weight for new solar panel installations while implementing other structural improvements to disaster proof.
“Meralco has been a trusted energy infrastructure for the National Capital Region for generations of Filipinos, and we are grateful for their continued trust in ESCA Engineering. We are excited to deliver customer value through significant technical improvements in this first group of customer-facing business centers,” said Jean Jacquelyn Nathania A. de Castro, Managing Director of ESCA Engineering.
In the same press briefing, ESCA Engineering also presented a new visual identity and a new brand name, which was previously ESCA, Inc.
“ESCA Engineering reflects who we are today and our focused business – a digital and engineering-focused services company ready to seize new opportunities for our clients in the Philippines and globally,” said Ms. De Castro. .