Concrete Vision Sold to Private Investor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Dan VanWieren
President, VPRO, Inc.
616-530-5911
dan@vproinc.com

Concrete Vision Sold to Private Investor

Allendale, Michigan – July 1, 2019 – VPRO, Inc. announces the sale of Concrete Vision to a private investor.  This investor currently holds a significant stake in the precast market and is committed to the advancement of this software platform for the benefit of the industry.  The new ownership will allow for an acceleration of strategic initiatives furthering the integration of the software into the manufacturing and installation of precast components.

Some of the main initiatives are listed below:

  • Increasing the staff with the addition of a technical project manager. This individual’s primary focus will be the interface between clients and the development team.  Our goal is to improve our customer services as well as increase responsiveness.  In addition, another developer is planned to be added near the end of the calendar or first part of next year.
  • Creation of best practices user content library. Clients will have access to videos demonstrating some of the best practices within the varying modules within Concrete Vision.
  • Establish user forum and user group meetings. Client will be able to attend user group meeting hosted by Concrete Vision focusing on specific topics/modules.  These meetings are intended to be a ‘hands-on’ working session where clients can interface directly with CV personnel as well as peers using the software.

About Concrete Vision

Concrete Vision is a completely web-based Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software application designed specifically for the precast concrete industry.  Concrete Vision has clients throughout the United States.  Dan VanWieren will remain president and oversee all day-to-day operations.  All existing staff will remain in their current roles.

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Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Technical Project Manager will oversee customers’ support, training and customization needs.   Translates customers’ requirements (features, functionalities) into technical details and to a non-technical person.  Instrumental in all phases of technical project management including interfacing with all constituents to ensure timely, high quality delivery of projects and initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help design, document and maintain system processes
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports
  • Ensure standards and requirements are met through conducting quality assurance tests
  • Define configuration specifications and business analysis requirements
  • Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment and information
  • Break projects into actions and set timeframes
  • Oversee project procurement management
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants
  • Monitor project progress and handle any issues that arise
  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Provide developers with customers’ feedback to help identify potential new features or products
  • Analyze customers’ needs and suggest upgrades or additional features to meet their requirements
  • Train customers to use products effectively

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 years’ experience as a Technical Project Manager or similar
  • Familiarity with software and front-end development
  • Proven experience in eliciting requirements and testing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills
  • Experience in project management, from conception to delivery
  • An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans
  • Solid organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills
  • Solid technical background with hands on experience in digital technologies
  • An ability to grasp customers’ needs and suggest timely solutions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A degree in Computer Science or relevant field is preferred
  • PMP / PRINCE2 certification is a plus
  • Requires up to 25% travel time

BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION

Benefits:
At Concrete Vision, we value our employees and are committed to providing a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. We offer paid holidays; health, dental and vision insurance; and short- and long-term disability. We also offer Flex Spending for medical and daycare as well as a Health Savings Account. Our 401(k) plan has a profit-sharing feature whereby eligible employees receive company contributions based on our profitability.

Compensation:
Salaried position; TBD based on qualifications.

NOTE:  This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.

Concrete Vision is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

*** No agencies please. ***

Send your resume to hr@concretevision.com.

 

Concrete Vision Chosen by Rocky Mountain Prestress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Dan VanWieren
President, VPRO, inc.
616-530-5911 x103
dan@vproinc.com

Concrete Vision Chosen by Rocky Mountain Prestress

Grandville, Michigan – May 4, 2015 – Dan VanWieren, President of VPRO, inc. today announced that its software has been chosen as the new Project Management software solution by Rocky Mountain Prestress “Companies using the Concrete Vision solution have realized at least $250,000 per year in savings. We are pleased that Rocky Mountain Prestress has chosen to partner with us in increasing the effectiveness and profitability of their company through the use of our software.” VanWieren stated.

About Rocky Mountain Prestress

Since 1958, Rocky Mountain Prestress has been on the leading edge of design, fabrication and construction of structural and architectural precast concrete structures. Our exceptional, comprehensive services and products—combined with an unmatched commitment to safety—have made us the preferred partner for the manufacturing and construction of high-quality precast and prestressed concrete systems. Rocky Mountain Prestress can be reached on the web at www.rmpprestresss.com.

About VPRO, inc.

VPRO, inc. was incorporated in January 2001 in the State of Michigan. Headquartered in Grandville, Michigan, the company is a privately held corporation providing a variety of IT solutions including network configuration, maintenance, security, and Internet connectivity. VPRO’s core software product, Concrete Vision, is a completely web-based project management software application designed specifically for the precast concrete industry. The company can be reached at 616-530-5911 or on the web at www.vproinc.com.

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Concrete Vision Launches New Website

Concrete Vision Launches New Website

Wyoming, Michigan – May 1, 2015 – Concrete Vision, an ERP/MRP web-based software application for the Precast Concrete Manufacturing Industry, has launched its new website www.concretevision.com.

The new website provides a simplified site navigation to make it quick and easy for the visitor to find the product information they are looking for.  Other website features include:

  • Convenient forms to request product information and schedule demos
  • Industry Events and Links
  • Concrete Vision news and events
  • Customer support links

 

Concrete Vision Presents at the PCI Project Management Workshop

Concrete Vision was one of the presenters this year at the the PCI (Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute) Project Management Workshop. The workshop was held May 13-16, 2014 at the Embassy Suites, Denver, CO.