Products 11/24/2010 Automated Tool Cabinet: Keeping Track With Digital Images The Level 5 ATC Tool Control System features both keyless entry and a digital imaging system for tracking tools. A user scans his or her proximity ID card to open a tool drawer, and digital cameras mounted on top of the tool cabinet automatically captures a scan of the drawer’s contents. These images are sent to an administrator’s PC, which can review the images if a tool is misplaced. Each user’s card contains a unique ID code, and the storage unit keeps a detailed log of every access. Snap-On Industrial;
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.