ENR's weekly look at construction products and gadgets includes grooved pipe coupling, an abrasive cut-off machine and new John Deere engines. Click on the slide show for more details. Manufacturers can send information on new products to ENR_Products@mcgraw-hill.com.
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.