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GE Johnson Construction Company Successfully Implements Integration Between Textura Construction Payment Management and Computer Guidance Corporation eCMS

Collaborative Project Establishes Full End-to-end Integration Between eCMS v.4.0 ERP and Textura?CPM

CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Textura Corporation, the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, is pleased to announce the successful implementation of Textura Corporation's Construction Payment Management (CPM) and Computer Guidance's eCMS v.4.0 Enterprise Resource Planning solutions at a mutual customer, GE Johnson Construction Company.

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The integrated product of Textura―CPM and eCMS v.4.0 delivers end-to-end, fully automated capabilities to manage construction invoicing, compliance, payment, subcontract and change order processes. GE Johnson Construction Company benefits from the integrated solution by reducing double entries into two standalone systems and eliminating errors and lost time associated with manual data entry. In addition, they improve financial controls through better visibility of project billing and payment processes. 

"The tightly integrated construction payment management solution that Textura brings to the eCMS ERP extends the value of our technology investments," stated Tony Craig, Controller, GE Johnson Construction Company. "The integration has improved our workflows, including our ACH payment processing. Our accounting staff has also seen significant productivity gains and improved efficiencies as a result of the seamless integration."

Victoria Satran, VP of Marketing, Computer Guidance Corporation explained, "Computer Guidance and Textura established a collaborative effort with GE Johnson to achieve the integration of eCMS v.4.0 with Textura―CPM.  Our new eCMS APIs, including one built exclusively for integration with CPM's payment processing, greatly facilitated the development and testing effort.  We have the foundation in place for the next phase of integration utilizing Web Services and SOA technology and look forward to working with the Textura team to further automate the integration between our systems." 

"We established a strategic partnership with Computer Guidance this summer," stated Patrick Allin, Chairman and CEO, Textura Corporation. "This new integration between eCMS and CPM confirms for our mutual clients that we are effectively working together and are rapidly delivering on our commitment.  Clients now have the import and export functionality between eCMS – CPM that they demanded.  Our joint efforts will continue to deliver additional value to our mutual clients through future enhancements." 

About GE Johnson 
GE Johnson was founded in 1967 with a vision of building client relationships through innovative project services and by delivering on our commitments.  Today, GE Johnson is an employee-owned corporation with a resume of $6 billion in completed projects ranging from $10,000 to over $240 million; over 90% of which comes from repeat clients. The company is headquartered in Colorado Springs, and maintains fully staffed offices in Denver and in Jackson, Wyoming.  www.gejohnson.com

About Computer Guidance Corporation 
Since 1981, Computer Guidance offers the most complete, proven and reliable construction management solution for architecture, engineering and commercial construction companies. Computer Guidance's eCMS solution provides financial accounting and project management applications supported by advanced business intelligence and innovative productivity tools. eCMS is recognized as the solution of choice for top general and specialty contractors in the CFMA Information Technology Survey and has been selected by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) as the construction management solution of choice for its members nationwide since 2010. Computer Guidance customers are recognized among the Top 400 Contractors and Top 50 Contractors by Engineering News-Record (ENR). Computer Guidance, an IBM Premier Business Partner, provides eCMS both as an on-premise and hosted solution.

For additional information, visit www.computerguidance.com or call 888.361.4551.

About Textura 
Textura is the leading provider of collaboration and productivity tools for the construction industry.  Our solutions serve all construction industry professionals across the project lifecycle – from design, pre-qualification and bid management to submittals, invoicing and LEED® management – on a single, integrated platform. 

Textura's collaboration platform and online product suite represent the first time the industry has all the tools needed to manage their business in an integrated fashion to save time and money and reduce exposure to risks.  With award winning technology, world-class customer support and consistent growth, Textura is leading the construction industry's technology transformation.  www.texturacorp.com   

SOURCE Textura Corporation

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