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Touchplan and SmartInnovation form Marketing Collaboration


The new alliance provides general contractors in Japan with easier access to Lean Technology Resources.

BOSTON, MA (6/26/23 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) –Touchplan, an award-winning collaborative construction planning solution, announced a marketing partnership with SmartInnovation to promote Touchplan’s lean technology to owners, contractors, and specialty trade companies in Japan.

“Japan’s construction market is seeing growth in traditional building and a significant increase in investment in construction for renewable energy, infrastructure, telecommunications, and manufacturing,” said Touchplan Chief Revenue Officer Jimmy Suppelsa. “We are excited to partner with SmartInnovation to pair our software with lean planning practices increase productivity and efficiency in construction execution processes in Japan.”

“At SmartInnovation, our goal is to provide general contractors, trades, and owners in Japan with access to the best technical resources that allow them to implement Lean construction principles and complete construction projects on time and under budget,” said Jun Shi Hibbard, CEO of SmartInnovation. “Touchplan is the leader in intelligent construction planning and execution software that will make adoption of Lean construction practices in Japan a more seamless process.”


About Smart Innovation

SmartInnovation is a consulting group, based in Silicon Valley, supporting Japanese construction companies’ innovation initiatives to best use overseas technologies.

You can learn more by visiting www.smart-innovation.biz 

About Touchplan

Touchplan is a cloud-based, real-time software platform for intelligent construction planning. Touchplan enables general contractor and specialty contractor collaboration to prevent schedule and budget slippage and enhance jobsite safety. It also provides owners with the instant insights they need to track progress and anticipate problems on projects of varying sizes and types. Using Touchplan reduces delays, mitigates risks, and improves operational efficiency, which aligns with Lean construction principles and results in more profitable projects. Touchplan is the software division of privately held MOCA Systems, Inc. To learn more, visit touchplan.io.

Media contact for Touchplan

David Finnegan

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