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BFS Adds Apollo Software

Builders FirstSource has purchased the Apollo software platform from bankrupt CLT manufacturer Katerra for $4.5 million.

BFS Adds Apollo Software

Builders FirstSource has purchased the Apollo software platform from bankrupt CLT manufacturer Katerra for $4.5 million.

Introduced in early 2019, Apollo provides design collaboration and workflow, construction budgeting and scheduling, and field task assignment with mobile functionality.

BFS said the move complements its recent acquisition of WTS Paradigm, LLC.

“We are well-positioned to lead the digital transformation in home construction, which significantly lags behind other industries in the application of technology to drive efficiency,” said Dave Flitman, BSF president and CEO. “Our digital strategy focuses on how we can make our customers’ businesses better by shortening project timelines and reducing waste.”

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