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Knutson Construction Receives Constructech 2013 Gold Vision Award

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Textura Corporation and Computer Guidance Customer Honored for Innovation through Integration of Construction Payment Management and Construction ERP Software

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2013/CNW/ - Textura Corporation (NYSE: TXTR), the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the construction industry, announced today that Textura Corporation and Computer Guidance Corporation, a strategic technology partner, were recognized as technology providers for mutual client, Knutson Construction Services, win on October 4, 2013 in Santa Clara, California at the Constructech Vision Awards. These Awards honor companies that have realized the advantages of applying modern technologies to their everyday businesses. The Gold Award is the highest award within a category.

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Textura Corporation was also named an enabler for Silver Vision Award winner Vogel Bros. Building Company in the "Builder/General Contractor Commercial $26 million to $100 million" category.

TheConstructechVision Awards acknowledge companies that have stayed up to date on the latest trends and products in order to make decisions that have helped their business succeed and thrive. Alongside these winners, the hardware and software suppliers that play a vital role helping the finalists achieve their goals were honored as well.

Knutson Construction Services was recognized in the "Builder/General Contractor $251 million to $500 million" category with the top award for their innovative approach utilizing technology for improved business processes and customer satisfaction. Textura's Construction Payment Management integration with Computer Guidance's eCMS Connect enabled Knutson Construction's process reengineering and improved effectiveness in invoicing, lien waiver collection, compliance and payment.

"This year's competition brought forth companies that have shown great devotion to pushing their companies forward using modern technology," says Peggy Smedley, editorial director, Constructech. "That is exactly what is so great about the Vision Awards. It brings to light the companies that have implemented innovation and have obtained notable success in the industry."

"Knutson is always looking for ways to introduce innovative technologies for improved business processes and enhanced customer services," stated Dale Rohling, Accounting Manager, Knutson Construction Services. "We wanted to centralize our financial accounting and subcontractor payment application processes, including collection of subcontractor invoices and lien waivers, review and approval of payment applications and processing of electronic payments to the subcontractors and suppliers. We are pleased with the success that eCMS Connect for Textura -- CPM has brought to our organization and are honored with the Vision Award recognition."

Patrick Allin, Textura Chairman and CEO reflected, "Congratulations to Knutson on receiving this award and on their effective use of technology to improve their business processes.Knutson was one of the early adopters of Textura -- CPM and been a strong supporter in their markets and in the industry.We are pleased with the partnership that we have with them and with our strategic technology partner, Computer Guidance Corporation.This award demonstrates our commitment to working with our clients and partners to continue to deliver innovative collaboration solutions that meet our clients' needs."

About Knutson Construction

Today, most of our work comes from steadfast clients who consistently rely on us as their construction partner. These ongoing relationships are a source of great pride because they say something important about how we collaborate, communicate, employ innovation, seek value, and build long-term loyalty.

Building enduring relationships is how our company has become more than 100 years strong, and how we intend to grow in the years ahead.Together we see a way to stand together with customers and employees to become one force.

Over the years we have grown into a regional company with offices in Minneapolis, Rochester, Cedar Rapids, and Iowa City that provide preconstruction, general contracting, consultation, construction management, sustainability, and design-build services. Projects include clinics, hospitals, churches, assisted care facilities, libraries, museums, government facilities, environmental facilities and universities.


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 is a premier business partner of IBM Corporation, providing a solid technology foundation for both its cloud-based, hosted and on-premise, enterprise solutions. For additional information, visit http://www.computerguidance.com or call 888.361.4551.

eCMS is a registered trademark of Computer Guidance Corporation.

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 and pre-qualification to bid management, submittals and payment.

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

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