ABILENE, TX, November 3, 2011: Tim Heffron, Lauren’s manager of estimating and project development
for fabrication, will be speaking at the Modular Construction and Pre-Fabrication Conference, to be
hosted November 14th – 16th in Houston, TX.

With over 25 years of experience in the engineering and construction sector, Mr. Heffron is uniquely
qualified to speak about the challenges and solutions of modular construction. Mr. Heffron has extensive
experience with the management of large-scale modular projects and also serves on CII‘s (Construction
Industry Institute) modular construction research team – a dedicated group of industry professionals who
work to develop best practices for modular construction.

Mr. Heffron will be serving on a panel with two other module specialists from Fluor and URS. The panel will address the following topic:

Securing a Supply Chain: The Importance of Establishing a System Early in the Modularization Process
Poor Sourcing Strategies Increase Operating Costs and Lead Times While Adversely Affect Your Bottom Line

  • Supplier Diversification as a Strategy to Deliver Materials in a Shorter Time Frame
  • Design and Cost Saving Developments Offered Through Supplier Innovation
  • How the Modular Process Challenges the Traditional Supply Chain Model

About Lauren:
Lauren provides engineering, procurement and construction services throughout a variety of heavy-industrial markets, including alternative energy, power, polymers, pulp & paper, oil and gas, special metals and material handling. For more information about Lauren, please visit us online at www.laurenec.com.