Primavera(R) Customers Honored With Constructech Vision Awards; Eight Companies Recognized for Employing Primavera(R) Solutions to Improve Business Processes and Reduce Project Costs by Millions of Dollars

PHILADELPHIA—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Dec. 5, 2005— Primavera Systems, Inc., the construction industry's standard for managing projects and programs, today announced that eight of its customers were awarded Constructech 2005 Vision Awards. The Constructech Vision Awards honor construction and engineering organizations that have solved critical business issues through the use of innovative technology solutions. Consistent among the winners is their ability to employ technology solutions across their organizations to standardize the way project teams work together. Combined, these companies have saved approximately $45 million.

The eight winning Primavera customers were:

-- Cannon Design (Buffalo, NY) received the Bronze Vision Award for the A/E/C category.

-- Delcor Homes (Milford, MI) accepted the Bronze Vision Award for the Single Family less than $100 million category.

-- Gafcon, Inc. (San Diego, CA) was honored with the Gold Vision Award and Silver Vision Award for the Construction Management category.

-- Las Vegas Valley Water District (Las Vegas, NV) was one of two awarded the Gold Vision Award for the Government category.

-- Los Angeles Unified School District (Los Angeles, CA) was given the Silver Vision Award for the Education category.

-- MCM Corporation (Miami, FL) was presented the Gold Vision Award for the Heavy/Highway category.

-- Skanska USA Building (Parsippany, NJ) was the winner of the Team Award, given to the best project team with the most innovative use of technology.

-- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Washington, DC) was also honored with the Gold Vision Award for the Government category.

The Army Corps of Engineers won the Gold Vision Award in the Government category for creating virtual project teams who work with others across a multitude of projects in 90 countries. "We are very grateful to have received this honor for our hard work and dedication to becoming the most efficient government agency," commented Mark Gmitro from the United States Army Corps of Engineers. "The Army Corps has seen a tremendous improvement in the way the entire organization works together to complete our projects. As a provider of engineering solutions for the Nation, we are proud to say that we have come in under budget on many of our projects."

Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD) was also honored with the Gold Vision Award in the Government category for building an integrated project management system based on Primavera to manage $2 billion in capital improvement projects. Gopal Veeramachaneni, senior civil engineer with the Knowledge and Technology Management Division of LVVWD's engineering group stated, "We are pleased to be recognized as a leader in the government project management space. Since the District began using the new scheduling platform to collaborate on projects, our timeline and budget targets have become predictable and consistent."

Primavera received eight Constructech Technology Enabler Awards (the most awards given to a project management software company) for providing support and software to the winning organizations. Primavera was also recently honored with Constructech's "Technology's Hottest" designation for its solid revenue growth, overall product excellence and focus on helping customers develop more efficient business operations.

"We applaud all of this year's winners, and especially our customers for pursuing a vision for technology innovation that will positively affect their ability to be successful," said Primavera CEO Joel M. Koppelman. "These Primavera customers have built more cost-effective organizations by combining easy-to-use technology, effective processes, and informed project teams."

About Primavera Systems, Inc.

Primavera is the largest independent provider of collaborative resource, project and portfolio management solutions. Primavera is the industry-standard in construction. By using Primavera to manage projects and programs, construction and engineering teams are able to plan, control and coordinate contractors, equipment and material for on-time and on budget delivery without surprises. Accurate, productivity-based forecasting and in-depth schedule analysis help project teams negotiate change and communicate quickly and easily. For more information, visit or call +1.800.423.0245 / +1.610.667.8600.

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