About Us

Dowco Consultants Ltd is one of the leading pre-construction service companies in North America
Integrity, Innovative, Motivative

Our Company

DOWCO specializes in 3D Modeling, Steel, Rebar and Mass Timber Detailing and other Pre-Construction services. Dowco Consultants uses highly-developed processes and global infrastructure, supported by experienced staff to meet project requirements and exceed client expectations. Dowco likes to say, “Some say it can’t be done – we think differently!”

Our Background

Established in 1970, Dowco's history, heritage, and ongoing success can be explained simply - at the Dowco Group we believe in our services and products. We strive to get to know our customers, develop personal connections and to understand their needs. We demonstrate our commitment daily by providing a superior quality service that customers and partners can expect and depend on.

Our Values

For Dowco to become the company we envision, we work diligently to empower our staff. This is achieved by working within a shared set of guiding principles found within the Dowco Mandate. The Dowco Mandate serves as the "authorization to act” given to each employee by Dowco ownership. Bringing each of these forms together; mission, vision, and values, consigns Dowco staff with a powerful directional force that aligns actions and decision-making to ensure all stakeholders expectations are met, and when possible, exceeded.

Entrepreneurial Culture

We embody the passionate belief that our work is contributing to the evolution of the construction industry. We preserve the lean, competitive, and entrepreneurial culture that has enabled us to grow.

Integrity

We act with integrity and do what is right.

People

Dowco provides a challenging and progressive workplace to optimize employee potential, personal growth, competitive compensation, and balanced work and family life.

Financial

We are committed to continued financial health and profitable growth.

Customers

We listen to our customers, respond quickly, and build long-term relationships based on trust, respect and mutual understanding. Our customer’s success is our top priority.

Innovation

We deliver innovative services using leading-edge technologies and processes to improve value and increase competitiveness for our customers.

Community

We accept our responsibility to contribute to our communities.

Integrity, Innovative, Motivative

Strategic Themes

Investment In Our People

Result: Highly skilled and motivated staff with integrated cultural mindset of innovation and strategic thinking. All employees align their efforts to Dowco's strategic vision.

Operational Excellence

Result: Provide quality, on-time products and service to customers. Ensuring present and future objectives support profitability, growth, and sustainability.

Innovative Culture

Result: Innovation achieved and supported through alignment of Dowco Group's strategic objectives and vision. The Group will work toward breakthroughs and sustaining innovative solutions.

We believe in our services and products

Community Support

Dowco proudly supports charitable initiatives in the communities where we operate through donations and sponsorship programs. We embrace the diversity of people’s social needs, ideas and interests, and therefore we distribute our contributions over a broad range of initiatives, including education, health, arts and culture, community development and sports and athletics.

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Dowco’s has strategically selected best-of-breed software and infrastructure to support the products and services provided to our customer and partners

Users of Trimble Tekla Structures since 1995 (then Xsteel), Dowco has created custom plug-ins, productivity enhancement tools, and integrated data management into the steel detailing software. Dowco currently has 215 Tekla licences.

Qnect software provides Dowco the ability to optimize structural steel connection design and 3D modeling through cloud-based engineering.

Panzura is a hardware solution that allows for hosting of our construction models in the cloud. Deployed across all Dowco offices Panzura brings an enterprise-class cloud storage system with NAS-like functionality to our globally distributed workforce.

Bluebeam PDF Revu is software that provides for PDF creating, markup, editing, organizing and collaboration. This has been tightly integrated into our proprietary Drawing Review Manager from markup and management. Every desktop computer has a copy of Bluebeam installed.