Rentschler, C.

Al Bassami Industries, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Carl Rentschler is the U.S. sales representative for Al Bassami Industries, a global steel fabrication company based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He has more than 40 yr of varied engineering and management experience with three international EPC companies in the power and petrochemical fields. Mr. Rentschler holds a BS degree in civil engineering from Pennsylvania State University and an MEng degree from Cornell University. He is also a licensed professional engineer.

Overcome inflation and supply chain issues in construction

Rentschler, C., Al Bassami Industries; Parmar, A., MilliporeSigma, a Merck KGaA Company; Shahani, G., Independent Consultant

Inflation and supply chain disruptions are not new to the construction industry, but the severe combination of these factors and the rapid pace of change driven by the COVID-19 pandemic are unprecedented.

U.S. modularization—Keep an eye toward the most economical approach

Rentschler, C., Al Bassami Industries; Shahani, G., ShureLine Construction

Modularization has been discussed extensively as a means to facilitate the construction of significant projects.