A&H Equipment distributes market-leading municipal and environmental product solutions throughout Pennsylvania and West Virginia. From snow removal trucks to street sweepers and sewer cleaners, the company sells, rents, and services a wide range of equipment for a variety of needs, particularly specialty items that go beyond the run-of-the-mill product lineup.
Restoration Industry AssociationThe Unified Voice of Restorers
The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) is the oldest and largest nonprofit professional trade association for the restoration industry. “We serve as the unified voice of restorers,” says CEO Kristy Cohen. “We educate, advocate, and elevate the restoration industry. Every industry needs a strong trade association to protect and promote the best interests of its members, and that is why the RIA is so important.”
Legacy Homes Nebraska A Home for Everyone
Legacy Homes is one of the largest builders in Nebraska. The company offers a wide variety of semi-customizable homes in Lincoln and Omaha with an extensive choice of floor plans that can be adjusted to suit the individual buyer. “The floor plans are what really sell their homes,” says LH Real Estate Broker Jaysa Bowers. “They really do have some timeless floor plans.”
Artizan FinishingsIndustry Experts
Artizan Finishings specializes in the installation of Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS), architectural moldings, stone veneer, and cornice molding. As genuine craftsmen with years of knowledge under their belt, the team makes it their mission to provide quality work and takes great pride in their stellar customer service.
Modern SkylineTimeless, Modern Luxury
Modern Skyline is a luxury development company that focuses on modern design and functionality while embracing the latest in technology and sustainability. Jean-Sebastien Leroux and Matthew Tautt “founded the company with the objective of bringing something a little bit more modern to the marketplace—something modern but classic,” Leroux says.
Accu-TempLeading the Way in Building Automation
Dave Voll and his nephew Chris Voll founded Accu-Temp in 1982. Both licensed tradesmen, the entrepreneurs launched the company to service commercial heating and cooling ventilation systems in Ontario’s Kitchener Waterloo area. “At that time it was running out of the basement,” Vice President of Business Development Scott Ward says of the humble start-up.
Champion Bridge Company150 Years and Counting
After profiling Champion Bridge Company in 2021, Construction in Focus is circling back to hear how the company is celebrating its 150th anniversary, find out more about notable projects, and learn what to expect for the future of this long-lived company.
Superior Buildings & DesignWhere Everyone Is Family
Family-owned general contractor Superior Buildings & Design has been delivering comprehensive design-build solutions since 1995. Founder and President Blair Corbeil grew up in the industry, working with his father in Saskatchewan.
Kewaunee Scientific CorporationNew Products, New Partnerships
The Kewaunee Scientific Corporation story began in 1906 when a small group of investors came together to create a manufacturing company to deliver a top-notch line of laboratory furniture and accessories. Previously, the United States sourced almost all of its laboratory equipment from Europe, Germany in particular. Kewaunee stepped in at an ideal time to fill the domestic gap.
TA Appliances & Barbecues – Builder DivisionThe Go-to Appliance Providers
Onward Manufacturing Company got its start in Kitchener, Ontario back in 1906. From the beginning, it was the company’s aim to provide customers with quality products coupled with top service, and that founding philosophy is still core to the business’ operations to this day. In addition, the company remains family-owned and operated more than a century after it was founded.
Straub ConstructionBuilding People First
General contractor Straub Construction primarily focuses on construction projects for local, state, and federal governments, including all branches of the United States military. The company also specializes in public school projects. Straub got its start in Alaska forty years ago, before moving to San Diego, where the headquarters are today. Most of Straub’s projects are located in California and the Southwestern United States, where it specializes in full installations from the ground up, design-build, design-bid-build, “and just about everything in between,” says Vice President Patrick Nolan.
Borea ConstructionLeading the Way
Borea Construction is a leading name in Canada’s renewable energy sector. The diversified engineering, procurement, and construction contractor delivers construction solutions for the power industry, providing unique expertise to clients throughout the nation.
A nationwide service network made up of independently owned power-sweeping companies, 1-800-SWEEPER unites sweeping companies throughout the United States beneath a common marketing and service structure. Partner companies provide parking lot sweeping, street sweeping, and construction-related power sweeping services to a wide variety of customers, from nationwide and regional facility managers to municipalities and local contractors.
DEI SystemsA Diverse Approach
Electrical and low voltage systems integration contractor DEI Systems LLC is located near Boston in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. The family-owned-and-operated business sets itself apart with a unique, dynamic approach. In addition to mainstream construction service, the company delivers turnkey engineering, design, and build services for every building system that requires high or low-voltage power.
Jottan, Inc.Raising Expectations
Jottan, Inc. launched in 1974 with nothing more than a pickup truck, a ladder, and a commitment to customer satisfaction and safety. Over time, the company’s emphasis on customer satisfaction, along with its exemplary safety record, won over a growing client base. As a result, Jottan was able to expand the business from maintenance and repairs in western Pennsylvania to roof replacements, coatings, maintenance, and repairs throughout all of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and is currently ranked by Roofing Contractor as one of the top 100 roofing contractors in all the United States, at 47th.
Pueblo Mechanical & ControlsStrong Growth, Strong Culture
Pueblo delivers full spectrum HVAC, Plumbing and Controls service and installation for education, government, industrial, healthcare and commercial customers. As a leading provider in the state of Arizona, the company has completed tens of thousands of projects and service calls, and its solutions and services range from system repairs and replacements to multi-million dollar retrofits and installations, encompassing intricate design-build specifications.
Clarence Davids & Co.Seventy Years of Success
Clarence Davids, Sr. launched his landscape company in 1951 with one truck, a seventh-grade education, and lots of can-do attitude. “His office was the back porch,” remembers his son, current Clarence Davids & Co. President Bill Davids. “Mom helped him with phones and bookkeeping.”
Crystal Greens LandscapeNew Partnership, Same Commitment
Crystal Greens Landscape specializes in all phases of commercial landscape management. Since its founding in 1990, the Portland, Oregon-based business has helped clients maintain and improve property value through a wide range of services and technical expertise.
Alpha Structural Inc.Building a Strong Foundation in Los Angeles – and Beyond
David Tourjé found a place in the construction community after his parents moved to the Northeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Mount Washington when he was twelve years old. “Back then it was a pretty isolated hillside area,” Tourjé remembers. “It kind of cut me off from all my friends. But I made new friends who all happened to be in construction.”
New Cycling Infrastructure Creates New Construction OpportunitiesShare the Road
COVID-19 has created new concerns and complications for mass transit. Physical distancing is challenging – if not impossible – on subways, buses, and trains. For instance, when encountering just 30 percent capacity – an estimated total of 510,000 riders each day – passengers on Toronto’s public transit would be unable to maintain a safe distance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to the Toronto Transit Commission. This challenge has been seen throughout countless cities over the past year.
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