Hailing from Moore, Oklahoma, Silver Star Construction provides essential commercial services as one of the largest paving contractors in the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. This company’s diverse range of skill sets has been recognized with multiple awards, and it continues to fine-tune operations to be even better. We spoke with its Executive Vice President Tim Caudle and President Craig Parker to learn more.
Multi-Housing DepotUnforgettable Interiors Informed by Over 125 Years of Quality
Multi-Housing Depot is 126 years old. To give that some context, in 1894 Coca-Cola was sold in bottles for the first time, and the first battery-operated switchboard was installed by New England Telephone and Telegraph. We have come a long way since then – and so has Multi-Housing Depot.
RDM DisposalDisposal With a Personal Touch
RDM Disposal of Brampton, Ontario is a family-owned-and-operated waste disposal company that proves a small fish can compete in a big pond. Despite its size, the company has garnered many repeat clients and thrives on customer referrals, since clients appreciate its service and personal touch. We spoke with Marketing Supervisor Brandon Burns to learn more.
McDonald ExcavatingThriving Thanks to a Strong Reputation
In February of 2018, I spoke with McDonald Excavating’s President, Ryan McDonald. We talked about the challenges that come with being a minority-owned business, a strong partnership with Hoffman Construction, and steady growth within the construction industry. On the cusp of the company’s fortieth anniversary, I once again had the privilege of talking with Ryan and learned how the company’s success is steering it to new ventures.
Metro Pavers, Inc.Out-Of-The-Box Thinking for Concrete And Asphalt Needs
Metro Pavers was founded in 1975 and will soon be celebrating its forty-fifth anniversary of performing small and medium-sized asphalt and concrete paving projects for municipalities, utility companies, and businesses in the Henderson and Denver areas of Colorado.
NPK Construction EquipmentThe Standard in Attachment Manufacturing
NPK Construction Equipment is an industry leader with a comprehensive product line of construction and demolition attachments.
S&S Concrete FloorsLeading with Experience
In the increasingly competitive world that is the construction industry, to truly stand out from the crowd is rare. Allow me to introduce S&S Concrete Floors, a world leader in concrete construction.
American Electrical ContractingVersatility In Practice
American Electrical Contracting Inc. is a unique entity that serves residential, industrial, and commercial customers in North Florida and Southeast Georgia with both new construction and service electrical work. Due to recent hurricane activity in the area, the fastest-growing part of the business involves installing residential generators. We spoke with Chief Operating Officer David Yencarelli to find out more.
PS&S57 years of Architectural and Engineering Prowess
Back in March of 2017, I spoke with PS&S President and Chief Executive Officer John Sartor. At the time, the architecture, engineering, and environmental firm was venturing into the healthcare industry in New Jersey and New York. Plans to expand into the New England market were underway, and its college internship program was starting to pay off.
National Roofing CompanyAbove and Beyond
Since 1976, National Roofing Co. of Albuquerque, New Mexico has been setting the standard for how roofers should treat clients and staff. Now in its second generation, this recognized Master Contractor is constantly striving to be a positive part of the community it serves while diversifying into performing more envelope work and preparing to grow into new areas. We spoke with National Roofing President Jackson Johns.
Concrete Frame AssociatesThe Vertically Integrated Concrete Specialists
The world of construction follows the economic cycles of boom and bust. To weather the storms, a company must appeal to both clients and employees, and Concrete Frame Associates (CFA) does just that by ensuring a quality product and the safety of those it employs.
Lépine CorporationBringing Luxury to Life
More and more, younger people are sadly being priced out of home ownership while baby boomers are retiring and downsizing, and this evolving market is creating more renters. The result is a more competitive real estate situation, with an increased demand for rental accommodation but not enough supply.
Heavy Equipment Colleges of AmericaIn the Right Place at the Right Time
When looking at the construction industry, one thing is certain: there are not enough skilled tradespeople, yet the need for companies to build, erect, or renovate is growing by leaps and bounds. Heavy equipment and cranes are crucial for construction and operators are in huge demand. In comes Heavy Equipment Colleges of America with private education and training.
Northwest ExcavatingAhead of the Game and Poised for Success
Northwest Excavating is sixty this year, and it has never been stronger. It has also been over a year since Robbie Groff took over as President from his father who built the company. This has not been without a few hurdles, as emissions standards in California are quite stringent. However Northwest Excavating is back on track after investing in new equipment and upgrades.
HLW InternationalOpening Up the Work Space to New Visions of Efficiency
It’s an exciting time to be in workplace design and architecture: technology is rapidly advancing, and multi-generational clients are pushing the ideas of the traditional workplace. HLW International is working at the forefront of this dynamic shift. In May of 2019, Construction in Focus sat down with Managing Partner John Gering, catching up on the firm’s latest projects and to discuss how technology is changing the industry.
Altius ArchitectureA Unique Architectural Firm Incorporating New Technologies
Sustainable, green housing is no longer just the domain of wealthy builders in cottage country. Builders in the city are starting to take notice of the benefits of going green. Altius Architecture, Inc. has always been at the forefront of new technologies in construction and is currently undertaking work with new performance standards, such as the ‘passive house’ building methods, developed in Germany. It is also incorporating speculative work and pre-fabricated structures into its repertoire. Once again, we spoke with Altius Principal Graham Smith.
MatcomA Leader in Safety in Trade Work
We spoke with Matt Rix, President of Matcom, last year for July’s issue of Construction in Focus, where he outlined his role in the industrial machinery moving company. At the time, Matcom was upgrading its operation software, seeking a ‘red seal certified rigger,’ and in the midst of rebranding to focus on its core services.
Empire BlendedUp to the Task
Empire Blended, of Bayville, New Jersey, has over seventy years of dedicated work as a family-run manufacturer of specialty cement products with more product choice than any other firm. We spoke with its Vice President Randy Gornitzky to find out more.
Somero EnterprisesTurning Passion into World-Class Products
Somero’s focus has always been on innovation and technology in the commercial concrete business. This company is the pioneering spirit behind high production, high quality concrete flooring, and it continues to set the trends going forward. We spoke with its Vice President of North American and International Sales Lance Holbrook.
Arsenal Constructors Inc.Bringing Peace of Mind to Every Project
From Vaughan, Ontario comes Arsenal Constructors Inc. (Arsenal), a general contractor that caters to the retail and corporate sectors. This organization is an offshoot of International Fixture Installations Inc., which gives it a versatile outlook as a turnkey operator. We spoke with General Manager Steven Lanteigne about the company and some of the issues facing the construction industry.
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