The markets for paint and sealants have had a tumultuous time as of late, due to “the COVID-19 pandemic, raw material shortages and supply chain disruptions,” states the American Coatings Association (ACA). The ACA is a trade group for the paint and coating industry, but their words apply to the sealant sector as well.
DESA Half-Century for This Multi-Disciplinary Design Firm
Multi-disciplinary design firm DES of Redwood City, California, marked its 50th anniversary this year, an achievement made possible by having a sterling body of work, a progressive spirit, and a client-centric focus. The company’s origins can be traced to an effort to please a customer who was employing separate firms for a project.
MMP ArchitectsA Legacy of Service
Consistency, continuity, and quality have been central to the success of MMP Architects Inc., based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and founded nearly a century ago. In addition to its impressive heritage and sharp design skills, the company has a technology-savvy attitude, low staff turnover, and a customer-friendly ethos.
Modular Building InstituteAn Age-Old Construction Method Finds New Popularity
The Modular Building Institute (MBI), a global non-profit trade association based in Charlottesville, Virginia, represents several facets of the modular industry, a sector that has experienced soaring growth in recent years.
EVstudioIntegrated Services from an Innovative Firm
EVstudio offers integrated architectural, engineering, design, and planning services for residential and commercial construction projects. While headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the progressive, rapidly growing, full-service firm also has branches in Texas and Idaho and big plans to go national.
Silvi MaterialsHigh-End Materials, Superior Services
Silvi Materials supplies high-end concrete, sand, stone, cement, and slag for building and offers a breadth of ancillary services. Based in Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania, this rapidly growing, family-run firm is particularly proud of its ready-mix concrete, which boasts superior strength, durability, and versatility.
onespace unlimited inc.Bringing Balance and Harmony to New Buildings
A little over two decades ago, Rod Rowbotham had a disconcerting experience while viewing a new building near Toronto
Ascendent DemolitionOn the Rise
Ascendent Demolition, LLC demolishes building interiors and exteriors for a wide range of clients. Based in Puyallup, Washington, this demolition, abatement, and civil contracting firm uses well-trained crews and a fleet of excavators, skid steers, and other equipment to perform its tasks.
Diverso EnergyNew Partner, New Growth, Same Attitude
Diverso Energy of Toronto, Ontario designs and installs geothermal heating and cooling systems that can reduce both energy costs and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. Since the company was profiled by Construction in Focus in 2021, it has been acquired by multi-billion dollar infrastructure fund manager DIF Capital Partners, added new staff, and continued to work on high-profile projects.
Worldwide Steel BuildingsFulfilling Demand for “Barndominium” Building Kits
Worldwide Steel Buildings is a leader in the fast-growing residential ‘barndominium’ sector. From its base in Peculiar, Missouri, the company designs, engineers, fabricates, and distributes customized steel building kits for garages, agricultural, industrial, recreational structures, and horse arenas, to name a few applications. In recent years, ‘barndo’ kits have become one of the company’s most popular offerings.
Bassi ConstructionReflecting on 60 Successful Years
Bassi Construction Ltd. marked its sixtieth anniversary this year with a new focus on converting buildings to residential use and a renewed commitment to technology and health and safety. Profiled in June 2022 in Construction in Focus magazine, this vertically integrated firm, based in Ottawa, Ontario, offers start-to-finish construction services.
Wall-tech CompaniesAn Eye on New Markets and Industrialized Construction
Wall-tech Companies is a market leader when it comes to using prefabricated cold-formed steel (CFS) framing to create sturdy building exteriors. While the company, which is based near Madison, Wisconsin, offers other framing services, there has been a major push recently to grow the prefabricated CFS side of the business. Since it was profiled August 2021 in Construction in Focus, the company has also dramatically expanded its geographical footprint and its presence in the single-family home market.
Brothers Paving & Concrete CorporationA Bigger Market and Bigger Outlook Make a Bigger Brand
Huge changes have taken place at Brothers Paving & Concrete Corporation since Construction in Focus profiled the construction company in August 2018.
Stumbaugh & AssociatesCalifornia’s Largest Provider of Restroom Partitions and Accessories
Stumbaugh & Associates, Inc., of Burbank, California, has been on a growth streak over the past few years with big increases in revenue and personnel. The company has become the leading provider of restroom accessories and partitions in the state of California and is eager to continue growing. The achievements are even more impressive given its very humble origins nearly sixty years ago.
Capital Asphalt & InterlockAll Hands on Deck
Capital Asphalt & Interlock Ltd. continues to emphasize quality and family values as it marks its thirtieth anniversary this year. The company is based in Arnprior, a small community west of Ottawa, Ontario. Everyone, especially the people who run the company, is involved in project administration, planning, and installation.
Geo-Environmental Drilling Inc.Raising the Bar for the Geo-technical Drilling Industry
Geo-Environmental Drilling Inc. (GEDI) is a drilling company unlike any other in its field. Founded over thirty years ago, and based in Halton Hills, Ontario, it has earned a reputation for high quality services and safety standards.
Skyscrapers Designed By WomenRising High
Women architects continue to reach for the sky and overcome barriers. In the process, the architectural sector is confronting the long overlooked role women have played in tall building design and development…
Vector ConstructionThis Concrete Contractor Creates a Sustainable Future
Vector Construction, Ltd. has built a highly successful business based on repairing and protecting concrete. With multiple branches across North America, the company specializes in concrete repair and protection to extend the life of concrete and masonry structures and buildings. At the same time, it embraces sustainable principles and practices.
Atlantic Southern Paving & SealcoatingPaving a Smooth Path Forward
Atlantic Southern Paving & Sealcoating (ASP) has established a formidable reputation for providing excellent pavement maintenance services at parking lots across the United States. This Florida-based firm has experienced phenomenal growth in recent years and has appeared multiple times on lists of fastest-growing companies compiled by business magazines.
Taylor FlooringThere is No Ceiling for This Thriving Nova Scotia Team
Taylor Flooring of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia marks its thirtieth anniversary next year. The secret to the company’s success—beyond providing excellent products and services—is simple: put the customer first and “stay on the cutting edge,” of trends, technology, and designs says Sales Manager Patrick Wood.
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