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Current | General Construction | July 2024Better Business, Better RoofingC&N Construction

Current | General Construction | July 2024

Better Business, Better Roofing

C&N Construction

While competition has become the accepted modus operandi of capitalist free market economies, leading roofing contractor C&N Construction, Inc. knows that building alliances with its competition can be an unexpected source of longevity in an enormous market. These healthy relationships have secured the firm, which self-performs all its work with a team of around 300, the respect of its industry while supporting the success of others in the same line of business.

Current | July 2024 | Products & ServicesPutting Fire Safety FirstNUCO Inc.

Current | July 2024 | Products & Services

Putting Fire Safety First


At NUCO Inc., saving lives and protecting property is everything. This company’s passion for safety leads the way to developing some of the best fire-retardant construction materials available in North America today. Boasting impressive ranges of polyurethane foams, construction adhesives, and intumescent silicone and acrylic sealants, the company has become a trusted supplier to several industries.

Current | June 2024 | ServicesAffordable and Modern Modular BuildingsAvalon Building Systems

Current | June 2024 | Services

Affordable and Modern Modular Buildings

Avalon Building Systems

Avalon Building Systems is making construction affordable again. Headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts with two factories in the Northeast, the company specializes in designing, fabricating, and assembling some of the most magnificent modular homes. Because it is located in a region where labor is affordable, its buildings come to market at a reasonable price compared to prices in many other places across the U.S.

Current | June 2024Food for ThoughtNeo-Concrete and the Plastics Connection

Current | June 2024

Food for Thought

Neo-Concrete and the Plastics Connection

Looking at the future of plastic, especially its use as aggregate or filler in concrete, one is reminded of Paul Hawken’s book, The Ecology of Commerce. Here, he says that in nature, all waste equals food. Considering that, on a planet comprising delicate ecosystems where there really is no such thing as “away” in terms of waste, recycling plastics by adding them to concrete could become a double-edged sword, given sufficient time. By inconsiderately adding plastic aggregates to concrete mixtures, thinking it a solution, we shelve the pollution problem, but only until building rubble is released into the environment—now in the form of carbon-emitting Portland cement and micro- and nanoplastics.

Current | May 2024 | ServicesCustom Precast Concrete Without CompareArchitectural Precast Innovations, Inc.

Current | May 2024 | Services

Custom Precast Concrete Without Compare

Architectural Precast Innovations, Inc.

For 60 years, Architectural Precast Innovations, Inc. (API) has been committed to delivering high quality, custom prefabricated architectural precast concrete building components to diverse customers and market segments. Exceptional craftmanship, commitment to sustainability, and a relentless drive for innovation are just a few qualities API is known for. The company has built its reputation one award-winning project at a time, completing projects as small as signage to more complex structures like One Willoughby Square, Brooklyn, New York, a 2024 PCI Design Award Best Office Building and Sustainable Design Award Honorable Mention.


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