2018 | In Focus | November 2018Clothing that Works, to Make Work EasierML Kishigo

2018 | In Focus | November 2018

Clothing that Works, to Make Work Easier

ML Kishigo

Back in 2015, Construction in Focus wrote about ML Kishigo, the manufacturer of high-visibility safety clothes and equipment. The Brilliant series and Black series workwear were in their infancy back then, and the West Virginia warehouse was just up and running. One major issue back in 2015 was the influx of companies with little to no experience flooding the market with inferior non ANSI compliant products while claiming ANSI compliance. We caught up with President Greg Hayward.

2018 | In Focus | November 2018Manufacturing Quality Products with Quality Employees for More Than 30 YearsNPK Construction Equipment

2018 | In Focus | November 2018

Manufacturing Quality Products with Quality Employees for More Than 30 Years

NPK Construction Equipment

Nippon Pneumatic Mfg. Co. LTD (NPK Japan) has been designing and manufacturing attachments for construction equipment since the 1950s. NPK Construction Equipment, Inc. was formed in 1985 as a partnership between NPK Japan and business associates in Cleveland, Ohio. NPK Construction Equipment became the sole distribution and support network for NPK products in North and South America. We spoke with NPK President Dan Tyrrell.

2018 | In Focus | November 2018Raising the RoofLee Industrial Contracting

2018 | In Focus | November 2018

Raising the Roof

Lee Industrial Contracting

For manufacturers of all kinds, installing or relocating equipment is a mammoth task, except when Lee Contracting saves the day. With thirty years of experience and more than four hundred employees, the company keeps huge manufacturing operations running every day of the year all over America, and saves clients many millions of dollars in downtime each year. There is virtually nothing this company does not offer in the field of facility expansion and relocation.

2018 | In Focus | November 2018Asbestos Abatement Experts1 Priority Environmental Services

2018 | In Focus | November 2018

Asbestos Abatement Experts

1 Priority Environmental Services

Over ninety percent of 1 Priority Environmental Services’ revenues are generated through asbestos abatement; the balance is duct cleaning and dealing with mold and lead-based paint. From its Fort Worth headquarters and eight locations, 1 Priority Environmental Services’ staff serves customers throughout New Mexico, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas. The company’s work ranges from approximately $2,500 to $5 million, with an average project size of about $100,000.


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