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.
AREPASaving Money and the Environment by Restoring Damaged Electronics
It is a common nightmare for anyone who owns a manufacturing or industrial plant that a disaster—natural or otherwise—strikes their facility, damaging specialized technical equipment. The inclination, in such situations, is to throw out any damaged electronics and buy replacements. If a company wants to save time and money, however, they could contact disaster recovery experts AREPA instead.
Systecon50 Years of Continued Success
Without a doubt, COVID-19 has presented companies with both hurdles and opportunities. For Ohio-based Systecon, the pandemic was a chance to grow and explore bold, innovative ways of reaching out and interacting with clients.
Comprehensive SecurityProtecting Country Stars and Construction Sites, This Company Does it All
Guards from Comprehensive Security, Inc., maintain a watchful presence at concerts, construction work, conventions, and special events in Davidson County, Tennessee. The City of Nashville is based in Davidson, and Comprehensive has provided security for some of the music mecca’s biggest stars, including Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn, and Dolly Parton.
Axis Construction and MODLOGIQStraight Talk About Smart Construction
It was our pleasure to catch up with John Buongiorno, Director of Axis Construction’s Modular Division in Hauppauge, New York, and Jim Gabriel, the new owner and President & CEO of MODLOGIQ, located in New Holland, Pennsylvania, previously featured in Construction in Focus in 2020. These industry leaders share their experience of the benefits, challenges, and future of modular construction, and a fruitful kind of collaboration.
Kodem Developments Inc.Creating Iconic Spaces Through Integrity and Authenticity
Real estate development firm Kodem Developments Inc. has a hands-on team of expert property developers who pack a mighty punch on the development landscape of Montreal, Quebec and further afield. That is because, to its great advantage, this Canadian industry leader does things a little differently from most. “In terms of our business model, we’re always creating the factory, creating a new product in a new market. There’s no such thing as copy and paste for us,” says Founder and President Benjamin Sternthal.
PomerleauShaping a Better Industry
Times, they are a-changing indeed, and that has never been truer than in the construction industry. Construction is undergoing a much-needed revolution. Change of that magnitude over a short period of time brings about lots of questions. What transformations are necessary to increase productivity, efficiency, sustainability and safety on sites? What should fuel this transformation? How should it be approached? At Pomerleau, the answer was FOX – the Foundation for Operational Excellence.
Truman HomesCalgary Homebuilder Turns Dreams into Reality
Canadian homebuilder Truman Homes is based in Alberta, mainly serving Calgary and the surrounding areas. Company President George Trutina previously made his name in construction after emigrating from Croatia, with the dream of creating and owning a company. From this dream, Truman Homes was born in 1995, starting with the purchase of about thirty acres of land in Chestermere, Alberta.
Lacey ConstructionFamilies Working for Families
A family home is one of life’s biggest investments and nobody knows that better than award-winning builder Lacey Construction, a company that puts client experience, team members and quality workmanship first in every project.
Radon Environmental Management CorpRadon Prevention and Mitigation – Raising Awareness and Exceeding Code Standards
Founded in 2007, Radon Environmental Management Corp. (REM) has a business model that is built around preventing and reducing public exposure to radon. It is the only company whose core business is focused solely on radon exposure.
Reid’s Heritage ConstructionMore Than Construction: Building the Business of People
A company’s success lies in its talent, passion, and drive, and Reid’s Heritage Construction (RHC) is doing remarkably. For 15 years, this Cambridge, Ontario construction and design management firm has brought its wealth of expertise to sustainable building processes.
Lépine ApartmentsInspired Lifestyles
Like all the best things in life, a Lépine apartment withstands the test of time. With its proud family name rooted firmly on Canadian soil since the birth of Montreal in the mid-seventeenth century, this family-owned developer owns and leases more than eleven hundred units stretching from downtown Ottawa to Renfrew that offer easy living and sophistication. Recently, it has turned its attention toward improving the modern lifestyle with a seemingly obvious, yet surprising, addition.
Canvas HomesExpanding to Create Luxurious Multi-Family Homes
Founded in 2014, custom home builder Canvas Homes serves the Greater Vancouver region as one part of a group of three sister companies in the construction business, all owned and led by Executive President Avi Dhaliwal.
Thomas Jefferson’s Famed RotundaArchitectural Resurrection
The University of Virginia was founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, including his Academical Village, a series of Greco-Roman-inspired interconnected buildings. And at the center of it all is the university’s original library, the Rotunda.
The Beauty and Value of Heritage BuildingsSaving Grace
Practically every county in the U.S. has a heritage building. In fact, we probably drive by one or more regularly without giving it much thought. But, in many ways, these historic buildings and sites help knit together local history and culture.
Smart and Safe Senior LivingDesigning for Seniors
Since the Baby Boom generation arrived in 1946, it’s kept construction very busy. In the 50s it was bigger schools, in the late 60s, college campuses, and in the 70s and 80s, homes in the suburbs. Now Boomers are in their 70s, and they need something different from the industry…
Creating Cities with Seniors in MindAccessible Infrastructure
A good ‘quality of life’ takes into consideration evaluations of overall physical health, degree of happiness, culture and values, positive social interactions, and liveable neighbourhoods which we gladly call home. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines quality of life as an “individual’s perception of their position in life in the context of the culture and value systems in which they live and in relation to their goals, expectation, standards and concerns.”
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA)Transforming a Crisis Into a Better Future
The weeks leading up to September’s fierce federal election saw Canada’s parties divided on many issues – but the overriding message was clear: from coast to coast, we are in a housing crisis, and something needs to be done, now.
Absolute ContractingBuilding the Perfect Mountain Getaway in Canada’s Pacific Province
Never mind the growth of Canada’s big cities – smaller communities are showing similar growth as more homeowners seek alternative lifestyles – and the custom homes to match.
Claxton + MarshPioneering Net-Zero Luxury
Claxton + Marsh is a net-zero property development firm as out of the ordinary as the superb quality of its construction. Here, decadently upmarket design revolves around light, luxury, and the conscious use of line. From a choice selection of only the best next-generation technologies to European-inspired décor features, the elegance and contemporary value of this company’s buildings are simply sublime.
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