Landscape maintenance contractor Pacific Landscape Management (PLM) focuses solely on the commercial sector. President and Owner Bob Grover has worked in the landscape industry for thirty-five years. He started with a company that became acquired by a publicly-traded national company, and this transition quickly changed the culture and day-to-day operations of the organization…
Wier EnterprisesMeeting the Needs of Owners
Wier Enterprises is a general contractor and construction management company based in Houston, Texas. The firm has an outstanding résumé of beautiful buildings demonstrating the work it does, but it is the company’s reputation for honesty and dependable service that has carried it to so much success.
How Collaboration is the Key for Economic GrowthThe Talent Shortage in North America
Workforce development is an issue that has been at the forefront of economic strategies and community discussions across North America, as the needs of the workforce continue to be misaligned with the conditions of reality.
Ceres Greenhouse SolutionsThe Reinvention of the Traditional Greenhouse with Energy Efficient Solutions
Ceres Greenhouse Solutions is a greenhouse design company unlike any of the others that are simply steel manufacturers. Rather, Ceres has a business model that focuses on changing the traditional greenhouse design that has been used as the standard for over a century in the greenhouse industry.
Solo IncorporatedCutting-Edge Power Equipment
Meet Solo, an innovative global leader in the forestry, outdoor power equipment and plant protection industry since 1948 and the inventor of compression backpack sprayers and the first small two-stroke engine.
TaylorThe Ultimate Bonding Experience
People are more concerned than ever before with clean living and the health of the materials and products in their homes and workplaces. And that includes what’s underneath their feet.
ML KishigoClothing that Works, to Make Work Easier
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.
B&K Equipment and Crane ServiceService Built on Integrity and Family
B&K Equipment and Crane Service, based in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, is approaching its thirtieth anniversary. Founded in 1989 by Tracy Keeney, the company is a true family business, not only in the literal sense but also in terms of its supportive, service-based atmosphere built on integrity.
BolanderNearly a Century of Service
Founded nearly a century ago, Bolander is a heavy civil contractor based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The company’s specialties include deep foundations, earth retention, slope stabilization, earthwork, environmental work, demolition, and utilities. Bolander can also offer significant design-build capabilities.
Compact Excavator SalesA New Name for Traditional Quality
It doesn’t really matter at what age one starts out in business. If you’re lucky enough to have a mentor, or any training at all, the first and most important thing that one is told to remember is to keep customers happy.
B.E. AtlasChicago’s Largest Independent Hardware Distributor
When the hardware distributor B.E. Atlas was founded in 1963, Chicago, Illinois was known as a hardware hub. In the decades following, the City of Big Shoulders has diversified its economy around transportation, manufacturing, and printing, but B.E. Atlas has only shown steady growth, outlasting its competition.
NPK Construction EquipmentManufacturing Quality Products with Quality Employees for More Than 30 Years
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.
Priestly DemolitionPriestly Demolition Marks 25 Years of Excellence in Demolition Industry
Priestly Demolition provides complete demolition services and includes remediation, salvage, and on-site recycling as part of what it does on any project, in any industry throughout Ontario.
Lee’s Precast ConcreteTime Tested Structures, Rock Solid Performance
As one of the largest precast concrete producers in the state of Mississippi, Lee’s Precast Concrete has the expertise, the resources and the capacity to deliver on the most complex projects with aggressive schedules. In fact, it even finds ways to save its customers time and money through its time tested precast concrete solutions.
TektonThe Total Package
In December of 2014, we had the privilege of speaking with Gabriel Hernandez, who told us about family-run Tekton Construction of Florida. The company is a shell contractor, and this method has really taken the industry by storm.
Lee Industrial ContractingRaising the Roof
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.
Arc ElectricA Brighter Future for Florida Roadways
While the sunshine state may bask in the light of our nearest star, there is a growing company with plans to make it that much brighter. Arc Electric’s origins are that of a humble small business started in 1995 with one employee and a focus on residential electrical work…
The Sack CompanyWhere Knowledge Translates into Success
The Sack Company is a turnkey multi-trade specialist serving the Southeast United States that is positioned to take full advantage of the growth that is taking place in and around the Port of Savannah.
Steven Feller P.E., LLCBringing Visions to Life
Steven Feller P.E., LLC is a mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) consulting engineering firm based in Florida, with offices in Fort Lauderdale, New York, Tampa and India, with project experience nationally and internationally. The firm works with some of the biggest developers and real estate entities in the world.
1 Priority Environmental ServicesAsbestos Abatement Experts
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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