November 2019

2019 | In Focus | November 2019‘People-First’ Values Raise Midas Hospitality to New HeightsMidas Hospitality

2019 | In Focus | November 2019

‘People-First’ Values Raise Midas Hospitality to New Heights

Midas Hospitality

Today, Midas Hospitality is a vertically-integrated, hospitality-driven organization that develops, builds, renovates, manages and invests in hotels in the United States. Chief Executive Officer and Cofounder David Robert recalls the early days when he and fellow Cofounder and Managing Partner, J.T. Norville, started the St. Louis, Missouri-based company in 2006, with operations initially run from J.T.’s basement.

2019 | In Focus | November 2019The Sustainable Answer to Small Batch MixingCollomix

2019 | In Focus | November 2019

The Sustainable Answer to Small Batch Mixing


Over the course of a construction project, cement mixing is done primarily in bulk, but due to the many small alterations and repairs that must be done along the way, much material mixing ends up being done in small batches. In North America, the most common practice for mixing small batches is to use a drill in a bucket. According to Al Karraker, President of Collomix North America, this is not an efficient approach.

2019 | In Focus | November 2019A Sturdy Family Business with a Solid History of ExcellenceGreat Southern Equipment

2019 | In Focus | November 2019

A Sturdy Family Business with a Solid History of Excellence

Great Southern Equipment

Taking the chance on opening your own business is always a risk, but it’s that risk that drives growth in the economy. Doing it successfully, and then maintaining it for six decades is nothing short of amazing. Great Southern Equipment was founded in 1960, and next year, it will proudly celebrate 60 years of providing construction and road building equipment, parts and service. This success is due in no small part to long-time customer satisfaction and to building lasting relationship with contractors and municipalities around Florida.

2019 | In Focus | November 2019Synergy and SustainabilityEi Companies

2019 | In Focus | November 2019

Synergy and Sustainability

Ei Companies

Ei Companies is a multi-award winning energy consulting firm that has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Department of Energy (DOE), as well as the non-profit and private sector, for its successful efforts to bring energy efficiency and sustainability to hundreds of thousands of homes and commercial projects. In doing so, the company is reducing greenhouse gas emissions by millions of pounds.

2019 | In Focus | November 2019Doing Things ‘A Little Bit Different’ Proves to be a Winning FormulaMidwest Drywall Company

2019 | In Focus | November 2019

Doing Things ‘A Little Bit Different’ Proves to be a Winning Formula

Midwest Drywall Company

Commercial wall and ceiling drywall subcontractor Midwest Drywall Company Inc. likes to do things differently. Among other services, the firm designs, engineers, fabricates, and installs prefabricated light gauge panelized walls and has worked on a series of prominent construction projects. Founded in the early 1970s, the Wichita, Kansas-based company recently became employee-owned.


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