Often, when the conversation starts about how to attract more women to the workforce, it trends toward eliminating glass ceilings, how to increase the numbers of C-suite executives or adding female board members.
MoweryBetter, Smarter, Faster
Progressive to its core, Mowery came out of the chaos of COVID-19 guns blazing. Not one to rest on its laurels, this company optimized its powerful ability to adapt to everyday challenges by thinking smarter, fast. The result is optimized systems ready to achieve anything, including its most impressive niche job to date.
ProAllProAll’s New Spider 2.0 Trucks Pour Concrete and Deliver Business
ProAll International Manufacturing Inc.’s ongoing commitment to pouring concrete in a simpler and more environmentally friendly method has been a goal for more than 50 years, as the company strives to eliminate logistical issues and long wait times for delivery.
Kewaunee Scientific CorporationWhere Style Meets Science
It only takes a brief look to discover that very little of what we consume daily did not travel through a lab at some point in its lifecycle. Kewaunee Scientific Corporation designs and manufactures scientific furniture and equipment with care, to not only make laboratories beautiful and functional, but to make them comfortable and safe places to work.
Gainsborough WasteAlways Moving Forward
While running Carl Construction and Carl Custom Homes about 30 years ago, Noble Carl saw that there was a growing need at building sites for building waste removal and disposal services. Other needs then presented themselves, each one an opportunity.
McMullen & PitzOver a Century of Diverse Construction Solutions
McMullen & Pitz Construction Company has over a century of experience in America’s construction industry. In 1918, Oliver McMullen, the owner of a small construction company in Manitowoc, Wisconsin, teamed up with businessman Arthur Pitz to form the company that still bears their names. This new company touted a special focus on marine construction with attention paid to Manitowoc, Sheboygan, and the surrounding areas.
Groupe MadystaQuebec Telecom Construction Firm Eyes Expansion
Last year marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of Groupe Madysta, an innovative, vertically-integrated firm based in Trois-Rivières, Québec that specializes in engineering and construction work for the telecommunications sector. The companies within the fold offer a comprehensive suite of services, and the group’s one-stop shop approach has been highly successful. It is currently pondering new opportunities and expansion plans.
Valcoustics Canada Ltd.Sound Advice Sounds Like This
Of all our senses, one of the most pronounced is hearing. Many sounds are pleasant, while others, like pounding construction noise, can set our teeth on edge. For well over half a century, Valcoustics Canada Ltd. has been one of the world’s foremost leaders in sound solutions.
Borea ConstructionInnovation in Alberta: Bringing New Technologies to Solar Power
As Canada works toward total carbon neutrality by 2050, a future rich in renewable energy moves ever closer. Canada’s largest renewable-energy constructor, Borea Construction, is making renewable energy more accessible and smaller in size and environmental impact than ever before.
Pro-Craft ConstructionBalancing Safety and Success
Balancing job progress and employee safety can be a challenging trade-off. But in Southern California, one company has perfected this balance to continually meet project demands and maintain high safety standards. For nearly twenty years, Pro-Craft Construction has expanded from a plumbing contractor to a full-service construction provider. Its forward-thinking mentality and heavy emphasis on prefabrication can address construction needs throughout its service area and beyond.
Timber BlockLogging on to the Future of Homebuilding
When you picture a log cabin, you might envision something small, bare, basic, and deep in the woods, a place for weekend excursions and little more. Timber Block turns that notion on its head with stunning, contemporary timber homes.
The Holmes GroupEverything is Possible: Constructing a Future for Women in Trades
Sherry Holmes knows exactly why women are essential in the construction industry. She has long-term, firsthand experience growing up in Canada’s renowned Holmes family, first working behind-the-scenes on her father Mike’s series, Holmes on Homes, followed by becoming proficient with power tools in her own right on Holmes Inspection, Holmes Makes It Right, DIY Network’s Holmes: Next Generation, and most recently Holmes Family Rescue airing on HGTV US and CTV Life. Her passion and dedication are something she’s now determined to share with a generation of girls who may not even know this career path exists.
How Women are Changing the Face of ConstructionGood for Business
It’s amazing how things are changing, including older technologies, social norms, and a few hidebound beliefs that together used to keep women out of construction. And it’s just as well, as the industry desperately needs an influx of more new talent or else face the risk of stagnation.
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