Standard Heating & Air Conditioning’s history goes back to the 1920s, when a door-to-door salesperson rang the bell at the Ferrara family home in Northeast Minneapolis, Minnesota. Anthony “Tony” Ferrara’s mother said that she would be interested in allowing the heating equipment company to work on their home if they would consider hiring her son.
Nu Flow TechnologiesMore Than a Sustainable Solution for Pipe Infrastructure Rehabilitation
As the global leader in small-diameter interior infrastructure rehabilitation, Nu Flow Technologies, Inc. is also an eco-conscious company dedicated to providing the least intrusive and most cost-effective options for sewer and water pipe repair and renewal. Since its 1998 launch, Nu Flow has been cultivating and delivering innovative solutions to its customers’ piping problems.
Bird MechanicalA Retrofit Contractor Big Enough to Get the Job Done and Small Enough to Care
Thinking about the term hybrid crossover naturally invites one into an imaginary maze of biological processes and even modern cars. However, considered within the context of this retrofit mechanical contractor’s operations, the concept takes on fresh and exciting new significance…
Global Machinery25 Years as a Knowledgeable Resource for Utility Construction and Tree Care Contractors
Global Machinery is a full-service equipment dealer that provides sales, rentals, parts, and service for the specialized equipment used in constructing and maintaining utilities. It specializes in providing equipment for the power and electric, telecommunications, water and sewer, gas, and tree care industries. Its tree care offerings include equipment for maintaining trees, land clearing, and land processing.
Built on Legendary QualityBuilt on Legendary Quality
For well over half a century, the Bobcat Company has been the number one choice for construction companies, landscapers, tree removal businesses, and other industries that demand peak performance every day. Atlas Bobcat has been serving the greater Chicago area since 1965 and has grown to six locations that meet the needs of customers from the Wisconsin border to Merrillville, Indiana.
Bobcat of OmahaProviding Quality Construction Equipment with Exceptional Customer Service
Bobcat of Omaha is a full line dealer of Bobcat and Doosan equipment. It provides parts, service, sales, and rental services for a wide variety of construction and landscaping equipment. It strives to be a one-stop-shop for contractors and utility companies. The company also carries several short lines and provides trailers to complement its line of business.
Holland PumpCustomized Dewatering Solutions
Florida-based mobile pumping specialist Holland Pump is celebrating its fortieth anniversary as a manufacturer that also rents, sells, and services dewatering pumps. Its customers rent for a variety of applications including general construction, utility work, stormwater management, mining, and agriculture.
ABC CoatingConquering Challenges
ABC Coating is a rebar coating company with a long and successful history serving the United States metal fabrication industry. The company was named ABC after the initials of its three founders Marcello Acuna Sr., Gerald Campbell, and Don Benge. The three-way partnership had roots reaching back to the mid-1970s.
Rogers MachineryCaring for Customers Since 1949
Rogers Machinery Company, Inc. is a supplier of compressed air, vacuum, and pump systems. They operate production facilities in Portland, Oregon and Centralia, Washington as well as offering service out of locations throughout the Western United States.
Barrett Inc.The Last Roofing Expert You’ll Ever Need
In the bigger scheme of things, roof quality tends to be one of those necessities that go unnoticed until one is faced with either a new building project or a defective roof situation. The latter is likely to hit at the most inopportune time and is usually unbearably costly to rectify. Which is why, when spending that average twenty-five percent of total building cost on roofing a commercial premises, it may be a good idea to get it done properly – the first time – by Barrett Inc.
UPA Construction GroupWhere Expertise Meets Luxury
UPA Construction Group is a contracting company specializing in the development of multi-family residential communities, high-rises, resorts, and hotels. It is headquartered in Reno, Nevada and provides services in the United States and Canada.
Christy Webber LandscapesBuilding Better Cities – One Green Space at a Time
Christy Webber, President and CEO of Chicago-based Christy Webber Landscapes, has a remarkable story to tell of how she turned a student job cutting grass into a multimillion-dollar landscaping business, front and center in the “Greening of Chicago.”
David Mitchell CompanySmall Enough to Listen, Large Enough to Deliver
David Mitchell Company provides general contracting for commercial businesses and specializes in hotel, corporate, and dental office improvement. Periodically, it also works in residential and civil construction. David Mitchell can control the quality and schedule of a project with its in-house millwork shop and installation crew. The company’s over sixty years of experience has established a reputation as a trustworthy partner that is capable of producing a high-quality project.
MatcomSuperior Quality, Superior Service
This is our second feature on Matcom, an industrial machinery moving company in business for over 40 years. Since our first article in 2016, the company located in Vaughan, Ontario has achieved significant growth and positive changes. We spoke with President Matt Rix and discussed his role in the company which is achieving new levels of excellence.
Haldeman HommeThis Employee-Owned Firm is Growing Rapidly
Haldeman Homme, Inc., a rapidly-expanding Minneapolis-based business, boasts soaring revenues and new branches across the U.S. The company (whose name is pronounced ‘Homie’) is totally employee-owned; workers share in the firm’s profits and decision-making process. “We consider ourselves a specialty contractor, dealing mostly with interior specialty products,” President Ron Johnson says.
Applied Systems Associates (aSa)Construction Software Company is Expanding its Reach
The story of Applied Systems Associates, Inc., (aSa) began with innovation nearly 50 years ago when the power of computer software was nothing like it is today. Founder Jim Leib developed a software solution for the reinforcing steel industry that produced an immediate impact. That impact has only grown through a culture that rewards teamwork, continuous improvement, and reliability.
Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative (CIECI)Making Construction a Stronger Industry
This year, the Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative (CIECI) is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a leading non-profit organization dedicated to improving the compliance and ethics practices of the construction industry. Members are leading construction industry companies that are dedicated to the highest standards of ethical behavior.
Kern Steel FabricationExceeding Expectations
Kern Steel Fabrications, Inc., of Bakersfield, California, is a structural steel fabricator providing services to a wide range of industries. NuSteel Fabricators, Inc. is a subsidiary company offering similar services out of Childersburg, Alabama, near Birmingham. Together, these companies provide fabricated steel products and services from coast to coast.
Island Exterior FabricatorsRedefining the Building Envelope
Island Exterior Fabricators is proud to bring new expertise to building envelopes. I spoke with Ed Harms, managing partner at both its headquarters and Calverton, New York and Kyle Birchall, its business developer in Boston, Massachusetts.
Putzmeister AmericaGerman Design and Ingenuity
Since 1958, the name Putzmeister has been synonymous with quality. The Putzmeister Group was founded in Germany and is a global leader in manufacturing innovative, exceptionally reliable, long-lasting equipment for concrete and material placing clients in construction, mining, power station, sewage treatment, waste incinerator, tunnel construction, and other large-scale industrial project sectors.
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