In 1982, Leonard Haddow designed and built the “Bolaro-Cat,” a clever, two-component pumping system using Aro pumps and air motors for spray and dispense applications. The engineering entrepreneur launched a business selling and servicing the custom-made product out of Mississauga, Ontario for varied applications from hockey sticks to pipeline coatings. By the late 1980s, the small company had taken on the Graco product line in addition to Aro (now Ingersol Rand Aro), making Bolair a recognized expert for both Aro and Graco pumping systems within the two-components coatings industry.
Watershed TechnologiesHelping Building Owners Reduce Energy Use and Utility Bills
Watershed Technologies Inc. offers a suite of services and solutions designed to conserve energy and lower utility bills in multi-residential buildings. This Toronto-based firm uses audits and technological tools to measure and monitor a building’s water and energy consumption, and the data is then presented to clients along with cost-reducing energy conservation measures.
Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA)A Resource You Can Count On
The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) serves approximately 2,600 firms involved in heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, piping, and mechanical service. The trade organization is the go-to resource for the industry, offering everything from educational opportunities and technological initiatives to advocacy. The COVID-19 crisis has brought out the best in the organization as the team works to provide the support the industry needs during this challenging time.
HTS TexasBuilding Success – and a Home – in the Lone Star State
HTS Texas is the American wing of multi-national company Heat Transfer Solutions (HTS), originally a Canadian company but one that has since grown to have many supporting businesses throughout North America.
L&L BuildersBuilding Community
L&L Builders got its start in 1960 as a residential masonry company operating under the name Larry Book Contracting. Business boomed and the company quickly expanded into the commercial sector and evolved into a merit-shop general contracting firm.
Jeremy Hiltz ExcavatingA Company with Commitment
A quarter of a century ago, a New Hampshire-based entrepreneur named Jeremy Hiltz used his strong foundation in the construction industry to launch his own company. “I grew up in the excavating business with my family and went out on my own in 1996 and started the company from nothing,” Hiltz says.
American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA)Strengthening the Infrastructure that Keeps the Nation Going
It might not always be visible, but there is an expansive web of buried infrastructure in the United States that plays an important role in preserving the public safety and which is, unfortunately, drastically deteriorating and in dire need of investment.
CCI Piping SystemsSupport Where it Matters Most
Cutting corners during pipeline installations inevitably becomes a costly affair, so oil, gas, water, and wastewater industry giants avoid this by turning to CCI Piping Systems for durable solutions that save time and increase pipeline lifespan.
Concrete Pipe and PrecastInnovation and Quality
Exceptional products, service, and experience: three things customers can expect to receive from Concrete Pipe & Precast. And as an esteemed supplier of precast concrete pipe and structures in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast regions, CP&P works with its customers to develop unique and innovative products.
Ed Bell Construction CompanyBuilding Highways to the Future
The influence of the Ed Bell Construction Company extends far beyond the highways of North Texas, and serves as a model for the future of highway construction. Recently, we enjoyed a wide-ranging conversation with Phillippe Falkner, who describes his role of Business Services Specialist at Ed Bell Construction Company (EBCC) “as a catch-all role to handle technology, special projects, continuous improvement, fleet management, software, and workforce development. I’m kind of a Jack-of-all-trades, and my job never gets monotonous, because two days are never the same.”
Silver Star Construction Co.Community Comes First at this Award-Winning Company
Hailing from Moore, Oklahoma, Silver Star Construction provides essential commercial services as one of the largest paving contractors in the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Area. This company’s diverse range of skill sets has been recognized with multiple awards, and it continues to fine-tune operations to be even better. We spoke with its Executive Vice President Tim Caudle and President Craig Parker to learn more.
DXI ConstructionFocused on the Next Generation
Turnkey site preparation company DXI Construction was established in 1966 as a small paving company under the name of Dixie Construction Company, owned and operated by the Dixon family. What began as a family business performing small weekend projects has grown to be a committed force that is eager and ready to take on some of the most challenging, mission-critical projects in the Mid-Atlantic region.
C&L Water Solutions40 Years of Success Thanks to a People-First Culture
Water distribution and sewer collection systems company C&L Water Solutions is based in Denver, Colorado with an additional location in Marriott-Slaterville, Utah to better serve its customers in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States.
Constructing Shared SpacesCommunity by Design
Two decades ago, consumers watched with glee as the pop-up store revolution hit the American market. Little did we know then that we would see the advent of pop-up hospitals and shelters sooner than anyone could imagine.
MenuiseroxA Passion for Woodworking
Simon Boucher, a carpenter with a passion for woodworking, founded Menuiserox in 1979 to sell state-of-the-art hardwood components to the construction industry. By 1985 the humble startup had expanded well beyond its hometown of Beauceville, Quebec, to sell throughout the province.
Wood in Interior DesignAlways in Style
Wood is a remarkable building material. From Ancient Egyptian tombs to sleek, modern office buildings, this natural resource decorates interiors across time and space.
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