Granite State Cover and Canvas, Inc. mainly makes truck tarpaulin (tarp) systems to cover loads, but its custom canvas projects include everything from privacy fencing to boat and pool covers. Company President Dave has steered the business into huge growth over the past few years and recently into a large new facility which has expanded its capabilities. Despite an extensive product line, Granite State Cover is adding new items and will continue to grow.
ArgonicsPolyurethane Engineered to Perform
Molded Polyurethane – what is it? You’ve likely encountered it more than you think: it is the leading product of choice for making roller-skate wheels, golf ball covers, bowling balls, scuba fins, and more. It is also popular in the industrial world, used in mining, agriculture, material handling, and the oil and gas businesses.
Empire Roofing CorporationA Growing Rooftop Empire
Throughout 2016, Empire Roofing Corporation has earned a spot as one of the most elite contractors in the nation thanks to a commitment to long-term roofing system performance and high quality workmanship. Firestone Building Products has presented Empire Roofing Corporation with the 2017 Platinum Master Contractor, Inner Circle of Quality award, the platinum award, and particularly noteworthy, the coveted Harvey Firestone Award, which are the commercial roofing industry’s most distinguished honours.
DDP Roofing ServicesFor Dependable, Detailed and Professional Roofing Systems, DDP Roofing has it Covered
With headquarters in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania and sales and service locations from Maine to Florida and west to the Mississippi, DDP Roofing Services Inc. provides emergency service and repairs, preventative maintenance and a complete arsenal of reroofing systems and warranties.
Contract Industrial ToolingLeading its Field with Service and Innovation
Contract Industrial Tooling is celebrating thirty years of offering top-notch design, manufacturing, alteration and repair of cabs, canopies, lift gates, shipping containers and racks and medical therapy tables. The company is a leader, serving some of the most sophisticated manufacturing clients in the world.
The Thomas Industrial Coatings FamilySafety, Quality & Efficiency
In August of 2016, Thomas Industrial Coatings celebrated its 25th anniversary. Don Thomas is the president and owner of Thomas Industrial Coatings, but he began his career in the industry as a sand vacuum worker. Dane McGraw, director of business development, joined us for the interview, and we spoke of the company’s rise to become one of the best in the business. Thomas Industrial Coatings (TIC) is located 30 miles south of St. Louis, Missouri and employs nearly two hundred people.
Mercer Group InternationalAn Eye Toward the Future
For twenty years, Mercer Group International has been serving the needs of the New Jersey area with its state-of-the-art recycling capabilities that focus mainly on construction and demolition debris. Its goal is to keep as much material out of landfills as possible. It also operates a transfer station and recycles paper and cardboard products.
Hodess Cleanroom ConstructionA Straight-Talk Company
Hodess Cleanroom Construction, with its head office in Massachusetts, is a leader in cleanroom construction, management and design and is not afraid to ask the tough questions in its search for better solutions.
Next Generation Materials Could Change the Way We BuildConstruction Gets Smarter
In an era of astounding technological advances, smart building materials have industry insiders rethinking the basics—and potentially transforming age-old ways of doing things.
Mid-States Concrete IndustriesStriving to be the Safest and Most Innovative Precast Building Company
Headquartered in South Beloit, Illinois, Mid-States Concrete Industries celebrated its seventieth anniversary in 2016. It was originally founded as Mid-States Concrete Products by Charles V. Harker in 1946, and today is known as Mid-States Concrete Industries. The company employs approximately 250 employees.
The Precast Concrete Association of New York (PCANY)New York State’s Industry Voice
The precast concrete industry has come a long way from its early days. As the manufacturing process has improved over the past thirty years, the industry has grown and gained legitimacy, and demand for precast concrete products has greatly increased.
TWC Concrete ServicesA Concrete Company of Choice
Cincinnati- based TWC Concrete Services LLC. is an industrial and commercial concrete contractor that has had a part in creating some of the most impressive industrial facilities and public buildings in the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana tri-state area.
American Concrete InstituteAdvancing the Concrete Industry
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a leading authority and resource for the concrete industry. Founded back in 1904, the institute has grown to include over 95 chapters, 110 student chapters, and nearly 20,000 members across 120 countries.
Triune AssociatesCreating Exceptional Customer Experiences for 20 Years
Full service general contractor Triune Associates has been offering customized construction services in the government and private sectors for 20 years. With four locations throughout the United States and construction expertise in a variety of different markets, Triune provides construction services nationwide. The company’s mission is to create an exceptional customer experience by providing outstanding quality and value.
TN Ward CompanyBuilding for the Next 100 Years
In 2018 TN Ward Company will celebrate 100 years in business. During this period the company has completed a broad range of construction projects. TN Ward provides three primary modes of construction services including general contracting, construction management and design-build.
Soundbuilt HomesFrom Our Family to Yours
When he founded Soundbuilt Homes, Gary Racca had a vision of becoming one of the preeminent builders in the Pacific Northwest. Today, almost forty years later, Racca and his team have been behind the construction of well over five thousand homes and counting, and much of its success comes from its long-held values as a family-owned enterprise. Soundbuilt Homes’ provides the best quality possible at a reasonable price.
Framaco InternationalTurnkey Construction of the Highest Quality
Framaco International is a U.S.-based construction management and materials procurement services organization that specializes in providing turnkey construction services to the U.S. government. Established in New York in 1992, Framaco is a privately-owned company with offices in New York, Turkey, and Qatar. Business in Focus spoke with Paul Kacha about the extraordinary evolution of his company, some of the unique projects it has undertaken and the company’s future.
Tifco IndustriesThe Right Part, in the Right Place, at the Right Time
Tifco Industries is proudly family-owned and serves as a one-stop-shop for any maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) product need. Tifco offers over 45,000 MRO products in more than 3,000 product lines, from over 600 domestic manufacturers and suppliers in the US, bringing outstanding value to its customers.
Mitchell CraneGetting it Done Right for over 60 Years
Some companies are a flash in the pan. For several reasons, they struggle to gain traction and close down shortly after their founding. Others manage to last. They have staying power, and get it right, over and over, and over, again.
Sewer EquipmentCleaning Up the Competition
Sewer Equipment of Dixon, Illinois is cleaning up its market, so to speak. The firm, which designs and manufactures sewer cleaning and vacuum excavation equipment, celebrated its seventy-fifth-anniversary last year. The company prides itself on its customer-focused culture, blue-collar attitude and the design simplicity of its products. The growing firm continues to introduce new equipment, built to a decades-old ‘keep-it-simple’ standard.
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