The markets for paint and sealants have had a tumultuous time as of late, due to “the COVID-19 pandemic, raw material shortages and supply chain disruptions,” states the American Coatings Association (ACA). The ACA is a trade group for the paint and coating industry, but their words apply to the sealant sector as well.
AECBridging the Gap Between Acoustics, Construction, and Design
Barbara O’Toole launched AEC in 1991 with a vision to bridge the gap between acoustics, construction, and design. “She started the company by taking her knowledge of acoustics and marrying that together with what she saw as a void in the industry,” says Executive Vice President Crystal Durham.
BOKA PowellFrom Concept to Creation: Crafting a Client’s Design Vision into Reality
BOKA Powell is a design firm bringing spaces to life, with projects both inspired and inspiring. Their team takes architecture, interior design, and master-planning to the next level, creating experience-driven spaces that tell a story. From mixed-use and corporate workplaces to build-to-suit, BOKA Powell is not limited by the size or scope of any project, only by the program and budget of those who seek to make their design dreams a reality.
Far from the cookie-cutter designs of modern homes with monotonous colors, styles, and accessories, Los Angeles-based Home Front Build strives to help homeowners embrace their own unique tastes by taking reclaimed items and repurposing them in either new builds or rebuilds, and making living spaces truly exceptional.
Eklund’sSuperior Products for Elevated Success
Most of us have ridden in one at one time or another, but we rarely consider them—they simply help transport us from one floor to another, safely and without breaking a sweat. Elevator cabs—commonplace in many buildings today, from public schools to offices to universities and even private homes—generally tend to be generic in design, color, and adornments, but if you’re looking for something a little out of the ordinary, Eklund’s is the company of choice.
Apex HomesAward-Winning, Modular—and Very Different
Serving 14 states, Apex Homes is a company of good, honest modular home experts delivering the lasting value homeowners dream of. While there are many reasons some prefer their homes to be prefabricated, saving time and money are often the deciding factors.
DJRShaping the Future
Architecture is about more than the art and science of designing and constructing buildings; it is about people—and for people. From large commercial and retail spaces to modest, affordable housing, few firms are more passionate about this people industry than Minneapolis, Minnesota-based DJR.
Fading WestBringing Quality, Affordable Homeownership Within Reach
As homeownership for many is moving further out of reach for many Americans due to a lack of affordable housing caused by ever increasing costs and lack of skilled labor, Fading West is successfully keeping the possibility of affordable homeownership alive for those living in mountain towns in Colorado and throughout the Western United States.
Pacific Mobile StructuresBuilding on Success the Modular Way
Reflecting on the 40-year history of Pacific Mobile Structures, Inc., Chief Executive Officer and President Garth Haakenson is proud of the company’s many accomplishments.
Bay Shore SystemsWhere Quality Speaks for Itself
Since 1978, Bay Shore Systems has been the leading supplier of excavator-mounted foundation drilling equipment, and with good reason. From 24/7 real-time and remote service and parts to field service, experienced technical support, maintenance, and more, the Idaho-based manufacturer stands behind innovative, problem-solving rigs that keep on working year after year.
Shaw Sports TurfTaking Innovation to the Field
Cutting-edge innovation can show up in the least likely of places. Sometimes, it’s right under your nose. And sometimes, as in the case of Shaw Sports Turf, it’s right under your feet.
AndropogonDesigning With Nature
Andropogon, a Philadelphia- and Raleigh-based landscape architecture and ecological design firm, gets its memorable name from the Latin word for a type of grass. “The significance of that is that it’s a pioneer species,” says Principal and Director of Practice Development Darren Damone. “It’s one of the first grasses to recolonize and restore environmentally degraded sites.”
CSM GroupBuilding Stories of Success for 40 Years
What’s the key to business success? According to Stuart Mason, president and CEO of the CSM Group, a design-build company based in Kalamazoo, Michigan and licensed to work in 32 states, it comes down to core values that recognize that everything the company achieves is by people and for people.
EnviroVantageLeading with Longevity and Lateral Thought
Preparing building sites takes more expertise than one might think. To the uninitiated, clearing a few shrubs and shipping out large piles of rubble may appear to be the simplest part of construction site preparation—but that is not necessarily true.
MMP ArchitectsA Legacy of Service
Consistency, continuity, and quality have been central to the success of MMP Architects Inc., based in Winnipeg, Manitoba and founded nearly a century ago. In addition to its impressive heritage and sharp design skills, the company has a technology-savvy attitude, low staff turnover, and a customer-friendly ethos.
Sunshine Renewable EnergyWarming Things Up Where It’s Really Needed
Sunshine Renewable Energy is a family-owned contractor that provides innovative renewable energy solutions for homes and businesses in Nova Scotia’s Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM). For 10 years, Sunshine has executed on its mission to educate the market on the advantages of sustainable energy offerings like heat pumps (both ducted and ductless), and solar and electrical service upgrades, while improving system performance for its customers, saving them money, and benefiting the environment in the process.
Harrison HomesElevating Residential Construction: Harrison Homes Sets a Standard of Excellence Designing and Building Communities
Finding a general contractor who understands how to efficiently design and construct a residential community that achieves the financial goals of the client can, at times, be easier said than done. Harrison Homes takes a commercial approach to residential developments, providing optimized solutions that maximize their clients’ return on investment. They achieve this by offering a robust portfolio of services, powered by an A-list team of professionals and hand-picked subcontractors that excel at creating quality spaces for people to call home.
Greener Interior DesignElegant and Eco-Friendly
Gleaming countertops and ample storage space aren’t the only things on people’s minds when they’re looking at buying or renovating a home. While the aesthetics of nesting are important, the new trends in interior design are focused on sustainability. How do the chosen materials and techniques impact the environment? Are there better choices for eco-conscious consumers that are still affordable?
Elegant and Eco-Friendly
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