October 2016

2016 | In Focus | October 2016A Superior Building SolutionArea Erectors

2016 | In Focus | October 2016

A Superior Building Solution

Area Erectors

Area Erectors provides steel, ornamental iron, pre-engineered metal building, and precast erection to the Northern and Central Illinois and Southern Wisconsin areas. Founded back in 1964, the firm has made Engineering News Record’s list of America’s top 20 erection companies every year since 1994. The business has expanded steadily over the decades to operate offices in Rockford, Villa Park, Peoria, and Rochelle, Illinois.

2016 | In Focus | October 2016Filling a Niche for Challenging ProjectsV. Paulius & Associates

2016 | In Focus | October 2016

Filling a Niche for Challenging Projects

V. Paulius & Associates

V. Paulius & Associates (VPA) delivers general contracting and construction management services as well as full architectural, engineering, and planning services. The New Jersey based firm has designed and constructed over $1 billion of customized storage, distribution and manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, Canada, and Eastern Europe for a wide range of clients including many Fortune 500 companies.

2016 | In Focus | October 2016Public Works ExpertiseCapitol Underground, Inc.

2016 | In Focus | October 2016

Public Works Expertise

Capitol Underground, Inc.

For the past forty years, public works contractor Capitol Underground, Inc. has proudly served a wide range of water and sewer installation needs for customers in and around Madison, the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Capitol Underground completes residential subdivision projects, public/municipal projects and private/residential/commercial projects. The company is committed to providing the highest quality work possible with an emphasis on professionalism and safety without compromise.

2016 | In Focus | October 2016Pride in ProfessionalismCSM Group

2016 | In Focus | October 2016

Pride in Professionalism

CSM Group

CSM Group is a construction management firm with four offices spread throughout Michigan, Nebraska and Tennessee. As a huge CSM project in Kalamazoo, Michigan neared completion, we spoke with Director of Business Development and Marketing Lori Green and Divisional President Jim Feltch. In addition to construction management, the company also specializes in master planning, design/build, pre-construction services and facility assessments.

2016 | In Focus | October 2016It’s All in the AttitudeGratton Construction

2016 | In Focus | October 2016

It’s All in the Attitude

Gratton Construction

Gratton Construction started as a trucking company, established by Denis Gratton in 1981 in Sudbury, Ontario. With decades of knowledge and expertise, a reputation for reliability and great work ethic, the company has grown and evolved over the years to now encompass many specialized services within the construction field. Gratton Construction has always taken great pride in a job well done – no matter how the size.

2016 | Archived | In Focus | October 2016Designed for SuccessTensar Corporation

2016 | Archived | In Focus | October 2016

Designed for Success

Tensar Corporation

Tensar Corporation, based in the southern city of Alpharetta, Georgia, provides unique and highly innovative solutions that preserve, stabilize and reinforce soil and pavement. From humble beginnings, the privately owned company has grown to a global entity with approximately six hundred employees. Tensar Corporation is also the parent company of Geopier Foundation Company, Tensar International Corporation and North American Green.

2016 | In Focus | October 2016The Finest in FencingMerchants Metals

2016 | In Focus | October 2016

The Finest in Fencing

Merchants Metals

Fencing is often taken for granted, yet wherever you are, you are probably only a few yards from fencing of some kind. It is used for protection, security or simply to divide or mark a territory. Merchants Metals specializes in fencing and is the provider of choice for thousands of professional fence contractors, architects and quality building material retailers. We spoke with an enthusiastic Chief Executive Officer Andrea Hogan about her company, this industry and its prospects for the future.

2016 | In Focus | October 2016Enriching Communities through Inspired DesignClark Patterson Lee

2016 | In Focus | October 2016

Enriching Communities through Inspired Design

Clark Patterson Lee

Clark Patterson Lee (CPL) was founded in 1975, in Rochester, New York and began as a firm purely dedicated to civil engineering projects. In 1992, the company made the transition to a full-service architecture and engineering firm. It later expanded into a second office in the Hudson Valley and continues to grow. Presently, CPL consists of eleven offices across the eastern seaboard with concentrations in New York, Georgia, and the Carolinas.

2016 | In Focus | October 2016Wall, Bridges, and MoreTricon Precast

2016 | In Focus | October 2016

Wall, Bridges, and More

Tricon Precast

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Tricon Precast Limited remains one of the largest precast concrete manufacturers in the entire state. Providing a wide range of proven, mechanically stabilized earth retaining wall systems, bridge systems, precast products and engineering services, Tricon Precast has earned the business and respect of customers across North America for its innovative systems and solutions.


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