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Written by: Jeanee Dudley

Moji Taba established BEST Contracting Services Inc. (BEST) in 1982 as a small residential roofing business serving the south end of Los Angeles. For more than 30 years, the company has grown, diversifying into larger commercial work and expanding the focus to a range of external construction...

Written by: Jeanee Dudley

Al Collison has been in the business of turning trash to treasure for several decades. Before founding MP Global Products LLC (MPG) in 1997, Collison manufactured cellulose insulation and used ground up newspapers to create sustainable products that help homes regulate heat.

When he...

Written by: Ivy Carter

Many construction companies claim to put clients’ needs first. But in 1992, Delphi Construction Inc. (DCI) took that to another level; the company was created because clients insisted they wouldn’t settle for anything else. The original DCI team members derived from an owners’ construction...

Written by: Jeanee Dudley

In 1969 Ken Hill launched a pattern of innovation while working as a distributor operator at BearCat Trucking in Klamath Falls, Oregon. His first foray into equipment design was modifying a truck in order to control all the machine’s functions within the cab. Ken’s employer, Don Carson,...

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Schüco USA (Schüco) is the North American division of Schüco, a global provider of aluminum systems... Read more
Jeff Flynn is the third-generation owner and operator of Flynn Company Inc. (FCI), a family... Read more
Corky Wells established CW Electric Inc. (CWE) in 1985 as a small electrical contracting business.... Read more
Raul Betanourt started Bayside Contractors Inc. (BCI) in 2001 after spending 20 years working for another contractor in Puerto Rico. He started working in the construction industry in 1976, moving to his uncle’s company eight years later. Over the years, he honed his skills and gained experience... Read more
For 42 years, the Azola family of companies has been breathing new life into aging buildings of all sizes and shapes throughout the greater Baltimore area. The entity sees potential in the old, the rundown and bygones of the past; it has owned, developed, repurposed, reused, retrofitted, reclaimed... Read more
Bill Gallo and Jerry DuBois joined forces in 1985, combining decades of experience in architecture and construction to form JWR Construction Services (JWR). With a headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida, the company works throughout the state. Over the course of 30 years in business, JWR has... Read more
Jack Laurie Group (JLG) today is a large, diverse contracting company specializing in every aspect of interior flooring and finishes; however, it wasn’t always that way. The company has evolved to become what it is today over the past 63 years, since its founding in Fort Wayne, Ind., in 1950 by... Read more
In the famous Iron Range region of northeastern Minnesota, an area rich in valuable iron ore, Hammerlund Construction Inc. (Hammerlund) has been delivering full-service general contracting for nearly a quarter century. Based in Grand Rapids, Minn., the company supports mining operations with... Read more
In 1982 Jim Geeding founded a small pipeline construction company, including little more than a four-wheel drive pickup and a tractor with a brush hog attachment. Jim had worked for the previous owners since 1967, staying with the business through several incarnations before it became his own. For... Read more
Flooring Resources Corporation (FRC) in Elk Grove, Ill., has its customers and community covered. As a union commercial contractor serving the Chicago metropolitan area, FRC focuses on providing superior results to customers. The team delivers by never compromising good service, quality products... Read more
Hem Gupta founded Chicago-based Environmental Systems Design Inc. (ESD) in 1967. For more than 45 years, the consulting and engineering firm has been growing steadily, and now provides building integrated infrastructure consulting expertise for some of the most recognized companies around the world... Read more
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