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Adam Hergenrother Companies

Adam Hergenrother remembers the exact moment he decided he’d never settle for a life of mediocrity. He was 15—overweight, failing classes, giving into peer pressure to experiment with alcohol and soft drugs. And then one day he just came home and broke down. Enough was enough, he decided. “I just knew I wasn’t going to […]

Allen & Major Associates Inc.

Standing on the manicured lawn of the Brightview senior living development in Canton, Massachusetts, it’s hard to imagine that just a few years ago, the same plot of land was a pit of sand and gravel. Today, a stately, three-story, 167,000-square-foot building stands there, surrounded by carefully landscaped grounds, courtyards and a quarter-mile walking path […]

ADR & Associates LTD.

It takes one to know one, as kids on the playground often cry. But for civil engineering firm, ADR & Associates, the phrase isn’t derisive and, in fact, it describes the firm’s relationship to general contractors. Founders, civil engineering students and business partners, Doug Mill and Russ Krock, started the firm in Newark, Ohio, in […]

Arco Excavation & Paving Inc.

When Heath Taylor started Arco Excavation & Paving Inc. with partner Brian Adams in 2004, he only had a dump truck, trailer and a D3 dozer to his name. So for the first three years, the excavating contracting company focused on building up its reputation, completing earthwork and utilities for commercial projects in northwest Arkansas. […]

Above All Lighting

As the LED industry continues to develop and improve longer-lasting and more efficient fixtures, lamps and bulbs, Guy Esposito, understands how hard it can be for customers to keep up, and not just because of what’s on the shelf. As president of Above All Lighting, a company that designs, manufactures and distributes indoor and outdoor […]

Atlantic Clean Energy Supply LLC

Gene Li knows better than to take a well-lit street for granted. In 2015, his clean energy equipment supplier and engineering consultant company, Atlantic Clean Energy Supply LLC (ACES), was approached by a small coastal city in Long Island, New York, because one of the town’s neighborhoods didn’t have access to the street light power […]

ABCO Peerless Sprinkler Corporation

It’s not uncommon for ABCO Peerless Sprinkler Corporation (ABCO) to install thousands of fire suppression sprinklers in a single project site. In fact, ABCO’s president, Timothy Bowe, estimates the company has installed close to two million sprinklers since his father and grandfather launched the company in 1958. Today, ABCO specializes in the design and installation […]

Acorn Sign Graphics

First impressions can be lasting, and when the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources [DENR] hoped to leave a good one, its general contractor, Brasfield & Gorrie, selected Acorn Sign Graphics to provide main entrance and interior signs for the DENR Raleigh headquarters. With distinct topography on a large 3D map beneath the […]

Arry’s Roofing Services Inc.

When the founder of Arry’s Roofing Services Inc. says his company operates in good faith, he means that literally. As head of a devout Christian family, James “Arry” Housh sees a higher calling to roofing and reroofing mostly high-end houses and commercial buildings in the booming Tampa Bay region of west-central Florida. “My wife Becky […]

Atapco Properties

When you’re an established developer, switching markets and business models is difficult, but for Maryland-based Atapco properties, the transition is worth it if helps people and the environment. Patrick Coggins, vice president of development, says the company has spent the last several years transitioning away from “greenfield” suburban projects, in which virgin land is cleared […]

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