Sound Solutions

In the field of construction, proper acoustic design is just as important as the foundation upon which the structure rests. For over sixty years, the team at Valcoustics Canada Ltd. has provided professional acoustical engineering consulting services to builders, developers, planners, architects, governments, the legal profession and many others.

Valcoustics Canada Ltd.

Indoor Comfort Specialists

Trinity Maintenance Solutions Ltd. has helped countless customers across Atlantic Canada by providing unique and highly efficient energy efficiency services and solutions since 2006. The company is known for its professional, reasonably-priced services and friendly customer service and serves a range of clients in residential, industrial and commercial sectors.

Trinity Maintenance Solutions

Quality Woodwork

Elias Woodwork has been manufacturing cabinetry and millwork components since 1983. The Winkler, Manitoba based business supplies products for a wide range of industries, with a specialization in the kitchen sector.

Elias Woodwork

Manufacturing the Finest Appalachian Hardwood Products for more than 70 Years

Built on a decades-long tradition of quality, excellent customer service, superior selection, and timely delivery, Yoder Lumber Co. Inc. remains one of the most respected providers of top-quality hardwood products in America.

Yoder Lumber

The Landscape of Architecture

MG McGrath fabricates and installs architectural surfaces on some of the most distinctive new industrial and commercial buildings. Its unique exteriors and architectural sheet metal can be seen on some of the most recognizable buildings in the Twin Cities. Business in Focus spoke with MG McGrath President Mike P. McGrath of this Maplewood, Minnesota-based company.

MG McGrath

Building Value with Values

Since the 1940s, Minnesota general contractor Watson-Forsberg has established a strong reputation for project success and a commitment to a better future while operating on budget, on time and in compliance with regulatory and client expectations. Known as a contractor with a focus on quality, safety, sustainability and integrity, Watson-Forsberg has created a legacy in the markets and communities in which it serves.

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Experts in Water and Wastewater Plants

Magney Construction’s primary focus is on the construction of high-quality water and wastewater treatment facilities. It takes on work throughout Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Montana and will occasionally perform maintenance and service work for private companies with which there is a pre-existing relationship.

Magney Construction

A Tradition of Quality

One common refrain from today’s construction companies is that there is a serious lack of skilled talent. As the economy emerges from the recession, business is coming in, but it is growing increasingly difficult to find a labor force to fill the need…

Jorgenson Construction

Keeping Buildings and Communities Strong

Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction is a respected commercial contractor. It works on over 300 projects per year, making it amongst the largest locally owned and operated construction companies in Minnesota.

Kraus-Anderson Construction

Striving for Perfection

Helix Electric is a nationally recognized name in electrical contracting services. The full-service company delivers exceptional solutions for all of its customers’ needs, with unmatched service that has been built upon longstanding values of hard work, teamwork, quality, safety, integrity, innovation and community.

Helix Electric

Cold Weather Construction

Across North America, cargo shorts, Capri pants and flip-flops are relegated to the back of the closet, with parkas, sweaters and boots taking their place. And just as we winterize our bodies and our cars with warm clothes and snow tires, we do much the same to our houses in preparation for the cold months ahead, from cleaning out gutters to sealing cracks around windows and doors, wrapping pipes with insulation, replacing the furnace filter, draining water from the outside faucet and – if there is a fireplace or woodstove – stocking up on firewood. And those who fail to prepare often pay the price with drafts and high heating costs or, even worse, mould, moisture damage or frozen pipes.

January 24, 2018, 2:15 AM EST