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

Building It Better Together

Founded in 1952, J. R. Filanc Construction Company is an award-winning general engineering and design/build contractor. The company specializes in constructing, renovating, and expanding water and wastewater treatment, biosolids management, and waste-to-energy facilities throughout the Western United States.

J. R. Filanc Construction Company

Building the Future of Concrete Reinforcement

Polytorx, LLC, d.b.a. Helix Steel, is leading the structural concrete reinforcement field with an innovative product. Helix Steel’s Twisted Steel Micro Rebar (TSMR) is a revolutionary concrete reinforcement technology.

Helix Steel

From Precast to Piledriving in New England

The Vynorius Companies, headquartered in Salisbury, Massachusetts, have divisions devoted to piledriving, making precast concrete piles, crane and equipment rentals and specialty trucking. The firm primarily serves the New England market including the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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Rapid Expansion in the Wire Mesh Business

Engineered Wire Products (EWP) headquartered in Upper Sandusky, Ohio, is a leading producer of welded wire reinforcement (WWR) for the cast in place and precast industries. In addition to its base in Upper Sandusky, EWP has facilities in Las Cruces, New Mexico and Warren, Ohio.

Engineered Wire Products

Building the Next Generation

As thousands of experienced workers retire across North America every day, it is small wonder many industries are concerned about the future. It has been a decade since the oldest members of the baby boom generation started leaving their jobs, removing from the workplace decades of experience and skills that are tough to replace. The situation is so dire that, when younger workers are not available or knowledgeable enough to take over, retired staffers are often called back to work on a part-time basis.

November 19, 2019, 6:55 PM EST