Going the Extra Mile

From unlikely beginnings, Scurlock Industries has found great success. The company was started by Vance Scurlock who was a certified professional accountant (CPA) for Price Waterhouse in the 1930s and later worked for the FBI and the Mercantile Bank of Jonesboro. In 1953, he decided to cash in his retirement to start Jonesboro Concrete Pipe.

Scurlock Industries

The Means to its Clients’ End Products

For over three-quarters of a century, Standley Batch Systems has customized solutions for its customers with its concrete paver and block, precast and prestressed concrete, ready-mix concrete, dry mix concrete, bagging and frac sand plants, for every batching and mixing need. During its long history, no two customers have ever received the same plant.

Standley Batch Systems

110 Years in the Making

As the world’s most commonly used building material, concrete offers a wealth of features that make it the material for building projects everywhere, both above and below ground. Behind the concrete that is so commonly used for infrastructure in America is the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) which advocates, represents and educates its members, as well as the collective concrete pipe industry.

American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA)

Concrete and Service with Integrity

As one of the largest precast concrete producers in Mississippi, Lee’s Precast Concrete is a trusted name that always strives to exceed the expectations of its customers. Many customers repeatedly return for the outstanding service and the exceptional products they receive.

Lee’s Precast Concrete

A True Family Firm

George Reed Inc. is a general engineering contractor from Modesto, California that has been around for over seventy-three years providing services that include grading, paving, concrete work, asphalt and aggregate. It is the go-to contractor for emergency repairs aided by three asphalt plants and four rock quarry supply sites. In the off-season, when the ground is too cold, the company has to find other ways of occupying its time, which it does by entering the private market. Construction in Focus spoke with Director of Business Development Chris Marr.

George Reed Inc.

Celebrating 70 Years as a Family-Owned Business

With headquarters in Salisbury, North Carolina, Johnson Concrete is celebrating seventy years of spirit and innovation; of maintaining integrity in an industry dominated by behemoths and of developing unique solutions for issues facing concrete masonry. It is also celebrating by rebranding as Johnson Concrete Products to accurately reflect a diverse range that includes its new ProBlock Masonry Wall System.

Johnson Concrete Company

Full-Service and Fast-Growing

PJM Mechanical Contractors, Inc., is a full-service contractor that offers construction and installation, service and maintenance, fabrication, design/build, and boom truck services. Within these broader categories, the Ewing, New Jersey-based company also performs sheet metal work, duct work, plumbing and welding fabrication. A union shop, PJM has been expanding its service offerings, personnel, and client base, and is eager to keep growing.

PJM Mechanical Contractors

A Commitment to Safety and Security

Brothers Fire and Security, established in 1994, is a fire protection, security and communication company located in Minnesota. With its main headquarters in Elk River and its security operation in St. Cloud, Brothers Fire and Security is dedicated to providing the best service to its customers.

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Putting Clients First

Control Air Conditioning Corporation is a leading private mechanical contractor offering heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing installation services in the state of California.

Control Air Conditioning Corporation

A Better Way

Working in Alaska as a marine constructor of piers and docks and a provider of offshore crane and barge support along with a host of other services can be quite the challenge. The weather, competition and finding the right people with appropriate skill sets can truly test the competencies of a construction company in this northern state. Construction in Focus spoke with Operations Manager Julian Koerner about its prospects for the future.

Turnagain Marine Construction

Seeing Red

In 2018, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released several of the worst examples of so-called “Red Tape” that businesses and developers need to complete before getting projects off the ground. The list reads almost as a cautionary tale for anyone hoping to get a development, whether a condominium or a warehouse, completed quickly and on time.

December 14, 2019, 11:06 AM EST