Meet Solo, an innovative global leader in the forestry, outdoor power equipment and plant protection industry since 1948 and the inventor of compression backpack sprayers and the first small two-stroke engine.
Back in 2015, Construction in Focus wrote about ML Kishigo, the manufacturer of high-visibility safety clothes and equipment. The Brilliant series and Black series workwear were in their infancy back then, and the West Virginia warehouse was just up and running. One major issue back in 2015 was the influx of companies with little to no experience flooding the market with inferior non ANSI compliant products while claiming ANSI compliance. We caught up with President Greg Hayward.
B&K Equipment and Crane Service, based in Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, is approaching its thirtieth anniversary. Founded in 1989 by Tracy Keeney, the company is a true family business, not only in the literal sense but also in terms of its supportive, service-based atmosphere built on integrity.
Founded nearly a century ago, Bolander is a heavy civil contractor based in St. Paul, Minnesota. The company’s specialties include deep foundations, earth retention, slope stabilization, earthwork, environmental work, demolition, and utilities. Bolander can also offer significant design-build capabilities.
It doesn’t really matter at what age one starts out in business. If you’re lucky enough to have a mentor, or any training at all, the first and most important thing that one is told to remember is to keep customers happy.
When the hardware distributor B.E. Atlas was founded in 1963, Chicago, Illinois was known as a hardware hub. In the decades following, the City of Big Shoulders has diversified its economy around transportation, manufacturing, and printing, but B.E. Atlas has only shown steady growth, outlasting its competition.
Nippon Pneumatic Mfg. Co. LTD (NPK Japan) has been designing and manufacturing attachments for construction equipment since the 1950s. NPK Construction Equipment, Inc. was formed in 1985 as a partnership between NPK Japan and business associates in Cleveland, Ohio. NPK Construction Equipment became the sole distribution and support network for NPK products in North and South America. We spoke with NPK President Dan Tyrrell.
Priestly Demolition provides complete demolition services and includes remediation, salvage, and on-site recycling as part of what it does on any project, in any industry throughout Ontario.
As one of the largest precast concrete producers in the state of Mississippi, Lee’s Precast Concrete has the expertise, the resources and the capacity to deliver on the most complex projects with aggressive schedules. In fact, it even finds ways to save its customers time and money through its time tested precast concrete solutions.
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