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After nearly 50 years, second-generation, woman-owned Mamais Construction has grown from a small one-room, one-truck operation to a full-service general...

In Waukegan, Illinois — and recently launched in Las Vegas — Prime Coat Coating Systems serves as the single source for custom-fit solutions in decorative and defensive coatings that stand the...

Since 1994, MacLellan Integrated Services Inc. has been helping industrial manufacturing clients keep their busy production lines running. MacLellan offers a full suite of critical process...

For the last 20 years, Houston-based L-Con Inc. has been a proven leader in construction services as a single-source contractor for a range of...

Since opening its doors in 1987, Reston Consulting Group Inc., better known as RCG has helped government agencies and private clients...

Justin Taylor has been in the solar business for over eight years. He launched his...

Samuel Sanderson established Sealand Mechanical LLC (Sealand) in 1984 after working for another mechanical company for four years. Sanderson has been in the industry since 1978, after working in...

As a retired Navy commanding officer, S. Richard Hagins Jr., CEO of US&S Inc. (US&S), is accustomed to having lives in his hands. “When I went to out to sea, I was in charge of the safety...

The Parr Company has been doing business for an impressive 83 years. The Hillsboro, Ore.-based building materials retailer services professional contractors and homeowners across its home state,...

Bentley World Packaging Ltd. (BWP) came about almost by accident in 1973. Tom Bentley III, owner and chairman of the board of BWP, launched the business as an offshoot of his family’s longstanding...

Pipeline Technology (PT) has served the chemical and petrochemical industry since 1996, delivering safe, efficient and reliable transportation of finished products and feed stocks through...

Tim Davison founded Kemp West Inc. (KWI) in 1982 to provide land-clearing services for power line construction and road building...

CJ Hughes founded CJ Hughes Drilling in 1946, which later evolved to become CJ Hughes Construction Company Inc. (CJH). Over the years, the business has grown and diversified greatly and now...

 
The Exxon Valdeez is a prime example of how a routine shipment of oil, can become a natural disaster and a public relations nightmare for the company involved. Scott Williams, founder of...

“I was not really born for this job, I was bred for it,” Steve Rogers laughs. "I have done almost every job in this place!" Steve grew up working alongside his father Ron in his plastic injection...

Running a successful company today is a tough feat. However, a company able to boast continued success for over 100 years is an even greater accomplishment; and White Electrical Construction...

TAG Mechanical Systems Inc. (TAG) celebrates the company’s 25-year anniversary in 2013. For a quarter-century TAG has provided full-service heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)...

For more than 30 years George and Swede Sales & Service Inc. (G & S) has provided western New York with construction equipment sales and rentals. As a full-service dealership, G & S...

Pro-Tec Engineered Buildings (Pro-Tec) offers a wide range of round-top and gable roof fabric buildings for agriculture and other industries. The South Dakota-based, fourth-generation family-owned...

The year 2013 marks the 38-year anniversary of Atlas Copco-Mafi-Trench (Mafi-Trench). Mafi-Trench’s parent company, Atlas Copco, has been in business for even longer: an impressive 140 years....

Gordon Bruner found his calling in 1998 when, at the age of 42, he founded VMC Facilities LLC (VMC) with just $1,500 and a pickup truck. Bruner finally parlayed his personal construction...

Modern Group Ltd. (Modern) is one of the nation’s leading equipment distributors, providing sales, leasing, rental, service and parts through its forklifts, power systems, construction and...

The McShan family has constructed an international legacy in the lumber business. It all began in 1907, when Nathan McShan founded McShan Lumber Company Inc. (MLC) in the town named after his...

One of the toughest things for a business about selling merchandise is moving the merchandise. It needs to go from transport trucks into warehouses off of pallets onto the showroom floor, and this...

In the 1920s Paul Gurrad opened San Diego Stucco Company on Market Street in San Diego, Calif. Inspired by the Panama-California Exposition, the name of the business was later changed to Expo...

Craig’s Concrete Inc. (CCI) is a commercial and residential concrete business specializing in applications for the agricultural industry. Craig Lemenager, owner and president of CCI, founded the...

Alberto Fernandez Sr. founded ANF Group Inc. (ANF) in 1981. After spending years in commercial development, Alberto Sr. wanted to start a family business for the Fernandez’s future.

Alberto...

Walter Bird founded Birdair Inc. (Birdair), the first company to develop and build air-supported membrane structures, in 1956. In 1972 Birdair introduced Teflon-coated fiberglass, and the first...

Aqua-Pure Ventures Inc. (APV) is out to prove the value of industrial wastewater. The Calgary, Alberta-based company began in 1992 developing a prototype evaporator technology for treating...

Stephen Smith has owned P & L Rentals (P & L) in Palestine, Texas, for nearly two decades. The business provides site rentals for employees of oil companies, including generators, lighting...

Penn’s Best Inc. (PBI) was incorporated in 1979 by Meredith Ruark, the owner of a stone business in Wyoming County, Pa. “He started off very small, with two or three trucks to haul his stone, and...

David McKnight has always considered himself a natural entertainer with a knack for event planning, but he’s also level-headed enough to know which risks to take. McKnight founded Emerald City...

Amsdell Companies is a privately owned family of real estate and development companies based in Cleveland, Ohio. The family business has been around since 1928 in a number of incarnations; it...

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