Pavement Upkeep & Reconstruction Pronounces 2021 Pavement Awards

For the previous six years, Pavement Upkeep & Reconstruction has acknowledged people and corporations who’ve enhanced the paving and pavement upkeep business by means of their pursuit of excellence, professionalism, dedication to schooling and adoption to know-how.

The Pavement employees and Advisory Board consider every nomination and is happy to current the 2021 award winners. Pavement’s February difficulty will profile these business winners and a digital award ceremony will happen.

Please be a part of us as we congratulate these business leaders!

Contractor of the 12 months

ACI Asphalt & Concrete, Maple Grove, MN

When Jim Bebo began ACI in 1993 he didn’t personal any gear. He survived by getting his normal contractor’s license and centered not solely on promoting asphalt, however roofing, reworking and actual property. This, of course, introduced a variety of challenges making an attempt to juggle all the varied companies. By means of the years Bebo realized there was extra to enterprise than simply offering his clients with high quality service. He seemed to schooling and networking, making the proper adjustments, he realized to say ‘No’, scaled again components of his enterprise and centered on others, hiring the proper folks, know-how thus main him and the corporate to changing into the Contractor of the 12 months.

Learn extra about ACI’s accomplishments right here:

Contractor of the Year - ACI Asphalt & ConcreteContractor of the 12 months – ACI Asphalt & Concrete

Sweeper of the 12 months 

Mid-State industrial Companies, Eugene, OR

Mid-State Industrial Service, which began as a really small car parking zone sweeping enterprise in Eugene, OR, determined to develop by including broom sweeping, catch basin cleansing, and vacuum excavation to higher serve the client base they already had. They’ve transitioned from a native enterprise with restricted development potential to a statewide operation that has skilled constant development. Mid-State additionally prides themselves as a NAPSA licensed sweeping contractor and a member of 1-800-SWEEPER.

Be taught extra about how Mid-States grew to become the sweeping firm they’re at the moment:

Sweeper of the Year - Mid-States Industrial ServicesSweeper of the 12 months – Mid-States Industrial Companies

Alan Curtis, Business Service AwardTom Frederickson - Alan Curtis Industry Service Award RecipientTom Frederickson – Alan Curtis Business Service Award Recipient

Tom Frederickson, Superior Striping

Operating knowledgeable enterprise has been a objective of Tom Frederickson’s since he and Jeff Gustafson said Superior Striping, Ramsey, MN, in 1991. In his 30 years within the business, he’s accomplished that and extra.

The award is offered yearly to somebody “whose pursuit of excellence, dedication to professionalism, pursuit of high quality and spirit of accomplishment have contributed considerably to the expansion, improvement and professionalism of the business.” Frederickson meets these standards in some “regular” methods – his dedication to professionalism, his pursuit of job high quality, and a respect for workers, clients, and opponents, for instance. However he meets the factors in a approach that’s uncharacteristic of most contractors: he encourages and helps the occasional worker who desires to begin their very own competing enterprise and even transfer to a competitor.

Learn the total award story right here:

Pavement Corridor of Fame

Mike Musto, U.S. Pavement Companies

Mike Musto introduced a eager sense of promoting and the popularity that advertising on this business clearly can present a aggressive benefit. His pursuit of “the way to get enterprise” has guided his profession within the paving and pavement upkeep enterprise and offered the reasoning behind buying 1-800-PAVEMENT.

Mike Musto - Hall of Fame InducteeMike Musto – Corridor of Fame InducteeFor greater than 35 years, Musto has utilized his advertising perception and drive to face out in opposition to the gang. He has relied on advertising to develop his personal operation, U.S. Pavement Companies in Woburn, MA, and to implement a nationwide advertising marketing campaign, the 800 Pavement Community.

Learn extra about Mike Musto’s induction to the Pavement Corridor of Fame:

Anne LeHuray, Pavement Coatings Expertise Council

When Anne LeHuray was employed as govt director of the Pavement Coatings Expertise Council (PCTC) in 2008, she was tasked with two major obligations. First, to carry organizational change to the small business group in order that it may turn into more practical. Second, and most essential, to find out for the PCTC members whether or not analysis carried out by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) figuring out refined coal tar sealer (RTS) as detrimental to the atmosphere and the general public’s well being was correct.

She completed each duties exceedingly nicely, and he or she completed greater than that, probably saving the whole sealcoating business. 

Learn extra about Anne LeHuray’s accomplishments: LeHuray - Hall of Fame InducteeAnne LeHuray – Corridor of Fame Inductee

Better of the Net

Wis-Coat, LLC., Lone Rock, WI

Re-designed and re-launched in 2017, Marvin Joles, proprietor of Wis-Coat up to date his web site to make it cellular pleasant, straightforward to navigate, improved website positioning and branded to mirror the corporate values. A go to to Wis-Coat’s web site, lands you on the homepage with a white background adored with pictures, a pop of pink within the firm brand and a call-to-action button that reads “Free Estimates”.

Take a look at how the corporate makes use of their web site to construct their enterprise technique:

Greatest Advertising and marketing Video

Coastal Asphalt, LLC., Conway, SC

Produced over a six-month interval, Coastal Asphalt created a two-minute advertising video that encompasses many facets of the companies they provide. Producing advertising movies is pretty new for the corporate nonetheless, they spend money on inventive media to share their story and companies to their clients and workers.

Learn the total story right here:

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CAM South, Birmingham, AL

CAM South does extra than simply pick-up dust and particles. Since buying the corporate in 2014, proprietor Andy Coolidge, has applied know-how, modern practices {and professional} improvement to the sweeping firm. Regularly upgrading know-how, CAM South has launched a paperless payroll course of, 2-way sprint digital camera and tablets in every automobile. Together with the know-how, CAM South is devoted to worker skilled improvement. Every new worker goes by means of a multi-step onboarding course of to make sure they’re totally educated and cozy. Additionally, present workers and administration have accomplished the NAPSA Sweeper College.

Learn full article right here:

Seal & Stripe Small Job

T&N Asphalt Companies, Salt Lake Metropolis, UT

Seal & Stripe Small Job Award - T&N Asphalt ServicesSeal & Stripe Small Job Award – T&N Asphalt Companies

T&N Asphalt Companies was tasked with a mission from The Kroger Firm/Smith’s Meals and Drug division. They have been quickly increasing their “Decide-Up” parking stalls at every retailer because of the rising demand from the COVID-19 lockdowns. The mission consisted of changing common parking stalls to Decide-Up zones, with customized stenciling, structure adjustments and crosshatching. Their work, accomplished at 70 completely different Kroger places in seven states over 45 days, gained them the 2020 Seal & Stripe: Small Job award.

 Take a look at all the main points of the T&N Asphalt mission right here:

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Seal-O-Matic, Olathe, KS

With practically 200,000 sq. toes to wash, crack seal, two coats of asphalt and striping, Seal-O-Matic labored in two phases to finish this job beneath a decent deadline, three days. The tights schedule stored the corporate’s seven workers “hitting on all cylinders” Miles Jaben, President of Seal-O-Matic described. There have been lengthy days, and extra challenges the firm needed to endure resulting in a profitable completion forward of schedule.

Learn all the main points of the mission right here:

Paving Parking Lot

 Kansas Asphalt, Inc., Bucyrus, KS

Kansas Asphalt Inc. was contracted to finish a 2-in mill and pave on a 90,000 sq. foot lot at a Dwelling Depot Distribution Middle in Lathrop CA. The crew needed to work with an especially tight time constraint to not disrupt operations. The corporate had two crews working 32-hours continuous on this complicated job, successful them the Paving: Parking Lot Award.

Be taught extra in regards to the scope of the mission right here:

Paving Non-Parking Lot

Pavement Options, LLC, Richmond, IL

When a builder first approached Pavement Options LLC to pave a driveway, little did they count on to finish up paving a tunnel. The builder of the property had dug by means of a wall of dust for a brand new scenic lake dwelling, after which constructed a stone wall offering a country look. The problem was to mix the pavement seamlessly into the stonework that surrounded each side of the driveway.

Learn extra about how the crew accomplished this complicated mission:

Good Neighbor

Finley Asphalt and Concrete, Manassas, VA

Over the previous 12 months, many communities have been hit exhausting by the Coronavirus pandemic and folks relied on one another and their neighbors for assist. Fortunately, surrounding communities have been in a position to depend on the generosity of Finley Asphalt & Concrete for the previous 55 years and 2020 was no completely different. This 12 months alone, they contributed $50,000 amongst native faculty methods and meals banks of their group. These efforts have created a tradition of giving that may be felt all through the whole group.

Be taught extra about Finley Asphalt and Concrete’s tradition of giving:

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