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UCS – formerly known as Universal Cleaning Specialists – is a fast-growing residential and commercial cleaning and restoration company. With locations in Austin, Belton and San Antonio, Texas, UCS offers a wide range of services, including carpet cleaning, maid service, commercial night...

On a foggy, cool January morning, the University of Dubuque laid quiet. A live video feed overlooking the near-complete performing arts center construction project showed but a few pedestrians and some construction vehicles. The feed is set up to show two angles on campus in order to document...

In March 2012 the University of North Carolina Charlotte (UNCC) issued the $400 million plan for a much needed facelift of the campus’ South Village. Touted the extreme makeover of South Village, numerous contractors began work on-site in June 2012. Local North Carolina-based contractor New...

When Mike Montgomery acquired Unique Air Inc. (Unique Air) in 2006, he knew there was a way to make the company more efficient and he knew technology was the answer. By going digital, Mike was able to streamline operations and completely modernize how the Florida-based company does business....

Since forming in October 1992, Unique Builders Inc. (UBI) has taken a direct, hands-on approach to full-service construction in Puerto Rico and beyond. “All of UBI’s associates, including myself, are involved in projects,” says Domingo Polanco, president of UBI. “Unlike other companies where the...

In the greater Cincinnati area, UNIT Building Services has been a household name in the design-build and construction industry for more than 43 years. Serving the tristate area, UNIT designs and builds industrial, office, medical and retail...

Clifford B. Fowler established a small manufacturing and product assembly business in 1931. Originally the Fowler Heating Company, the Erie, Pa., business started out as a builder of incinerator and crematorium equipment. Clifford also sourced controls and materials for other product assembly...

2011 was a very damaging year for New England residents in terms of weather. The region suffered from several major snowstorms that caused nearly $1 billion in damages, and was additionally impacted by Tropical Storm Lee in September and Hurricane Irene in August. Businesses and homeowners...

When Jon Gundersen, co-founder and president of United Mechanical Incorporated (UMI), and partner Tom Sosine, CEO, decided to establish their own HVAC company in 2003, the duo applied all the right stuff. Collectively...

United States Infrastructure Corporation (USIC) leads the North American industry in underground utility locating and marking services. The company’s 5,000 employees (4,200 of them field technicians) serve customers at construction sites, excavation sites, commercial sites and residential sites...

Tom Moore, founder of Universal Building Specialties (UBS), was the first to introduce western red cedar to Florida in selling and stocking capacity in 1959; UBS has been a specialty lumber and timber powerhouse ever since. With a wide range of in-house milling capabilities, UBS is one of the...

Just as a small acorn can grow into a mighty oak, Universal Forest Products Inc. (Universal) grew from a manufactured housing business wholesaler into the nation’s leading manufacturer and distributor of wood and wood-alternative products.

Started in 1955, Universal now dominates the...

For electrical, mechanical, HVAC and marine solutions, Universal Services (Universal) reigns true to its name, covering all facets of commercial, industrial, health care, marine and oil and gas construction throughout the southeast. Universal meets and exceeds a range of facility needs with a...

Over the past three years, Madison, Wis., has witnessed major changes in the city’s west side. A local contractor and developer, Krupp General Contractors LLC (Krupp), is heading up Madison’s sizable expansion. Since 1976 the Madison-based company has served southern Wisconsin as a well-...

The year 2011 marked a period of changes for the University of Pikeville in Pikeville, Ky., starting with its transition from Pikeville College to the University of Pikeville. The switch is part of larger effort to expand the university’s tradition of providing students with a multidisciplinary...

It is the Hawaiian concept of malama, or “to take care of,” that sets Unlimited Construction Services Inc. (Unlimited) apart from competitors. The Hawaii-based general contracting specializes in building resorts, municipal buildings, affordable housing complexes, bridges and water storage...

Four decades ago, Charles and Frank Urata came together to form a small concrete services company in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. The duo began with less than $100, an old pickup truck and the wise words of their father, Sofia Urata. Now, all these years later, the company is known as Urata Concrete...

Since 1948, Urban Construction Company (Urban), a Wisconsin-based commercial construction organization, has been consistently delivering quality pre-engineered metal buildings and general contracting projects to clients. The company was originally founded by George Urban, for whom the company...

Summer 2010 - For those in the construction industry, the green movement is no longer something that is coming; it is here. And the U.S Green Building Council (USGBC) facilitates the importance of this movement, offering programs for professionals in the field to make...

For the last 41 years, USA Fence Company (USA Fence), a family-owned and -operated provider of fencing options, has been keeping people well supplied with the tools to direct traffic flow, pedestrian or otherwise.

“We opened in 1971 and have been here ever since,” says Loyd “Butch”...

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