[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Kent Companies celebrated nationwide growth as Engineering News-Record Magazine released a report that ranked the firm as the 15th largest concrete contractor in the nation in the 2016 Top 600 Specialty Contractors report. The ranking represents a jump from the 16th position as the Kent Companies team also expanded its workforce to nearly 900 employees across the country.
Kent Companies CEO Jeff VanderLaan shared, “Our team is building landmark projects across the country. As they do, they’re leaving the definitive mark of our values – safety, productivity, quality and customer service – on every job site. Consistently delivering on these hallmarks puts our team in high demand.”
Kent Companies Texas President Keith Collinsworth added, “We know that our people are the key to our overall success. That’s why we’re making continuous investments in training, technology, tools, and communication platforms for our team. As we increase opportunities for our people, we increase our ability to perform for our customers.” Collinsworth is energized by the momentum in all markets. “The size and complexity of projects in our key markets are growing, and we’re ready to deliver.”