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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – The Associated Builders and Contractors – West Michigan Chapter recognized Kent Companies’ Midwest Energy & Communications project with an Award of Excellence in the Pre-Cast Concrete category. Midwest Energy undertook a new facility expansion in 2016 to accommodate 30% growth in employees and related operating space […]

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Chris Fennema Assumes the Role of Vice President of Employee Training & Development [GRAND RAPIDS] – Kent Companies recently announced plans to expand and enhance on-boarding and professional development programs for 1,300+ employees nationwide. To lead this new initiative, Kent Companies named Chris Fennema as the Vice President of Employee […]

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Continued Expansion throughout Austin, Central Texas Drives Sales, Employment Growth [DALLAS, TX] – Kent Companies announced the promotion of Angel Alvarez to Executive Vice President of the Multi-Family Divisions. In his new position, Alvarez assumes responsibility for all estimating, project management and field operations for the Multi-Family Divisions in Dallas/Fort […]

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[DALLAS, TX] – The American Subcontractors Association – North Texas Chapter recognized Kent Companies Texas with two awards at the annual awards celebration on June 7, 2018. The Multi-Family Division received a Platinum Project Award for Lakeside DFW in the $8-$10 million category, and the team earned a Safety Award […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – The American Subcontractors Association, a national trade organization representing construction subcontractors, specialty trade contractors and suppliers recognized Kent Companies as one of twelve recipients of a Certificate of Excellence in Ethics. Ethics certificates are presented to subcontractors for achieving “the highest standards of internal and external […]

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Promotion of Key Personnel Supports Growth Initiatives [GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – As Kent Companies’ national workforce surges past the 1,000 employee mark, the organization formally announces expansion into Austin, Texas and St. Louis, Missouri. CEO Jeff VanderLaan shares, “The Kent Companies story is marked by continuous growth and innovation. A […]

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