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Arlington Logistics Earns Platinum Project Award

[DALLAS, TX] – The American Subcontractors Association-North Texas Chapter (ASA – North Texas) awarded a Platinum Project Award to Kent Companies Texas for Arlington Automotive Logistics Center. The awards event was held on Friday, June 7th, 2019 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the ASA – North Texas.

Kent Companies’ Commercial Division performed the comprehensive concrete scope of work for Arlington Automotive Logistics Center. The division placed over 1,250,000 square feet of slab on grade and set over 300 tilt-wall concrete panels across two buildings. Another 1,150,000 square feet of concrete paving completed the project. The Commercial Division team delivered the entire project on time and with zero lost time accidents. Bob Moore Construction was the general contractor for the project.

Kent Companies CEO Jeff VanderLaan shared, “Arlington Automotive showcases what we do best in the commercial sector. We’re delivering outstanding results in safety, productivity, quality and customer service for our customers who are building facilities at one million square feet and larger. Arlington Automotive is just one example of what commercial team is capable of delivering.”

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About Kent Companies:

Kent Companies is a 3rd-generation family-owned business with expertise in commercial and industrial construction, mixed-use construction, multi-family housing, tilt-up concrete, post-tensioned cast in place structures and a full range of concrete-related specialties.

Kent Companies is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan and has operations in Detroit, Michigan; Dallas and Austin, Texas; central Ohio; Charlotte, North Carolina and St. Louis, Missouri. Kent Companies employs over 1,500 concrete construction professionals nationwide, and the organization is ranked in the top 12 concrete contractors nationwide by ENR Magazine. The Kent Companies team has built a reputation as “Leaders in Concrete.”