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A Nationwide Safety Upgrade

Kent Companies Converts to KASK Safety Helmets Innovations in building technology and materials are found across the concrete construction industry, yet one component of worker safety has remained unchanged for nearly 60 years. The traditional hard hat is an icon on construction job sites. But, do they provide complete protection […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Engineering News Record Magazine (ENR) released its 2019 Top 600 Specialty Contractors edition, naming Kent Companies as the ninth largest concrete contractor nationwide by revenue (an increase from #13 in 2018). The list also ranked Kent Companies as the 95th largest specialty contractor nationwide (an increase […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) named Jordan Berens the first recipient of the national Gaining Strength Award. The award was presented on September 19, 2019 at the annual ASCC convention in Chicago, Illinois. Berens is the Director of Project Management for Kent Companies’ commercial […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Kent Companies recently awarded seven Make it Happen Scholarship Awards to the children of full-time Kent Companies employees. 2019 marks the fifth year for the program, which has awarded over $40,000 in scholarship support to date. 2019 Scholarship Recipients: Miriam Arvizu Mancilla, daughter of Francisco Arvizu. […]

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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – “The biggest opportunity for Division 110 is clear,” shared Executive Vice President Matt Fennema. “It’s empowering the people on our team to take this organization to the next level.” Fennema and Director of Operations Steve McCoy recently announced comprehensive promotions across Kent Companies’ largest operating division […]

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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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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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