[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Each year, Kent Companies honors key customers and suppliers whose partnership contributed to the organization’s success over the past year.
Our intent is to share our appreciation with outstanding organizations whose efforts build long term value into our shared business relationships.
Our nomination process involves a quantitative review of each candidate’s performance over the past year and descriptive comments from our management team. Ultimately, the Kent Companies Business Partner Award recipients are distinguished by efforts that advance the Four Hallmarks of our business: Safety, Productivity, Quality and Customer Service.
2019 Customers of the Year:
- NE Construction, Dallas, TX
- Hillwood, Dallas, TX
- Elzinga & Volkers, Holland, MI
- Concorde Construction, Charlotte, NC
- Continental Building Company, Columbus, OH
- T&B Construction, East Lansing, MI
- Crossroads Foundation Repair, Lafayette, IN
2019 Vendors of the Year:
- Concrete & Materials Placement, Charlotte, NC
- Maxxon Corporation, Hamel, MN
- Washtenaw Sand & Gravel, Ann Arbor, MI
- Post-Tension Services of Texas, Dallas, TX
- Nortex Redi-Mix, Dallas, TX
Kent Companies CEO Jeff VanderLaan shared, “We seek out opportunities to work with organizations whose values mirror our own: a people-focused culture, safety and integrity in all aspects of project delivery. We’ve offered this recognition program for six years, and each year we see new leaders emerge and new opportunities to grow with dynamic partners across the country. We’re proud to work alongside these leading organizations every day.”
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 as the 9th largest concrete contractor nationwide by ENR Magazine. The Kent Companies team has built a reputation as “Leaders in Concrete.”