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Make it Happen Meeting Info, Lollicup & Giving Back!

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Mark Your Calendar:

Texas Employee Appreciation Events

Austin Team: Friday, September 28th, 11:00am-1:30pm at Gather Venues – Monroe Street

Dallas/Fort Worth Team: Saturday, September 29th, 11:00am-1:30pm at Eddie Dean’s

We’d like to say Thank You to our entire team at the annual Kent Companies Employee Appreciation Meeting. Please plan to attend. We will have important updates, gifts and cash giveaways.

Be there on time!

When you arrive, please make your lunch plate and grab a seat right away! A hot buffet lunch is available right at 11am. Our program will begin quickly. We know your time is valuable, so we have streamlined the entire event.

Kent Companies Gives Back:

Bring 1 item to donate to Children’s Medical for a chance to win $500 cash. We are collecting art supplies such as:

  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • Coloring Books
  • Board Books (There is a special need for Spanish board books.)

If you have questions, please contact Tanya Escobedo in Human Resources.



Kent Companies Texas – Commercial Division

Project: Lollicup – Rockwall, Texas 

General Contractor: Clayco

Kent Team: Luis Mendez – General Superintendent; Norberto Guerrero – Superintendent; George Sellers – Sr. Project Manager

Clayco turned to the Kent team for the concrete scope of work for a new 700,000 square foot manufacturing facility for Lollicup in Rockwall, Texas. Lollicup USA Inc. is the manufacturer of Karat food service disposables, Tea Zone bubble tea supplies, and Total Clean cleaning solutions. The manufacturing plant will house new machines for manufacturing paper and plastic cups and food containers. Approximately 200 new employees will work at the facility once it opens. 

By the Numbers: The Lollicup Facility 

  • 209 – 24” Piers
  • 68 – Dock leveler pits
  • 650,000 square feet of 7” slab-on-grade
  • 149 – 9 ¼” Tilt wall panels – 150,549 square feet (gross)

 By the Numbers: Site Work

  • 6” Paving – 81,538 square feet
  • 8” Paving – 355,207 square feet
  • 5” Building walks – 5,125 square feet
  • 5” City Walks – 7,170 square feet
  • 76 Bollards
  • 38 Light standards


The Commercial Division Donates Time and Talent at the Texas Pythian Home

The Texas Pythian Home in Weatherford, Texas is a place for children who need a safe place to live until their family can care for them full time. Often, these children are homeless; their parents are incarcerated or battle substance abuse; or they recently had a death in the family. The Texas Pythian Home provides a safe, stable environment for the children to grow physically, socially, emotionally and spiritually to become responsible, independent adults.

Texas Pythian Home serves children aged three through fourteen.The children are placed in dormitories with a dorm mother and dorm father, and they are given their own bed, closet and dresser. They perform chores and learn life skills.

The Commercial Division partnered with SK Custom Homes to provide concrete for a lake cabin in need of renovation. The team placed and finished concrete throughout the Needham Memorial Home, which provides housing for families working to get back together.

Learn more about Texas Pythian Home by clicking here.