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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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[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 […]

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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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[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Kent Companies was one of 14 construction subcontracting firms to earn the American Subcontractors Association’s Certificate of Excellence in Ethics. The awards were presented on March 8, 2019 during a ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, in conjunction with ASA’s annual national convention, SUBExcel 2019, the premier education […]

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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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