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Level UP Safety Challenge: Safety Culture You Can See

Media consumption is changing. It’s no secret that most people prefer to watch over read. As video reels consume more attention than ever on social media, we know people love to watch their peers and friends online. Kent Companies uses this media shift strategically, using video to drive our safety […]

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The Voices of Women in Construction

Women comprise only 10% of all people working in construction and account for only one out of every 100 employees in the field, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Women in Construction Week aims to shift that narrative by sharing stories, raising awareness and emphasizing the growing role […]

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How to Be the Most Valuable Young Professional on Your Team

There was incredible energy, collaboration and diversity at the Engineering News-Record’s Top Young Professionals Conference. It’s clear there is a very real opportunity for young professionals to make a mark on the industry. In case you missed it, Kent Companies Vice President of Support Operations Leah Gradl moderated a panel […]

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Engineering News-Record Conference: Top Three Takeaways for AEC Young Professionals

I was surrounded by brilliant minds from across the country as Engineering News-Record gathered the AEC industry’s highest-ranking performers at its Top Young Professionals Conference. The energy in the room was unmatched – driven by enthusiastic managers and young professionals connecting, discussing and sharing. Invest in your people and they […]

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Five Tips to Set Yourself Up for a Successful Career

There has never been a better time to carve your career path. Construction allows you to structure your development and growth plan to align with your professional and personal goals. The opportunities are endless, and the market is hot for young professionals looking to break into the industry. With over […]

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Kent Companies Presented with MCA’S Michigan Award of Excellence

[Grand Rapids, Mich. – February 17, 2022] – The Michigan Concrete Association recognized Kent Companies, Inc. with the Michigan Award of Excellence in the Structural-Commercial category for its concrete work on the Red Cedar Retaining Walls in Lansing, Michigan. The award recognizes and promotes quality workmanship on projects designed, constructed, […]

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Kent Companies Promotes Five to Division Manager Positions, Welcomes New Leadership

Kent Companies, Inc., the 9th largest concrete contractor nationwide, today announced leadership transitions to kick off the new year. The company has promoted five teammates to serve in Division Manager roles, including: Jordan Berens, Division Manager – In his role, Berens oversees development and profitability of Site Concrete operations across […]

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The Story of the Year: Our People

Our people have always been, and will continue to be, our story of the year. They’ve written our narrative since day one nearly 65 years ago. As I serve in my 13th year as CEO, proud is an understatement. I am impressed every day by the craftsmanship and professionalism of […]

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