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Tilt-Up Concrete Association Achievement Award Granted to Richardson Data Center

[DALLAS, TX] – The Tilt-Up Concrete Association(TCA) recognized the Richardson Data Center Project Team with a 2020 Tilt-Up Achievement Award. The project team included: GC: Ridgemont Commercial Construction Concrete: Kent Companies Architect: Alliance Architects, Inc. Engineer: L.A. Fuess Partners The TCA Achievement Awards honor projects that use site-cast tilt-up concrete […]

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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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Kent Companies Appoints Leah Gradl Vice President – Support Operations

[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – Kent Companies announces the promotion of Leah Gradl to Vice President of Support Operations. Gradl will oversee the Marketing, Safety, Human Resources, Training/Education and IT divisions nationwide. Kent Companies CEO Jeff VanderLaan commented, “Leah has a long track record of collaborating with cross functional teams across […]

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Kent Companies Celebrates Women in Construction Week 2020

[GRAND RAPIDS, MI] – National Women in Construction Week emphasizes the growing role of women in the construction industry and highlights the opportunities available for women seeking careers in construction. Kent Companies celebrates WIC Week from March 1-7, 2020 with a feature series highlighting the diversity of professional roles held […]

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Kent Companies Announces 2019 Business Partner Awards

[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 […]

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Kent Companies Ranks #9 on the 2019 ENR Magazine Top Specialty Contractors List

[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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ASCC Names Jordan Berens First Recipient of the “Gaining Strength” Award

[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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Kent Companies Announces Expansions in North Texas & the Carolinas

[DALLAS, TX] – Kent Companies announces the launch of two new operating divisions serving general contractors and developers across the South and Southeast. In the Dallas/Fort Worth market, Kent Companies’ new Single-Family Division installs post-tension concrete slabs for single-family detached homes in new communities. In Charlotte, North Carolina, a new […]

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