Vision Award Winners for 2008 Revealed
August 22, 2008
Michelle Mayer, Publicist
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Carol Stream, Ill. - Aug. 22, 2008 - Constructech magazine announced the 2008 winners in its annual Vision Awards yesterday during a dinner and gala, closing the third annual Technology Day conference, at the Westin Chicago Northwest.
The Constructech Vision Awards honor companies that have realized the advantages of applying innovative technologies to their everyday businesses as well as the technology enablers that have helped them achieve their goal.
Any company involved in residential, commercial, and heavy construction, subcontractors in all trades, architectural and engineering firms, corporate owners, facility management companies, government agencies, and land developers are eligible for these awards.
Constructech has now given out more than 260 awards since 2000, honoring members of the construction space. To honor these winners, Constructech unveiled the Vision Awards "Wall of Fame," which displayed each winning company in a specific year throughout the banquet.
"The 2008 Vision Awards winners exemplify the drive and innovation necessary to be successful in the construction industry," said Mike Carrozzo, editor of Constructech magazine. "As the impressive group of previous Vision Award winners have done, these companies have chosen to improve their businesses by implementing leading-edge technology solutions, serving their customers more efficiently. Each of them deserves the recognition they have achieved this evening."
The winners of the 2008 Constructech Vision Awards are:
Gold: OPN Architects Inc.
Silver: CH2M Hill
Builder/GC Commercial $6 - $25 million
Gold: The J Companies
The Cram Group
Builder/GC Commercial $26 - $100 million
Gold: WIMCO Corp.
Bronze: Deerfield Construction Co., Inc.
Builder/GC Commercial $101 - $250 million
Gold: M.J. Harris, Inc.
Gold: M.J. Harris, Inc.
Silver: Govan Brown Construction Managers
Silver: Winter Park Construction
Builder/GC Commercial $251 - $500 million
Gold: Paric Corporation
Builder/GC Commercial +$500 million
Gold: Power Construction Company, LLC
Canon Technology Solutions
Kofax Imaging Solutions
Silver: Holder Construction Company
Bronze: Messer Construction Company
Builder/GC Residential $6 - $25 million
Gold: Cornerstone Home Builders Inc.
Gold: Garman Homes
Builder/GC Residential $26 - $100 million
Gold: Tim Schaeffer Communities
Builder/GC Residential $101 - $250 million
Gold: Veridian Homes
Builder/GC Residential $251 - $500 million
Gold: Clark Builders Group
Bronze: C.P. Morgan Communities
Bank of America
Builder/GC Residential + $500 million
Gold: SelectBuild Construction, Inc.
Bronze: David Weekley Homes
Bronze: Toll Brothers
Gold: Burns & McDonnell
Silver: Northern Gateway Alliance
Corporate Owner: Hotel
Gold: Flag Luxury Properties
Corporate Owner: Industrial/Mfg.
Bronze: MannKind Corporation
Engineering Software Solutions
Heavy/Highway/GC $26 - $100 million
Silver: Blois Construction, Inc.
Bronze: Don Chapin Company
Heavy/Highway/GC $101 - $250 million
Silver: McGuire and Hester
Gold: Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Morpheus Technology Group
Gold: Turner Industries Group, LLC
Silver: Turner Industries Group, LLC
Bronze: NV Retail
Specialty Contractor: Roofing, Siding, Sheet Metal
Silver: Minnesota Exteriors
In addition, Constructech also awarded a special Team Award. The Team Award goes to a project team that has experienced considerable success with using leading-edge technology specifically on one single project or program. The 2008 Team Award was given to:
Skanska USA Building, Inc.
"Constructech magazine strives to bring its readers the most pertinent, leading-edge information regarding technology solutions in the construction space. As a part of this, it is important to honor the achievements made by companies to better serve the marketplace," said Peggy Smedley, editorial director of Constructech magazine. "We would like to congratulate the winners, both past and present, on the success they have discovered."
To order a copy of the October and November issues of Constructech or to read more about the 2008 Vision Awards winners, please contact Dawn Cassata at email@example.com.
About Technology Day
The Technology Day conference brings together builders, contractors, and solution providers to identify the most crucial topics in the construction space through networking, education, and demonstrations.
Looking at information technology, building control automation, and automated home technology through the eyes of the builder, contractor, and corporate owner, Constructech magazine is focused on providing the construction industry with the necessary tools to increase productivity and profitability. Constructech takes the perspective of the construction professional in uncovering the true value of information technology tools, automated home technology options, and building control automation.