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Wolgast Corporation Named Accredited Quality Contractor by ABC

Posted on Wed, Jun 07, 2017

AQC-logo2017.pngSaginaw, MI, June 7, –Wolgast Corporation of Saginaw, Michigan today announced that its status as an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) has been renewed by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

“We are proud to be consistently recognized as an Accredited Quality Contractor over the past 24 years.  Our efforts to maintain professional and quality service while supporting our staff and our community continues to be effective not only for us, but for the industry as a whole,” said Wolgast President and CEO, Brian Stadler.

“Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to honor Wolgast Corporation with Accredited Quality Contractor status for its commitment to excellence in construction, its workforce and the communities it helps build,” said 2017 ABC National Chair Chuck Goodrich, president of Gaylor Electric, Indianapolis. “Wolgast Corporation earned this recognition for world-class safety performance, a strong record of investment in a talented and well-trained workforce, diversity leadership and community service.”

Launched in 1993, ABC’s AQC program provides recognition to world-class construction firms that have documented their commitment in five areas of corporate responsibility:

 In achieving AQC status, each member company takes the following pledge:

As an Accredited Quality Contractor, our company is committed to providing our clients with the highest quality construction services and we care deeply about our employees and the communities in which we build. We are proud to be part of the construction industry and are dedicated to the principle of free enterprise. We commit ourselves to serve our communities and to provide our employees with the skills they need to work safely and productively in order to meet the needs of our clients.

AQC is recognized by Construction Users Roundtable (CURT®), an organization founded by leading construction project owners.

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Wolgast Corporation, an Employee-Owned Company, is a progressive provider of professional construction services including Construction Management, Design/Build, General Construction, Architectural/Engineering, Restoration and Real Estate Development.  Founded in 1948, today Wolgast Corporation is one of the largest merit shop construction services firms in Michigan.  Wolgast Corporation has established offices in Grand Rapids, Gaylord, Gladstone, and Saginaw, Michigan. 

Founded in 1950, Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically and profitably for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. Visit us at abc.org.

Tags: Professional General Contractor, the Wolgast Way, Construction Safety

Safety and Goodwill Recognized at Employee Development Meeting

Posted on Mon, Mar 13, 2017


At Wolgast's Quarterly Employee Development Meeting, we recognized our staff members for their Safety Achievements.

Field Employee Owners with 5-9 Years of Safety
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L-R:  Greg Krueger, Kevin Drake, Justin Heinitz, Greg Tyra

 

Field Employee-Owners with 10-19 Years of Safety
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L-R: Cory Vollmar, Dwight Haag, Chris Kuhl, Jeremy McAllister, Bill Schneider, Greg Daenzer, Matt Shorkey, Kurt Erwin, Rick Morse, Tom Pieske, Mike Garcia

Field Employee-Owners with 20+ Years of Safety

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L-R: Mike Clarey, Keith LaPratt, Mark Stavely, Pat McNeal

 

Also, at the meeting, we recognized staff members for doing such a fantastic job that their customer wrote us a letter to tell us about it.  We call these Goodwill Awards!
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L-R: Kelly Kress, Bob Pratt

Tags: Construction Safety

Wolgast Receives National Recognition as ABC Accredited Quality Contractor

Posted on Fri, Sep 02, 2016

AQC-2016-logo.jpgWolgast Corporation of Saginaw, Michigan today announced that its status as an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) has been renewed by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

“Associated Builders and Contractors is pleased to recognize Wolgast’s continued commitment not only to high quality construction, but also to its employees, clients and communities as an Accredited Quality Contractor,” said 2016 ABC National Chair David Chapin, president of Willmar Electric Service, Lincoln, Neb. "Wolgast’s dedication to responsibly and ethically running its business permeates through every facet of its operation and makes it a terrific ambassador for the merit shop construction community.”

Wolgast received the national recognition as a result of meeting high certification standards evaluated by the Associated Builder’s and Contractors (ABC), a national association representing approximately 21,000-merit shop construction and construction-related firms across the United States.  For the evaluation, Wolgast excelled in the five areas of corporate responsibility, including quality, safety, employee benefits, training, and community outreach. The AQC recognition further defines Wolgast as a contractor who truly cares about its clients, employees, and community, and also, emphasizes the commitment Wolgast places on training and safety to ensure the success of their projects.

Tags: Professional General Contractor, the Wolgast Way, Construction Safety, Risk Management

Safety and Goodwill Celebrated at Employee Development Meeting

Posted on Thu, May 15, 2014


At Wolgast's Quarterly Employee Development Meeting, we recognized our staff members for their Safety Achievements.

Field Employee Owners with 5-9 Years of Safety
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L-R:  Dave Beer, Mike Lucik, Kyle Thompson, Darin Madden, Cory Vollmar, Mike Willett, Greg Tyra, Scott Wilmot, Chris Kuhl, Kevin Drake, Mike Garcia

 

Field Employee-Owners with 10+ Years of Safety (including two with 24 years!!)
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L-R: Mark Stavely, Mike Clarey, Greg Daenzer, Paul Spencer, Keith LaPratt, Tom Pieske, Gary Soule, Bill Schneider, Matt Shorkey, Jeremy McAllister

 

Also, at the meeting, we recognized staff members for doing such a fantastic job that their customer wrote us a letter to tell us about it.  We call these Goodwill Awards!
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L-R: Janet Greziak, Mike Bellor, Amy Severin, Justin Schmidt, and Scott Wilmot

Tags: Construction Safety