Prefabrication is not a new concept to the construction industry; it has been around for centuries. However, it has reinvented itself with the growth of Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM enables the increased use of prefabrication, making it more feasible to implement on projects. Read on below to find out what prefabrication is and the […]
This week’s Tough Job is looking at a recent project we just completed downtown Milwaukee at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. We were selected to refurbish the existing locker rooms. The arena’s $6.3 million project was the largest investment that had been made since it was first built in 1950. Upgrades and improvements on the facility included new […]
It’s a bird… it’s a plane… no, it’s a DJI Phantom 4! Drones are changing the construction industry in a whole new way providing better management, safety, and more! Over the past few months, we have been using drones to capture amazing photos and videos of our job sites, providing our teams with quick, accurate […]
As experts in the industry, Mike LaRue and Pete Scharenbroch were invited to be keynote speakers at a recent convention focused on The Future of Making Things. Both shared their knowledge and experience of prefabrication and the technology we use which sets us apart from other construction firms.
Choosing a new car can be tough. What features do I really need? What models have the best fuel economy? Which car is best for me in the long run? Just recently, my wife and I spent — what seemed like a month — researching our options, calling up dealerships and checking out vehicles until […]
As part of JP Cullen’s Lean Process Improvement culture, we are constantly looking for ways to do things faster, easier, and more efficiently. The internal steel stud walls were identified as an area where we could make significant gains using prefabrication. The two 115K SQFT office buildings in the Madison area that we are leading […]
Two of the projects that JP Cullen has recently had the opportunity to lead were a pair of multi-level office buildings in the Madison area. The challenge to the team was to deliver the two 120K SQFT buildings on a shortened time table in order to meet the needs of the client. The JP Cullen […]
A few of the latest projects the JP Cullen team has been leading are structural steel erection projects in the Madison area, which involved the use of prefabrication on the jobsite. Due to some unavoidable challenges early on in the foundation portion of the project, the team knew they had to make a comeback to […]
Building the nation’s first graduate school dedicated solely to the study of freshwater was not an easy undertaking, but Shannon Metoxen, Senior Project Manager at JP Cullen, was excited to take on the challenge. “Shannon has a clear vision and the means necessary to bring complex projects to a successful completion,” Kurt Young Binter, Facilities […]
Please join us in congratulating Kevin Hickman on his promotion to Vice President – Strategic Client Relationships!
More often than not, people automatically have a negative perception ingrained in their minds as to the mold a “sales” person must fit. That is not the case for Kevin Hickman, Business Development Director for JP Cullen, in fact it is quite the opposite. He has made a huge impact on JP Cullen and the […]