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Historical Milwaukee Panther Arena Gets Upgraded

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On March 7, 2017
Milwakee Panther Arena locker room displaying Admirals Hockey team jerseys

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 […]

BUILDING UP THE TRADES

Posted By Joe Schwengels On May 6, 2016

As the economy and the construction industry continue to recover from its long downturn, firms are seeking to add skilled workers and are not finding many available. The Associated General Contractors of America surveyed its members during the summer of 2015 and found that of the 1,358 respondents; 86 percent reported having difficulty filling hourly […]

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JP Cullen gift will promote brain-repair research at UW-Madison

Posted By Katie Muth On September 25, 2015

J.P. Cullen, chairman emeritus of the Janesville construction company, is celebrating his birthday this week with a $250,000 grant from the JP Cullen Foundation to the Department of Neurosurgery for research on how to help the brain recover from illness and injury. The JP Cullen Excellence in Research Award symbolizes a bond between Cullen and […]

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Breaking The Higher Education Perception: Educating Students on Opportunities in Skilled Trades

Posted By Katie Muth On May 1, 2015

For the third consecutive year, Manpower Group’s 2014 Talent Shortage Survey identified the #1 most difficult for employers across the globe to fill is the skilled trades. This rings especially true in Wisconsin, where we are looking at the demand increasing over 18% in the next several years. As the economy continues to improve construction […]

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Breaking the Higher Education Barrier | JP Cullen Taking Steps to Promote Careers in the Trades

Posted By Katie Muth On April 28, 2015

The perception for many students, parents, and administrators is that a four year college degree is preferred to any technical college or work in the trades after completing high school, yet the reality is with the growing demand for skilled labor, combined with the rising cost of higher education, a future in the skilled trades […]

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JP CULLEN NAMED A “TOP WORKPLACE” FOR FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR!

Posted By culleneditor On March 23, 2015

  Janesville, Wisconsin — JP Cullen is honored to be selected as one of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces, for a fourth consecutive year. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. It recognizes the best places to work in the Southeast Wisconsin area based on an employee survey related to trust, […]

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Congratulations to Shannon Metoxen for receiving the Project Manager of the Year award

Posted By Katie Muth On October 20, 2014

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 […]

Dean Clinic Janesville East and St. Mary’s Janesville Hospital are sponsoring a community open house at their facility on Saturday, December 3.

Posted By culleneditor On November 28, 2011

Dean Clinic Janesville East and St. Mary’s Janesville Hospital are sponsoring a community open house at their facility on Saturday, December 3 at 3400 E. Racine Street, Janesville, Wis. What a great accomplishment to finally bring this project to a close. The project entailed building the superstructure for a new five-story hospital. The five-stories include […]

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