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