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4th Annual Construction Career Fair

Posted By Joe Schwengels On October 12, 2018

As you know nearly twenty years ago we established an Apprenticeship Committee, comprised of trade professionals who have all completed an apprenticeship, and are committed to building partnerships with area schools to help share our passion for the skilled trades with students by speaking with classes and inviting them to our job sites for first look […]

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6 Ways Prefabrication Can Benefit Your Construction Project

Posted By Mike LaRue On April 24, 2017
Prefabrication wall at the Milwaukee Bucks Training Center

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 […]

Opening the Door in Madison –
Bascom Hall

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On January 30, 2017

This year marks JP Cullen’s 125th year in business!  To celebrate, we’ll be posting a monthly historic tough job that we were part of.  This week we’re sharing our work on the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s famous Bascom Hall and other historic work we’ve done with the University. Awarded Bascom Hall Our story starts in 1925, […]

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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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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