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History Comes Full Circle for JP Cullen with Blackhawk Community Credit Union’s New Legacy Center

Posted By Courtney Shipshock On August 16, 2019

In 1919, JP Cullen was awarded the project to build the original plant for General Motor’s predecessor, Samson Tractor Factory. Not long after, the plant was turned into a General Motors plant that was producing around 150 tractors per day. In 1923, Chevrolet cars were being produced and expansions began taking place. As the plant […]

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An Inside Look at Saul’s Journey to America

Posted By Courtney Shipshock On August 7, 2019

Saul, an apprentice carpenter with JP Cullen, was selected to be featured on the Immigrant Journeys from South of the Border/! Mi travesia hasta Wisconsin! Exhibition. This project is presented by the Wisconsin Humanities Council in partnership with Centro Hispano. Centro Hispano’s programs and services are built to empower youth, strengthen families, and engage with […]

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Women Wear Hardhats Too: An Inside Look at Women’s Leadership at JP Cullen

Posted By Laura Cullen On July 23, 2019

As the Training Development Manager at JP Cullen, I am responsible for creating learning plans and providing training opportunities about the company’s processes and systems to all of our employees. JP Cullen has always been employee-focused evident by: spending over $150,000 annually to send our staff to external training opportunities, identifying our internal experts to […]

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JP Cullen’s Ancestral Roots Continue to Grow Firm with Horicon State Bank

Posted By Courtney Shipshock On July 17, 2019

JP Cullen has been around for more than 127 years. With that many years of experience often comes historical connections and a unique opportunity to see where it all began. In 1860, George P. Cullen became a respected carpenter and homebuilder in the Janesville area. His love for construction led his son, John Patrick (J.P.) Cullen, to […]

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JP Cullen Receives Second Patriot Award

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On July 12, 2019

It takes a special person to dedicate a majority of their life committed to our country. Of all of the branches, 52% of today’s military is made up of individuals in the National Guard and Reserves according to the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. Often times, overlooked is the flexibility and understanding provided […]

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Meet the Crew: Dennis Polheber

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On May 13, 2019

Meet one of our Carpenter Foreman – Dennis Polheber! Dennis has been with JP Cullen for 4 years. What caused you to get into your profession? With my grandpa who worked as a heavy equipment salesman, most of my family working in construction, and my dad working as a heavy equipment operator, it’s all I’ve ever known. What […]

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Meet the Crew: Ryan McKillip

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On March 25, 2019

Meet one of our Crane Operators – Ryan McKillip! Ryan has been with JP Cullen for 4 years. What caused you to get into your profession? I started playing with Tonka trucks every day, all day. I also loved helping my grandpa run the equipment on his farm, which led me to operate mobile cranes for 10 […]

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Expanding the UW Burn Center

Posted By Jeannie Cullen-Schultz On March 13, 2019

The only verified Burn Center in Wisconsin is housed right in Madison at UW Hospital. The UW Burn Center provides customized treatment and care to burn patients as an ACS-verified Burn Center as well as a Level I Trauma Center for pediatric and adult patients. While 65% of their patients were adults in the past […]

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Meet the Crew: Serge Figliuzzi

Posted By Tiffany Scuglik On February 28, 2019

Meet one of our Crane Operators – Serge Figliuzzi! Serge has been with JP Cullen for 15 years. What caused you to get into your profession? As a kid, I loved to watch the big construction equipment work. While my friends were playing ball and getting in trouble, I would ride my bike for miles […]

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Prefabricating 75,000 lb. Tanks

Posted By Mike LaRue On February 4, 2019

Prefabrication is a schedule saver that reduces congestion and promotes safer work at jobsites. On a current jobsite, prefabrication was used on a grand scale. The specifications for this prefabrication job included four tanks and five alcove walkways for our food client. With limited space and large items, the JP Cullen team prefabricated these tanks […]

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