The Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable and the Construction Advancement Foundation hosted their annual awards banquet last week. More than 60 companies were honored for excellence in safety and innovation.

May 18, 2015

News Release

CROWN POINT, Ind. – When it comes to working safely across all projects and jobsites, no one does it better than the hard-working men and women in Northwest Indiana’s construction industry. Each year, the Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable (NWIBRT) and the Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF) partner to host their annual awards banquet which celebrates construction industry achievement and

excellence in safety. Roughly 600 people were in attendance at this year’s event, representing about 60 of NWI’s leading contractors and owner companies.

“The companies being honored at this year’s awards banquet have shown great commitments safety, innovation, creativity and quality workmanship,” said Dewey Pearman, Executive Director of the CAF. “They are also major generators of economic development throughout our region, providing quality careers to thousands of people

through their projects.”

Don Bull, NWIBRT Executive Committee Chairman and NIPSCO Director of Outage Management and Systems, said, “NWIBRT is very proud to host this event every year, and to celebrate safety throughout the industry. What’s interesting to me is the fact that we often see companies earn increased levels of awards over the previous ceremony. For example, a company might have seen a competitor earn a higher distinction at last year’s event, and they say to themselves, ‘Hey, we need to come back

and do even better next year.’ So they’re witnessing the achievements of their peers, they’re learning from it, and they’re making changes. The end result is a safer, and more productive, construction industry for the entire region. What could be better than

that?”

Source: Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable

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