Category Archives: Construction


The Women’s Enterprise Forum Serves as a Strategic Advisor to the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Wilmington, DE, 2018-Mar-15 — /EPR Network/ — Peggy Del Fabbro, CEO of M. Davis and Sons, Inc. has been appointed to 2nd Vice Chair of the Women’s Enterprise Forum, which serves on an advisory capacity for the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest certifier of women-owned businesses and leader in women’s business development.

The Women’s Enterprise Forum provides opportunities for WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) to represent the voice of all women’s business enterprises and engage in networking and development activities with other WBEs, member corporations and government entities.


M. Davis & Sons Provides High-Tech Solutions with Messer Plasma Cutting Equipment

Wilmington, DE, 2018-Feb-20 — /EPR Network/ — Peggy Del Fabbro, CEO of M. Davis & Sons, announced that it has acquired a Messer Cutting Systems Evolution® Plasma Cutting Table. The revolutionary new equipment enables M. Davis and Sons fabrication specialists to produce an enhanced level of smooth edge quality, precision hole cutting, and it keeps the surrounding work area smoke free.

“We are excited to offer the new equipment to advance the customer’s project schedule,” said John Bonk, M. Davis and Sons’ Vice-President of Operations.

The new state-of-the-art plasma cutting equipment by Messer Cutting Systems is software controlled and allows M. Davis & Sons to provide a larger volume of plate cutting in-house to accommodate client needs. The plasma cutting table allows materials to be cut run in measurements from 1.5” for carbon steel to 1-inch for stainless steel and to achieve high-quality edges. Metal plates are aligned to the torch via a camera for extreme accuracy.


Baton Rouge Based Roof Crafters Launches New CRM Software For Clients


CRM Product Launch from Roof Crafters

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Network/ — Chuck Magee, construction professional and owner of Louisiana-based roofing company Roof Crafters, is proud to offer Louisiana clients more access and insight into the progress of their roofing projects.

As the most technically advanced roofing contractor anywhere, Chuck Magee and Roof Crafters have taken full advantage of cloud technology and developed their own proprietary cloud-based software system. This intuitive, easy-to-use system is only available in Louisiana to Roof Crafters clients.


Roof Crafters Gives Away New Roof

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 2016-Jun-22 — /EPR Network/ — After Roof Crafters gives away new roof, Mid-city homeowner Yolanda White was delighted to hear her leaking roof would get fixed when a team of volunteers from Tulsa, Ok. came to town. Then the news got better.

After Roof Crafters gives away new roof, Mid-city homeowner Yolanda White was delighted to hear her leaking roof would get fixed when a team of volunteers from Tulsa, Ok. came to town. Then the news got better.

The project at White’s house changed when Vaughn, an Owens-Corning Platinum Contractor, contacted Magee, another Platinum Preferred installer with Owens Corning, to see if Magee had a “backup crew” available in case inclement weather or other difficulties forced the Tulsa team to return home before the project was complete. Being community minded Roof Crafters gives away new roof by providing all the labor to install the roofing system.


Besh Is Redesigning The Cabinet Industry

Raleigh, NC, March 21, 2016 — /EPR NETWORK/ — As landfills continue to be the dumping grounds for out-of-date kitchen cabinets, one innovative cabinet start-up out of Raleigh, North Carolina provides a solution that allows homeowners, designers and housing developers to update kitchens while keeping more trees in the forests and less waste in the dumps.


The Metropolitan Council approves a $2M grant to fund a landmark, transit-oriented development in the heart of St. Louis Park, Minnesota

St. Louis, MN, December 11, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — On December 9, 2015 and after overwhelming enthusiasm and support from a rigorous application and vetting process, the Metropolitan Council approved funding for PLACE’s St. Louis Park Community. The Council approved 2 million dollars in funding from its Livable Communities Account for a Transit-Oriented Development (LCA-TOD) grant after the proposed project demonstrated a breakthrough approach to meeting housing and economic development needs in the Twin Cities. The funds will be used to help secure site acquisition at the former McGarvey Coffee property, pioneer alternative energy sources, and integrate stormwater improvement with infrastructure like green roofs and an urban forest.


National Fireproofing Company Announces Launch of Flamex PF-2 Water-Based Exterior Wood Fire Retardant

Released on: July 16, 2015, 3:31 pm (EDT)
Author: V. Hoffmann
Industry: Construction

Porter, Indiana, July 16, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — Leaders in proven, reliable fire retardants, the National Fireproofing Company recently announced the release of their latest product the Flamex PF-2 water-based post treatment fire retardant. The Flamex PF-2 is intended to protect indoor and outdoor woods, like decks, cedar shake shingles and structural lumber. The early response to the product has been enthusiastic.



Released on: June 18, 2015, 3:28 am (EDT)
Industry: Construction, Small Business

WILMINGTON, DE, June 18, 2015 — /EPR NETWORK/ — M. Davis, the fifth generation woman-owned Industrial Contractor and Fabricator headquartered in Wilmington, DE has named Christina MacMillan its Manager of Supplier Diversity. Christina MacMillan will enhance the program by working with diverse vendors to help identify opportunities with M. Davis. This will enable M. Davis to continue promoting economic growth and community development through our diversity and inclusion initiatives while also expanding our current supplier base to include the best and brightest.


Loans Direct App for Easy Calculation of Your Loan Repayments  

Released on: May 30, 2014, 8:43 am (EDT)
Industry: FinancialInternet & OnlineConsumer Services

Melbourne, Australia, May 30, 2014 — /EPR NETWORK/ — Now you can simply calculate your repayments with an app designed and developed by Loans Direct. This Loans Direct Mobile App also features a home loan calculator, car loan calculator, personal loan calculator, mortgage insurance calculator, truck loan calculator and stamp duty calculator for property investors or potential buyers in Australia.

more… Construction Jobs Outpaces Workers Availability

Released on: March 25, 2014, 5:57 pm (EDT)
Author: Henry Goudreau 
Industry: ConstructionSmall BusinessManagement

SARASOTA, FL, March 25, 2014 — /EPR NETWORK/ — After years of trimming jobs in the wake of the Great Recession, contractors and subcontractors say the pendulum has swung the other way, and now they are looking to hire skilled workers who are no longer available in the job market.