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CAVCON Wins National Hall of Fame Competition

Greensburg, PA, March 3, 2021 – The Vollmer of America Sales and Distribution Center built by CAVCON of Greensburg, PA, has been recognized by Varco Pruden Buildings, as a Best-in-Class winner of the exclusive Hall of Fame award. Varco Pruden Buildings is one of the nation’s largest building-solutions companies. Varco Pruden is a division of BlueScope Buildings North America, Inc., and has a network of more than 1,000 builders across the United States and Canada. CAVCON has been named to Varco Pruden’s 2021 Hall of Fame for the Vollmer of America Sales and Distribution Center in Pittsburgh, PA. The 29,200… Continue reading

GROUNDBREAKING FOR INDIANA COUNTY EDUCATION & TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Groundbreaking for the new Indiana County Education & Technology Center (ICETC) occurred mid-November.  The project will be home to a new Westmoreland County Community College (WCCC) campus.  A recently signed dual admission program agreement between WCCC and IUP will provide a forward path toward a 4-year degree for WCCC students. The program provides a curriculum plan for students that is a seamless transition from associate to bachelor’s degree. Students who meet eligibility requirements will be able to attend 2 years at WCCC and then transfer to IUP to obtain their 4-year degree. CAVCON Construction is overseeing project management and construction of the 26,000 square foot state-of-the-art technology building which will house WCCC campus and the future challenger project. … Continue Reading Continue reading

DESKS FOR KIDS

Education is the foundation for success in any child’s life and like so many things that have changed during the course of last year, remote learning has been challenging for many families during the pandemic.  For some families, their children didn’t have a desk or a space to do their schoolwork.  It’s one thing to do your homework for an hour after school at the kitchen table, but quite different to try and do a full day’s remote learning for months on end at the kitchen table.  Having a space of their own creates a positive learning environment for children. As part of a church outreach mission project, Phil Frye of CAVCON, Don Scott, and a team of individuals developed a prototype and built desks for kids. … Continue Reading Continue reading

BEAVER COUNTY – CONNECTING RIVERS, PEOPLE, AND INDUSTRY

Located in Western Pennsylvania, just north of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County, Beaver County’s relaxed atmosphere and old-style hospitality make it an ideal place to live and raise your family.   The announcement of the construction of the Shell cracker plant, job creation, and regional growth seem to all fall together in the same context.  However, Beaver County offers much more to those who live, work, and play here.  In addition to its close proximity to Pittsburgh, Beaver County is already home to many major corporations.  With the anticipated opening of the Shell cracker plant, and the… Continue reading

WORKING TOGETHER THROUGH COLLABORATION BUTLER COUNTY IS THRIVING

There is excitement and energy happening in Butler County due to a focused effort in Butler County Growth Collaborative and progressive thought leaders behind the movement. The Butler County Growth Collaborative will harness resources to empower economic prosperity through the region by sharing information, modeling transparency and communicating effectively. The investment in the Butler County region goes beyond brick and mortar, but also to support workforce development through customized and nationally acclaimed training programs in job search training, retaining and retooling a workforce to support and supply the necessary labor needed for expansion. Mark Gordon, Executive Director of Butler Economic… Continue reading

VOLLMER OF AMERICA PLANS MAJOR EXPANSION IN FINDLAY TOWNSHIP

Vollmer of America, an international German Manufacturing Company that produces metal cutting machine tools for manufacturing, is undergoing a major expansion to showcase their products. This 29,200 square foot project will increase the size of their current space in Carnegie by 100%. The design/build project in Findlay Township includes office space, warehouse and a signature showroom highlighting pieces of their equipment that will be used for both sales demonstrations and product training. The product training will feature both instructional and hands-on use of their machinery. With anticipated growth in manufacturing, the new distribution center will better serve the needs of Vollmer’s clients.… Continue Reading

NEW SOUTH HILLS LOCATION FOR PREMIER PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER OPENING SPRING 2019

Premier Plastic Surgery Center is relocating their South Hills office to a brand-new destination lifestyle center featuring Whole Foods, restaurants, specialty retail, and a spin studio. When it came time to begin the construction process, Dana Aulicino, Practice Manager for Premier Plastic Surgery Centers once again called CAVCON to work with her on the project. This is the third construction project CAVCON has done with the Premier Plastic Surgery Group. When asked why she keeps returning to CAVCON Aulicino responded, “The team – Jim Thomas, Rich Walor and Nick Krinock are who make the project flow. The group is hands-on,… Continue reading

CHANGES IN MEDICAL FIELD AFFECT SKILLED NURSING HOMES

For years CAVCON has designed and built a number of projects in the medical field. We have constructed hospital wings, built rehabilitation facilities and medical office buildings, renovated skilled nursing homes and designed and built surgical centers. We have worked on a number of renovations to skilled nursing homes throughout western Pennsylvania for HCF Management Company. Warren Manor included a new entrance, building addition, and interior upgrades and is one of our latest projects. View the recent renovation work at Warren Manor Due to staffing shortages, changes in patient demand, and decreases in reimbursement, skilled nursing is “rebooting.” Aging skilled… Continue reading

PROUD PARTNER OF ADELPHOI

For years, CAVCON has been involved with Adelphoi in providing construction services for a variety of projects. On May 17, 2018, CAVCON and Adelphoi broke ground on a 3.5 million dollar project that included construction of both a Welcome Center and Youth and Family Center. CAVCON will serve as the Construction Manager of the project. The Welcome Center will be situated at the gateway to campus, the center will be provide a structured spot for providing admissions for youth entering residential care or returning to campus from a home visit. This building will allow Adelphoi staff to be on-hand to… Continue reading

A FRESH LOOK FOR METAL BUILDINGS – BREEZECLAMP PROJECT

Over time metal buildings begin to show their age. The elements of Mother Nature begin to take hold, colors fade and rust starts to show. As the real estate investment begins to deteriorate, what could that mean for the business owner? Regardless of the type of business you operate, image is important. If the first thing potential customers see is a worn-out building, the perception could be that a company may not be current with the times. If buildings are empty and on the commercial market, with a little investment, business developers have the opportunity to command a higher rent… Continue reading