Butz Family of Companies ranks among top contracting firms on ENR list
Allentown, PA, July 13, 2018 . . . The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., is once again ranked on Engineering News-Record's (ENR) list of the Top 400 Contractors in 2018. The firm has been consistently ranked among the Top 400 contractors in the United States for more than 30 years and is the only firm headquartered in the Lehigh Valley to ever make the list.
"Our firm is proud to be ranked among the top contractors on ENR's list," said Greg L. Butz, President and CEO of the Butz Family of Companies (BFC). "Our continued growth and success is a direct reflection of the dedication to superior project delivery fostered by our project team and demonstrates that our collaborative approach continues to bring exceptional value to our clients."
ENR is the leading U.S. publication for the engineering and construction industry. It uses construction revenue from the previous year as its primary grading criteria, making the list a showcase of only the best and most sought-after construction management and general contracting firms.
BFC has grown consistently over the years, and with the 6th generation of the Butz family in line for leadership, the firm remains poised for future success and stability in the market with projects totaling over $1.3B currently under contract.
BFC attributes its long-term success to its commitment to construction management as its primary construction approach. "We believe this approach allows us to best represent the client's needs and goals and to keep the project within budget and schedule," says, Butz. "Our guiding philosophy is to build on our tradition of excellence; perform with integrity, honesty, reliability and enthusiasm; and remain committed to our community and our employees."
BFC is committed to continuous innovation in order to provide clients with absolute quality assurance and success. Through its increased use of Virtual Design and Construction and Lean construction techniques, BFC continues to find new solutions to building challenges and is able to streamline processes in order to produce higher quality, sustainable buildings.
The Butz Family of Companies completed 38 projects in 2017 including projects in healthcare, education, industrial, and parking garages.
The Butz Family of Companies is celebrating the 175th anniversary for Alvin H. Butz, Inc., the 90th anniversary for Alexander Building Construction Co. and the 75th anniversary of Shoemaker Construction Co. The anniversary celebrations will continue through June 2019 with special client events, social media posts, e-newsletters featuring employee memories and the launch of a new website. Year-long celebrations are planned for all three companies.
ABOUT THE BUTZ FAMILY OF COMPANIES: The Butz Family of Companies, consisting of Alexander Building Construction Co., Alvin H. Butz, Inc. and Shoemaker Construction Co., provides exceptional, comprehensive construction management and design/build services, led by a strong commitment to complete customer satisfaction with special attention to safety, quality and value. The firm possesses significant experience in the construction of healthcare facilities, colleges/universities, corporate office buildings, manufacturing facilities, sports and entertainment venues, government buildings, K-12 schools and retail buildings serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey and northern Delaware.