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Alvin H. Butz, Inc. Announces Two New Hires

Allentown, PA, March 25, 2013 . . . Alvin H. Butz, Inc. recently hired Matthew Mengel and James Messick as Project Managers.

Mengel earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Technology and Management from the Pennsylvania College of Technology. He has more than six years of construction industry experience. His strengths include a thorough knowledge of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems.

Mengel's past experience includes a new four-story building at Princeton University as well as multiple laboratory renovations and relocations for Johnson & Johnson Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics in Raritan, New Jersey.

Mengel is currently part of the Allentown Arena Block Development project management team.

Messick earned his Architectural degree from Temple University and Masters in Construction Management from Drexel University. He is also LEED© AP BD+C certified, and has documented six LEED certified projects.

With more than 10 years of construction experience, Messick brings extensive knowledge in healthcare facilities and higher education. Most recently, he completed a human gross anatomy teaching laboratory at Thomas Jefferson University and a biological engineering laboratory renovation at Temple University. He also has extensive experience utilizing Building Information Modeling software for design, documentation, presentations and construction coordination.

Currently, Messick is the project manager for the Medical Imaging of Lehigh Valley Lobby renovation / addition and Neuroscience renovation projects at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest.

In their role as Project Managers, Mengel and Messick oversee and manage all phases of a construction project from preconstruction to completion including the development of a project schedule, construction plan, and project phasing. During construction, they are responsible for managing and directing the work of the specialty contractors and personnel. "We are pleased to welcome Matt and Jim to the Butz family," says Greg Butz, President and CEO of Alvin H. Butz, Inc. "Both Matt's experience working with MEP systems, and Jim's knowledge and understanding of key markets will prove invaluable to our company and clients."


ABOUT ALVIN H. BUTZ, INC. AND 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.

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