A Legacy From 1892 To Today:An Amazing History . P. Cullen & Sons, Inc., founded in1892, is one of the oldest construction companies in the nation. If experience, longevityand heritage are important toyou when choosing a constructioncompany, you won’t find a bettergeneral contractor than J. P. Cullen& Sons. You will experience a pride inworkmanship that harkens back to the19th Century, and has never changed.Founder John Patrick Cullen was an Irish descendant who gave birth toour standard of pride and workmanship. His work ethic was renowned ashe once rode a bicycle 50 miles—from Janesville to Mt. Horeb—to inspecta job under construction.Son Mark A. Cullen joined J. P. in 1919 and together they guided the companythrough a period of aggressive growth during the 1920s in Wisconsin, Illinois,Iowa, South Dakota and North Dakota. A significant early industrial client wasSamson Tractor Company, which later became the huge General Motors Complexin Janesville, Wisconsin.The Cullens worked hard to survive the Great Depression. In 1933, the companycompleted construction of a 13-story Federal Office Building in Omaha, Nebraska.During World War II, the firm won numerous military contracts.In the early 1960s Mark’s son, a third generation J. Paul Cullen, became President.He kept the company prospering despite recessions and a fluctuating economy.The company expanded its client base and project portfolio.In 1980, J. P.’s eldest son, Mark, assumed the presidency. His brothers, David andRichard, became Vice President and Vice President of Field Operation, respectively.Today, Mark is Board Chairman, David is CEO and President, and Richard remainsVice President of Field Operations. With annual revenue in excess of $240 million,J. P. Cullen & Sons continues to grow in scope, volume and reputation.
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Constructing World-ClassExcellence Locally roudly, J. P. Cullen & Sons, Inc. is in the business of building a better world… one building at a time. Since 1892, this has been the Mission guiding our firm’s construction of exceptional buildings for clients across the cultural landscape. With over 600 dedicated employees who embody our motto as builders of P R I D E (Personal Responsibility In Daily Excellence), we have provided preconstruction and construction services to clients in Wisconsin, Illinoisand Iowa. Our numerous construction projects include government, education, healthcare,commerce, industry, stadiums and recreation, historical restoration, theaters and performingarts centers, community organizations and more.Our commitment to performance and product excellence hasn’t gone unnoticed by the industry:J. P. Cullen & Sons is the only contractor in Wisconsin who has earned the prestigious ISO9001:2000 Quality Certification, and the only one in the area who has earned the AdvancedSteel Erectors Certification. And, as a creative building firm in pursuit of business excellence,we materialize our company vision of constructing world-class excellence locally.
Full Spectrum ofConstruction Services onstruction of buildings has adapted to the advances of technology, multi-use functionality, and sustainability. As a result, we have developed our services to deliver state-of-the-art centers with world-class excellence. Our facilities not only integrate the diverse components of a digitally savvy culture, they are built to flexibly accommodate future growth and promote sustainability.We offer a full-service spectrum of construction services to our clients so theycan achieve market, professional and technical excellence: ■ Integrated Project Delivery ■ Planning & Consultation ■ Preconstruction Services ■ Estimating & Scheduling ■ Excavation & Demolition ■ Structural Steel ■ Equipment Rigging & Installation ■ Concrete & Concrete Reinforcing ■ Masonry, Precast & Stone ■ Rough & Finish Carpentry ■ New Construction & Additions ■ Renovation & Restoration
Our effective method for single-source contracting, constructionmanagement, project delivery and process control will ensurethat your organization receives a premium facility with thehighest quality materials and systems. More importantly,your project will be delivered on-time, within budget, and perspec by a team of professionals distinguished through theirexpertise, collaborative performance and product excellence.Outstanding service has been a hallmark of J. P. Cullen & Sonssince 1892 and will continue into the future.
Achieving Your ProjectRequirements & Goals . P. Cullen & Sons has a value-generation process that begins by listening to your vision, objectives and desired outcomes. Our consultation is designed to achieve an empathetic and complete understanding of your project requirements and goals. To us, focusing on your needs and goals is not a slogan to pacifypossible apprehension; it’s the only way we can fully understand yourunique set of service needs and building requirements, as well as thebenefits anticipated upon occupancy of your newly constructed orrenovated building. We can even facilitate your design intent throughour business information modeling (BIM) capability by which wecan digitally collaborate with any BIM-capable architect. And if yourbuilding goals include a sustainable facility, we have LEED®AccreditedProfessionals who can help “green” your project.Cullen has made project partnering part and parcel of our deliveryprocess. There simply is not a better way to take a complex projectto fruition. Our commitment to partnership is demonstrated by ourbeing awarded and recognized by the Associated General Contractorsof America three times for excellence in partnering. Couple thisunprecedented attainment with having the Torch Award conferredon us by the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin for winning the 2007Ethics & Integrity award and you get a fair idea of our commitment.We are partners you can trust.
Highest Quality roject and construction standards are of the highest quality at J. P. Cullen & Sons. We aim at excellence. That is our only option. Our results-oriented approach to quality means we deliver a facility that is: ■ Cost Effective ■ Operationally Efficient ■ Aesthetically Attractive ■ Owner Customized ■ Customer Friendly ■ Staff Endorsed ■ Community Acclaimed
We Build You Up onstruction of each quality building enhances our clients’ image in their market, industry and community. We know that every finished building is the architectural signature of the organization dwelling within. And that is why, when J. P. Cullen & Sons builds your building… we build you up.
In the Traditionof the Master Builders . P. Cullen & Sons’ philosophy of construction stands in the Tradition of the Master Builders: constructing exceptional buildings that meet our clients’ vision and goals, thereby crafting centers of cultural power from where these clients will directly benefit their communities, as well as the professionthey contribute to. Through you, we help your community grow whileadvancing the crest of culture. Our premier buildings include: ■ Federal, State & Local Governments ■ Higher Education ■ Schools K-12 ■ Hospitals, Clinics & Medical Centers ■ Nursing, Long-Term Care & Assisted Living Facilities ■ Commerce & Retail ■ Industry & Manufacturing ■ Automotive & Conveyors ■ Libraries & Museums ■ Theaters & Performing Arts Centers ■ Cultural, Community & Civic Centers ■ Convention Halls & Training Centers ■ Stadiums & Recreation ■ Interdisciplinary Research Centers & Laboratories ■ Science & Technology ■ Energy Generation ■ Historical RestorationAs an innovative and tradition-sensitive company, we take great pridein building a better world… one building at a time.