• Local Values. Global Reach.

    Steve Browning was studying mythology in college in 1985 when his father decided to rebrand a company specializing in steel building construction. “Dad wanted a name with more national appeal, so I suggested Vulcan, the name for the Roman god of fire and the forge,” Steve recalls.   read more...

  • The Revitalization of a Company

    Brownie’s Septic and Plumbing (Brownie’s), established in 1948, has grown exponentially since Marc Barhonovich, President, stepped in to run the business in 2012. Before then, the company, based in Orlando, Florida, focused almost entirely on septic systems with a little bit of plumbing and lift station work on the side—not much marketing and consequentially no growth.   read more...

  • Hands, Heads & Hearts

    There are plenty of itinerant roofers who travel in nameless packs, stomp all over a roof, tack down whatever shingles, take shortcuts, and get on down the road. This is not that story. For Reggie Reed Roofing of St. Petersburg, Florida, there’s a meaning, a purpose, some smarts to it all.   read more...

  • Building the Future, Recycling the Past

    “I love garbage!” exclaims Michael Morea, and his passion is to keep as much of it out of landfills as possible through aggressive recycling efforts. His success is evident from the amount of client testimonials on his company website. But few people know that his thriving Florida business rose from the ashes of tragedy.   read more...

  • Grand Designs and Big Ambitions

    Amber Clore knew from a young age that she wanted to work in the design industry. She geared all of her elective courses in high school toward design and studied at Florida State University College of Fine Arts, Department of Interior Architecture & Design.   read more...

  • Pathway to Success

    In the early 1990s, Jody Adametz, who had worked in the construction business as a general contractor for a decade, moved from New York to Florida and began to explore a new specialty. He became interested in brick pavers and their emerging popularity and added them to the list of services. It didn’t take him long until he realized that pavers held wide appeal, and he turned his focus to pavers, making them his specialty.   read more...

  • Creative Carvings That Wow Clients

    When Corint Industries, LLC Owner
 Nicu Iacobescu flips on the light switch in his shop in the morning, he is greeted by his hardest working employees: two computer numerical control (CNC) router machines. Even though they aren’t humans,” Nicu says, “they do most of the work.”   read more...

  • Comprehensive Coverage for Construction

    Kelly White, a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist and native Floridian, has had an eventful decade. She opened her agency in April 2010 in Jacksonville and has been growing ever since. “It’s been a fun 10 years!” she says.   read more...

  • Grounded in Excellence

    Florida is known for many things—scenic beaches, entertainment parks, retirement communities and, of course, its tantalizing orange crops. For one family-owned company rooted in the Sunshine State, the citrus industry served as the springboard to ripe opportunities in the electrical contracting field.   read more...

  • The Home of their Dreams

    When contractors Ricky Duffield and John Garcia found their residential remodeling business growing, it was only a short leap to add a new business, Sunstate Home Design LLC. The pair founded Sunstate Contractors in 2016 in Port St. Lucie, Florida, followed by the establishment of Sunstate Home Design in 2018. The businesses are next door to each other, with the home design company offering a showroom of building materials.   read more...

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