1940 – A superintendent and salesman form a partnership
1942 – The national expansion begins
1943 – Ambitious decisions lead to a historic project
1946 – A new name
1949 – A significant event shapes the future
1952– Innovative Installation Methods
1957– Another major win in Chicago
1959 – The Company moves to new headquarters
1960 – 20 years young
1964 – End of an era
1969 – First Technology Adopted
1972 – Big wins, including a US icon
1977 – A brand name project
1980 – Major growth marks the 40th anniversary
1983 – A corporate parent is born
1986 – A new business emerges
1990 – Another milestone
1995 – A strategic plan
The significance of these events is not only validated by the company’s growth, but also by today’s leadership whom many are a product of the college recruitment program.
2000 – A half a century of experience
2001 – New markets and a focus on safety
There is a renewed focus on safety with the hiring of full-time safety officers to work with construction personnel on better safety procedures to minimize accidents.
2005 – Anning-Johnson enters the desert oasis
Revenues are bouncing back from the early 2000’s recession. Building Great Relationships has been embedded in the company culture and hiring great talent is a top priority.
2010 – Discipline and customer attention wade the Great Recession
Looking to the future, investments were still being made in technology, process improvement, and hiring talent. The company even started an internal Building Information Modeling (BIM) department as it saw BIM as a growing trend in construction engineering.