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Interstates Companies Named Contractor of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors

Date Posted: February 16, 2014

Sioux Center, IA—Interstates Companies has been named national contractor of the year by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), one of the largest American trade groups.

The award, which recognizes overall excellence and commitment to safety, was presented on February 11, 2014 to Interstates Companies Chairman and CEO Larry Den Herder.

“I am both humbled and honored to accept the Contractor of the Year award for Interstates Companies,” says Den Herder.

“This represents hard work and dedication from each team member who has performed work bearing the Interstates name. I can’t wait to see where our team goes from here.”

“Each year, ABC recognizes an individual or company that attains a level of achievement that raises the bar for all of us,” said 2014 ABC National Chairman Dan Brodbeck, president and CEO of Compass Partners, LLC.

Interstates’ commitment to safety and excellence on all levels helps to advance our organization, the construction industry and the merit shop philosophy.”

Marking their 60th year of business in 2013, Interstates began as a small electrical company in 1953 that was founded on the core values of dependability, integrity, trust, quality and family.

Today, the company boasts 600 employees and delivers $100 million in work annually in design-build electrical solutions.

In addition to electrical construction, Interstates offers electrical engineering, control systems and instrumentation services.

Interstates first become an ABC member in 1976 and currently is a member of ABC’s Iowa, Rocky Mountain and Cornhusker chapters.

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