Registration Opened for the 2017 Construction Forum - Hard at Work: A Focus on Maximizing Productivity

We are excited to announce registration is now open for The Unified Group’s 2017 Construction Forum – Hard at Work: A Focus on Maximizing Productivity.

Wednesday,  May 3rd – 6th

Burlington, VT

Hilton Burlington

What you won’t want to miss:

VHV Company tour; an overview of their award winning safety program, project management, tool crib, warehouse, and fabrication areas.  The tour will be followed by a job site visit for a hands-on demonstration of their methodologies.  Turnover processes for large and small jobs: how to ensure a smooth transition Interworkings of the management team during a job from start to finish Foremen responsibilities and expectations Job costing/coding: what is your process and how is it relayed to the field Change orders: how do you document them from day one Job closeout:…

The Unified Group Adds Minnesota Member

The Unified Group is pleased to announce our newest member, Peterson Sheet Metal!  They will serve the entire state of Minnesota and the eastern edge of North Dakota (including Fargo). We are very excited to have them on board!

Peterson Sheet Metal was founded in 1982. Over twenty-five years later, their hard-earned reputation has been forged with superior products, proficient staff and innovative ideas. Peterson Sheet Metal has grown from one man into a corporation of talented individuals with the same belief in providing quality work and expert service at a fair and reasonable price.  The secret behind Peterson Sheet Metal has been and always will be the employees. The people behind Peterson Sheet Metal are some of the most skilled and well-trained individuals in northern Minnesota. They are an organization of people that want to make sure their customers…

2017 Forum for Service Leaders a Continued Reign of Success

The Unified Group hosted the first meeting of 2017, ‘Inspiring Your Team Using the 3 C’s (Change, Culture and Communication): A Forum for Service Leaders from January 18 through January 21st. Attendees went through 2 ½ days of intense small and large group discussions guided by guest speaker, Bob Ash, as well as presentations by five Unified Group Members.

Bob Ash kicked off the forum with a presentation titled ‘Change is Inevitable; Growth is Optional’. Discussions centered on the importance of the following ideas: Perceptions are important, integrity is a must, choose to see possibilities, listen…then respond, love what you do, and laugh at yourself and with others. By giving people responsibility and holding them accountable, a true sense of empowerment is created. Bob also presented the group with six reasons why people resist change and offered strategies to help…