Walls and Ceilings

Welcome to Walls & Ceilings, the wall and ceiling industry's premier publication. If you're an interior or exterior wall and ceiling contractor, architect, manufacturer, supplier or distributor, you'll want to check this site often. We cover all aspects of the industry: drywall, lath and plaster, stucco, ceilings and acoustics, Exterior Insulation & Finishing Systems (EIFS), fireproofing, steel framing and architectural decorative ornamentation, insulation, windows/doors, trims/moldings, spray textures and paints.

Click to view:  Vol.84, No.1 January 2021
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On the Cover
The team at Paul Johnson Drywall gather outside of PJD's headquarters in Phoenix.

Click to view:  Vol.83, No.12 December 2020
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On the Cover: Georgia's Jimco Acoustics has been named as W&C's Contractor of 2020. Read the company's story on page 24. (From L-R): Jaime, Jimmy and Luke Schlief.

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Robert A. Aird Inc., of Frederick, Md., is a building enclosure contractor that specializes in stucco and EIFS applications. (From L-R): Project Manager Chris Larkin, President Robert Aird and Project Manager Mike Miller.

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Vance and Melissa Carroll at The Charter in Beaver Creek, Colo. Their company, Synthetic Sidings Inc., applied 130,000 square feet of EIFS to this grand hotel.

September 2020
Vol.83, No.9  11.92 MB

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The Clayville Insulation team in Burley, Idaho. At the forefront is Chris and Linda Clayville, owners and operators

August 2020
Vol.83, No.8  17.66 MB

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Martin Integrated Systems, the name you'll hear when talking about the design & installation of specialty ceilings, gather some team members to give us a look at the brains behind the operation. Photo by Teresa Taylor, T. Taylor Photography, ttaylorphoto.com.

July 2020
Vol.83, No.7  9.60 MB

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Young & Sons Drywall was started by Mark Young 16 years ago. Young, a member of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, explains that with his 45 employees the commercial drywall contracting company is small enough to be personally involved with every project but large enough to provide high quality and timely service.

June 2020
Vol.83, No.6  11.05 MB

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Zoom is the new medium that has taken off since COVID-19 reared its ugly head. Businesses have utilized Zoom to connect with its colleagues and customers.

May 2020
Vol.83, No.5  12.23 MB

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Green Country Drywall at a recent job site in Oklahoma. At the forefront is the Cooper family, owners and operators of this featured subcontractor.

April 2020
Vol.83, No.4  7.88 MB

On the Cover: California's Tarlton and Son worked on the Community Cancer Institute in Clovis. The 95,000 square foot, three-story building is available to provide a variety of services for over 3,600 cancer patients diagnosed throughout Community Medical Center's cancer system of care. From L-R: Steven Wilhite, Chelsea Lopez, Randy Thompson, Nick Patzkowsky, Kristin Messenlehner and Blaine Steele.

March 2020
Vol.83, No.3  16.42 MB

On the Cover: The two owners of Agent Wall Systems Adam Taubman (left) and Kenneth Jones. Photo by Patrick Dubois, staff photographer, Office of Communications & Public Relations at Christopher Newport University

February 2020
Vol.83, No.2  12.20 MB

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Florida's Davidson Insulation & Acoustics' is a family-run company. (From L-R): Heather Blanchard Henson, CFO; Ted Blanchard, Vice President; Connie Blanchard, Corporate Secretary; (Seated) Ed Blanchard III, President & Owner

January 2020
Vol.83, No.1  19.89 MB

On the Cover:
Mid-Illinois's senior staff pose at the company's Peoria, Ill.-based offices. (From L-R): Owner/Director, Vice President Robert Taylor; Owner/Director, President Debra Young; Founder Dan Higdon, and; Director, Secretary Treasure Dennis Higdon.

December 2019
Vol.82, No.12  19.64 MB

On the Cover:
The Integrated Interiors Inc. team standing tall and united in front of Fountain Place and AMLI Fountain Place in Dallas

November 2019
Vol.82, No.11  16.52 MB

Millard Drywall used ClarkDietrich products, such as ProSTUD Drywall Framing System with Smart Edge Technology and MaxTrak Slotted Deflection Track, on the Boerne City Hall Project in Texas. (From L-R): Project Manager Jonathan Lamb, Superintendent Ramiro Rodriguez, Estimator/Project Manager Mason Sierra and Foreman Jesus "Chuy" Perez

October 2019
Vol.82, No.10  12.96 MB


Georgia's Capital City Stucco: (L-R) Operations Manager Daniel Drake and President & Owner Jeff Harper.

September 2019
Vol.82, No.9  22.18 MB

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Jane Metzger (left) and Brigid O'Malley (right) representing this year's women in construction.

August 2019
Vol.82, No.8  24.16 MB

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Staff at Ironwood: Mike McThorn, James Stafford, Robert Maez, Nancy Brinkerhoff, Francisco Valencia, Don Brinkerhoff, Mike Wilkinson, Christopher Bushard, Bret Perry and Mark Johnson. Photo by Live Image Gallery of Emeryville, Calif.

July 2019
Vol.82, No.7  12.88 MB

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United Contractor Services's (from L-R) Benjamin Arnotti, Chip Sciullo and Jay Osteryoung photographed at the company's Georgia office. "In 2018, we performed financially the best we have ever done in the history of the company and 2019 is poised to exceed 2018's performance by a large margin. So to put it simply, business is excellent," Osteryoung told W&C.

June 2019
Vol.82, No.6  27.30 MB

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Anthony Brooks, President of Platinum Drywall Inc.

May 2019
Vol.82, No.5  20.17 MB

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Co-owners of Denver's Heggem-Lundquist (from L-R): Beth Lundquist, Ron Lundquist and Ruthanne Lundquist-Zueger.

April 2019
Vol.82, No.4  27.63 MB

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DaFore LLC of Virginia started as a two-person operation and has steadily grown to have 100-plus employees.

March 2019
Vol.82, No.3  14.00 MB

On the Cover: Kirk Thompson (center) and staff of Thompson Exteriors get to work in Louisville. Image by Moberly Photography Inc.

February 2019
Vol.82, No.2  14.56 MB

On the Cover: Matthew Gilles of Louisville Spray Foam Insulation.

January 2019
Vol.82, No.1  18.84 MB


Nova Insulation's Pamela Toledo (left) and Roberto Toledo stand united as both husband and wife, as well as co-founders of a thriving insulation business.

December 2018
Vol.81, No.12  13.66 MB


First Row (L-R): David Long, Triangle Plastering president; Sergio Garcia Austin, vice president; Charlie Armbruster, corporate vice president; Preston Pressley, corporate vice president

Second Row (L-R): Jerry Smith Austin, president; Michael Sireno, San Antonio president; Steve Baker, chairman

Third Row (L-R): Mike Syzdek, Houston president; Johnny Barnes, Dallas president; Scott Abegg, CFO

Fourth Row (L-R): Jon Randolph, San Antonio vice president; Keith Giddens, Prefab president; Bryan Craft, Ft. Worth president; Bryan Baker, CEO

November 2018
Vol.81, No.11  14.27 MB

Applied Restoration's Jim Porter, Keith Simchuk, Larry White and Mike Weinert on site at a renovation project where the company used Dryvit's Fedderlite Panels.

October 2018
Vol.81, No.10  16.47 MB

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R.L. Reppert's CEO Rick Reppert (left) and President Ric Reppert at the company's headquarters in Emmaus, Pa.

September 2018
Vol.81, No.9  15.04 MB

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Wichita's Danny Satterfield Drywall works throughout the whole state of Kansas, providing quality service from state line to state line.

August 2018
Vol.81, No.8  18.60 MB

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South Valley Drywall's Garrett (left) and Travis Vap in Orlando, Fla.

July 2018
Vol.81, No.7  12.64 MB

The Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy Competition in Lisbon showcased around 87 different projects from dozens of participating countries.

June 2018
Vol.81, No.6  18.14 MB

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Employees of Benson Industries pose with an image of the One World Trade Center.

May 2018
Vol.81, No.5  22.55 MB

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Level 5 Inc. pose at a recent high-end residential project.

April 2018
Vol.81, No.4  14.68 MB

On The Cover:
Acoustic Ceiling & Partition's President Garrett Wickham and Vice President Kyle Young.

March 2018
Vol.81, No.3  25.04 MB

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Members of KHS&S's Orlando office team that worked on the Enzo's Hideaway at Disney Springs, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (From L-R): Bobby McCarthy, Neal Harris, Jr., Scott Little and Ryan Smith. Photo by Widoffphoto

February 2018
Vol.81, No.2  16.41 MB

On The Cover:
From the Lone Star State, members of Garland Insulating's senior staff. (From L-R): Hayden Drum, Sholana Wells, Ahndrea Gamboa, Chris Cancila and Ferrell Drum.

January 2018
Vol.81, No.1  17.44 MB

On The Cover:
Pontiac Partition and Ceiling and Turner Brooks made a joint venture to work on Detroit's latest entertainment facility Little Caesars Arena. Photo by Karen McConnell

December 2017
Vol.80, No.12  11.54 MB

About The Cover:
Heartland Acoustics & Interiors are named this year's Contractor of 2017. (From L-R): Joseph Roberson, Randall Larson, Marty Romero, Micah Bechard, Jason, Aaron Jenkinson, Geoff Johnson, Kyle Zentz, and Jason Gordon (front center). Photo by Meishach Moore.

November 2017
Vol.80, No.11  17.16 MB

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Advanced Drywall Partners in Indianapolis, shot autumn 2017. (From L-R Front Row): Raul Moreno, Robert Thomas, Edwin ("Lin") Saville Jr., Brooklyn Maule; (L-R Back Row) Maxwell Ward, Chris Smith, JJ Maule and D.J. Meder.

October 2017
Vol.80, No.10  17.23 MB

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80th Anniversary Issue

September 2017
Vol.80, No.9  14.64 MB

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Performance Contracting's Portland Interiors Branch employees: (From L-R) Senior Project Manager Trent Fisher, Senior Estimator Blake Moser and General Manager Heath Hansen. Photo by Ben Norwood of Quicksilver Studios.

August 2017
Vol.80, No.8  20.78 MB

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Oregon's Western Partitions' senior staff at its Portland headquarters.

July 2017
Vol.80, No.7  17.91 MB

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Since 1971, Murray Drywall has established a long history of providing the highest quality workmanship in the industry. Photographed in Las Vegas, President Jim Murray (seated) and Vice President Greg Murray. Photo by Meishach Moore.

June 2017
Vol.80, No.6  24.67 MB

About The Cover:
Drywall Nation's (from L-R) Brian Kitchin and Nick Aitchison develop their company through use of social media and web- based platforms. Photo taken by Meishach Moore.

May 2017
Vol.80, No.5  14.19 MB

About the Cover:
Artistic Drywall's Bernie Mitchell in front of one of his elaborate sculptors. Photo by Steve Grimes of Grimes Photo

April 2017
Vol.80, No.4  23.30 MB

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Master Interiors is booming in the Mid-Atlantic. The company's Project Manager Jeff Faull and Site Superintendent Billy Gregory. Photo by Steve Michael, Multivista Construction Documentation

March 2017
Vol.80, No.3  37.66 MB

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Ohio's Valley Interior's (from L-R) CEO Mike Strawser, President Jeff Hudepohl and COO John Strawser. Photo by Chris Cone Photography.

February 2017
Vol.80, No.2  63.86 MB

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This month, W&C focuses on five women throughout the U.S. that share their experiences and wisdom on the industry. From top middle rotating clockwise: Kim DeBacco, Patti Paraschuk, Debbie Hauanio, Nora Degnan and Chris Pomeroy. Photo courtesy of USG.

January 2017
Vol.80, No.1  28.81 MB

On the Cover
Professional Drywall Construction at the UMASS Project in Amherst, Mass. (From L-R, back row): Nick Shaink, Tom Pickreign, Rick Dermody, Mark Chevalier; (L-R, front row:) John Kendzierski, Eileen Bodeur, Mike Izzo, Ron Perry and Christian Bourdeau.

December 2016
Vol.79, No.12  17.56 MB

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Gal Gadi of Triad Drywall shot in Atlanta. Photo by Anmarie Van Wetering, of DV Photo Video.

November 2016
Vol.79, No.11  98.51 MB

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H.J. Martin and Son Inc. celebrate 85th anniversary with one of its most successful annual margins in recent times.

Row 1 (L-R): Joseph Martin, Edward Martin, David Martin
Row 2 (L-R): Jay Hussong, Tim Boland
Row 3 (L-R): Barry Christenson, Ray Racette, Tina Derner, Ron Racette, Craig Nero, Wyatt Tompkins
Row 4 (L-R): Graig Boyle, Joel Johnson

October 2016
Vol.79, No.10  70.69 MB

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Trinity Drywall and Plastering Systems' Drywall and Plaster Superintendents Steve Johnston and Nestor Castillo. Photo by Ed Hiller.

September 2016
Vol.79, No.9  58.69 MB

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Acousti Engineering senior staff. The company recently installed decorative metal ceiling systems at Florida State University. Photo by Bob Perzel

August 2016
Vol.79, No.8  221.11 MB

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Grand Rapids, Mich.- based contractor Titan Interiors.
From L-R: Rudy and Muhamed Kadiric.

July 2016
Vol.79, No.7  55.95 MB

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The Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy Competition in Prague showcased 89 different projects from 35 participating countries. From L-R: Chris Chisholm of Tartan Interiors, Aaron Ensley of Oregon Interiors and Tim Vaughn of PARIC Corp. Photo taken by Franck Alasseur Photographe.

June 2016
Vol.79, No.6  84.88 MB

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Anning-Johnson staff at the College of Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. (From L-R): Construction Manager Corey Bolden, Superintendents Donnie Medina, Stacy Peek and LeShay Grant. Photo by Lauren Jeffares.

May 2016
Vol.79, No.5  66.56 MB

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Sharpe Interiors of greater Los Angeles. Its executive staff (from L-R): Steve Sharpe, Keith Costanzo, Ryan Ramos, Jeff M. Bernards, Kenney Asmus and Fayez Zorob.

April 2016
Vol.79, No.4  36.25 MB

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Executive members of King Co. in New Orleans. (From L-R): Scott Geary, Cyd Geary, Andy Ander- son, Jeff Geary and Rob Mims. Photo by George Long Photography Inc.

March 2016
Vol.79, No.3  66.92 MB

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F. Richard Wilton Jr. of Virginia's executive team. (From L-R:) Bottom: Russell Winfree, Lewis Melton, Will Robbins, Gary Hoover Top Row: Taylor Brannan, Melissa Brannan, Scott Brannan

February 2016
Vol.79, No.2  50.97 MB

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Advanced Stucco is a Florida-based, industry leader in all things stucco. Its President Joe Brooks is this month's cover star. Photo by Brooke Trace.

January 2016
Vol.79, No.1  66.46 MB

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Kirk Giordano sits in the cen- ter of his family, also known as his colleagues, who have helped establish a well known presence on YouTube with their how-to videos.

December 2015
Vol.78, No.12  42.84 MB

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Century Drywall at a recent job site project in Boston. Photography courtesy of joegreene- photo.com/Creative - Cyclone Interactive

November 2015
Vol.78, No.11  82.65 MB

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Tom Donnelly, owner of Donnelly Stucco. Photo by Cynthia Y. McCann.

October 2015
Vol.78, No.10  48.36 MB

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Traditions Lath & Stucco Inc.'s owners, Joel O'Haver (left) and Jason Sweeney (right). Photo by Cynthia Y. McCann.

September 2015
Vol.78, No.9  50.09 MB

On the Cover (From L-R):

F.L. Crane & Sons' Inc. would be Austin, Texas Division President Ron Molleur; Construction Technology Specialist Justin Robbins; Corporate President Mike Heering, and; Jackson, Miss., Division President Chip McAlpin. Photo credit: Cynthia Y. McCann.

August 2015
Vol.78, No.8  63.99 MB

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Part of our 2015 Top 50 Contractors, President Jeff Genova of New Image Drywall in Pueblo, Colo.

July 2015
Vol.78, No.7  36.37 MB

Sands Drywall, based in Sioux City, S.D., continues its upward growth throughout the Plains. (From L-R) President Ryan Rademacher, CEO, Owner and Founder Greg Sands, and Vice President Jared Swenson.

June 2015
Vol.78, No.6  75.21 MB

On The Cover:
Jason and Yamila Bertoniere on Canal Street, in New Orleans.

May 2015
Vol.78, No.5  42.67 MB

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The new Shake Shack in Las Vegas. From left to right: Estimator/PM Tim Michaels, Foreman Mike Singleton, and Superintendent Mike Morgan. Photos by Bob Perzel.

April 2015
Vol.78, No.4  64.25 MB

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Raymond Group's President/COO Jim Watson (L) and CEO Travis Winsor at the Pacific City Project in Huntington Beach, Calif. The owners of this project is DJM Capital Partners.

March 2015
Vol.78, No.3  64.25 MB

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Reitter Stucco and Supply staff at its Columbus, Ohio headquarters. (From L-R) Dustin Wilshire, Kyle, Fritz, Bobby and Jack Reitter.
Image by Rick Buchanan Photography.

February 2015
Vol.78, No.2  69.85 MB

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Legacy Specialties' Larry Thomas (L) and Daniel Bunn. Photo by Heather Cliff

January 2015
Vol.78, No.1  93.33 MB

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James River Exteriors of Richmond, Va. (from L-R, back row): Shane Burnette (VP), Mike Chaney (President/Owner), Clay Butner, Brian Burnette (VP); (front row): Wayne Young, Ed Hunter and Paul Rafferty.

December 2014
Vol.77, No.12  46.94 MB

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Walls & Ceilings' 2014 Contractor of the Year: Lone Sun Builders. Project Manager Mason Karnas (left) and President Chet Karnas (right). Photo by Derek Stout.

November 2014
Vol.77, No.11  59.69 MB

On The Cover:
Jerry and Brenda Reicks of JARCO, a large wall and ceiling contractor located in Sioux City, Iowa and Sioux Falls, S.D. Photo by Karen McConnell.

October 2014
Vol.77, No.10  67.88 MB

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Todd and Bob Heimerl of Mowery-Thomason Inc. Photo by Karen McConnell

September 2014
Vol.77, No.9  58.92 MB

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Walls & Ceilings' 2014 annual roundtable participants at this year's FWCCA convention in Orlando, Fla. From left to right: Charles Wiggins, Alec Mason, Kyle Bondurant, Scott Rollins, Adam Eckelbarger and Tom Thrift. Photo by Mark Taulbee Photography

August 2014
Vol.77, No.8  59.93 MB

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Austin, Texas's Structura Inc. is a specialty general contractor that has a wall and ceiling division. From L-R are Co-owners Russell "Rusty" Morgan and Kevin Jones.

July 2014
Vol.77, No.7  48.76 MB

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The Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy Competition in Berlin showcased 87 different projects from 33 participating countries. From L-R: GCCM Construction Services LLC's Owner Sy Safi, Capital Drywall Systems' Giovanni (John) and Lucia Criscione, Concetta and Francesco (Frank) Panaia, and Architect Clive Pohl of Pohl Rosa Pohl. Photo taken by Raphaela Schiller and courtesy of Behrendt & Rausch Fotografie GbR.

June 2014
Vol.77, No.6  86.94 MB

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Island Acoustics' Field Supervisor of Taping/Foreman James Damson, Vice President of Operations and Project Manager Matt Iacona and General Field Supervisor Russ Demri. Photo by Heather A Johnson Photography LLC.

May 2014
Vol.77, No.5  74.75 MB

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A few of W&C's Generation Next during the INTEX Expo in Las Vegas April 2-3. From left to right, Sergio Montoya from Baker Triangle, Garrett Vap from South Valley Drywall Inc., and Brian Exl from OCP Contractors. Photo by Karen McConnell.

April 2014
Vol.77, No.4  53.65 MB

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Dillon Construction Services work on the Unitarian Church of Charleston in South Carolina. (From L-R) DCS's Mark Hiers, Lance Dillon, Kirk Dillon and Hank Bauer.

March 2014
Vol.77, No.3  142.92 MB

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Recreation Development Co.'s Vice President Sonny Nelson (left) and Project Manager Spencer DeMille standing in front of Las Vegas's SlotZilla -- a slot-machine-themed tower with a direct applied EIFS application.

February 2014
Vol.77, No.2  46.46 MB

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Granite State Acoustics recently installed Armstrong ceiling systems to a new facility at Pinkerton Academy, in Derry, N.H.
(From L-R): Mike Mara, George Roy, Jim Duval, Eric Martel, Matt Whitman, Steve Henault, Tim Bouchard,
John Wyman, Jennifer Wyman
and Kathleen Brown.

January 2014
Vol.77, No.1  61.03 MB

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Western Partitions applied 120,000-square-feet of Sto's fluid applied air/moisture barrier system and 55,000-square-feet of direct applied Sto Textured Coatings for the University of Washington Football Stadium Project. (From L-R) Western Partitions' Plastering Division Estimator & Project Manager Mike Campbell, Evergreen Building Products' President/ Owner Chris Burrows, and Western Partitions' Plastering Foreman Jeff Campbell. Photo by Leslie Lindskog.