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14 12, 2016

DJ Construction Recognizes 25 Year Employee

By |2019-11-12T19:14:59+00:00December 14th, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

GOSHEN—December 14, 2016—Tim Guilfoos was recently recognized for his 25 years of service at DJ Construction. Guilfoos joined DJ in 1991 as a carpenter and was promoted to Field Manager in 2013. Prior to joining DJ, Tim served in the US Army as an Airborne Infantry. At the November company meeting, DJ CEO Bob Schrock [...]

26 09, 2016

Kem Krest Set to Expand

By |2019-11-12T19:10:34+00:00September 26th, 2016|Commercial Construction, Press Releases|0 Comments

ELKHART – September 26, 2016— Representatives of Kem Krest and DJ Construction gathered Monday morning to break ground on a new warehouse and distribution center across the street from Kem Krest’s current facility on Magnum Drive in Elkhart. Pete Garber, DJ Construction Pre-Construction/Project Manager, said the near 200,000 sq. ft. building will include a 24-bay [...]

23 09, 2016

FUMC Middlebury Seeks to ‘Reach All Generations’ for Years to Come

By |2019-11-12T19:06:29+00:00September 23rd, 2016|Church Building Journey, Press Releases|0 Comments

The building committee of the First United Methodist church of Middlebury and representatives of DJ Construction broke ground for a new church building on Thursday, Sept. 22nd. “The building of a new facility is very exciting and a whole lot of work, even before the first shovel goes into the ground”, said Pastor Ron Russell. [...]

2 09, 2016

DJ Construction Recognizes 25 Year Employee

By |2019-11-12T19:02:23+00:00September 2nd, 2016|Press Releases|0 Comments

GOSHEN—September 2, 2016—Lynn Ecklebarger was recently recognized for his 25 years of service at DJ Construction. Ecklebarger joined DJ in August of 1991 and was soon running small jobs. Bob Schrock, CEO at DJ, said, “Lynn was quickly recognized for being a go-getter and three years in was voted ‘Mr. Hustle’ by his peers. He [...]

2 08, 2016

So what is FF&E and why should it affect my building project?

By |2016-08-02T13:54:37+00:00August 2nd, 2016|Commercial Construction, Facility|0 Comments

FF&E or FFE is an acronym that stands for furniture, fixtures and equipment, and is used to describe the items in every building project not normally part of the contract between the owner and the building contractor. FF&E also includes equipment that has no permanent connection to the structure of a building or its utilities. [...]

29 07, 2016

Fatherhood Feature: RETA

By |2016-07-29T14:34:32+00:00July 29th, 2016|Guest Blogger|0 Comments

As we prepare for the Fathers Matter Forum in March, we want to highlight some of the organizations in our community that are dealing with the issue and working with at-risk youth. To sign up for one of the forum sessions, visit this link: Fathers Matter Forum Registration   This is a guest post from [...]

19 07, 2016

The Vineyard Church Builds for More Relationship

By |2019-11-12T18:57:32+00:00July 19th, 2016|Church Building Journey, Press Releases|0 Comments

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – (July 19, 2016) The Vineyard Church and DJ Construction have embarked on an addition and renovation project to add much needed space to the church’s facilities. However, as Lead Pastor Mark Pope points out, it’s not only about more space. Pope says, “This project is not primarily about more space but about [...]

24 06, 2016

Fatherhood Feature: The Crossing

By |2016-06-24T13:33:57+00:00June 24th, 2016|Guest Blogger|0 Comments

As we prepare for the Fathers Matter Forum in March, we want to highlight some of the organizations in our community that are dealing with the issue and working with at-risk youth. To sign up for one of the forum sessions, visit this link: Fathers Matter Forum Registration   This is a guest post from Laura [...]

10 06, 2016

6 Lies the USDA is Telling You – Part 3

By |2016-06-10T14:39:29+00:00June 10th, 2016|Guest Blogger|0 Comments

Most people want to be healthier. Often, this comes from wanting to be a better mother, a better husband, etc. The problem is that in the United States, the advice you are getting pushed in your face from so-called experts is often wrong and potentially harmful. I’m here to help you sort fact from fiction [...]

31 05, 2016

Lead Michiana: On Transition and Succession

By |2016-05-31T14:26:07+00:00May 31st, 2016|Community|0 Comments

During Lead Michiana 2016, Justin Maust asked CEO Bob Schrock to share some brief comments with the event attendees. Justin asked, "When you look at your business, what do you see as one of the biggest challenges your team has faced and might still be facing over the next few years.....but you are making great progress [...]