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Every project comes with its own set of considerations and unique challenges. Industrial projects in particular have high demands for first-class safety, quality and innovation. That is why it is so important to hire a general contractor you can trust. …
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May 23, 2021 0

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It’s that time of year again – Construction Safety Week is an annual event in which everyone in the construction industry comes together to celebrate and honor the importance of safety on the worksite, to revisit policies and reignite the …
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May 6, 2021 0

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Every year we celebrate Women in Construction week by acknowledging the many contributions women have made to architecture, engineering and construction. Whether it was over a century ago, or in our current day and age, any woman who works within …
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March 11, 2021 0

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The past year has carried the construction sector, and the world, through some very choppy waters. The year ahead will likely bring many of the same challenges, but with the vaccine already on its way, it could also deliver a …
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February 11, 2021 0

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There probably isn’t a single industry that wasn’t in some way affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic – either in a positive or negative way. For the sanitizing and toilet paper industries, it proved a financial boom; however, for many other industries, it decreased business as our economy slowed and everyone halted to figure out the best solution.

September 18, 2020 0

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As time has passed, food trends have evolved. Veganism may seem like one of these trends, with “beyond” meat alternatives being offered by chains such as Burger King and Dunkin Donuts, but really, it isn’t all that new.

September 3, 2020 0

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As airlines and public transportation services adapt and reopen, one of the questions you might ask yourself is how are hotels responding to the new environment we all find ourselves in? What safety measures will be implemented as travel picks back up and hotels begin to fill? Click to read more.

August 5, 2020 0

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The arrival of COVID-19 flipped our world upside down, and now as things slowly open up and workforces start to return to their physical space, we are all finding new ways to adapt. Whereas before we learned to fill the roles of stay-at-home parents, teachers, employees, coaches, entertainers, house keepers, line cooks, etc., now we must brace ourselves for more change as we re-join the physical workplace.

July 29, 2020 0

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These are unprecedented times, and we are all experiencing changes in our day-to-day activities. How we work, eat, shop, and socialize has been impacted. These changes have brought new sets of challenges and new questions for the future. One question is how are logistics affected, and what changes are occurring within industries? Before COVID-19 hit, most of us were used to quick turnaround and large inventories of items to choose from. Same or next-day delivery options were becoming the standard. We are all feeling the delays and shortages this pandemic has created within our supply chain, but are there also some positives that could come out of this new environment?

July 22, 2020 0

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We’re honored and thrilled to share that Madison Magazine has once again named Tri-North one of the “Best Places to Work” in the Madison area. The magazine’s annual survey ranks the top 30 companies and recognized Tri-North among the top …
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October 15, 2019 0

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It shouldn’t come as a surprise that there is a strong, well-documented correlation between job satisfaction and the presence of workplace friendships. The obvious correlation is that employees repeatedly report increased job satisfaction when they work alongside trusted, supportive confidants. …
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April 16, 2019 0

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Oh no! A pot of gold has gone missing in the Land of Tri-North. The TNB Police Department is hot on the case with a lil’ somebody in custody who may be able to shed some light on its whereabouts.…
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March 15, 2019 0

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Oh, the joys of the holiday season! Hearts are full with gratitude, bellies are full of cookies, and the air itself seems bursting with magic. In this festive season of warm wishes and glad tidings, there’s always that one gift

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December 18, 2018 0

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Fitchburg, WI — Tri-North, an award-winning, full-service commercial construction management company based in Fitchburg, WI, is pleased to announce the strategic expansion of their Nova division. Nova is an experience design group specializing in custom design solutions that translate their …
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July 12, 2018 0

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It’s not news that the cost of early childcare in the United States is incredibly high. According to Care.com, the national average for in-center care is around $10,000 annually. Here in Wisconsin, we’re well above the national average. And in …
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June 19, 2018 0

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Did you know that the FAA regulates commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s, or drones)? This hasn’t always been the case, so for those of us who jumped head first into this powerful technology early in the game, …
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January 24, 2018 0

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“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.”

-Helen Keller

For many of us, the end of year holidays can be quite a hectic time of year. Between juggling school …
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December 22, 2017 0

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Santa and the Tri-North elves are back at it again this year! This time, they’re joined by some construction industry friends on a festive commute to work…carpool caroling style!

We here at Tri-North wish you all a safe and happy …
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December 19, 2017 0

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When you think of breast cancer, do you think of pink ribbons and survivors? Because I did, until a friend of mine got sick. I believed that the multimillion dollar breast cancer awareness campaigns were effective and that breast cancer …
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September 26, 2017 0

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By: Amanda Zimmerman Holley

 

Wake up. Get ready. Coffee. Commute. Work. Lunch. Work. Commute. Dinner. Bed. Repeat. How many of you relate to that? My guess? Way too many.

Let’s face it, the standard 8-5 work day can …
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August 1, 2017 1

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In August of 2016, Tri-North kicked off our first company-wide elective step challenge aimed at promoting a healthy and active lifestyle. During the five week period, the Tri-North steppers logged a collective total of 31,687,432 steps! That’s over 15,843 miles! …
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June 20, 2017 1

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

We usually tap into the silly side of our resident leprechaun this time of year with fun videos and lighthearted hijinks. This year, we are embracing and honoring the real spirit of the man behind the

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March 17, 2017 0

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“Hello, my name is Michael Cochran and I am the hiring project manager at Tri-North Construction Company. I got your number on Craigslist through a post. If you’re still looking for a job, I am looking to hire an assistant …
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Why is the Market so Hot?

The private “off campus” student housing market has been a growing market throughout the U.S. recently. After the great recession in 2008, many people decided to further their education and either stay in …
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February 1, 2017 0

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Last year, the Tri-North helper elves performed a special rendition of Oh Christmas Tree with the help of a crane. This year, a certain elf left his post on the shelf to keep an eye on our team before reporting …
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December 20, 2016 0

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What do you think of when you hear the words “breast cancer?” Do you think of October because it is Breast Cancer Awareness Month? Do you think of pink ribbons? Chemotherapy and radiation? Survivors? Fighters?

I know what I …
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From Young Professional to Lifetime Achievement: Tri-North Team Members Voted Industry Newsmakers!

What an honor! Tri-North was just awarded two 2016 Newsmakers of the Year Awards by Daily Reporter.  President & CEO, Tom Thayer and Senior Project Manager, Jared McDaniel …
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October 6, 2016 0

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Fitchburg, WI – Tri-North Builders, Inc, was just awarded two 2016 BUILD Wisconsin Awards by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Wisconsin.

“We are honored be selected by AGC as BUILD Wisconsin award recipients again this year,” said Tom Thayer, …
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September 8, 2016 0

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Tri-North Steppers: Part One by Thomas Thayer

Something new is afoot (pun intended) here at Tri-North this month. We’re in the middle of an elective step competition among our team members. Our goal is simple: to be more active. Yes, …
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August 23, 2016 0

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Combating Workforce Shortage with Fun by: Patrick Stern

In construction, engineering, and design, we have a problem.

Since the Great Recession ended, there has been a sharp uptick in the volume of work for every segment of the industry. But …
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April 28, 2016 0

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I have seen a lot evolve over the last nine years that I have been the VP of Marketing for Tri-North. So, how do you market a construction company? Well, that’s my little secret. But, what I will talk about a bit is content marketing and specifically how and why Tri-North uses video as an integral part of our marketing strategy. If you haven’t seen our latest video just posted today on St. Patrick’s Day, here it is for your enjoyment.

March 17, 2016 0

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Tri-North Builders, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of a new website that combines the latest technologies with improved organization and content. Visitors can explore Tri-North’s most recent projects, many of which feature eye catching aerial drone video along with professional photography.

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