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SecureCom

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What services does SecureCom provide? Mark Wolinski: SecureCom encompasses a wide range of security services: access control, analytics, video surveillance, perimeter security, life-safety systems, intrusion alarms,...

SNA Sports Group

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What is SNA Sports Group known for? Amy Deschaine: For over 30 years, SNA Sports has been a manufacturer and distributor of gymnasium equipment. We are best known for our light-weight volleyball net systems and...

Construction Community Updates

Please read the following construction community updates and continue to check this page regularly to stay informed on our office practices and find resources for construction companies. BX Office Updates: Member terminals and self-serve printing...

Laura Hopson

Builders Exchange of Michigan: How did you earn your first dollar? Laura Hopson: EM Services was established back in 1993. I did not start EM Services, I bought the majority of the ownership of the business in November 2018. So, it is difficult to...
Michigan Students First

Michigan Students First

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What updates have you recently made to your school’s facilities? How have these changes...

Flexibility in the Classroom

Flexibility in the Classroom

By Jeff Hoag, AIA, LEED AP BD + C, GMB Architecture + Engineering It wasn't very long ago that each room in a school building had a singular purpose: instruction happened in the classroom, research and reading happened in the library, and the...

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Recycled Plastics in Construction

Recycled Plastics in Construction

Approximately 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into our oceans each day. Plastic is an extremely valuable resource, however, plastic pollution is an unsustainable waste of that resource. Here are 10 ways to use recycled plastics...

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October 2020: On Your Radar

October 2020: On Your Radar

October 2020: On Your Radar features a new community center, a large-scale urban community, an industrial business center, & more! LARGE-SCALE GATEWAY DEVELOPMENT/ Project ID’s 2020-21AF; 2020-21D6; 2020-21D7; 2020-21D9; 2020-21DA Construction...

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MP Concrete

MP Concrete

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What does a typical day look like in your job? Violeta Perez: We own MP Concrete together, but our days look very different! I run the office, answering phones, invoicing clients, and making sure customers have a...

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64th Annual Golf Outing

64th Annual Golf Outing

Thank you to our members for their generous sponsorship of our 64th Annual Golf Outing. Together, we donated $24,943 to Guiding Light’s Back to Work program! Builders Exchange presented Guiding Light with the check on Wednesday, Sept. 30. The...

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Norwalk Concrete Industries

Norwalk Concrete Industries

Builders Exchange of Michigan: What's the first thing you do each morning when you begin work at Norwalk Concrete Industries? Robb Smithson: I make a list of things I want to accomplish and rank them by level of difficulty. BX: What value have you...

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School District Cybersecurity

School District Cybersecurity

In the 30+ years since Ferris Bueller memorably hacked into his high school's attendance system and reduced his absences from nine times to two, cyber threats faced by school districts have increased by orders of magnitude. While every business and...

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Reduce Construction Waste

Reduce Construction Waste

An estimated 251 million tons of construction waste is accumulated annually in the United States alone, which shows us just how important it is to reduce construction waste. Less than a third of that waste is recycled or composted, and up to 40% is...

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