Best Contractor ContestContinuing with our annual tradition,The NEWSis proud to announce the winners of the 2011 Best Contractors to Work For contest. The following four contractors are being honored for creating work environments that not only nurture employees but also provide them with opportunities for growth and development.

Tudi Mechanical Systems (Pittsburgh), winner of the East region, strives to value all employees equally and take care of them and their families by providing excellent compensation and benefits. At the North Central region winner, Great Dane Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. (Clinton Township, Mich.) focuses on training employees and showcasing the certifications they earn. Casteel Heating and Cooling Inc. (Marietta, Ga.), winner of the South region, is committed to helping its technicians avoid burnout and keeping the lines of communication open, especially during busy season. And in the West, winner Bel Red Energy Solutions of Mukilteo, Wash., carefully hires team members who will uphold the company values of integrity, innovation, delight for customers, development of employees, and unity.

Each of the founders who started these contracting businesses has a story to tell about the vision behind his company and how it has grown.

Read the full articles:

Care for Employees and Customers Is Solid Gold

Core Values and Integrity Yield Success

Key Benefits Yield South’s Best Contractor

Contractor Knows How to Show It Values People

Publication date: 01/23/2012