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by Amanda Marek on Dec 6, 2010

A group of employees took the NCCER test in order to become a certified NCCER Mechanics. Congratulations to those who received their certification.  From Left to Right: Darrin Price, Severiano Vasquez From Left to Right: Marco Herera, David Archibald, James Beltran, and Eric Rivera  

by Amanda Marek on Dec 3, 2010

Congratulations to our Service Award recipients this year!!Jose Fong - 20 years on April 11From left to right: Randy Smith, Pat Trojanowsky, Jose Fong, Stan Marek, Paul MarekJulio Martinez - 10 yearsFrom left to right: Randy Smith, Stan Marek, Pat Trojanowsky, Julio Martinez, Paul Marek

by Amanda Marek on Dec 3, 2010

Marek Brothers Company performed drywall work for Riverside Homes at 1012 Harwood Place in Travis Heights. This particular house caught the eye of Barbara Corcoran and ended up being featured on her Today Show segment "What you can get for under 500 K" on November 26, 2010. Barbara Corcoran on the Today ShowMaster Bedroom Living RoomAlternate... read more

by Amanda Marek on Dec 1, 2010

Marek - Austin won a an ABC Merit Award for Justin Walker's proect on St. David's Atrium. Composers of the binder presented for the award included Justin Walker and Amanda Marek. Ed Cheney was the head foreman on the project. 

by Amanda Marek on Dec 1, 2010

Our Awards Banquet for our employees this year was held at Ruth's Chris in downtown Austin. We would like to send out a huge thank you for all of the hard work and dedication our award recipients have shown. They truly are a great example and part of the Marek Brothers Family.Award recipients included: Manuel Vasquez - 3 years  Five year... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Jun 30, 2010

Thursday, June 17, 2010, twenty-nine Marek Workforce Development mechanic level trainees participated in the National Craft Assessment and Certification Program (NCCER) with twenty-three trainees passing the test. Upon the successful completion of the assessment, each WFD trainee will receive the NCCER’s appropriate credentials, a completion... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Jun 30, 2010

We just completed graduating our third group of basic helper trainees. Fifteen graduated this past Thursday. We had a Bar-Bque dinner for them and their guests. Nearly all had spouses or girlfiends in attendance. Paul Marek was in attendance with us and all had a great time. The trainees received their diplomas, plaques and other gifts supplied by... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Jun 5, 2010

The 6 AT&T Parking Garage was started on May 7, 2010, with awarding general contractor HC Beck. Running the project is HC Becks project manager, Kevin Newton and Superintendent Ronnie Salas along side Marek's Miguel Servin, Moises Sanchez Jr. and Tommy Weeks. The three story parking garage with 4" heavy gauge exterior framing and dens-glass... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on May 15, 2010

We have just substantially completed Phase 1 of this project for MEDCO Construction and Phase 2 is about to start. The project is for UTSW on the 4th Floor of the Laboratory Research and Support Building. It is a unique project requiring us to construct a highly pressurized and controlled environment. The drywall ceilings are framed with heavy... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on May 15, 2010

 The Sammons/Collins Building is located at Baylor University Medical Center across the street from the new center. The building is to be completely renovated and to improve the access to all floors this project is adding an elevator tower to the west site and extending the stair connector on the north side to all 7 floors. Our scope of work... read more

by Marek Brothers on Apr 30, 2010

On Tuesday, the 17th of April, MBS San Antonio hosted a group of Construction Science and Management Students from the University of Texas at San Antonio. The students are in a class titled "Estimating II." MBS is a founding member of the CIAC (Construction Industry Advisory Council: for the CS&M program at UTSA. At a recent career fair,... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Apr 9, 2010

 Marek Brothers will be participating in the BIM’s (Business Information Modeling) coordination of the project by creating a 3D model of the drywall scope of work before materials are put into place. Acting with the other trades, the project will be built three-dimensionally on computer in an effort to solve issues and drawing conflicts before... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Apr 7, 2010

UT Southwestern had a contest for the employees to come up with a new safety slogan. 61 employees from the project's construction trades entered the contest. With 4 categories, and 1 judge from each trade to determine the winners, and the winners would receive a girt card. The 4 categories were: 1.)Personal Protective Equipment2.)Fall Protection3... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Mar 8, 2010

Crystal Bridges Bentonville, AR  [[{"attributes":{},"fields":{}}]]The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is envisioned as a premier national art institution. The Crystal Bridges project, located in Bentonville, Arkansas will consist of 8 building nestled in a wooded area across a flowing creek and is a work of art in itself. The entire complex... read more

by Christel Qualls-Rhineberger on Feb 1, 2010

MBS DALLAS / FORT WORTH TEAM WAS HONORED MBS Dallas/Fort Worth News-- On January 13, 2010 at the State of the Company two groups of people were acknowledged. The Safety Team was honored to receive the local 2009 Construction Safety Excellence Award. The purpose of the Construction Safety Award is to recognize the companies that excel at safety... read more


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