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Connolly Brothers Finishes Work at Bio-Techne Corp. HQ

BEVERLY, Mass. – January 19, 2021 – Connolly Brothers, Inc., a construction management firm serving private commercial, industrial, and institutional clients, announced today the completion of a 26,000 SF addition to the corporate headquarters of Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH), a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality purified proteins and reagent solutions. Located at 7 Jackson Road in Devens, Mass., the construction of the new, single story addition provides a combination of manufacturing and warehouse space for the life sciences company.Bio-Techne products are integral components of scientific investigations into biological processes and molecular diagnostics, revealing the nature, diagnosis, etiology, and progression of specific diseases. They aid in drug discovery efforts and provide the means for accurate clinical tests and diagnoses. Designed by Maugel Architects, the new space is broken into three areas: an extended shipping area, storage and warehouse, and manufacturing. Before con ...

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January 2021 Chairman's Message

As 2020 turns to 2021 it’s impossible to not be optimistic about a better year ahead than the last one. I look forward to the year with additional excitement as I become chairman and will have the unique and humbling experience of leading the finest construction trade organization in the country. As Joe Camilo’s vice chair in 2020, I had a front row seat to watching how adaptive, responsive, and professional the ABC staff handled all that was thrown at them. We entered 2020 with a focus on restructuring ABC and the Gould Construction Institute (GCI) and in spite of the turbulence that hit us all quickly we were able to deliver on that initiative. As we enter 2021, we are uniquely organized to reap the benefits of two good organizations working in concert to form one great one. Speaking of the turbulence, as the pandemic took hold across the Commonwealth, all our companies sought advice and direction on operating our businesses safely and it was often ABC MA that was out front with inform ...

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Recognizing the Best of 2020

On December 29th, 2020, ABC Massachusetts virtually held its annual Excellence in Construction Awards evening, a safe way to recognize and celebrate ABC members’ award-winning construction projects this year. Selected companies received either an Eagle Award, representing the pinnacle of achievement, or the Merit Award, for work that stands above the rest. The awards recognize overall excellence in project execution, craftsmanship, safety, innovative elements and challenges, and client satisfaction. Each winner was selected for high standards of craftsmanship, safety, and quality thanks to the talents of merit shop workers and the efficiency of the merit shop approach. “Our chapter is thrilled to recognize the outstanding work of our member contractors through the ABC Excellence in Construction Awards. Although the pandemic required our event to go virtual this year, we have never been prouder of these winners who proved that merit shop contractors are always prepared to perform under tr ...

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  2. Re: Member Spotlight - Chris Sheppard of Eastern Insurance Group LLC

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  3. Re: Kenney and Sams: Coronavirus 2020 What All Employers Should Know

    Great Article! Appreciate the info.

    -- Jenn V.

  4. Re: Kaplan Construction Announces Completion of Congregation Kehillath Israel in Brookline

    Love Kaplan. Great Company. Woman owned! (not too many woman in the construction industry..)

    -- Jenn V.

  5. Re: Official Announcement: RBF Joints its Practice with Withum

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  6. Re: Governor Baker Issues Stay-at-Home Order to Non-Essential Services

    Does that also include Office employees of a construction company or just the jobsites?

    -- Paula

  7. Re: COVID-19: Unemployment Resources

    Why was my son denied unemployment ? Wrentham Mall is closed due to Covid19. He ahs worked there since...

    -- Karen

  8. Re: COVID-19: Unemployment Resources

    When do you expect that the proposed emergency changes will be approved/enacted?

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