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Safety Program Takes Home the Gold Award

For the eighth year in a row, Performance Contractors has been recognized by the Southwest Louisiana Construction Users Council. At their annual Safety Banquet held on June 8th, 2017, the Southwest Louisiana Construction Users Council presented Performance Contractors with the Gold Award for contractors with over 500,000 man-hours. Performance Contractors has consistently been selected for this award from as many as 300 contractors since 2010. This achievement was made pos ... MORE

LyondellBasell Selects Performance Contractors, Inc. for Hyperzone Project

LyondellBasell has awarded Performance Contractors, Inc. as the General Contractor for the Hyperzone Project in La Porte, TX. With construction starting in May and the plant scheduled for startup in 2019, the Hyperzone plant will be capable of the production of 1.1 billion pounds (500,000 metric tons) of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) annually, employing new proprietary Hyperzone PE technology by LyondellBasell that offers enhanced material performance. Resulting in a lighter, stronger,  ... MORE

Performance Contractors Receives Triangle Safety Award

Performance Contractors, Inc. is the proud recipient of the 2016 Southern Company's Triangle Safety Award. The Southern Company Triangle Safety Award is an honor presented annually by the Southern Company, recognizing contractors who maintain a high standard of safety protocols in their workplace. In order to be eligible for the Triangle Safety Award, contractors must complete at least 100,000 hours at Southern Company sites over the course of the year, sustain no lost time injuries ... MORE

ABC National Craft Championships 2017

Performance Contractors is proud to sponsor 6 competitors in pipefitting, plate welding, and pipe welding at the 2017 ABC National Craft Championships in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Emmet Johnson earned a Safety Award in pipe welding. Ryan Beaver received a Silver Medal in welding. Israel Picon, one of Performance Contractor's sponsored high school students, received a Gold Medal in structural welding. "Our continued efforts in the ABC outreach, mentoring programs, and high school par ... MORE

Military Workforce Development Program Recognized by CURT Award

Performance Contractors, Inc. was presented the Award of Excellence from the Construction Users Roundtable (CURT) for their Military Workforce Development Program on November 7 in New Orleans, LA. CURT designed these awards to recognize “extraordinary, exemplary, and innovative training and education programs which encourage individuals to pursue a career in the construction industry and/or enhance an individual’s construction skills.” If you’re a veteran interested in working  ... MORE

Performance Contractors, Inc Named 2017 Military Friendly® Employer

Performance Contractors, Inc. has been designated as a 2017 Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® and Military Spouse Magazines. One out of 210 companies to receive this honor this year, Performance Contractors provides top jobs for veterans including Accounting and Auditing, Computer Information System Managers, Construction and Building Inspectors, Construction Technicians, First-line Supervisors, CDL Drivers and Operators, Plumbers and Pipefitters, and Weld ... MORE

FIRST PLACE for Jambalaya Jam.

Performance took FIRST PLACE honors for the third time in the last four years. Chad McCann, Scott Fairchild, and Robert Watson cooked the winning jambalaya at the 29th Annual Capital Area United Way Jambalaya Jam held on October 13, 2016 at North Blvd Town Square in downtown Baton Rouge. As the Capital Area United Way's signature community event, Jambalaya Jam celebrates 29 wonderful years in the our community! Year after year, this event has helped support CAUW's mission ... MORE

Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance names Performance Contractors "Best in Class for Division III".

The Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance, Inc. (GBRIA) recently awarded Performance Contractors at the Ninth Annual Craft Workforce Development Excellence Awards banquet on September 8 in Baton Rouge, LA. Performance Contractors earned a new award honoring contractors who ranked best in class for each division—"Best in Class Division III". Contractors in each division were measured against each other to select the best contractor. Performance eared the top award for Division III ... MORE

ENR Texas & Louisiana has chosen Performance Contractors as its 2016 Contractor of the Year.

Recognized for strong regional growth, our commitment to training and staff development drives our success. The firm’s sizable project portfolio, regional growth and commitment to developing and retaining its people have earned it respect across the region. Over the last three years, Performance Contractors has steadily climbed up ENR Texas & Louisiana’s annual Top Contractors ranking, going from 19th in 2014 to 14th in 2015 and now up to No. 8 in 2016. Read our complete stor ... MORE

Best in Class

Performance Contractors, Inc. earns a Best In Class- General Contractor Large at the 29th annual HBR safety awards. For the past twenty-nine years the Houston Business Roundtable has been recognizing Greater Houston Area contractors for outstanding safety performance. The award process has worked to align many chemical, refining and energy companies with contractors and construction maintenance services to improve on-site safety, reduce accidents, and most importantly, reduce injuries ... MORE