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Art Favre Named 2018 LSU Alumnus of the Year

At the LSU-Syracuse game in Tiger Stadium on Saturday, September 23, Performance Contractors, Inc. owner and president Art Favre was named the LSU Alumnus of the Year for 2018. A long-time supporter of LSU and the College of Engineering, Art was inducted into the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction in 2011, along with the College of Engineering Hall of Distinction. He will be inducted once again into the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction on April 13, 2018.  ... MORE

GBRIA Honors Craft Workforce Development Program

On September 14, 2017 at the Marriott in Baton Rouge, Performance Contractors attended the GBRIA Craft Workforce Development Awards. Several local contractors and high schools were represented. Performance-sponsored schools Central, Livonia, and Plaquemine High Schools all received the Award of Merit or Recognition. Live Oak High received the Award of Excellence. Each school's welding instructor was awarded the Champion Award. In addition to our high schools being recogniz ... MORE

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