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Give A Wish Foundation

We are proud to become a corporate sponsor for Give A Wish Foundation. As a nonprofit charitable organization, Give A Wish, Inc. grants wishes to children with life threatening, terminal or extenuating conditions in Southwest Louisiana and Southeast Texas. This organization is operated solely by volunteers trained in wish granting. “If we can just let them forget about their surgery, chemo treatment, or their handicap for a day, that's worth it. And it's just knowing that ... MORE

Light it up Blue, Performance!

In observance of World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), Performance is washed in blue light. World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), observed on April 2nd, was adopted by the United Nations in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health priority. Every year on World Autism Awareness Day, Autism Speaks celebrates its international “Light It Up Blue” campaign. Thousands of iconic landmarks, skyscrapers, schools, businesses, and homes across the globe unite by shin ... MORE

Another Eagle has Landed

Performance Contractors was recently awarded its 14th Eagle Award for The Baytown Lubes Expansion Project in the “Industrial $25-$100 Million” Category. Performance logged 663,000 safe man-hours while installing 34 pieces of equipment, 520 tons of steel, and 39,000 feet of pipe to expand ExxonMobil’s lube oil production capacity. The 26th Annual Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Awards was held on March 2nd, 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, Florid ... MORE

Named Best for Vets Employers—3 Years in a Row

Recognized for its varied and extensive opportunities offered to veterans and their families, Performance Contractors has been selected again for the Best for Vets Employers by the Military Times. The Military Times surveys companies from all over the United States using a very thorough survey with over 90 questions. Performance Contractors was ranked #40 out of the top 75 companies, with opportunities including perfect marks in veteran on-boarding and company training about mi ... MORE

Performance’s Safety Program Recognized as One of the Best in the Nation

Performance Contractors was awarded a National Safety Excellence Award for NAICS Category 237 (Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction) from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The award was presented at the 26th Annual Excellence in Construction® Awards in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Brandon Mabile, Business Development Manager of the Texas Region, added, "For Performance Contractors, safety is truly a core value, and those values are consistently recogniz ... MORE

Houston Division Named Finalists for HBR Annual Safety Excellence Award

Performance Contractor’s Houston Division has been selected for field auditing as part of the Houston Business Roundtable’s 29th Annual Safety Excellence Award. Only the very best in Safety for 2015 were chosen to be audited. The field audit will determine if Performance Contractors will be Silver, Gold or Best of the Best. As one of four finalists in the category of “General Contractor Large,” Performance Contractors has been selected through a “six mon ... MORE

Performance Contractors Donates to Support Soldiers

Army Staff Sergeant Eric Hue and his wife Mikalyn, are both from Pierre Part but are currently stationed in Ft. Stewart, Georgia where they live with their three young children. Eric has served 16-plus years in the United States Army and have deployed five times to fight for our country so that our children and today’s youth may not have to see what he has seen. Eric is part of the 3rd Infantry Division. The 3rd Infantry Division is divided into four brigades. Each of th ... MORE

Performance Contractors Provides Employment Opportunities for Veterans

Christian Fast's career path has been unique, challenging, and full of surprises. How many people can say they work in the Construction Industry, Scuba Dive, and served in the Military? Christian’s career first started out when he joined the military 20 years ago straight out of high school. At the time, he viewed this as the perfect opportunity to get financial assistance for college tuition. Christian joined the Louisiana Air National Guard where he served a term of 7 years a ... MORE

Division 4 Wins SLCUC Contractor's Safety Award for the fourth year in a row!

Performance Contractors brought home top awards at the The Southwest Louisiana Construction User’s Council Contractor’s Safety Awards annual awards banquet in June. Awards include General Contractor III Platinum Award for Greater than 500,000 man hours and overall award – General Contractor III Best in Class.  ... MORE

Performance Named LSU 100-Fastest Growing Tiger-owned Business

Performance brings home The Summit Award from The LSU 100–fastest growing Tiger-owned businesses in the world. The LSU 100 is a competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing Tiger-owned or Tiger-led businesses in the world. In addition to celebrating the success of the honorees, the LSU 100 provides a forum to pass lessons on to the next generation of LSU entrepreneurs. Performance Contractors ranked No. 41 overall on this year’s  ... MORE