Archives for July 2016

Spotlight On: Chad Fowler

GENERAL FOREMAN Block Electric General Forman Chad Fowler is an avid outdoorsman and values time spent with his family. He and his wife Tonya have been married for almost 13 years and have three boys: Colten, 11; Cayden, 10; and Caleb, 8. When he's not...
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Joliet Bulk Barge & Rail

Block Electric recently completed a fast-paced, six month project at Joliet Bulk Barge & Rail that was at times challenging because of the harsh winter and extreme weather conditions. With 90 percent of the job being outdoors, the installation of a crude oil unloading terminal...
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Customer Delight

A letter from John Duszynski, Facilities Project Manager at John Crane Inc., to Project Manager Jeff Keltz. This was the first time that John Crane has worked with Block Electric. We are very pleased with the results of the job. It was a fairly large...
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Spotlight On: Bill Kuta

When he’s not busy working, Block Electric General Foreman Bill Kuta spends most of his time with his wife Gina at their children’s sporting events. Bill and Gina have three children—Tiffany, 16; Billy, 15; and Carli, 11. "Our family is very involved in...
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Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

Block Electric recently celebrated the completion of a major two-year renovation of the Chicago Athletic Association building, which is located at 12 S. Michigan Avenue in the heart of downtown Chicago. Now named the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel, the newly renovated 120-year-old historic building has 241...
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Customer Delight

A letter from Thomas Howe Project Manager, Argonne Facilities Management Service & Leadership Computing Facility I would like to take the opportunity to point out the excellent service Argonne received from Block on the recent project of subject. More specifically, the combination of field personnel and...
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Spotlight on Scott Schultz

Project Manager Scott Schultz studied electrical engineering at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, where he received a soccer scholarship. While studying at Olivet, Scott realized he wanted to be more “hands-on” and looked into the IBEW apprenticeship and was accepted into the program in November of...
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Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA

Argonne National Labs Chilled Water Plant

Block Electric recently completed a successful project of installing transformers and supporting switchgear at the Argonne National Laboratories Chilled Water Plant in Argonne, Illinois under the supervision of Jim McCormick, Foreman Adam Mellen, and the crew Gary Crutchfield. Kris Hajek, Mike Kammers, and Jason Moore. Block's long-standing...
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