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CIANBRO AND SUBSIDIARIES EXPANDING – U.S’s LARGEST EMPLOYEE OWNED OPEN SHOP AEC COMPANY
CIANBRO HAS RECENTLY SIGNED A LEASE FOR AN ADDITIONAL LOCATION IN CONNECTICUT FOR ITS SUBSIDIARY AZ CORPORATION
CIANBRO IS THE LARGEST EMPLOYEE OWNED OPEN SHOP CONSTRUCTION SERVICES COMPANY IN NORTH AMERICA.
MILFORD, CONNECTICUT – CIANBRO subsidiary, A/Z Corporation, is a renowned design, construction, and maintenance service provider centralized on technology-orientated markets. The company is notably recognized throughout the northeast. With offices and facilities located in North Stonington and Hartford, CT; Westborough, MA; East Windsor, NJ; and Hopkinton, RI, A/Z Corporation facilitates quality and value to clients in an ever expanding industry.
With over 550 employees and successful completion of approximately 1 billion dollars worth of projects over the previous five years, A/Z Corporation stands as a high ranking business founded by United States Army and Navy veteran, Ed Lorenz.
In April of 2019, Cianbro, an employee-owned construction firm, acquired A/Z as a subsidiary. Together, the companies have a total combined team of 4,500 individuals operating in over 40 states. Cianbro focuses on industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, power and energy, and building markets. Andi Vigue, CEO of Cianbro states that the hard working employees of these companies have allowed for both A/Z and Cianbro to embody expertise, responsiveness, and diligence.
Cianbro works within civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, telecommunications, thermal, fabrication, and coating aspects of construction. The business is proudly recognized for their managing capabilities and performance having ranked #132 on Engineering News-Record’s 2019 The Top 400 Contractors. Conceptual design stages, implementation, start-up, and commissioning are provided by Cianbro.
With strategic approaches alongside technological advancements, A/Z has been able to extrapolate their services to include several elements of the construction realm such as design and engineering, professional services, and specialty services.
Resources and capabilities of licensed, multidisciplinary engineers and designers permit allegedly unparalleled delivery of architecture, mechanical and electrical engineering, virtual design, and energy services.
A/Z works in the life sciences, manufacturing, education & non-profit, healthcare, hospitality & gaming, mission critical, and utilities & distributed generation markets.
Greg Cox serves as A/Z Corporation’s President while Robert Rose, Kevin Chronley, Donald Swanson, and Scott Loureiro hold the title of Vice President. Perry Lopez stands as Chief Executive Officer.
Perry Lopez has additionally addressed that his company, A/Z Corporation, conducts about 600 projects each year. Although A/Z is heavily invested in administering large projects, small capital projects remain a primary focus. 80% of proposals are under $100,000 despite A/Z hosting more than $350 million in backlog. Over the past five years, the company’s revenues accelerated upwards to above $230 million, supporting beyond $950 million worth of labor in New England.
Clients of A/Z include AstraZeneca, Pratt & Whitney/United Technologies, Sanofi/Genzyme, Hartford Healthcare, Amgen, Brown University, Aspen Aerogels, Eversource, Mohegan Sun and Foxwoods, Bryant University, Norwich Free Academy, and Christiana Care Health Systems. Pfizer Inc., Electric Boat and Dow Chemical Co., have been loyal A/Z customers for 45 years. The company has also done $40 million in projects at Yale University.
A/Z recently announced that a new office location will be opening at 472 Wheelers Farm Road in Milford, CT in effort to better accommodate Southern Connecticut and New York clientele. At over 4,500 square feet, the office is set to be fully operational by May 2021, housing two construction managers and 20+ workers. Henry Cence has been announced as A/Z’s Director of Major Projects and Stephen Giametta as Senior Project Manager.
A/Z is currently working on manifesting a 130 million dollar 14-story, 400- room Earth Tower at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut set to open in the fall.