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Women In Construction Week - March 3-9, 2019

March 5, 2019

Different perspectives see different solutions and make our teams stronger. Pepper is proud to celebrate Women in Construction Week. We thank the many women whose insights and expertise make us a better company every day.

Helping to create a new path to Lean in Milwaukee

March 4, 2019Lean Construction

Teammates from Pepper and Advocate Aurora Health have joined together to form an interest group of people who want to learn about or expand their expertise in Lean Construction. This is the first step to forming a Lean Construction Institute "community of practice" for the Milwaukee area.

Advancing our safety program after the AGC Safety Excellence Award

February 28, 2019

Pepper Indiana received one of the highest safety honors in 2018: AGC's Construction Safety Excellence Award. Since then, Pepper has continued to move safety forward with innovative and engaging programs.

The Tale of Two Measurements

February 14, 2019BIM, Virtual Design Construction, laser-scanning, Computer-aided design

Some family traditions remain the same while others change over time. Kevin Olsen continues to share a keen interest in surveying with his retired father. But the tools of the trade have evolved in ways that would be almost unrecognizable to someone practicing 10 years ago. It's a good thing Kevin is around to keep his father informed.

When Augmented Reality Becomes Reality

January 30, 2019

Augmented Reality (AR) is the technology of today. While everyone is talking about AR in terms of the future, at Pepper, we're using it now to more quickly and effectively solve challenges on our projects. Learn more about what it can do and where its limitations lie.

Construction considerations when building out your spec space

January 22, 2019

Whether you are a developer or a potential tenant, adding a general contractor to your team early in the planning process can help you maximize value for your construction schedule, budget and ongoing operations.

The future of construction: jobsite offices that generate energy

January 17, 2019

Created by our Integrated Construction Services and self perform teams, Pepper's Net Zero jobsite trailer is designed for comfort, energy efficiency and to be cost effective for real projects.

Bringing holiday cheer to Genevieve Melody STEM School in Chicago

December 28, 2018

Throughout the year, Pepper Illinois maintains a connection with students from Genevieve Melody STEM School. That connection is especially evident during the holidays when we provide gifts for younger students and help others create holiday crafts.

Growing to meet the community's needs

December 27, 2018

As Pepper Indiana has grown, we've found new ways to help our people build enthusiasm for United Way of Central Indiana.