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Training 4-H hands to make a difference

April 8, 2016At Pepper

Pepper's Hands-Only CPR training inspired a vision for community outreach. Pepper Project Executive LeeAnn McNamara championed Hands Only CPR training with the McHenry County 4-H Clubs.

A busy week at North Central College

March 28, 2016At Pepper

After topping out, safety remains a top priority for Pepper – and the Tiger Scouts. As North Central College hoisted the final beam labeled "A Brilliant Future" atop its new science center this past week, Pepper's project executive was recognized as the coolest mom by Tiger Scouts, and the construction crew was recognized for keeping safety first.

The hard work and honest truth about relationships… from a contractor?

March 3, 2016At Pepper

At Pepper Construction, we label ourselves a relationship-based contractor. But what does that mean? Even the relationships we sometimes take for granted require work. Learn how we've sought to improve our subcontractor relations, and how we were recently recognized for it.

Modeling the way for students

January 22, 2016At Pepper

"Your future is whatever you make it." The same is true for us in construction. BIM Manager Mike Alder shares how he is helping to shape the future of construction through the next generation.

Making safety first in Ohio

January 20, 2016At Pepper

Following an award-winning 2015, Pepper Ohio's safety program is raising the bar for other construction companies in Ohio to follow. And we're raising the bar for ourselves too, through higher standards and transparent reporting.

A spirit of giving

December 23, 2015At Pepper

At Pepper, the greatest joy of the season is the opportunity to share with others.

Speed to market - Tips for success on schedule-driven projects

December 22, 2015Insights

Clients have grown to expect accelerated schedules, while manufacturers have increased material lead times. For interiors construction, where projects are already short, coordinated planning and management is the key to achieving speed to market in construction. 

Better coordination through collaboration 

November 6, 2015Case Studies

The Palos Community Hospital backfill project was designed to modernize the 1970s facility and make it more efficient by bringing outpatient services closer to the front door. Challenges were met through lean principles, technology and an integrated team approach.

Helping improve literacy in Indianapolis

October 29, 2015At Pepper

Earlier this week, Indy Reads held its ninth annual Spelling Bee, one of the organization's primary fundraising events. Watch the video to learn more about Indy Reads and how Pepper placed in the Spelling Bee.