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Receiving awards recognizes and rewards the efforts of a company and its employees. It distinguishes one company from another and opens the door for new customers. Ahern has received numerous awards throughout the years ranging anywhere from Safety to Top Project of the Year. Listed below are just some of the Awards we have been honored to receive.

Corporate Awards (Partial Listing)
2020

2020 ENR Midwest Specialty Contractor of the Year

2020 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
Partner on 10 of the winning projects

2019

2019 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
Partner on 10 of the winning projects

2019 Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) Leadership in Sustainability Award Honoree

2019 AGC BUILD Wisconsin Award
Specialty Contractor for work at GOEX Corporation in Janesville, WI

2019 AGC BUILD Wisconsin Award
Specialty Contractor for work at Landmark Oaks Office Building in Madison, WI

2018

2018 AGC BUILD Wisconsin Award
Specialty Contractor for work at Mills Fleet Farm Distribution Center
Chippewa Falls, WI

2018 AGC BUILD Wisconsin Award 
Specialty Contractor for work at the Pabst Milwaukee Brewery
Milwaukee, WI

2017

2017 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
Partner on 11 of the winning projects

2017 Greater Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year

2017 AGC Build Wisconsin Award
Specialty Contractor for work at Arrowhead Research Facility
Madison, WI

2017 Named Best Place to Work by Milwaukee Business Journal

2016

2016 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
Partner on 6 of the winning projects

2016 Daily Reporter Subcontractor of the Year

2016 AGC Build Wisconsin Award
Specialty Contractor for work at Loparex 
Hammond, WI.

2015

2015 Daily Reporter Top Projects Award
Partner on 7 of the winning projects

2015 "Healthiest Employers" award
from the Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee

2013

2013 Business Journal Real Estate Award 
for work at our Milwaukee facility

2013 AFE Project of the Year 
for work at our Milwaukee facility

2012

2012 AGC Build Wisconsin Award 
for work at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center Spinal Cord Injury/Disorders Center

2012 Wisconsin Alliance for Fire Safety Corporate Responsibility Award

2011

2011 Wisconsin Division of State Facilities Best Project Award 
for work at UW-La Crosse Centennial Hall

2011 Daily Reporter Top Project Award 
for work at the Beaver Dam Wastewater Treatment Facility

2010

2010 ENR Midwest Best Specialty Project Award 
for services provided on the Johnson Controls Inc. headquarters facility

2009

2009 Wisconsin Builder magazine Top Project Award 
for services provided on the College Avenue Bridge project

2009 AGC Build Wisconsin Award 
for work at Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research

2009 Apprenticeship Program Sponsor Award 
from the Wisconsin Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards

2008

2008 Named Business of the Year 
by Marian University

2008 AGC Build Wisconsin Award 
for work at Columbia St. Mary's Water Tower Medical Commons

2008 Best Place to Work Award 
from New North B2B magazine

2007

2007 Quad/Graphics Gold-Level Supplier of the Year Award 
for services provided at multiple locations

2007 AGC Build Wisconsin Award 
for work at the Kenilworth building

2007 AGC Build Wisconsin Award 
for work at Johnson Health Technology

2007 Association for Facilities Engineering Project of the Year Award 
for Ahern's corporate expansion

2007 Protectowire Top Ten Distributor Award

2007 Wisconsin Builder magazine Top Project Award 
for services provided at United Ethanol

2006

2006 Finalist for Wisconsin Family Business of the Year

2006 Best Place to Work Award 
from Lake Winnebago B2B magazine

2006 AGC Build Wisconsin Award 
for work at GE Healthcare

2005

2005 Success Through Generations Award 
through Deloitte's Wisconsin 75 program

2004

2004 AGC Build Wisconsin Award 
for work at the City Center West building

2001

2001 MCAA Robert E. Kent Award

1995

1995 MCAA Mechanical Contractor of the Year

Safety Awards (Partial Listing)
2019

2019 MCAA/CNA Insurance Safety Excellence Award 
Category 5 - More than 1 Million Work Hours

2017

2017 National Safety Council, Nebraska Safest Company Award
Safest Company with Distinction - 1 year

2017 AGC of Greater Milwaukee Leadership in Safety Award

2009

2009 William H. Feather Award 
from the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA)

2008

2008 Minnesota Safety Council Meritorious Achievement Award

Other Safety Awards

llowa [Illinois and Iowa] Construction Labor and Management Council Safety Award three-time winner

Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award four-time winner

Fond du Lac Area Safety Council Honor Roll every year since 1985

Milwaukee Construction Industry Safety Council Best of the Best Award

Associated General Contractors Best safety record in state for 14 consecutive years; loss ratio 50% less than national average for 7 consecutive years

Telly Award for excellence in video production for corporate safety orientation video, “Safety Starts with You”