Williston– On April 11, 2007, DEW Construction Corp.celebrated its 10th Year as a company in Vermont. Donald Wells started the company in 1997 with five employees; it has grown to over 135 employees, and become one of the largest construction companies in the region.
In April 2004, DEW Construction became the first contractor in the United States to be awarded Safety, Health and Achievement Recognition Program honors by Federal OSHA, with sponsorship from Vermont’s Project WorkSafe. The SHARP program recognizes small businesses with exemplary safety and health programs.
In 2005, the company was recognized for their extensive safety program once again with the Governor’s Award for Outstanding Workplace Safety for a Large Employer.
In 2007, 2005 and 2004, DEW was the recipient of the annual 5x5x5 Award recognizing the five fastest growing Vermont-based businesses over the last five years in five industrial sectors: construction, food, technology, service/retail, and manufacturing, as reported by Vermont Business Magazine’s Vermont 100 list of companies ranked by sales, which runs in its January issue.
DEW Construction will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with several events planned throughout the year. President, Don Wells had this to say about the company success, “It is a pleasure to be so well received. Obviously there was a niche in the marketplace that needed to be filled. I account our success to our culture, and the unique services we provide to our valued customer.”