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Welcome to the Vogel Bros. blog where you’ll find articles highlighting industry trends,
company updates and safety resources.

Visioneering

Posted on April 16, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development When I first started my civil engineering education in 1978, (I know I am dating myself) I had a required reading from a paper written in 1969 that contained the following story: Three workmen were cutting stone for a structure and gave different answers to an inquiry as [...]

Demonstrating “People are the Key to Our Success” by Celebrating Employees

Posted on March 19, 2018

Vogel Bros. Building Co. hosted a celebration at our new office on Saturday, March 17, 2018 that recognized milestone years-of-service for six employees and congratulated one employee on the announcement of his retirement. Retirees joined office staff, craft workers and leadership at the event that served as a forum for both the annual employee recognition [...]

Servant Leadership and Lean Construction: Long-Term Focus

Posted on March 12, 2018

By Mark Rounds, VP of Corporate Development My previous blogs reviewed respect for the worker and seeking the optimal state as common points to both Lean Construction and Servant Leadership. To cap off my discussion of the synergies between these philosophies is the concept of a long-term company focus. To truly serve the worker, the [...]

The True Cost of Saving Time

Posted on March 5, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department March 11, 2018 is Daylight Saving Time - when most of America will “spring forward” their clocks. Many of us will grumble about the precious hour of sleep this annual event costs us. But what many people fail to recognize is that this event can also cost some their health [...]

Coaching Tomorrow’s Craft Workers

Posted on February 19, 2018

Vogel Bros. is proud to support Madison College’s Construction and Remodeling Program - a valuable program that teaches students the most current construction techniques, and from which graduates join apprenticeships to become our future workforce. Over the last few years, Vogel Bros. has partnered with Madison College to have students job shadow our craft workers. [...]

February is Heart Health Month

Posted on February 5, 2018

By Vogel Bros. Safety Department In February we are surrounded by reminders about Valentine’s Day. Stores are filled with heart-shaped candies, balloons and decorations, and even some restaurants sell heart-shaped pizzas. The reminders to think about hearts and love are everywhere. It’s not a coincidence then that February is American Heart Month. Did you know [...]