Interstates Companies Earns Award of Distinction from Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa

November 5, 2012

Sioux Center, IA

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Iowa announced that Interstates Companies' work on the Northstar Agri-Industries Canola Crushing Facility in Hallock, MN, has earned the company an Award of Distinction in the Electrical Commercial & Industrial Over $2 Million category of ABC of Iowa's Excellence in Construction Awards. Interstates Companies representatives received the award November 1, 2012 during the annual Excellence in Construction Awards celebration at the HyVee Conference Center in West Des Moines, IA.

Earning the Award of Distinction at the state chapter level qualifies the entry for the national ABC Excellence in Construction competition.

Interstates executed a design-build package including electrical engineering, field construction, instrumentation and plant automation systems for the nation's first purpose-built canola processing facility.

The Excellence in Construction awards program is designed to honor innovative and high-quality merit shop construction projects. The award honors all construction team members, including the contractor, owner, architect and engineer. The winning projects, selected from entries submitted from across the nation, were judged on complexity, attractiveness, unique challenges overcome, completion time, workmanship, innovation, safety and cost.