Grunau Earns Platinum Safety Award

Lexington, MA: ConstructSecure, Inc., a cloud-based mobile platform that empowers clients to make smarter risk management decisions, has announced the recipients of its prestigious safety awards. Grunau Company has received the Platinum Safety Award. This award is presented to companies that register a safety score 95% or greater in the Safety Assessment Program administered by ConstructSecure. […]

Grunau receives Mayoral Proclamation

Grunau Company received a Mayoral Proclamation recognition award from Oak Creek, WI mayor Daniel Bukiewicz for the company’s 100 year anniversary at the City of Oak Creek Common Council meeting October 6, 2020. “Grunau has been a staple of Oak Creek for many years, and few companies make the century mark as Grunau has done. Not […]

Grunau Sponsors WI Veterans Chamber of Commerce

Grunau Company has sponsored the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce, the  membership-based business organization supporting veteran-owned and veteran-friendly businesses across Wisconsin. Grunau committed to the silver level of sponsorship. “We are proud to sponsor the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce,” said Grunau president Bill Ball. ” America is a great Nation; one whose freedoms and liberties are worth […]

Grunau pulls a 50-hour turnaround on fire protection service

Grunau Company employees apply the ‘Customer Focused. Built on Values’ tagline every day – and never more apparent than with Michael Jones, Grunau Company Project Sales Manager, and his team in Orlando, FL. “It is how we’ve always operated: doing the right thing, even when no one is looking,” said Jones. The Grunau team was […]

Gruanu Company Opens Kenosha Branch

Grunau Company is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in Kenosha, Wisc. located at 4810 52nd Avenue. The branch opened on March 1, 2020­­. The Kenosha locati­­on marks the 5th branch office nationwide for Grunau Company celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2020. “We are excited to expand our footprint into the city of […]

Grunau Named Business of the Year

Grunau Company was named the 2019 Business of the Year by the South Suburban Chamber of Commerce (SSCC) at an award ceremony February 20, 2020. The award was given by Sarah Anderson, Executive Director of the South Suburban Chamber of Commerce.  The ceremony was preceded with performances by the Oak Creek High School Jazz Band, […]

Grunau celebrates 100 years

It all began 100 years ago with the opening of a plumbing business by Paul J. Grunau at 1307 S Kinnickinnic Ave in Milwaukee. Three years later in 1923, heating services were offered and by the end of that decade the fire protection department was started. Later, Paul E. Grunau started working at the company at 18 years […]

The Top 5 things for businesses to achieve summer-ready air conditioning

With summer approaching, many business owners seek ways to maximize the functioning of their air conditioner and HVAC systems.  Here are five things businesses can do to keep their air conditioning summer ready. Clean condenser coils and maintain clear air space. This is the most likely source of contamination on a yearly basis. It is also […]

Getting Healthy with the Grunau Cycling Club

The Grunau Cycling Club inspires its members to take action on their own health. The Cycling Club, created in 2017, rides once a week during the summer.  There are a few dozen active members in the club, consisting of Grunau employees, vendors, and customers.  Members of the Cycling Club also participate in official bike rides, including […]

What is Fire Protection?

Protecting lives and property is everyone’s business.  Whether you are a CEO or an apprentice, familiarity with fire protection systems and their functions is essential. Simply put, fire protection is the practice of mitigating the unwanted effects of potentially destructive fires.  According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in 2017,  over 1.3 million fires caused […]