Grunau participates in Heat’s on for Heroes program

MILWAUKEE- Grunau Company participated in a Heat’s on for Heroes program through the Milwaukee County Veterans Services. Through Steamfitters Local 601, Grunau helped provide free cleaning and inspections for 25 military veteran homeowners in Milwaukee and Waukesha counties. According to Heat for Heroes, 62,000 Wisconsin veterans have to choose between food and heat.  Many of […]

Grunau Company Earns Spots in ENR Rankings

Grunau Company has again earned spots on the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top Lists for 2018.   The company moved up 15 ranks from #50 in 2017 to #35 in the Top 50 Mechanical Firms category for 2018.  Additionally, Grunau jumped a remarkable 51 spots from #217 in 2017 to #166 in 2018 in the Top 600 Speciality Contractors […]

Grunau Company Announces Acquisition of Flannery

Milwaukee WI, August 2018: Grunau Company is pleased to announce, on August 26, 2018, the acquisition of Flannery Fire Protection, Inc.  Flannery is a leading provider of Fire Protection services located in Kenosha, WI. “Flannery Fire Protection has built a fantastic 25-year reputation in the Southeast Wisconsin and Illinois markets,” said Bill Ball, CEO of Grunau […]

Grunau Company hosts Cristo Rey student workers

Four students from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School will work at Grunau Company for the 2018-2019 school year. Cristo Rey Jesuit follows a unique, nationally-successful work-study model, enabling each student to earn a portion of their educational costs by working in entry-level positions in Milwaukee-area companies.  Through the work-study program, the students gain invaluable experience in […]

Grunau Company earns 2017 Bob Nelson Community Service of the Year Award

Winston Churchill once said, ”We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.”  It is in that spirit of giving that APi group honors one company in the family that demonstrates extraordinary generosity, commitment to community service, and philanthropic efforts. Grunau Company is proud to earn the 2017 […]

Grunau Company Announces Acquisition of HC Systems’ Accounts

Milwaukee WI, June 2018: Grunau Company is pleased to announce, on June 4, 2018, the acquisition of HC Systems’ accounts.  HC Systems is a leading provider of fire alarm services of low voltage i­­nspection and installation located in Indianapolis, Indiana. “We are fortunate to have HC Systems join our Grunau team in Indianapolis,” said Bill […]

Grunau teams with Milwaukee companies to mentor students

ACE Mentor Greater Milwaukee inaugural year Attracting young people to careers in the design and construction fields is critical given predicted labor shortages. The ACE Mentor Program is a national educational and mentoring program that exposes high school students to careers in architecture, construction and engineering (ACE). The ACE Mentor Greater Milwaukee program was recently […]

Grunau Metals Fabricated Award-Winning Castle Stairs

Scary Stair Wins Award

Grunau Metals “won the gold” for outstanding craftsmanship in the 2018 Ernest Wiemann Top Job Competition sponsored by the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA).  The Top Job competition is named after NOMMA past president, Ernest Wiemann.  40 companies throughout the U.S. and five other countries competed for an award, within 11 categories and among 99 entries. Gold […]

Positives to Piping Prefabrication

Piping Prefabrication

Prefabrication has proven to be very beneficial in the HVAC and construction industry. At Grunau, we’ve also found many positives to piping prefabrication. For a current job with MCW, one of our mechanical coordinators developed the skids prefabrication idea. Our Sr engineer then developed the flow diagram for both glycol and chilled water pump skids. Two […]

Healthy Hearts Charity Lunch at Grunau

Healthy Hearts

Healthy hearts are important to Grunau so on June 29, the Oak Creek Grunau office held a charity potluck lunch.  Since all food was provided by employees, the $5 per person cost was donated 100% to the American Heart Association. State Fair can be Healthy! The lunch theme was “State Fair” which made it doubly fun to think of […]