Company Kudos, December 2015
A month of achievements in Alabama business
Robins & Morton recently won eight Excellence in Construction awards from the Associated Builders and Contractors of Alabama, including one for the Embassy Suites Hotel in the Commercial $10 million to $25 million category. In addition, the company has been recognized by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption as one of 2015 Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces, coming in at no. 25 in the top 100 listing.
Alabama Southern Community College was the only community college in Alabama to be ranked in the top 100 of the best community colleges in the nation. WalletHub examined 670 schools nationwide and ranked ASCC 74th overall.
ASF Intermodal, of Mobile, now has more than 500 trucks on the road, reaching this growth milestone before completing five years in operation.
Avadian Credit Union, of Birmingham, has achieved BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating, based on the credit union’s financial performance for the most recent 29 consecutive quarters.
The Black Warrior Tombigbee Waterway was completed 100 years ago. Today it is the fifth largest river in the nation in transporting commercial cargo, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Approximately 20 million tons of cargo is transported along its waters annually.
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP was recognized by Law360 as one of the nation’s 10 most charitable law firms for 2014 donations of more than $1.15 million. In addition, the firm was selected as one of LMG Life Sciences’ recommended firms for product liability work, with partners Tripp Haston and Kevin Newsom earning recognition as “Life Sciences Stars.”
Fite Building Co. Inc. recently received two Awards of Excellence from the Associated Builders and Contractors North Alabama chapter.
ConventionSouth readers voted the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa and the Battle House Renaissance Hotel & Spa as 2015 Readers’ Choice Award recipients.
Gray Construction’s Michelin North America Inc. project won a 2015 National Award of Merit in the Industrial, Process and/or Research Facilities category from the Design-Build Institute of America. Gray provided design-build services for the earthmover tire manufacturer’s 792,063-square-foot facility in South Carolina.