Twenty-one companies named Governor’s Awards finalists

Freeman Staff

Sept. 3, 2015

MADISON — Twenty-one companies are finalists for the 2015 Marketplace Governor’s Awards that honor outstanding Wisconsin businesses owned by minorities, women and service-disabled veterans.

The finalists for the Outstanding Large Business Awards are:

•Hurt Electric Inc. of Menomonee Falls, providing electrical installation, service, repairs and maintenance to commercial, industrial and institutional businesses throughout southeastern Wisconsin

•Wangard Partners Inc. of Wauwatosa, a commercial real estate firm providing sustainable products to the Midwest real estate market

•KL Engineering, with offices in Madison, Green Bay and Menomonie, providing professional services built around a core specialization in transportation engineering

•Great Lakes Power Vac LLC of Waukesha, providing industrial and environmental cleaning services to the manufacturing, construction, municipal, engineering, roofing, utilities and power plant industries

•IBC Engineering Services Inc. of Waukesha, specializing in the design and commissioning of energy-efficient and sustainable HVAC, electrical, plumbing and fire protection systems

•Share Corp. of Milwaukee, offering its customers high-quality, affordable chemical products

•Applied Fab and Machining of Wausau, specializing in custom metal manufacturing and assembly for the original equipment manufacturing and military markets

The finalists for the Outstanding Small Business Awards are:

•Weatherization Services LLC of Milwaukee, a one-stop shop for home insulation needs

•Innovative Dynamic Networks Inc. of Racine, an information technology company dedicated to growing the area’s small and midsize businesses and nonprofits

•Moore & Associates  Inc. of Kenosha, providing group and educational services to individuals affected by substance abuse in preparation for their return to their home environments

•M Squared Engineering LLC of Cedarburg, a full-service civil engineering firm

•L.P. Mooradian Flooring Co. of Green Bay, a family-owned company offering nationwide sales and installation of all types of flooring as well as cleaning equipment and supplies

•Allcon LLC of Butler, a contracting firm specializing in carpentry and electrical disciplines

•US Vet LLC of Madison, providing general construction, subcontracting and construction management services

The finalists for the Rising Star Awards are:

•Pino & Sons Remodeling LLC of Sun Prairie, a full-service residential and commercial remodeling company

•Physical Therapy of Milwaukee LLC, providing physical therapy services to the English/Spanish speaking community in the greater Milwaukee area

•Sanchez Coating & Environmental LLC of Wausau, providing lead paint testing; removal and abatement; and painting services

•P3 Development Group of Milwaukee, providing consulting services to assist clients in the development and execution of social programs

•Attract of Saint Croix Falls, providing custom commercial furniture design, production and installation services

•Wonderist Agency of Germantown, a full-service marketing agency specializing in growing dental practices through branding and online marketing

•HB Laser Art LLC of Kenosha, offering trophies, awards and personalized recognition items

Nearly 200 businesses of all sizes and industries applied for the awards. Winners will be announced at a luncheon on Friday at Marketplace 2015, the Governor’s Conference on Minority Business Development, which will be held at the Potawatomi Expo Center in Milwaukee.