Posts By: lshdadmin

Best in Safety 2013: Four years straight

Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut have honored Notch Mechanical Constructors for its fourth straight year with the state wide award, “Best of the Best” in Safety. What does a company have to do to win this award? Notch has achieved 4 Calendar Years without a Recordable Incident. This amazing feat means that since 2010… Read more »

Notch Receives STEP Diamond Award from ABC

Mon., Jun 25, 2012 At Notch, we really DO put safety first! We are pleased to announce that we recently received the STEP Diamond Award from the National Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC). Out of 2,174 companies across the country who participated in the ABC STEP Program, only 74 were qualified to win the STEP… Read more »

We are at 1,000 Days Safe!

Join us in celebrating our momentous achievement of being 1,000 days incident and accident free. Notch takes safety very seriously and we pride ourselves as being one of the safest mechanical contractors in the New England region.

Notch wins Best of the Best Safety Award

Thu., Mar 1, 2012 On January 26, 2012, CT ABC announced the winners of the Best of the Best Safety Awards. Of the 38 CT ABC STEP recipients, 4 were selected for having the best safety record. In the category of Specialty Contractor the winner was Notch Mechanical Constructors for two years in a row,… Read more »

An Eagle Has Landed at Notch. An Eagle Award for Excellence in Construction, that is.

Fri., Nov 4, 2011 The ABC chose to present Eagle awards to only two companies this year and we are thrilled to be one of them. The ABC’s Award of Excellence Program is the premier competition within the construction industry that recognizes outstanding construction projects across the nation. To receive this award of recognition from… Read more »

Two Years Safe…and Counting

Tue., Aug 16, 2011 Notch is committed to build every project with safety as our top priority. As a result, we are two years safe (and counting) without a recordable injury. This is a significant accomplishment, especially when viewed in relation to our professional peer group. According to the most recent Department of Labor statistics,… Read more »

2011 NOTCH Pipe Welding Challenge Results

Thu., May 12, 2011 Notch Mechanical Constructors has been conducting the “Notch Pipe Welding Challenge” for 13 years. The objective of this event is to encourage the development of welding skills in vocational students, reward excellence in pipe welding achievement and encourage students to consider the piping trades as a career choice. The Notch Pipe… Read more »

Notch Receives Excellence in Construction Award for Bradley Airport CCHP Plant Expansion Project

Wed., Feb 9, 2011 Notch Mechanical Constructors received an Excellence in Construction Award from the Connecticut Chapter of Associated Builders & Contractors (CT-ABC) for its work at the Bradley Energy Center, a combined cooling, heating, and power (CCHP) plant. CCHP is one of the most practical and viable solutions in our national effort to improve… Read more »

Notch Designated Best in Connecticut

Fri., Jan 28, 2011 SOUTHINGTON, CT – The Connecticut Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has once again recognized Notch Mechanical Constructors for its national Safety Training and Evaluation Program (STEP) award. Notch has been a member of the Connecticut ABC for over 15 years and has proudly and consistently received the STEP award… Read more »

2010 NOTCH Pipe Welding Challenge Results

Wed., Jun 9, 2010 Notch Mechanical Constructors has been conducting the “Notch Pipe Welding Challenge” for 12 years. The objective of this event is to encourage the development of welding skills in vocational students, reward excellence in pipe welding achievement and encourage students to consider the piping trades as a career choice. The Notch Pipe… Read more »

Notch-Fabricated Mast Supports Alternative Energy Lab

Tue., Oct 20, 2009 At Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts, Notch Mechanical Constructors helped make a new Outdoor Alternative Energy Laboratory a reality. A wind turbine with eight-foot blades, recently erected outside Sleith Hall, will provide electricity to the building’s mechanical engineering laboratory. The wind turbine is mounted on a 52-foot-high stainless steel… Read more »

Notch Completes Cogeneration Plant for Frito-Lay

Tue., Aug 25, 2009 Notch Mechanical Constructors recently completed mechanical work for a 4.5 MW combined heat & power plant for Frito-Lay in Killingly, CT. The project included a Solar gas turbine with a heat recovery steam generator used to produce process steam. Notch was the mechanical contractor for the project and was an integral… Read more »

2009 Notch Pipe Welding Challenge Winner

Thu., May 14, 2009 The final “Bend Off” for the 11th Annual Notch Pipe Welding challenge was held on May 14, 2009 at Notch Mechanical Constructors’ Chicopee facility. Nine area vocational schools and 54 welding students competed with their work judged on its integrity, appearance and strength. Dan Ravosa from Howell Cheney Technical High School… Read more »

Notch is a 2009 Accredited Quality Contractor

Fri., Apr 3, 2009 Notch has received the 2009 Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC) designation from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This is awarded to contractors who train well, offer good benefits, safe work environments, and are strong community partners. The AQC program was created in 1993 by ABC, and Notch has qualified as an Accredited… Read more »

Notch Receives “Best of the Best” Safety Award and Achieves 500 Days Safe

Thu., Jan 29, 2009   SOUTHINGTON, CT – The Connecticut Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently recognized Notch Mechanical Constructors for its national Safety Training and Evaluation Program (STEP) “Platinum” award for 2008. CT ABC also selected Notch from all the specialty contractor winners and bestowed the “Best of the Best” award for… Read more »

Notch Opens New Office in Eastern Massachusetts

Mon., Nov 24, 2008 Notch moved into its new office in Hudson, MA on October 20, 2008. The office was established to serve customers in eastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island and southern New Hampshire. Nick Morin has been assigned to manage this office and can be reached at 978-293-3530. This new office is centrally located near… Read more »

400 Days Safe

Mon., Oct 20, 2008 Notch is proud to announce a milestone achieved. As of October 17, 2008, we have accomplished over a year, precisely 400 days, of no recordable injuries. According to Department of Labor statistics, the average mechanical contractor experiences 6.6 recordable injuries per 100 employees per year. Our record of no injuries is… Read more »

Notch Receives National Award for Rhode Island Process Piping Project

Mon., Jun 30, 2008 Notch Mechanical Constructors announced that it recently received a Pyramid Award in the Mechanical-Industrial – $2 million to $10 million category from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). This national award was given for the mechanical work that Notch performed for Aspen Aerogel’s new advanced technology manufacturing facility in East Providence, R.I…. Read more »

Notch Wins Highest Level Safety Award for 3rd Year in a Row

Thu., Jun 5, 2008 Sharon Orr accepting award STONEHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recently awarded its national Safety Training and Evaluation Program (STEP) “Platinum” award for 2007 to Notch Mechanical Constructors. This is the highest level safety award, and Notch has received it for the 3rd year in… Read more »

Notch Announces Management Change

Mon., Jun 2, 2008 The Board of Directors of Notch Mechanical Constructors has announced a change in the company management structure. Effective June 1, 2008 Sharon Orr became President of Notch. Steven Neveu, P.E., previous President of Notch, has assumed the position of Vice President of Business Development in order to concentrate on new ventures… Read more »

Notch Apprentice Wins State Craft Championship

Fri., May 30, 2008   Congratulations are in order for Thomas Carlson, Jr., an apprentice at Notch who earned the award as the top pipe welder trainee in Massachusetts. This entitled him to compete among 135 trainees in 11 crafts in the National Craft Championship held at the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) national convention… Read more »

2008 Notch Pipe Welding Challenge Winner

Wed., May 14, 2008 During the final competition of the 10th Annual Notch Pipe Welding Challenge on Wednesday, May 14th, Mike Shigley, a senior at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough, MA, won the distinction of first place “Top Notch Welder” for the second year in a row. Thirty welding students competed in… Read more »

Notch Wins Top Excellence in Construction Award

Thu., Jan 31, 2008   Notch Mechanical Constructors received the prestigious Jury Award as the year’s best of the best at Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut’s 6th annual Excellence in Construction award ceremony held on January 24, 2008. Notch worked on the $30 million project to construct Aspen Aerogel’s first world scale production facility… Read more »

Notch Receives 2006 Platinum S.T.E.P. Award for Safety Excellence

Fri., Aug 24, 2007 BURLINGTON – The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC), the Commonwealth’s largest construction trade association, recently presented Notch Mechanical Constructors with ABC’s national Safety Training and Evaluation Program (STEP) “Platinum” award for 2006. STEP awards are presented to companies recognized as having an outstanding commitment to jobsite safety. Awards… Read more »

Notch Receives 2006 Merit Award of Excellence

Fri., Feb 16, 2007 Notch Mechanical Constructors has been honored with an Excellence in Construction Award in the Mechanical-Commercial/Industrial (under $250,000) category. This award recognizes Notch’s work last year on the #2 Couch Pit Replacement and Pulper Installation at a Lee, MA paper mill. The project involved a complex process upgrade which had to be… Read more »

Notch Receives 2005 Platinum S.T.E.P. Award for Safety Excellence

Tue., Jun 6, 2006  BURLINGTON – Associated Builders and Contractors, Massachusetts Chapter (ABC), the largest construction trade association in Commonwealth, awarded Notch Mechanical Constructors with its national Safety Training and Evaluation Program (STEP) “Platinum” award for 2005. STEP awards are presented to those companies recognized as having an outstanding commitment to jobsite safety. Awards were… Read more »

High Pressure Natural Gas Reducing Station Completed

Sat., Jan 14, 2006   In time for the 2005/2006 heating season, Notch completed a sophisticated natural gas pressure reducing station that allowed a southern New England power plant to heat their facility with the same low cost gas supply they use to fuel their generating turbines. Previously, the turbine intake air and the building… Read more »

Notch Wins 2005 Merit Excellence in Construction Award

Sat., Oct 1, 2005  Notch Mechanical Constructors was recently notified by the Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builers & Contractors that it has won a state Merit Award for Excellence in Construction in the Mechanical, Commercial/Industrial $250,000 – $500,000 category. The project was constructed for Suddekor LLC, a German firm that specializes in the manufacturing of… Read more »