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OCP Contractors has been an integral part of the Ohio construction community for 50 years. To follow stories of our community outreach, award-winning projects, office happenings and more view posts below.

To follow our 50th anniversary celebration, search the hashtags #OCPTurns50 and #50ReasonsWhy50 on social media.

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Article written by Katie Schuerger of CEA.

Jeff Loyall, Executive Vice President of the Donley – Turner Team, was recently visited by two women from United Cerebral Palsy (UCP). They came over to thank the construction workers for taking time to talk to one of their children that was outside the other day. They mentioned that was all he talked about the rest of that day!

After hearing this, the team thought...

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Article written by Victoria Idoni of WTOL.

A Toledo tradesman was a guest at the White House Thursday, where President Trump signed an executive order focused on workforce development.

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters presented to the president a plan to hire 50,000 carpenters nationwide over the next five years.

This workforce development initiative is meant to build the economy with skilled American...

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Article written by Mark Rosenberg of the Toledo Blade.

In June, 2017, Ricky Estis graduated from Whitmer High School and within weeks he was on a crew building apartments in downtown Toledo’s Fiberglas Tower.

On Thursday, just over a year later, the 20-year-old Toledo resident was sitting in the White House, listening to President Donald Trump unveil an executive order on workforce development.

Mr. Estis is just...

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Ed Sellers

One of the many reasons OCP has been successful for the past 50 years is that we are continually training, to further develop all of our employees and processes. It is our strong belief that our employees are our greatest asset, and that by consistently providing on the job training we are able to place each of you in a better position to thrive.

We provide strict safety training for all employees, ensuring that everyone makes it home...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

While training is at the core of OCP Contractors, I often find myself wondering if that training resonates. Recently while speaking to an OSHA On-Site representative I learned that our rigorous training does in fact resonate with the great men and women we employ in the field.

OSHA On-Site is the consultation component of OSHA, whose main goal is to assist employers in maintaining...

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James Prosser, Drew Boysel, Dan Guerra, and Tom Cramer.

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute for the betterment of...

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Employees of the Month

Barb Betz, Jacob Riffe and Jason Shumaker.

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and...

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According to Webster’s Dictionary, quality has several meanings. It can refer to a degree of excellence or grade; a distinguishing attribute or characteristic; or an acquired skill or accomplishment.

At OCP, we pride ourselves on the constant pursuit of quality in all of these areas. We focus on the excellent quality of work put into each project that exceeds our customers’ expectations and provides a personal satisfaction to each...

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50 Reasons Why 50

According to Webster’s Dictionary, quality has several meanings. It can refer to a degree of excellence or grade; a distinguishing attribute or characteristic; or an acquired skill or accomplishment.

At OCP, we pride ourselves on the constant pursuit of quality in all of these areas. We focus on the excellent quality of work put into each project that exceeds our customers’ expectations and provides a personal satisfaction to each...

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Please join us in congratulating Brian Stone on his recent promotion to General Manager of the OCP Columbus office. Brian has over 15 years of experience in the commercial construction industry, and has been an integral component of growth in the Columbus market. Brian will continue to drive efforts that have positioned OCP as the #ContractorofChoice in Northeast Ohio.

Brian attended Roberts Wesleyan College, a private institution in...

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Employees of the Month

Juan Zamarripa, Javier Marquez, Dan Smith and Mike Turi.

OCP’s Employees of Choice are individuals who exemplify the qualities and characteristics that have made our 50 years of success possible. Employees of Choice are employees in the field and office who lead by action to advance safety, productivity, and innovation on projects. Additionally, these employees are consistent, dependable, and contribute for the betterment of...

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Matt Townsend

OCP has many things to be passionate about; our high-performance culture, our safety-driven methods, our people, our means, methods, and procedures, innovation, and the buildings we build. One of my most passionate effects of OCP is the variety, size, and sheer complexity of our robust portfolio of projects. From bridge control houses to 1.5 million-square-foot convention centers and malls.

You can drive through any of our downtown and...

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In honor of our 50th Anniversary, each OCP office is dedicating 50 hours of service to give back to the communities we've been a part of for 50 years.

This week OCP Columbus dedicated time and materials to local elementary school, Valley View. A fresh coat of paint in the hallways and a US Map to bring learning to the playground.

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

Last year, OCP began offering Board of Certified Safety Professionals training to become a Safety Trained Supervisor in Construction (STSC) to all Foreman, Superintendents, and Project Managers in order to ensure safety is thoroughly understood and enforced by all. Currently, OCP consists of 36 individuals who have obtained this prestigious title. As OCP continues to prioritize safety in all...

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We'll walk in memory of Erica Hernandez, niece of Jenni & Kevin Harris, who passed in 2017 - her heart unable to handle the strain of her pregnancy. Heart disease and defects affect people of all ages. Bringing awareness allows for greater efforts to make improvements in areas of research.

  • When: May 12, 2018, 8:00am
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Matt Vander Hooven

Now in the middle of the second quarter of our 50th year, I wonder where the first three months of 2018 went. As we move forward in our fast-paced industry, there are exciting things happening in our Toledo office! We are starting to see the results of the emphasis placed on efficient Project Management; with thanks to the efforts of Craig Paskiet, Dan Bartolet, Chris Gunderman, and our part time student intern, Haley Theus.

We have...

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Employees of the Month

Carl W. Fausze, an OCP Foreman since 2010, has been in the Carpenters Union for 14 years. He is known for his wisdom and creativity in keeping his projects cost effective, working on mid to large sized projects. A man of few words, he gets the job done without complaint. Carl keeps a professional attitude and is highly respected by our GC clients.

Paul Wingate, an OCP Plasterer of 31 years and...

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Ed Sellers

Diversity is a part of OCP’s culture, and continually drives the company forward. This month as we celebrated Women In Construction Week we were reminded of the many people that come together to make projects successful. I want to personally take the time to thank the women of OCP whose hard work is one of the reasons we have become the Contractor of Choice throughout Northeast Ohio.

Diversity in gender, race, and age means that OCP can...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

OCP Contractors has always put safety at the forefront, whether it’s on or off the job sites. In line with our safety values, OCP has set up an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Megellan Healthcare.

The EAP is a service offering workers and their family members professional guidance during difficult times such as, loss of a loved one, family relationships, emotional wellness,...

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50 Reasons Why 50

Of the many facets OCP attributes its success to, this month we focus on the diversity that has driven the culture and success of the firm. Diversity in gender, race, and age means that OCP can utilize the ideas of many to cultivate a bigger variety of voices in the working environment, and most importantly, a culture of equality.

Organizations employing a diverse workforce supply a greater variety of solutions to problems in the...

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Of the over 10 million workers that make up the United States’ construction industry, only 9.1% of the workforce consists of women. Whether working in trades, administration, general contracting, subcontracting, or other professional services, these women are vital to the construction process.

The mission of Women in Construction (WIC) Week is to further the success of women within the industry and emphasize the growing role of women...

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Cleveland Leadership

Cleveland's leading publication in the construction space, Properties Magazine, has featured OCP Contractors in their latest edition. In celebration of OCP's 50 years of success, the article looks to the employees, technology, and clients that have propelled the firm towards success. Additionally, the article highlights the history of OCP, and details the efforts that have made OCP the Contractor of Choice in Northeast Ohio.

Thank you...

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50 Reasons Why 50

As we celebrate 50 years of success, we reflect on the goals we have been able to accomplish as a part of this significant milestone. Of the many things we contribute our success to, this month we focus on teamwork.

As the interior Contractor of Choice, OCP understands that for a project to be genuinely successful teamwork is essential. Teamwork in our skilled workforce, teamwork in the office, and teamwork with our many partners that...

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Employees of the Month

Anthony Corrado, a 310 laborer with OCP since 2012, was quickly promoted to laborer foreman due to his exceptional work ethic and leadership qualities. Anthony has been laborer foreman on several high profile projects such as the Aloft Hotel, CSU The Edge and Centric Apartments.

Matt Rutledge started with OCP in 2006 as an apprentice, working up to foreman. Matt is currently the exterior foreman on the...

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Matt Townsend

An exciting new year is upon us in 2018, OCP is celebrating 50 years in business! This is a major milestone in our history. Thank you to all of our employees for making OCP a success.

In February of 1968, Barnard (Barney) Paskiet founded Ohio Ceiling and Partition Company in an old farm house on Central Ave in Toledo, Ohio. Over a short period of time Barney secured enough work to steadily grow and hire new employees. In 1976, OCP...

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