Recent News & Events

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

Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse Metal Ceiling Panels

Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse’s complex geometric 77,000-square-foot specialty metal ceiling panels within the atrium is a key aesthetic feature in the design that was carefully installed by the OCP Contractors team. The panels form a staggered pattern and light up various colors providing an interactive display to the streetscape. The installers had to pay close attention to the alignment of the panels to successfully showcase the design....

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb and some hospitals face staffing shortages, it is more critical than ever that we do our part to control what we can. Please continue to follow the instructions within OCP Contractors COVID-19 Response and Procedure Resource. We each have the responsibility of keeping the entire team safe by taking the...

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Dodi Sawyer hired a home improvement company for significant plumbing and electrical work on her home in Toledo, OH. Instead of completing the work, the company left her with an inhabitable home. “I was having the plumbing redone and the electric and that turned into three months of the destruction of the inside, throwing away my kitchen appliances, and taking down my shower and leaving me with nothing but empty rooms,” Dodi said....

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Employees of the Month

Tina Alfred and Matt Marlowe

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 to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard...

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Leading architects, contractors, and engineers in Northwest Ohio supported the 180th Fighter Wing Ohio Air National Guard by providing design, engineering, and construction services for the Northwest Ohio 9/11 Memorial. During the terror attacks, F-16s from the 180th Fighter Wing flew to protect American airspace, and the base currently...

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Habitat for Humanity Project Playhouse Blitz Build

Project Playhouse Blitz Build is an annual event in support of Habitat for Humanity Maumee Valley. Habitat for Humanity strongly believes in teaching children the value of homeownership at pride at a young age. Over 24 organizations are proud sponsors of this year’s event, including OCP.

Besides a financial commitment that goes towards building family homes in Lucas County, sponsors brainstorm their playhouse design based on the child...

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Matt Vander Hooven

I want to take a moment to thank our skilled tradespeople, superintendents, project managers, and estimators. OCP teammates at all levels have willingly helped out at other locations. The long commutes, extra time, and sacrifices have not gone unnoticed.

As Henry Ford said, “If everyone is moving forward together, success takes care of itself.” Because of your commitment throughout this challenging year, OCP’s reputation for excellence...

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Employees of the Month

Dan Bartolet, Garret Grubb, and Mike Bisbee

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 to the betterment of the team. Thanks...

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OCP Contractors Supports VCAS Golf Outing

On Sunday, September 13th Veteran Companion Animal Services (VCAS) held their inaugural golf scramble. All proceeds from the event went directly to VCAS programming which includes providing rescue dogs to veterans coping with PTSD. The charity provides dogs from local shelters, thus saving a dog to provide a higher purpose. VCAS provides all food, training,...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

Keep everyone safe and remain anonymous when reporting hazards.

You will be seeing this reader on OCP sites soon, to make the reporting of hazards, near misses, and safety suggestions more accessible to employees. The QR Code will take you to the OCP Contractors’ safety page where these submissions can be chosen at the bottom of the web page.

We need everyone’s help to ensure a...

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Employees of the Month

Nick Cantwell, Zach Lawson, and Roy Zimmerman.

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 to the betterment of the team....

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OCP is proud to report that despite these uncertain times, there is one thing we all can be certain of, OCP is continuing to thrive. In each city, we have the largest list of jobs pending that OCP has seen in years.

There is no doubt in our minds that the reason OCP is able to prosper is because of our team. OCP invests in each individual team member to ensure they are provided state-of-the-art training and materials to safely and...

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Habitat for Humanity Family Receives Keys

OCP Toledo teamed up with Dunbar Mechanical, Laibe Electric, and VM Systems to build two homes for Habitat for Humanity. In total, the combined team...

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Employees of the Month

Peggy Bonilla, Shawn Ford, and Steve Gill.

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 to the betterment of the team. Thanks...

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OCP Employees Raise $12,356 for United Way

OCP understands that in these times of uncertainty and challenges due to the pandemic it is more important than ever that we come together to help those in need.

OCP Toledo, Columbus, and Cleveland teamed up to raise funds for local Ohio programs and agencies through United Way. United Way’s COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund is designed to support communities affected by COVID-19. Donations from the fund will help the most...

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A Brush with Kindness

Siccorah Martin and Jenni Harris of OCP Toledo participated in Habitat for Humanity’s A Brush with Kindness program on June 23rd. Especially during difficult times due to the economic effects of COVID-19, it is more important than ever to give back in the surrounding community.

A Brush with Kindness helps low-income homeowners impacted by age, disability, and family circumstances, who struggle to maintain the exterior of their homes,...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

Due to COVID-19 many individuals are taking advantage of the season and heading into the National and State parks. The CDC states that staying physically active is one of the best ways to keep your mind and body healthy. In addition to following the...

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Employees of the Month

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 to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly...

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Communication is critical within any organization, especially within OCP where our employee’s safety is our number one priority. In order to better communicate with the team as a whole and quickly, Town Hall Videos have been implemented. These short videos will feature pertinent information from a variety of team members and will be shared with the entire team on Mondays via email. Links are also included on your paystubs. It is critical that...

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I want to take some time to thank everyone at OCP. As one large team we have endured some particularly challenging months. Most of all, I want to thank the field personnel who have felt the most significant day to day impacts as new and ever-changing rules are implemented as a result of COVID-19.

Seeing the team band together and push through these difficulties has been nothing short of impressive. It is a reminder of the caliber of...

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Written by Matt Taylor, CHST, SMS

We understand these times can be overwhelming and confusing due to the regular informational changes on COVID-19. This can lead to misinformation and misdirection at no fault of any individual.

I have been monitoring these changes daily and adjusting our safety and health program to the continuous recommendations in order to keep OCP employees as safe as possible. Please watch this short...

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Employees of the Month

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 to the betterment of the team. Thanks to the hard work of these individuals, OCP has proudly...

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OCP Toledo is teaming up with the Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity, Dunbar Mechanical, Laibe Electric, and VM Systems to build two homes over the next several weeks for local families.

COVID-19 is affecting the low-income and housing insecure the most. Maumee Valley...

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With the COVID-19 outbreak, the need to stay at home has really highlighted the importance of having a safe, decent, and affordable home.

OCP Toledo is proud to partner with the Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity along with three skilled trade contractor partners, Dunbar Mechanical, Laibe Electric, and...

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I feel it, too.

My husband Eric leaves at 6:30am every day because, in the stay at home order, he is essential. Eric does HVAC new construction. He goes to his job site every day and comes home. We are following the guidelines, lots of hand washing, social distancing, very few trips anywhere except work, but we both feel anxious and concerned.

Being essential is an incredible burden in times like this.

There are...

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