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Our plants, projects, and employees regularly receive national and local acclaim.


SR 4 project

Flexible Pavements of Ohio Recognizes Gerken Quality

U.S. Route 30 and State Route 4 resurfacing projects receive 2023 Quality Awards.
MAA Safety Award Presentation

Michigan Aggregate Operations Receive Safety Awards

Clinton, Hillsdale, Jonesville, Round Lake, and Tecumseh plants honored.
NAPA Quality in Construction Award presentation

Two Gerken Companies Receive National Award for Quality in Asphalt Paving

Bluffton Paving, Inc. and Gerken Paving, Inc. win NAPA Quality in Construction Awards.
MSHA Award Image

Gerken Materials Locations Receive Safety Recognitions

Three Michigan facilities acknowledged for zero lost-work-days stretches.
Brent Gerken

Brent Gerken Receives OCA’s Highest Honor

Gerken president inducted into OCA’s Hall of Fame.
Paving highway

Gerken Paving Wins National Award for Quality

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) presented Gerken Paving, Inc. with a 2022 Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award.
Safety vest on Gerken worker.

A History of Safety

Over the years, The Gerken Companies has received numerous awards for safety. Here are just a few.
Paving Project

Gerken Materials Wins National Airport Paving Award

North Bass Island airfield named 2020’s highest quality airport pavement.