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P1 Electrical Foreman Clint Hines Turns Passion for Fishing into Singular Hobby

P1 Electrical Foreman Clint Hines Turns Passion for Fishing into Singular Hobby

Keepin' it Reel: Electrical Foreman Clint Hines Turns Passion for Fishing into Singular Hobby

To say fishing runs in the family of P1 Group Electrical General Foreman Clint Hines is an understatement.

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How St. Joseph Found Its Groove: P1’s St. Joseph Office Reaps the Seeds Sown During Challenging Times

How St. Joseph Found Its Groove: P1’s St. Joseph Office Reaps the Seeds Sown During Challenging Times

Over the past few years, the St. Joseph office staff and field personnel have worked hard to gain traction in the small community, and it hasn’t been without challenges.

But recently, things have really begun to click.

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Finding A Second Family: Associate Profile on Misty McConnell

Finding A Second Family: Associate Profile on Misty McConnell

“We are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust, and care for each other.”

These are the words Project Coordinator Misty McConnell shared with the St. Joe team at the end of 2020, and according to St. Joseph Office General Manager Heather Richards-St. Clair, Misty lives by this quote.

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P1 Group Interns Begin Hands-on Summer Experience

P1 Group Interns Begin Hands-on Summer Experience

It’s nice to see interns back at P1! Team leaders across the company are excited about the crop of talent working with us this summer.

Corporate Trainer Sarah Garcia explained the implementation of new additions to the program this year.

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P1 Group Performance Engineering Creates Energy-Efficient Solution for Liberty Hospital

P1 Group Performance Engineering Creates Energy-Efficient Solution for Liberty Hospital

When it comes to large hospitals, the mechanical systems behind the scenes have to work extremely well, and that requires excellent engineering.

The P1 Group Performance Solutions Engineering group and Henderson Engineers completed the cooling plant expansion at Liberty Hospital in Liberty, MO, this May, but the project has been several years in the works.

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PHC News Magazine Features P1 Group for Innovations in Aquatherm Pipe

PHC News Magazine Features P1 Group for Innovations in Aquatherm Pipe

P1 Group was recently featured in PHC [Plumbing & Hydronic Contractor] News magazine.

The article details P1’s rich history, business principles, Safety Culture, and P1 as a single-source provider of customer solutions, with a focus on P1’s recent and ongoing work with Berry Global. Some highlights are below, or read the full article at PHC News.com [pages 172-176].

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Fast Pace, Moving Parts, One Person: P1 Associate Spotlight on Jen Morris

Fast Pace, Moving Parts, One Person: P1 Associate Spotlight on Jen Morris

“Every day pretty much has me running around like a crazy person. Whatever I think I have planned for the day is rarely what I accomplish.”

This is not unusual for many support staff in the AEC industry, and Operations Supervisor Jen Morris is no exception.

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Local Youth Sports Teams Benefit from P1 Corporate Sponsorships

Local Youth Sports Teams Benefit from P1 Corporate Sponsorships

Providing support for local charities, community activities, and events is an integral part of the P1 business plan. We take great pride in investing in our communities and the lives of our associates. To this end, P1 offers two sponsorships to P1 associates in the Spring and Fall. All associates may apply for the sponsorships, which are intended to assist in the financial support of those organizations and activities that are important to our associates and the communities in which they live and work.

COVID may have put a damper on last year’s activities, but we had a great turnout for Spring 2021 Corporate Sponsorship applicants!

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Electrical and Piping Fabrication Shops Work Seamlessly to Create Trip Cabinets and Stands

Electrical and Piping Fabrication Shops Work Seamlessly to Create Trip Cabinets and Stands

P1’s Electrical and Piping Fabrication shops worked together to fabricate a Trip Cabinet for Exelon’s Hendley Station (an Emerson customer) in Fort Worth, Texas. According to Senior Project Manager Rick Ellis, P1 has built approximately six of these cabinets over the past three years for Emerson.

What set this fabrication apart is that it was fabricated from a schematic drawing only, whereas the cabinets are usually fabricated using a full set of drawings.

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A Wealth of Wisdom: P1 Group Vice President Paul Smith Reflects on an Illustrious Career

A Wealth of Wisdom: P1 Group Vice President Paul Smith Reflects on an Illustrious Career

Paul Smith is retiring after 38 years of service to AD Jacobson and P1 Group.

Vice President Paul Smith can recall his very first job at P1 (then AD Jacobson Company) – right down to the exact day.

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Project Profile: Circa Resort and Casino, Las Vegas

Project Profile: Circa Resort and Casino, Las Vegas
P1 Completes Historic Casino/Resort Project During Pandemic Year

The P1 Las Vegas team never shies away from a challenge. The mighty Circa Resort and Casino, the first ground-up resort built in downtown Las Vegas since 1980, is no exception.

With tourism facing record lows and many projects stopped or held due to the pandemic, P1 Group was part of a determined team. According to Senior Project Manager Brian Maginness, one of the most remarkable aspects of the project was no work stoppage throughout the entire 22-month project completion period.

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P1 Celebrates 20 Years Supporting Lawrence Children’s Shelter

P1 Celebrates 20 Years Supporting Lawrence Children’s Shelter

There are few better causes than those that help and protect at-risk kids. P1 Group has supported The Children’s Shelter in Lawrence, KS, for many years by dedicating time and resources to the Shelter’s annual Festival of Trees event.

The mission of The Children's Shelter is to improve the lives of children and families, with a focus on youth at-risk in Douglas County and northeast Kansas. The nonprofit social service agency provides a variety of services designed to strengthen families and children who are experiencing major changes.

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P1 Group Creates Packaging Line Automation Solution for CertainTeed

P1 Group Creates Packaging Line Automation Solution for CertainTeed

When it comes to large equipment, P1 Group’s Millwright team can fabricate and install some amazing solutions for customers like CertainTeed, manufacturer of building materials for both commercial and residential construction.

One product the CertainTeed plant produces in large quantity is roll-sealed insulation. P1 Group provided a turnkey solution to design, fabricate, and install two Metal Building Insulation Roll Sealers.

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P1 Completes Quick-Turn Touchless Fixture Project for KU

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Recently, CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) funding has made its way to many organizations, including the University of Kansas (KU). When the University received the funding, one of the projects they decided upon was replacing faucets and flush valves with touchless fixtures in public spaces.

P1 Group was awarded a portion of the installs, which had to be done across the campus in just two weeks.

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So Many Holiday Movies, So Little Time

So Many Holiday Movies, So Little Time

By Tiffany Oldham

Hi. My name is Tiffany, and I am a Christmas movie addict.

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The Right Tech, to the Right Job, at the Right Time: Profile on P1 Service Coordinators

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Over the years, the P1 Group service department has developed a reputation for providing quality service and excellent customer care. It is the service technician, out on the job site every day, who has become the face of P1 Group, but it is the diligent work of the Service Coordinator behind the scenes, that keeps everything running like a finely tuned machine.

Company wide, the P1 Service department currently has 680 active contracts and 145 technicians to take care of them, but it falls on the shoulders of 11 coordinators to oversee and manage the day-to-day activities.  

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P1 Project Profile: The University of Kansas Health System Cambridge Cancer Treatment Center

P1 Project Profile: The University of Kansas Health System Cambridge Cancer Treatment Center

Working on new construction around an active hospital is challenging enough, but the University of Kansas Health System (TUKHS) Cambridge Cancer Treatment Center project adds multiple floors to the mix – levels 8, 9, 10, and 12.

This means P1 Group had to create a high level of efficiency across capabilities. As usual, the team was ready for the challenge with innovations in fabrication, virtual design, and inventory management that have helped this impressive electrical project run smoothly.

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K-State Student Earns Fall 2020 P1 Group Construction Science Scholarship

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Each year P1 gives the award to a promising student in the Kansas State University Construction Science program, fulfilling our commitment to help fill the pipeline of talented construction and trade workers.

Congratulations to Kansas State University Senior Tyler Collins, winner of P1 Group’s Fall 2020 Construction Science Scholarship.

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Building on a Legacy: Associate Profile on Jamie Penry

Building on a Legacy: Associate Profile on Jamie Penry

Pictured above - Jamie with his dad, Jim Sr.

Not all generations decide to continue with “the family business”, but having a grandfather and father with a combined 68 years in the Local 441 Union inspired Topeka Service Technician Jamie Penry to follow in those footsteps.

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Creating Healthier Buildings: United Association Offices UV-C Systems Installation

Creating Healthier Buildings: United Association Offices UV-C Systems Installation

It started as a conversation between P1 Group CEO Smitty Belcher and Patrick Kellett, General Secretary-Treasurer for the United Association, and materialized into P1 Group providing a healthy buildings strategy for the HVAC units located at the UA Headquarters in Annapolis, MD.

The UA Headquarters building is 110,000 sq. feet, containing both offices and retail space. It houses the leadership and supporting staff offices which represent and service approximately 355,000 plumbers, pipefitters, sprinkler fitters, service technicians and welders in local unions across North America.

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