August 01, 2014 10:52 PM ET

Construction and Engineering

Company Overview of Messer Construction Co.

Company Overview

Messer Construction Co. operates as a commercial construction company in Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, and Tennessee. It offers building information modeling, cost planning and estimating, integrated project delivery, lean construction, and safety programs. The company also provides prefabrication services, including mechanical/electrical/plumbing, bathroom pods, and health care headwall assemblies. Its projects include health care, life sciences, higher education, senior living, commercial, industrial, and public/institutional projects. Messer Construction Co. was formerly known as Frank Messer & Sons, Inc. and changed its name to Messer Construction Co. in March 2002. The compan...

5158 Fishwick Drive

Cincinnati, OH 45216-2216

United States

Founded in 1932

Phone:

513-242-1541

Fax:

513-242-6467

Key Executives for Messer Construction Co.

Chief Financial Officer
Chief Information Officer and Corporate Vice President
Senior Vice President and Director
Senior Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Messer Construction Co. Key Developments

Messer Construction Announces Executive Changes

Messer Construction announced that Allen Begley has been promoted to senior vice president, and will assume executive leadership of the contractor's Knoxville office, as well as providing senior-level oversight to its operations in Nashville. For the last 15 years, Begley has led the Messer office in Dayton, Ohio. Messer's East Tennessee projects include the Tickle Engineering Building, at the University of Tennessee; the Clayton Center for the Arts, in Maryville; and Carter Elementary School, in East Knox County. The company also said John Blum has been named senior project executive and will lead the firm's projects in the Knoxville region.

U.S. District Court for the Northern District Announces Excess Insurer Cannot Recover Full Amount of Defense Expenses from Primary Insurer

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois held that an excess insurer was not entitled to recover the full amount of defense costs it paid to defend an insured from the primary insured. It must split the defense costs equally. In 2007, three construction workers were injured and one was killed when they fell from scaffolding while working on the exterior of a building. A lawsuit was filed against the site manager, Messer Construction Co., and Hi-Lo Climbers L.L.C. All of the workers were employees of either Gibson-Lewis L.L.C. or Gibson-Lewis of Indianapolis L.L.C. Gibson-Lewis had hired Messer to perform plasterwork and leased the scaffolding equipment from Hi-Lo. Both Messer and Hi-Lo were insured under a policy issued by Travelers Property Casualty Co. of America and under a secondary umbrella insurance policy issued by Illinois National Insurance Co. The Illinois National policy provided coverage only in excess of that provided under the Travelers' policy. At the time of the accident, Burlington Insurance Co. was Hi-Lo's general liability carrier.

Messer Construction Co. Wins $5.72 Million Federal Contract

Messer Construction Co. won a $5.72 million federal contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville, Ky., for design and construction services for the renovation of Building 20079.

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