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The Washington Building Congress Annual Craftsmanship ceremony honors the significant achievements of craftsmen and women in the Washington Metropolitan region.

Rockville, MD – March 16th, 2018 – Shapiro & Duncan’s craftsmen were awarded for displaying exceptional skills in the mechanical contracting category for the following projects: Duke Ellington School of the Arts Modernization, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Conservation Collection Center and Carnegie Institution of Science. The awards’ banquet celebrated and recognized the use of creativity, ingenuity, precision and special skills on construction projects in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.

First-rate performance, work quality and customer service are all part of Shapiro & Duncan winning solutions.  For our craftsmen to be recognized for demonstrating exceptional skills, and is a testament to how our people take advantage of our training and educational programs.  Clients benefit from educated and experienced professionals, and skilled and experienced craftspeople who do the job right the first time, deliver on-time and on-budget.

 “The product reflects the collective effort and enthusiasm of the teams that put it together. Your team performed in an exemplary manner in transforming the design team’s requirements to the physical world of construction. Your technical expertise, your willingness to assist and the professional and personal approach taken during the construction of such a complicated project are worth of high commendation.”- Global Engineering team on the Duke Ellington School of the Arts project.  

Shapiro & Duncan benefits from more productive employees who are industry leaders in best practices, yielding repeat business and referrals.  Each project team is comprised of hardworking, skilled and dedicated craftsmen and women. Our field personnel are willing to conquer all challenges to execute the project and deliver the highest quality of work.

“During the renovation of the Carnegie Institution for Science, your people have performed admirably. You have assembled a truly professional team, all of which perform their duties and carry out their responsibilities enthusiastically while demonstrating exceptional expertise in their assigned areas. They have been an outstanding representation of your company, as this renovation required exceptional organization skills and planning.”  – Tom McDonaugh, Chief Engineer for Carnegie Institution of Science.

The design and construction requirement on the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Conservation Collection Center project was atypical for an HVAC piping system installation. Our people rose to the challenge and were able to think outside-the-box to deliver an innovative solution that delighted the client. Shapiro & Duncan takes pride in customer satisfaction and assembling a knowledgeable team of craft professionals is critical.