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c +i CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE Cheaters Don’t Prosper > G O L D E N S TAT E F R A M E R S GOLDEN STATE FRAMERS REPORTS THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CONSTRUCTION MARKET IS SOBERING UP FROM THE AT-ALL-COSTS TACTICS OF THE RECESSION. BY C H R I S P E T E R S E N There’s no doubt that the current recession has been one of the most challenging times for contractors in recent memory. At every level and in every market sector, contractors and subcontractors have been challenged on a daily basis by the harsh realities of the current economic situation. Although national facts and figures give an accurate picture of the recession, they don’t take into account the individual stories that make up those aggregate numbers. This issue, we continue our year-long look at the economy through the eyes of California-based carpentry contractor // Owners are using higher-quality materials to improve projects’ values, Golden State Framers says. Golden State Framers and its general manager, Gary Viano. In our last install- 118 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM WINTER 2011 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Management Today - Winter 2011

Management Today - Winter 2011
Millionaire Mega Toys
Management Playbook
Taking Action
Branding Concerns
La Curacao
Prosper Inc.
Meridian Credit Union
Ozarks Federal Savings and Loan
Mona Pearl
MaMa Rosa’s Pizza
L’Oreal USA Consumers Products Division
ABI Ltd.
CHIRON America
Lucerne Foods
Bud’s Best Cookies
Crest Foam Industries
Hozishaki America
The Knapheide Manufacturing Co.
Lavi Industries
S. Freedman & Sons Inc.
Val-Fab Inc.
History vs. Reality
Grupo Roble
Sabal Homes
Grupo Marhnos
Novak Construction
McAlpine Ltd. – Cayman Islands Government Administration Building
Ram Power Corp.
CMH Architects
Golden State Framers
Russell Redi-Mix Concrete
Roger Electric
Supply Chain
Triad Systems
Schildwachter Oil
Star Transport
Canadian Focus
Airline Hotels & Resorts Inc.
Northgate Industries
Winnipeg Airports Authority
PKS Equipment & Engineering Inc.
The Hazelton Hotel
Leeds Transit
PCL Constructors – Durham Consolidated Courthouse
Build Toronto
Handling Specialty
Parker Hannifin Canada
Stevens Resource Group Inc.

Management Today - Winter 2011