The Concrete Polishing Association of America provides standards, education, and professional networks for the polished concrete industry.


The CPAA is still a relatively new association. CCI has worked with the board and executive director to brand the Association in the marketplace to help drive membership and bring awareness to services and educational opportunities. Further, CCI is working with CPAA to help educate owners, designers and contractors about polished concrete.

We have been very pleased with the work done by the Constructive Communication, Inc. Team. Thank you for all of the help you gave to us.
Nathaniel Mohler, Former Executive Director

Founded in 1890, the D.S. Brown Company is a leading worldwide designer, supplier and manufacturer of engineered products for the bridge and highway industry.


D.S. Brown serves a wide variety of markets, from airports to roadways and bridges, and the key messages for each can be very different. CCI has helped the company implement a marketing program that delivers the right messages to each target audience.

CCI helps us reach our customers through regular eblasts and timely social media. Their knowledge of the construction industry allows them to target our message and highlight our contribution to significant construction projects.
Ben Jacobus, National Sales Mgr., Pavement Products

Procore Technologies, Inc. provides cloud-based construction software and project management tools, enabling users to manage all types of construction.


In today’s age of content being king, CCI has helped Procore stay ahead of the curve by generating thought leadership in the form of ebooks and public relations. The content also is used in integrated marketing campaigns. Procore reports back that they couldn’t deliver their messages in as timely of a fashion without CCI!

These eBook campaigns have been an integral part of our marketing strategy, enabling us to become a trusted source of information and thought leadership in our industry.
Erica Konieczny, Marketing Associate

The Seal/No Seal Group is an industry group formed to respond to the age-old industry question about the value of sealing concrete pavement joints.


The Seal/No Seal Group has enjoyed a steady growth of their membership and spread of their message.  CCI has been instrumental in providing the link between The Seal/No Seal Group and magazine editors to promote the message of the group and the results of their research.

We have relied on CCI since our inception, and we are extremely pleased with their marketing efforts to get our message to the right people in our industry throughout the country.
Scott Eilken, Co-Chair for Seal/No Seal Group

SMBH, Inc. is a full-service structural engineering firm located in Columbus, Ohio. Providing structural engineering services for architects, contractors and building owners, SMBH, Inc. has experience designing educational facilities, medical centers, courthouses and commercial and residential buildings.


SMBH has enjoyed consistent growth not only in their existing markets, but CCI has helped the company launch services in new verticals as well.

CCI has proven to be an important part of our marketing efforts. They are very responsive, organized and professional. We believe that their efforts have helped us grow 25% in our first year doing business with them.
Stephen Metz, Principal

Founded in 1892, Rieck Services is a mechanical contracting and service company operating in the Dayton, Ohio, area and offering a variety of services.


Although the Rieck Services name is well-known, much of the marketplace was unaware of the growth of the company in terms of service offerings. Client surveys validate that customers now have a better understanding of all Rieck Services offerings.

The CCI team has helped us significantly raise our company profile through numerous public relations platforms including press releases, electronic communications, case studies, articles and infographics.
Steven Fabrigar, Business Applications Mgr.

Dynamix Engineering is a full service mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and technology engineering firm specializing in design engineering and systems assessments that provides consulting engineering services for building and infrastructure systems used in a broad range of facilities across several market and industry segments.


Dynamix is a well-known leader in its field but one of its challenges is being pigeon-holed to specific markets. CCI has helped outline key messages for each target audience group and started communications programs to help educate those markets. Showcasing Dynamix as a thought leader also is a key objective that is being accomplished through a variety of tactics including blogs and PR.

Helping Dynamix serve its clients in healthcare, education, energy and more throughout the country.

On the job since 1991, Quality Saw & Seal, Inc. is a leading provider of sawing & drilling services in the Midwest, highly trained to safely meet a project’s requirements. Their services encompass a range of concrete and asphalt sawing and drilling services.


By identifying Quality Saw & Seal with their work on The Seal/No Seal Group, they are actively pursued by publications for articles and interviews.

We have been working very closely with CCI for a number of years now regarding website items, various magazine articles and our new technology communication. We are extremely pleased with their staff, effort and proven results on every item, every time.
Scott Eilken, Owner

Established in 2005, Prime General Contractors LLC is a mid-size commercial general contractor based in Eagan, Minn., offering full-service general contracting.


After completing market research about company and marketplace perceptions, developed and implemented strategic marketing plan that included key marketing tactics to better showcase their expertise. Tactics include project sheets, overview of markets served, eblast program and public relations.

We engaged CCI to help us develop a marketing strategy to ensure our growth is consistent and we effectively communicate with our key markets. Their knowledge of the industry and best practices related to marketing help guide our efforts.
Larry Raasch, Owner

Stream + Wetlands Foundation, located in Lancaster, Ohio, provides compensatory mitigation alternatives for impacts to aquatic resources, such as streams and wetlands.


Creation of strategic marketing plan

Execution of ongoing marketing communications program including advertising, promotional items and client relations


Stream + Wetlands Foundations relies on CCI to get our message to the right people. They continue to help us move our marketing efforts forward, including incorporating social media and electronic communications to stay in touch with our audience.
Vince Messerly, President

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals.


Developed a strategic marketing plan and delivered key messages to the company’s target audience using a combination of electronic communications, white papers, trade press (including bylined articles in top publications) and ad design. ROI ranged from positive customer feedback to high email open rates to recognition of the work within the international corporate structure.

We have had a great working relationship with CCI, and have found them to be a valuable and knowledgeable partner.
John Roscoe, Marketing Communications Specialist

O’Neal is an integrated engineering and construction company providing comprehensive services. For more than four decades, O’Neal has been successfully delivering capital projects.


Researched and implemented a strategic PR program that delivered key messages in very targeted markets as part of business development efforts for the firm. Successful in landing coverage in each of the key target audiences defined, which lead to increased prospects. PR was effectively used to establish the company’s brand and provide thought leadership in these markets.

We work with CCI to spread our company message across industry verticals that represent O’Neal’s strategic business units…and our audience notices. We’ve had customers commending our articles that they’ve seen in print.
Brian Gallagher, Vice President, Marketing

LORD Corporation is a diversified technology and manufacturing company developing highly reliable adhesives, coatings, motion management devices, and sensing technologies that significantly reduce risk and improve product performance. For more than 90 years, LORD has worked in collaboration with our customers to provide innovative aerospace, defense, automotive and industrial solutions. LORD has more than 3,000 employees in 26 countries and operates 16 manufacturing facilities and eight R&D centers worldwide. For more information, visit


Management of North American public relations efforts since 2001, securing more than 950 major feature articles

I’ve worked with CCI on several projects during the past five years and will continue to do so without hesitation.
Doug LeRoy, Marketing Manager

The Concrete Foundations Association (CFA) was established in 1974 for the purpose of improving the quality and acceptance of cast-in-place concrete.


Secured a monthly column in Concrete Homes magazine, credited with significant exposure for the Association


Constructive Communication has proven to be our most effective marketing tool. We employ a variety of marketing strategies, but the ability to manage our public image in published news and magazines results in our largest impact per dollar spent by far.
Jim Baty, Executive Director

metroConnections, Inc. is an award-winning conference, event, production and transportation services firm with headquarters in Minneapolis.


Release and publication of corporate communications

Monitoring conversations on social media/track ROI

Constructive Communication has really stepped up to the challenge of educating our team on the public relations process. Without their partnership, our limited internal resources would not have been able to successfully accomplish this significant undertaking.
Tom McCulloch, Vice President

The American Concrete Institute is a technical and educational society dedicated to improving the design, construction, maintenance and repair of concrete structures.


Developed the 2009 membership campaign (branding, advertising program, collateral material) that was widely successful, despite the economy.

CCI has helped ACI develop many successful communications and program-launch campaigns by integrating key message development, online and traditional marketing, public relations, and so much more.
Kevin P. Mlutkowski, Director, Sustainability & Marketing

H.R. Gray is a unique management and consulting firm that offers public entities program and construction management services.


Execution of a PR campaign that reached key stakeholders through publications such as Public Works, The Construction Specifier, Commercial/Builder Architect and other trade publications


Constructive Communication has been most professional and attentive to our needs. Their "can do" attitude is refreshing and their knowledge of the construction industry allows them to target our message to our potential clients.
Tom Merritt, VP of Business Development

With nearly 50 years of experience in formwork engineering, DOKA serves customers in more than 35 countries and has participated in construction of some of the world’s best-known structures.


Launched a PR effort in the U.S. that reached more than 2.3 million readers, with an ad dollar equivalency of approximately $432,000 in the first 24 months of the program.


Working with the award-winning CCI team takes our PR activities to a higher level. They give us a distinctive voice in today's construction outlets.
Diana Sanicki, Marketing Manager

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program is a business-intensive effort that awards students with a degree in Concrete Industry Management.


Managed promotion of World of Concrete yearly auction, which raised more than $900,000 in 2016


We rely on Constructive Communication as a true partner. I was most impressed with their deep understanding of our industry. That understanding, coupled with their marketing and public relations savvy and strong work ethic, sets CCI apart.
Brian Gallagher, CIM Marketing Chair

Since 1969, Madison Concrete Construction has been delivering quality concrete construction throughout the greater Philadelphia region. From general contractors to individual owners, their client list reads as a who’s who in major building projects in the Delaware Valley.


Launch of corporate social media efforts

The monthly eblasts, published for us by CCI, is an effective way to communicate with our customers and clients. CCI has done an outstanding job turning our thoughts and ideas into a professional, informative news format that we can share with our industry.
Paul Ricciardi, Estimator & Project Manager

CTS Cement Manufacturing Company is the largest manufacturer of specialty fast-setting cement and shrinkage-compensating cement in the United States. CTS Cement manufactures Rapid Set© — a brand of fast-setting cement products well known for versatility and high performance. Rapid Set© offers a full line of premium products for concrete repairs and new construction products.


Launched PR efforts in the United States that reached more than 950,000 readers, with an ad dollar equivalency of $201,000 within 12 months

The CCI team is a pleasure to work with. They assist with our editorial and are responsive and open to suggestions. When we have tight deadlines, they welcome the challenge with a positive attitude.
Janet Ong, Marketing Director

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is comprised of contractors, architects, engineers and product suppliers dedicated to furthering the use of this growing method of construction.


Management of public relations efforts since 2001, which have reached more than 10 million readers

Constructive Communication, Inc. has proven to be our most effective marketing tool. We employ a variety of marketing strategies, but the ability to manage our public image in published news and magazines results in our largest impact per dollar spent by far. The Constructive Communication team makes our job easier.
Jim Baty, Technical Director

The International Grooving and Grinding Association (IGGA) is a nonprofit trade association committed to the development of the diamond grinding and grooving process.


Creation of strategic marketing plan

Working with Constructive Communication, Inc. has allowed us to better communicate key messages and product offerings to our customers. Their knowledge of the concrete industry and willingness to integrate key staff within the association's operations have allowed us to realize our full marketing potential. Partnering with CCI is one of the best business decisions we have ever made.
John H. Roberts, Executive Director

Founded more than 100 years ago, Coldspring is one of North America’s largest natural stone quarries and fabricators, serving commercial, landscaping, memorialization and residential customers.


Assembly of several award-winning project submissions

The CCI team has been a tremendous asset to our marketing program and planning. We consider them part of our team. They understand our industry and are very flexible, proactive and innovative in driving our public relations program!
Kathy Spanier, Director of Marketing