Jasper Contractors

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Jasper Contractors, Inc.
Industry Construction
Founded 2004
Founders Brian Wedding
Headquarters Kennesaw, Georgia, U.S.
Services Roofing, HVAC
Website [1]

Jasper Contractors, Inc. (est. 2004) is a national roofing contractor company headquartered in Kennesaw, Georgia in the United States.

History[edit]

Jasper Contractors was founded in 2004 by Brian Wedding in Evansville, Indiana. The contracting company worked on new residential constructions.[1]

After Hurricane Ivan in 2005, Wedding received business in Florida repairing damaged property.[2] Hurricanes Dennis and Katrina brought increased business to Jasper Contractors. The company set up headquarters in Baton Rouge after Hurricane Katrina.[1] The company received media attention for its work with storm elements, such as damage from hail,ice, rain, and wind, and switched from a new construction contractor to a storm damage contractor.[3]

Jasper Contractors doubled its number of employees from 2010 to 2011.[1]

In 2011, Jasper was ranked #29 in Roofing Contractor Magazine’s Top 100 Roofing Contractors.[4] Jasper is a member of the National Roofing Contractors Association and the National Association of Home Builders.[2]

Company revenue in 2011 was over $50 million,[5] up from $19 million in 2010.[6] The company employs about 200 people.[5]

In April 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the company for health and safety violations. Since 2009, the company has had to pay more than $516,000 in fines following OSHA citations.[7]

Services[edit]

According to the company website, Jasper Contractors performs the following services:[8]

  • Residential roofing
  • Commercial roofing
  • Metal roofing

Additionally, they have a call center to process insurance claims.[3]

Locations[edit]

The Jasper Contractors headquarters is located in Kennesaw,Georgia and acts as the centralized call center for all other offices.[2] Brian Wedding has been quoted as going by a “National Football League” rule for expansion—cities that are big enough for a professional football team provide enough business for a Jasper Contractors location.[5]

Jasper has locations in the following cities:

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Denver, Colorado
  • New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Phoenix, Arizona
  • Salt Lake City, Utah[9]
  • Evansville, Indiana[10]
  • Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
  • Orlando, Florida
  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Ft.Myers, Florida
  • Tampa, Florida
  • A material yard holding 1 million square feet of roofing materials in St. Louis, Missouri[6]

Partners[edit]

Jasper Contractors partners with Owens Corning and Trane.[6]

  1. ^ a b c Calder, Chad (April 24, 2011). "BR company finds niche". The Advocate (Baton Rouge, Louisiana). 
  2. ^ a b c King, Chris. "Investing in the Future". Magazine article 07/28/11. Roofing Contractor Magazine. Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "A niche in a stormy market". Online journal article June/July 2011. American Business Journal. Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Watts, Tom. "2011 Top 100 Roofing Contractors". Online magazine article 07/28/11. Roofing Contractor.com. Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c U.S. Builders Review, "Cleaning Up After Mother Nature." Spring 2012. pgs. 64-66
  6. ^ a b c “Jasper Contractors to bring 100 jobs to St. Louis.” St. Louis Business Journal. May 9, 2012.
  7. ^ "Five times in one year, Jasper Contractors expose workers to dangerous falls, other workplace violations". OSHA. April 12, 2016. Retrieved April 18, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Residential Roof Replacement Services". Jasper company website. Archived from the original on 26 December 2011. Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  9. ^ "Jasper Roofing Contractor Locations". Jasper company website. Archived from the original on 1 January 2012. Retrieved 19 December 2011. 
  10. ^ Goldberg, Bruce (30 September 2011). "Jasper Contractors to hire 50 in Fort Collins". Journal article 09/30/11. Denver Business Journal. Retrieved 19 December 2011.