Lehigh Construction Group News

Brick By Brick Finalists
Congratulations to our clients, The Martin Group, Rosina Food Products and Calspan, for being named finalists in the 2018 Buffalo Business First Brick by Brick Awards. Winners will be announced at a reception on June 11, 2018.

Lehigh Wins RAY Award
We are honored to be this years recipient of the RAY (Risk Management of the Year) Award through our insurance captive. This award was based on wellness initiatives, participation and outcomes over the last year. Thank you to Carly from Lawley Insurance for nominating us!

Lehigh Awarded 2016 AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award
Lehigh was awarded the 2016 AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award at the AGC NYS Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY this week. This is the 15th year Lehigh has received this award. Only eleven companies in New York State received the award this year.

Lehigh Renews Alliance With OSHA
We are excited to announce that we signed another renewal of our Alliance with OSHA for an additional two years yesterday at our office. This Alliance has allowed us to provide training to over 10,000 students and inexperienced workers during the last 12 years. We are glad to be able to continue this training in the years to come and hope it makes an impact in keeping young workers safe as they enter the construction industry.

Rich Innovation Center Project Wins Award
On June 15th, Buffalo Business First held a reception for their biggest annual award program, the Brick by Brick awards. There are 12 categories each year and two Lehigh projects were named as finalists: Rich's Innovation Center for Best New Office and Hospice Buffalo's Mitchell Campus Renovations for Best Medical Complex.

We are excited to announce that Rich's won the Brick award for Best New Office. Thank you to John Rupp and Chris Reichert for their work on this project.

Rich's Innovation Center Award Finalist
Rich Products Innovation Center and Atrium project has been announced as a finalist in the New Office category of the 2015 Buffalo Business First Brick by Brick Awards. We are proud to have been a member of the project team with Barbara Gisel Design, Xplore and Scheid Architectural, PLLC.

Lehigh Awarded 2014 AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award
Lehigh was awarded the 2014 AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award at the AGC NYS Conference last week. This is the 14th hard hat safety award for Lehigh and only five companies in NYS received the award this year.

Hospice Buffalo Renovations Completed
This eight month project at Hospice Buffalos Mitchell Campus upgraded each of the 22 patient rooms to have individual temperature controls, as well as the latest technology. Vaulted ceilings were modified to create a more intimate space and new bay windows were added to introduce more natural light.

Lehigh Safety Program Honored
As part of our business insurance program, Lehigh participates in a risk assessment of our safety program. We are proud to announce have received a Gold Award - Top 1% - Risk Control Score this year. Thank you to all employees for everything you do to make sure everyone gets home safely to their families each day.

Lehigh Celebrates 30 Years
Dave Knauss and Tom Glomb formed Lehigh Construction Group, Inc. on January 26, 1984. Thanks to all of our employees, clients and partners for your dedication and support throughout the years!

Lehigh Awarded 2013 AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award
Lehigh has been awarded the 2013 AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award. This will be the 13th hard hat safety award for Lehigh. The award will be presented to Lehigh at the AGC NYS Conference in December.

Gospa Village Groundbreaking
The groundbreaking ceremony for St. Luke's Gospa Village project will be held Friday, November 15, 2013 at 10 am. More information about this project and Lehigh's involvement can be found on the Links page of this website.

2013 Michael DiPalma Scholarship Winner Announced
Congratulations to this year's Michael DiPalma Memorial Scholarship winner, MacKenzie C. This Lehigh scholarship is awarded each year to a high-school or college student to aid in the cost of furthering their education. Best wishes to MacKenzie as she starts her college education at Trocaire in a few weeks!

Lehigh Acknowledged by OSHA
Lehigh was acknowledged for participating in the OSHA Region II 2013 Stand-Down for Preventing Falls in Construction. The Stand-Down took place in June and was part of a campaign to prevent falls. Falls are the leading cause of death in construction and are preventable.

Harvest Hill Clubhouse & LumberJack's Now Open
The new clubhouse at Harvest Hill Golf Course in Orchard Park, which includes Rooth's Sky-Lite Bar & Grill, is now open. LumberJack's Patio Grill located in North Tonawanda on the Niagara River is also now open. Go support these Lehigh clients and check out our work!

Lehigh Receives National Design Award
Lehigh and design-build partner, Bammel Architects, were awarded third place in a national design contest in the religious center category for St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Thank you to Jim Bush Photography for the great images that we submitted of this project. The St. John’s project can be viewed in the Portfolio section of our website, under Institutional.

Lehigh Renews Alliance with OSHA
Lehigh’s owners, Dave Knauss and Tom Glomb, met with OSHA representatives today and signed an agreement to renew the company’s alliance with OSHA. This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the alliance between Lehigh and OSHA which reaches out to young and inexperienced workers about hazards in the construction industry, as it was first signed in May of 2003. Each year, Lehigh and OSHA conduct outreach for high school students in the building trades curriculum and college students in construction-related fields of study. Our company is proud to participate in this alliance which strives to protect workers in our industry.

Lehigh Awarded 2012 AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award
Lehigh has been awarded the 2012 AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award. Tom Glomb will be accepting the award on Lehigh's behalf at the AGC NYS Construction Industry Conference in Saratoga Springs, NY next month.

Lehigh Honored as WNY Top Private Company
Lehigh Construction Group was recognized as one of WNY's Top Private Companies today by Business First. The company placed 31st out of 72 local businesses on the list.

New Issue of The Lehigh Way
The latest issue of Lehigh's magazine, The Lehigh Way, will be hitting mailboxes any day now. If you do not receive a copy of The Lehigh Way and would like to, let us know.

American Buildings Co. Names Lehigh in Top 10 Again
American Buildings Company has named Lehigh as one of their Top 10 Builders in the Atlantic Division & Top 25 Nationally for 2011. The awards are based on Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings (PEMB) sales from 2011.

Lehigh Sponsor of Greater Niagara Basseye Celebrity Challenge
Lehigh is sponsoring a boat of fisherman this month at the Greater Niagara Basseye Celebrity Challenge. This event is a one day catch-and-release tournament which is part of the Redbone Tournament Series which was founded in Florida in 1988 to raise crucial dollars to fund Cystic Fibrosis research and medical programs. Lehigh became involved with this event as a result of our relationship with Rich Products and we are proud to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation each year.

Lehigh Ranked #60 in Top Metal Builders 2011
Pre-Engineered Metal Building News: Lehigh ranked #60 by Tonnage and #79 by Square Footage for Top Metal Builders 2011 in Metal Construction News magazine. The list was a Top 100 National ranking.

2012 Sponsor of Chip's Pals
Lehigh has partnered with the Buffalo Bisons for the 2012 season to be a sponsor of Chip's Pals. Chip's Pals is designed to provide suite dates to families of children with cancer. The Bisons partner with Carly's Club to select the families.

Lehigh Joins PRSM Association
Lehigh Construction Group, Inc. has joined the Professional Retail Store Maintenance (PRSM) Association. Dave Knauss will be attending PRSM's National conference this month in Anaheim, CA.

Lehigh Named 2012 Best Online BETA Award Finalist
We are excited to announce that we have been named a Finalist for the 2012 Best Online BETA Award from Infotech Niagara.

St. John's Church Dedication
The dedication for St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church is scheduled for Sunday, February 12, 2012. The church is located at 3152 Clinton Street in West Seneca.

AGC NYS Safety Excellence Award
We just found out we have been honored with our 11th Associated General Contractors of New York State Safety Excellence Award. Congratulations to Tom Glomb and team for always keeping safety at the forefront.

New issue of The Lehigh Way Magazine
Watch your mailbox for the latest issue featuring stories on McGard LLC and the design-build process.

Lehigh Safety on the Road
Tom Glomb recently spoke to the WNY Construction Users Council about successful company safety programs and also visited Genesee Valley BOCES for a Parents Night event.

American Buildings Co. Named Lehigh in Top 10
American Buildings Co. has named Lehigh one of their Top 10 Builders in the Atlantic Division & Top 25 Nationally.

Lehigh Received Top-notch Scores
Lehigh received top-notch scores on the two audits done on recent Bank of America projects.

Summer Outing
Lehigh’s Summer Outing will take place at Coca Cola Field for the Bisons game on Tuesday, August 16, 2011.

Lehigh Sponsors Child & Family Services Gala
Lehigh is a proud sponsor of the Child & Family Services Heartlight Gala on September 30, 2011.