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May 20, 2022

Younglove Wins Construction Award from ABC of Iowa

Recognized for work on a poultry feed mill for Koch Foods in Attalla, AL

Younglove Construction, Sioux City, IA, received a prestigious construction award from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Iowa during the association’s annual Excellence in Construction Gala on April 8, 2022, which was held at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, IA.

Younglove Construction was recognized with a 2022 Award of Excellence in the category of General Construction – Industrial.

The award was presented based on the company’s work on the poultry feed mill for Koch Foods in Attalla, AL.

Award criteria

Criteria for the award included complexity of the project, attractiveness, unusual challenges, innovation, safety and budget compliance.

“This project is an example of the innovation and commitment to outstanding craftsmanship that embody merit shop construction,” said Greg Spenner, ABC of Iowa President and CEO.

"The superior workmanship illustrates the high level of quality produced by merit shop contractors

Younglove Construction is a leading national designer and constructor of facilities for feed, grain, and flour milling; food processing; and bulk materials handling and storage.

Associated Builders and Contractors of Iowa is a non-profit, state-wide trade association representing 475 members from construction and industry-related firms.

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