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Businessexcellence September 07 44 The highly competitive construction business every so often shows off beacons of excellence. Ruari McCallion spoke to Tim Kippenhan, vice-president and owner of Miron Construction Lambeau Field in Green Bay, home of the Green Bay Packers, is described as ‘the crown jewel of the National Football League’. This year the Packers celebrate 50 years at Lambeau Field but a 1950s stadium would not have been the crown jewel of a national sporting enterprise. A dramatic facelift in 2003 transformed the site from a football stadium that fans could use only ten days a year into a year-round tourist destination, with a host of new amenities and attractions. The long history of the Packers is retained in the ‘retro-look’ Lambeau Field stadium, which combines tradition and legacy, in the shape of the original seating bowl, now updated, with a new Atrium, which houses the Packer Pro Shop, Packer Hall of Fame, Curly’s Pub, dining, event, entertainment and retail facilities. The prime subcontractor to Turner Construction in the $295 million Lambeau Field project was Miron Construction Co., Inc.,

September 07 Businessexcellence Miron Construction 45 headquartered in Neenah, WI, with offices in Wausau and Middleton, WI, and in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Miron was responsible for the foundation and superstructure concrete packages on the stadium’s east side, which include the Titletown Atrium, Curly’s Pub, concourse area, luxury suites, locker room facilities, restrooms and administration area. Miron also undertook the installation of the carpentry millwork, the masonry and general trades packages across the entire stadium. But Miron’s expertise is not limited to sports stadiums. “We undertake pretty much everything in the commercial market,” said Tim Kippenhan, vicepresident and owner of the company. “We are involved in the construction of education facilities, food processing plants, power plants, commercial, environmental, religious and healthcare facilities.” The company’s experience list also includes work on pulp and paper, industrial, government and environmental buildings. It has always strived to