PORTAGE, WI- On Tuesday, May 8, General Engineering Company (GEC) celebrated its 100 Year Open House/Business After 5 event, while joined by many clients, community members, friends and family, and local businesses at its 916 Silver Lake Drive office location.
Over 300 attendees joined the 100 year old firm for the milestone, which took place from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. During the event, guests were able to view a gallery of past and present projects, as well as watch slide shows, and examine historical and present-day surveying equipment.
General Engineering Company has expanded and evolved its services to currently providing Consulting Engineering, Structural Engineering, Surveying, Building Inspection, Building Design, Environmental Services, Zoning Administration, GIS Services, Cross-Connection Control, and Grant Procurement & Administration. If you are in need of professional consulting or just need some direction and recommendations, give us a call at (608) 742-2169.
GEC would like to thank all those who were able to attend and help celebrate the memorable occasion. Regrettably, some were unable to join the firm for the special occasion and all the kind words and congratulatory offerings were greatly appreciated by the staff of GEC.
Congratulations to General Engineering Company on turning 100 years old!
A special gift on behalf of the Harold Vik Family (Harold Vik, former President of GEC) presented to General Engineering Company in reaching an esteemed milestone
Lyle Christian (Advanced Building Corporation) and Andy Ross (Columbia County and Village of Poynette) are greeted while signing into the Open House/Business After 5 event.
Marion Ernst, Elmer Ernst, former GEC President, and Harlen Mueller of Energenecs enjoy conversation and refreshments at the event.
(From left to right) Jerry Foellmi - current GEC President, Evelyn Vik - wife of the late former GEC President Harold Vik, John Hamel - past GEC Manager, Marion Ernst - former GEC employee, and Elmer Ernst - former GEC President.
A stunned Jerry Foellmi, President of General Engineering Company, receives a framed copy of the firm's recent news story that covers GEC's 100 years of business. The gift was created by Vikki Binder (far right), owner of Roger's Gifts and Gallery located at 205 Dewitt St. in Portage, WI.
Guests dine on refreshments and hors d'oeuvres at the open house on Tuesday afternoon.
General Engineering Company's office is located at 916 Silver Lake Drive in Portage, WI.
A gallery of framed plans and photos, which includes past and present projects performed by the staff of General Engineering Company.
General Engineering Company Vice-President, Kent Fish (center) and GEC Project Engineer, Svet Roussev (left) enjoy conversation with Bill Sturtevant, WisDNR (and past GEC employee) at the event on Tuesday.
Jayne Vik Sweney (granddaughter of former President, Harold Vik) and Evelyn Vik (wife of the late Harold Vik) enjoy the festivities at the open house.