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Raleigh, NC, United States, 2009/02/19 - Ken McKenzie has been promoted to branch manager of Raleigh operations for Southern Industrial Constructors and Southern Crane, full-service industrial contractors.
In his new position, McKenzie will oversee all day-to-day operations related to the companies’ rigging, millwright and optical alignment services, plant maintenance, electrical and civil construction, and industrial fabrication, including personnel.
McKenzie most recently served as project manager at Southern Industrial, said Ron O’Quinn, senior vice president of operations.
“As someone who has worked closely with Ken for 20-plus years, I know how capable, knowledgeable and resourceful he is, and what a great fit he is for this new position at Southern Industrial,” O’Quinn said. “I congratulate Ken on his well-deserved promotion and look forward to continuing to work with him in his new role.”
McKenzie received his bachelor’s of arts degree from N.C. State University and has held a N.C. general contractor license.
After more than 46 years of business, Southern Industrial Constructors and Southern Crane have made "Working Together Safely” the cornerstone of their operations. The companies serve as industry and community leaders, taking pride in providing their services with safety, integrity, quality workmanship and responsive customer care.
Founded in 1962, Southern Industrial provides a wide range of services throughout the Southeast, including turnkey industrial construction, industrial electrical construction, turnkey plant installations and relocations, rigging, millwright and machinery moving services, process and utility piping, precision concrete construction, structural and specialty steel fabrication and erection, and complete plant maintenance services.
Southern Crane provides state-of-the-art crane and rigging services, and has been a leader in a national safety movement to encourage the certification of all crane operators. All of Southern Crane’s operators are CCO certified. Because of their exemplary safety records, both Southern Industrial and Southern Crane are among the few companies in North Carolina recognized as STAR contractors by the N.C. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Division.