Who We Are...
We are dedicated to the aspects of business and construction that add value and
substance to the final product we deliver. Whether it is in the realm of management
services or design and build, it is a desire for results. Our work is our proof.
Experience, integrity and skill. The Petry-Kuhne Company delivers it all. As an
85-year old central Illinois general contractor, we have the knowledge and expertise to
deliver a unique blend of experience and service to your project. Our history in
commercial, industrial, institutional and restoration construction is varied and unique.
Unique in that we have, and always will, stress a team approach to each project, making
full use of the skills and resources available to us - and to you - from our staff of
industry professionals. Each project presents unique requirements, and we create the team
uniquely qualified to handle them. From concept to completion, it is our job as general
contracting experts to build and to maintain a personal partnership with you, resulting in
time/cost efficiencies and project quality. At The Petry-Kuhne Company, that partnership
bond, combined with a desire for results, makes the difference in every project we
How We Work...
Efficiency is the name of the game and at The Petry-Kuhne Company we use
computer based Project Management Systems to document and communicate quality, costs, and
schedules on our projects. These systems are a combination of purchased and
custom-designed software systems modified in-house over many projects to suit the specific
needs of our clients. The basic issues we wish to control through Information Systems and
project costs are:
Procurement and Expediting
This technical capability gives you, the client, a fully developed support
structure as well as a wide variety of sophisticated management controls to suit your
The Petry-Kuhne Company is absolutely committed to the concept and practice of
alternative dispute resolution (ADR). We are experienced in the formal partnering process
using the Associated General Contractors (AGC) guidelines for implementation. The belief
in this commitment ensures your best interests and desires.
As conditions in construction have changed over the last 10-15 years, so
has our company. Today, the Petry-Kuhne Company is comprised of three operating companies.
The Petry-Kuhne Company
Central Illinois Erectors
PKD is the result of a strategic alliance with Geupel DeMars (GDI)
from Indianapolis, Indiana. Petry-Kuhne and GDI share personnel as required to complete
some of Champaign-Urbana's most challenging projects. All of our employees are dedicated
to excellence as we assist owners in meeting their goals for cost, quality, and timing.
Looking to the future, The Petry-Kuhne Company is positioning itself to be a leader not
only in general contracting but in the disciplines of design and building as well as
construction management. We believe that offering these services will enhance our project
approach and will give you, the client, an unbeatable combination of experience, skill and
knowledge. This will ensure a quality product delivered on time, within budget and beyond