Minneapolis, July 27 – Hth companies has become the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association’s latest vendor member.
“We are pleased to welcome hth companies to our growing roster of members. All of our members are committed to growing and strengthening Minnesota’s ethanol industry,” said Tim Rudnicki, executive director of the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association.
Headquartered in Union, Missouri, hth companies provides a wide-array of services to commercial and industrial customers throughout the Midwest. It has branches in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee.
Among its services for the ethanol industry include mechanical insulation, scaffold erection, hydro blasting, vacuum trucks (for small maintenance problems to complete plant turnaround services), mechanical work such as pipe fitting, welding and pump repairs and confined space rescue.
The company also specializes in complete turnaround services for the ethanol industry in energy center maintenance, distillation and process maintenance and grain maintenance.
In 2016, hth companies was named Contractor of the Year by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc, which is a national construction industry trade association that represents over 21,000 members.
“We chose to join the Minnesota Bio-Fuels Association as an added resource for us in fulfilling the needs of both our current customers and future customers,” said Mike Freese, president of hth companies.
With over 30 years of experience in the industry, hth companies has won multiple safety awards and has held an award-winning EMR below .60 for three consecutive years. Hth personnel are safety trained in meeting and, in many cases, exceeding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
“Hth has proven to be successful at providing services to the ethanol industry because we recognize employee development as vital to success and regard our clients as principal by listening and delivering economical solutions that meet their needs. Hth is small enough to listen but big enough to deliver,” Freese said.