The innovation and beauty of County Materials’ hardscape products were recognized at the 2017 Wisconsin Masonry Alliance Excellence in Hardscape Awards. Five projects with concrete pavers, slabs and retaining walls manufactured by County Materials received awards at a February 22nd, 2017 gala, hosted at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, WI.
A panel of industry judges selected winners from an entry pool of many exceptional landscape projects located in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Landscape projects were judged on their overall excellence in design, creativity, functionality, selection and quality of hardscape materials, installation techniques, craftsmanship and finished appearance.
Three projects featuring County Materials’ pavers, slabs and retaining walls took top honors with Gold Awards in different categories. In the category for Best Concrete Paver Commercial Application Over 2,500 sq ft, Gold went to the patio at the Church Mutual office in Merrill, Wis. completed by CW Terramaster. Also earning the top Gold Award was the Madison, Wis. Lake Edge Apartments in the Best Structural Retaining Wall Commercial Application Over 2,500 sq ft completed by TMS Landscape Inc. Finally, the Neenah, Wis. Menasha Corp earned the Best Permeable Paver Commercial Application category, completed by Miron Construction.
In the Best Driveway Application category, Wolfrath’s Nursery & Landscaping of Hortonvillw, Wis. earned the Silver Award for their Smoke Tree Pass residential driveway project in Appleton, Wis. The Bronze Award was given for Best Permeable Paver Residential Application to Shawano Lawn and Stone for their work on the lakeside Emile Court residence in Gillett, Wis.
County Materials is a leading supporter of the Wisconsin Masonry Alliance and the Excellence in Hardscape Award competition, and partner with professional landscape installers and designers. Project photos can be viewed on the Wisconsin Masonry Alliance website at http://wma-online.org<http://wma-online.org/> and on County Materials’ website at https://www.countymaterials.com/en/news/item/2017-eih.
About the company: County Materials Corporation is proud to celebrate over 70 years in business. The family-owned, American-based manufacturing company is an industry leader and trusted resource for construction and landscape products. Its headquarters are in Marathon, WI, where it was founded with a single block machine in 1946. The company employs more than 1,500 people in 40 locations, supplying products for growing communities across the country. Follow County Materials Corporation on LinkedIn for updates about the company’s latest concrete innovations and charitable activities. For more information visit www.countymaterials.com<http://www.countymaterials.com>.