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Commercial | MIDWEST GROUP, FASTWALLS, DONE GROUP

Innovative Quest
MIDWEST GROUP, FASTWALLS AND DONE GROUP ARE LEADERS IN CANADIAN CONSTRUCTION.

Group is dedicated to
ยป Midwest
providing perfection throughout its
services and upholding schedules.

Midwest Group
www.midwest-group.com
* Headquarters: Calgary
* Specia y: Interior custom wall
and ceilings

"Quality, ervice and completion
are at e top of our agenda
every day."
- Ron Barnes, CEO & founder

T

he construction industry has been
a staple of the Canadian landscape
for several decades. Encouraging
and enabling growth, construction
is one of the major industries in Canada and
employs more than 1.3 million people.

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Contributing to this growth, Alberta-based Midwest Group has risen through
the ranks in its 30 years in business. From
installing drywall to becoming a lead
interior custom wall and ceiling specialist
in the Calgary area, Midwest Group has
been receiving accolades and completing
memorable projects throughout its history.
After starting Midwest Group, owner
and founder Ron Barnes soon acknowledged the lack of efficiency of the construction industry, most notably the effects
of weather on site production. Traditional
building on site wasn't feasible in the winter months, and productivity slowed due to
weather disturbances.
After thorough research, Barnes opened
Fastwalls, a prefabricated wall-panel factory
in Calgary. Working in prefabrication and
learning industry best practices led Barnes

down another path: modular construction.
He founded another company, Done Group,
to handle modular projects.
From drywall to prefab and modules,
Midwest, Fastwalls and Done Group are industry leaders in education and innovation
in Canada and the United States.

The Midwest Legacy
Calgary's skyline has changed drastically
over the past 50 years. From the oil and
energy boom to the global recession, each
building tells a story of economic prosperity, decline and recovery.
As Midwest Group began quoting and
being awarded projects, the small team of
employees, led by Barnes, recognized that
providing consistent service, quality and
timeliness would allow them to stand out
from competitors. They understood that the


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