Project Recognition/Awards

Total Construction & Equipment, Inc. Wins 3M Supplier of the Year Award

Award recognizes suppliers who improve 3M’s competitiveness or drive sustainability

St. Paul, MN September 12th, 2016, Total Construction & Equipment, Inc., a general and electrical contractor, was honored with the 2016 3M Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of the company’s contribution to improving 3M’s competitiveness and helping to drive sustainability.

This year, 3M recognized 11 suppliers among thousands in its global supply base for world class performance in providing products and/or services.  These suppliers were identified and rated based on strategic spend, contract compliance, actions taken to improve 3M’s relevance and overall supplier performance (quality, delivery, responsiveness, cost, technology roadmaps).  An awards ceremony and dinner were held on September 11th and 12th at 3M’s St. Paul campus.

“Our suppliers are critical to our ability to execute our business strategies, benefit our customers and reach our 2025 Sustainability Goals,” said Jose Varela, 3M’s vice president of Sourcing Operations. “We are fortunate to work with great suppliers who are committed to maintaining a partnership with 3M and helping us service our global customers with the innovative and valuable solutions they expect. It’s important that we recognize our most outstanding suppliers, and that’s what this award is all about.”

Total Construction & Equipment, Inc. has been the on-site general contractor for the 3M Corporate Headquarters since 2011, and has been the on-site electrical contractor for the 3M Corporate Headquarters since 2000. Together with both general and electrical construction divisions, they have been able to provide a service to 3M that will help provide future growth and sustainability for years to come.

Total Construction & Equipment, Inc. Media Contact
William Krech

3M Media Contact
Jennifer Jones

Total Construction and Equipment, Inc. became a certified Women Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council on January 17th, 2016.

Total Construction and Equipment, Inc. was awarded Contractor of the Year for 3M Center, Maplewood, MN 2003

Total Construction and Equipment, Inc. was awarded the OSHA VPP award in for the Xcel Energy High Bridge Combined-Cyle Project 2006-2008.