SCROLL

FIRST RATE
PROJECTS
COMMUNITY
WORK FORCE
BUILDING COMMUNITY, BUILDING UNITY

Project First Rate (PFR) is a partnership between union contractors and union craftsmen to promote quality craftsmanship with pride, integrity and commitment to our community. Members of Project First Rate understand the importance of building the very best for the Rockford area, giving our community safe, sustainable places in which to live, work, and play.

 

The New Project First Rate logo signifies growth and expansion. The assurance that building projects will be completed on time and on budget. This is the commitment that Project First Rate members have made to the Northern Illinois community.

 

 

OUR HISTORY

Project First Rate is proud to be celebrating 30 years strong.  In that time, we have built some of the region’s most noteworthy buildings and supported projects and initiatives important to our members and community.

 

 

1982 - Founded

1987 - Scholarship Program

1990 - Contributed to the 4th of July and Labor

            Day Parades, and the Festival of Lights

2003 - Contributed to the Starlight Theater

            Dome Project

2006 - Contributed to the Winnebago County

            Justice Center Project

2007 - Became a RAEDC Rockforward member

2007 - Contributed to the creation of the

            nCenter for area youth.

 

 

2009 - Contributed to the Stanley J. Roszkowski

            U.S. Courthouse

2012 - Contributed to the Nicholas Conservatory

2012 - Advocated and supported the RPS 205

           School District Referendum

2013 - Contributed to the Swedish American

            Cancer Center

 

 

OUR MEMBERS

Project First Rate is made up of 15,000 highly-trained union contractors and union craftsmen who represent over 20 locals and organizations. This partnership promotes union work and allows our member to demonstrate a dedication to improving the Rockford region. Our members maintain a standard of very high-quality work through involvement in apprenticeship programs and continuing education courses, ensuring that they remain on the cutting edge of building theories and practices. Click on a members logo to visit their web site and learn more!

 

 

PROJECT FIRST RATE PROJECTS COMMUNITY WORK FORCE HISTORY MEMBERS PRIDE INNOVATION INVOLVEMENT DEVELOPMENT CONTACT INTEREST SPONSORS