Two card tables, one copy/fax machine, a $2,000 loan and a basement office — that’s what Mark Rogers had to work with when he set off to build his own mechanical contracting company as a young steamfitter in Philadelphia.
That was early 1996. Last year, West Chester Mechanical Contractors brought in $40 million in revenue. But success has come neither fast nor easy for the Philadelphia native. It has taken sleepless nights, a ridiculous amount of hard work, and help from some really good people along the way.