Contractors Mechanical of Richland, Mich., won the Associated Builders & Contractors West Michigan Chapter Award of Excellence for Process Piping (under $1 million) for the new Stryker Medical facility in Portage, Mich. In April 2005, Contractors Mechanical completed construction and installation of mechanical and process piping systems. The process piping component of the $3.7 million combined mechanical systems budget totaled approximately $221,000.

The Associated Builders & Contractors West Michigan Chapter’s panel of judges evaluated all entries and determined the award winners based on a predetermined set of criteria. All projects are judged based on 100 possible points. The Award of Excellence is awarded to any showcase project that attained 90 percent or higher.