Category Archives: News & the Community

The Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation Marks 25th Anniversary

  This past Tuesday marked the 25th anniversary of the day Brian LaViolette’s life was lost in a swimming accident in the bay of Green Bay. Brian, who was 15 years old at the time, was an excellent student, loved sports and was very close with his family and friends.   The day of Brian’s funeral, his family promised in his name and memory to accomplish great things. The Brian LaViolette Scholarship Foundation was formed as a 501(C) (3) not-for-profit corporation (and is now a 501c3 Public Charity). Since 1992, the foundation has presented 781 scholarships to hardworking, admirable college-bound students. A variety of scholarship … Continue reading

Innovative Construction: PanelMax CM10

  The PanelMax CM10 from Grabber is the first mobile, self-driving milling machine in the US market.   VerHalen just recently invested in our first portable Grabber PanelMax. Grabber Construction Products originally changed the drywall industry with its PanelMax panel fabrication machines, and they’ve done it again with the mini portable PanelMax CM10.     The PanelMax CM10 works as a companion to the more extensive, non-mobile, PanelMax ST48 to create flawless cuts and corners on interior gypsum that require no bead, tape, or mud. It produces clean cuts and quick finish all without the need for bulky equipment.   … Continue reading

Donations for The Unity Resale Shoppe

  Unity, a nonprofit community provider of hospice care, treatment plus and grief support in Northeast Wisconsin, is planning on opening their Resale Shoppe at the end of this month.   The Unity Resale Shoppe will provide a meaningful place for family members to part with items that meant so much to a loved one. It will also serve as an inviting place where the entire community may donate or purchase cherished household items. Sales of these items will help provide a sustainable revenue stream for Unity, ensuring specialized end-of-life care will be available to all.     Unity, which helps about … Continue reading

Milwaukee Art Museum Wins ENR Midwest’s Best Projects

    The Milwaukee Art Museum was recently selected as one of ENR Midwest‘s “Best Projects.” These projects, of which were completed in the past year, exemplified high levels of achievement in creative design and innovative construction methods. A panel of industry judges selected the winning projects from across the Midwest.  VerHalen Commercial Interiors is proud to have worked on the drywall at this award-winning facility.      

SharpLogixx, LLC Interiors Project

  Our team of designers and acoustic experts recently finished up on an exciting project with SharpLogixx LLC.  a technology company focused on diagnostic imaging technologies, such as related application and process automation. The company originally began in mobile diagnostic imaging for the veterinary industry and has recently expanded their business to include mobile diagnostic imaging for local government municipalities and armed forces. They began business with the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center Incubator,  a Greater Green Bay Chamber program specifically designed to successfully aid in developing start-ups and small businesses. The program offered SharpLogixx, LLC a professional setting for their business until their business … Continue reading

VerHalen Office Employees Get a Chance at Field Work

    Today is National Employee Appreciation Day but at VerHalen we decided to make it an entire week! Some of the week’s highlights included a pizza party, several contests and drawings, and a Friday fish fry. On Wednesday, all office employees got the chance to try some hands-on drywall/finishing and acoustical ceilings field work in the warehouse. Our employees were able to truly appreciate what the field does everyday on the job!