CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill., Aug. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Curran Group Inc., a family-owned, privately held corporation providing asphalt paving and excavation, railroad industry solutions, porcelain tile manufacturing and distribution, and paint booth and finishing systems, is celebrating its 100-year anniversary this year. The company has a series of events planned to celebrate this important milestone with its valued employees across North America.

Curran Group’s four subsidiaries will each kick off the 100-year anniversary celebration with an employee picnic this summer. The events will happen at the respective subsidiary headquarters’ locations with Curran Group and Curran Contracting in Crystal Lake, Illinois; Holland in Crete, Illinois; Crossville in Crossville, Tennessee; and Global Finishing Solutions in Osseo, Wisconsin. Each Curran Group company is planning additional recognition of the special anniversary across their offices and within their industries.

From the company’s modest beginnings in 1918 as Metropolitan Ice and Coal in Chicago, Curran Group’s success has depended on the hard work, perseverance and initiative of its leaders and loyal employees. A century of growth is a testament to the Curran family’s dedication to building on the core values of family, partnership, integrity, improvement and respect.

Co-presidents Mike and Tim Curran agree that credit for their business achievements is shared. Tim Curran notes, “The foresight of our great grandfather to move from coal distribution into heating oil, set our company on the right trajectory forward. We appreciate the leaders before us that had the insight to find great market opportunities and the wisdom to always treat employees, customers and suppliers well.” Mike Curran adds, “Our 100 years in business is the result of a very large team effort. We want to thank our many outstanding partners for helping us get to this exciting milestone.”

For more information visit www.currangroup.com/history.html.

About Curran Group Inc. Curran Group is a family-owned, privately held company based in Crystal Lake, Illinois. It has four subsidiaries based in North America: Curran Contracting Company in Crystal Lake, Illinois; Holland, LP in Crete, Illinois; Crossville, Inc. in Crossville, Tennessee; and Global Finishing Solutions, LLC in Osseo, Wisconsin. The company’s business units provide asphalt paving and excavation, railroad industry solutions, porcelain tile manufacturing and distribution, and paint booth and finishing systems. The company’s many market- leading products and services have global impact within their industries.

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