Awards: Continuous Recognition For Being The "Best of the Best".
Over the many years of service to our clients, Ragnar Benson has been continuously recognized for quality work, professionalism, integrity, and safety by architectural and contractor associations as well as industry publications. Here is a sampling of some of our many prestigious awards.
Awarded by the Association of Subcontractors & Affiliates (ASA Chicago)
2012 - General Contractor of the Year Award
Awarded by the Federation of Women Contractors
2011 - General Contractor of the Year Award
Awarded by the Coalition for United Community Action - O.R.T.C., Inc.
2010 - Contractor of the Year Award
Awarded by Loyola University Chicago Family Business Center
2008 - Illinois Family Business of the Year Award Finalist - Category C (Large Family Business)
2008 - Illinois Family Business of the Year Community Service Award
Awarded by the National Railroad Construction Maintenance Association
2011 - Certificate of Commendation
Awarded by Builders Association
2009 - Safety Award
2010 - Safety Award
Awarded by OSHA
2006 - Star Status for the Lowe's Regional Distribution Center in Rockford, Illinois
2001 - Star Statue for the Alcatel-Lucent projects in Lisle and Naperville, Illinois
Awarded by the Illinois Safety Council
Safety & Health Award for Outstanding Safety Performance in 1992, 1994-1999 and in 2004 and 2006
Awarded by the Lake County Contractors Association
Safety Achievement Award from 1990-1999 and then again in 2002, 2003, and 2005-2008
Awarded by the Chicago Building Congress
2011 - Merit Award Finalist, Infrastructure Construction for the Union Pacific Railroad Joliet Intermodal Facility
2010 - Merit Award Finalist, New Construction Suburbs for the Brookfield Zoo Great Bear Wilderness Exhibit
2004 - Merit Award Finalist, New Construction Suburbs for the IBEW Local 701 Headquarters & Training Ctr.
2004 - Merit Award Finalist, Rehab Construction for the Lincoln Park Zoo Regenstein African Journey
Awarded by Dodge Midwest Construction
2010 - Award of Merit Cultural for the Brookfield Zoo Great Bear Wilderness Exhibit
2004 - Award of Merit Institutional for the IBEW Local 701 Headquarters & Training Ctr.
2004 - Award of Merit Higher Education/Research 2004 for the Fermilab – NuMi/MINOS Facility
2003 - Institutional Project of the Year for the Lincoln Park Zoo Regenstein African Journey Exhibit
2003 - Transportation Project of the Year for the Union Pacific Railroad – Global III Headquarters
Awarded by AIA Chicago
2003 - Distinguished Building Award Citation of Merit for the Lincoln Park Zoo Farm-in-the-Zoo