Flintco Celebrates 100 Years

Tulsa-based The Flintco Companies Inc., the largest American-Indian owned construction company in the United States, with annual revenues in excess of $1 billion, turns 100 years old in March.
“This is an exciting era for The Flintco Companies and the construction industry as a whole,” said Robin Flint Ballenger, chairman, The Flintco Companies, Inc.
Flintco Companies was founded in 1908 when Tulsa Rig, Reel & Manufacturing began supplying oilfield equipment, lumber and rig timbers for oil derricks in Oklahoma. Now in its third generation of family ownership, Flintco Companies has nine offices and 880 employees.
“We’ve come a long way since those oil boom days,” said CEO Tom Maxwell. “Our commitment to quality, safety and diversity is as steadfast now as it ever was.”
In Tulsa and surrounding areas, Flintco has become a household name in the construction industry. “Even though we have grown significantly, we will continue to earn our reputation of ‘going the extra mile’ for our clients,” Dave Kollmann, area division president, said.
Flintco is active a variety of market sectors including healthcare, higher education and hotels. The company has received more than 100 awards for construction quality and operational excellence including receiving twice, the U.S. Department of Commerce National Minority Construction Firm of the Year award and four times ranking in the top three for its safety performance among 36,000 contractors nationwide.

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