About Us

Overview

Established in 1888 by Charles Rudolph Meyer in Oshkosh, WI, CR Meyer is an industrial general contractor with eight satellite offices strategically located across the United States. In the Engineering News Record (ENR), we consistently place in the publication’s Top 400 Contractors and in the top 20 industrial contractors as well as rank in the top 5 contractors in the pulp and paper industry.

CR Meyer regularly employs over 1,000 skilled union tradespeople across nine market sectors.  We employ boilermakers, carpenters, concrete finishers, laborers, ironworkers, masons, millwrights, pile drivers and pipefitters. CR Meyer’s engineers, architects and project managers creatively partner with customers to design for optimum constructability to meet the customers most rigorous quality, budgetary and timeline objectives.

Our Mission

Our mission is to be your trusted expert in industrial contracting; to drive the success of our industry partners in safely visualizing, designing and building their future.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the all-inclusive partner of choice for our customer’s industrial contracting needs – from concept to completion, and beyond – by bringing creative solutions to the table for the most complex projects.

Our Values

Safety Leadership

We are leaders every day when it comes to safety. Through a proactive safety program, our employees are trained to anticipate, identify and prevent unsafe conditions, as well as coach others in
safe practices. We work in partnership with our customers and business partners to follow their safety expectations because we realize that safety is critical to everyone’s success. No life can ever be replaced.

Steadfast Integrity

Since 1888, we have built a strong company brand based on honest and ethical business practices. Our high moral and ethical standards are the foundation for the long-standing and valued
relationships we have with our customers. In every word and action, we demonstrate our desire to maintain the trust placed in us, and hold each other accountable to that value.

Quality Tradework

The quality of our work is a reflection on us as a business for years beyond a project’s completion. Through years of experience, we have developed some of the most talented trades people in the industry. Our Charles R. Meyer Leadership Center is an investment towards the training of our future leaders and offers a path of development for those who wish to grow and advance within the company.

Financial Stewardship

We understand that being financially responsible is critical to everyone’s success. We work with our customers to ensure we deliver the best solution for their needs, on-time and on-budget. As decision makers, we manage our financial decisions in the best interest of all stakeholders.

Creative Professionals

With today’s constantly changing business environment, we strive to remain on the cutting edge of industry advances in technology, design concepts and construction methods.
We offer a collaborative, team-oriented work environment where innovation and creativity are fostered and encouraged. We ensure our employees have the best tools available to assist our customers with their most challenging projects.

Trusting Relationships

We value and strive to maintain the positive, deep-rooted relationships we have built in the communities we serve. We will work continually to foster new relationships and support our community. If you are a customer, employee or business partner of CR Meyer, you can count on us to listen to your needs and work hard to ensure your success.

I want to send a sincere thank you to all CR Meyer’s people for the success of the project. The craftsmen that were brought in by CR Meyer were very skilled in their respective crafts, had excellent work ethics and all worked towards a common goal.
Paper Industry Customer