Overview and Mission

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Most businesses tell you their number one goal is to be successful.

Not Kuhlman Corporation.

Kuhlman’s number one goal is to make its customers successful. Because when its customers — contractors, architects, engineers, plant and facility managers and bulk shippers — are successful, they return to Kuhlman.

Since bricklayer Adam Kuhlman went into the building supply business in 1901, his company has been customer driven. By making its customers successful, Kuhlman has grown into one of Northern Ohio and Southeast Michigan’s:

  • Largest producers of ready-mixed concrete.
  • Most diversified wholesale distributors of quality construction materials for the concrete/masonry and water/sewer trades.
  • Leading suppliers and haulers of quality construction aggregates.

Additionally, Kuhlman operates one of the largest and most accessible bulk material storage facilities on the Great Lakes.

Adam Kuhlman built his company to withstand the tests of time. And, it has by supplying its customers with the diverse materials and products they require to thrive in today’s marketplace. Every day Kuhlman’s customers are challenged to do more with less. Kuhlman helps them meet their challenges by providing:

  • Quality: Products that perform as expected. Durable. Proven technologies. State-of-the-art materials.
  • Customer Service: Courteous. Efficient. Accurate. Timely.
  • Expertise: Product knowledge. Practical application. Resource to the industry. Kuhlman University.
  • Integrity: Stands by its word and products.
  • Forward Thinking: Reinvesting in people and plant. Planning for future growth. Ensuring long-term product availability.

The Kuhlman Mission

Kuhlman’s mission is to be the market leader in construction products and related businesses … today and tomorrow.

We will make our customers successful and accomplish our mission by:

  • Providing excellent customer service, product quality and technical expertise.
  • Investing in people, technology and assets to grow our business profitably.
  • Working safely, ethically and productively.
  • Offering rewarding livelihoods for our employees and their families.
  • Promoting community involvement and environmental awareness.
  • Injecting pride and fun into everything we do.

Our core values include:

  • Providing excellent customer service, product quality and technical expertise.
  • Investing in people, technology and assets to grow our business profitably.
  • Working safely, ethically and productively.
  • Offering rewarding livelihoods for our employees and their families.
  • Promoting community involvement and environmental awareness.
  • Injecting pride and fun into everything we do.
  • Open, honest and fair dealings with customers, employees and suppliers.
  • Empowering, training and trusting our employees.
  • Professionalism in everything we do.
  • Delivering exceptional value to our customers every day.
  • Following promise with performance.
  • Always responding to problems immediately.
  • Admitting mistakes and sharing both good and bad news.
  • Sweating the details and taking personal responsibility for our actions.
  • Working and communicating together to accomplish our objectives.
  • Furthering the Kuhlman “legacy of customer service” into our next century.

Your Success is Our Future!