Video: Meet Preferred Paving, 2021 Contractor of the Year finalist

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We'd like to introduce you to Preferred Paving of Salt Lake City, one of the 2021 Equipment World Contractor of the Year finalists.

Preferred Paving was formed by three partners – Bill Panunzio, Curtis Collard and Ryan Greenwood – in 1997. Combined they had more than 100 years of construction experience, which showed in the company's first-year results: The company had $1.7 million in revenues doing a combination of commercial and residential asphalt work.

Here, partner Bill Panunzio discusses the impacts of the pandemic and what advice he'd give to contractors just starting out.

The Equipment World Contractor of the Year program, now in its 21st year, has been sponsored by Caterpillar since its start. It recognizes contractors who display the highest standards of business acumen, equipment management expertise, attention to safety and community involvement.

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