Freeport Contractor Recognized for Achievements
AGC Maine Presents Major Achievement in Construction Award
August 7, 2010 Rockport, Maine-Associated General Contractors of Maine (AGC Maine) presented the Major Achievement in Construction award to Eldon Morrison of CPM Contractors. Eldon is the founder of CPM Contractors located in Freeport, Maine. AGC Maine selects an individual each year that has made a contribution to the industry to advance the organizations mission of skill, integrity, responsibility and integrity.
Eldon was born in raised in Perry, Maine. He is a graduate of the University of Maine’s Engineering School. Today, Eldon serves on the UMaine Education Foundation and AGC Maine Education Foundation.
Mr. Morrison served as president of AGC Maine in 2007 and currently chairs the organization’s Government Relations committee. He currently serves as a member of the board of directors for AGC Maine.
“Eldon Morrison has led by example and engaged himself and his company in the political process. He served as a donor, fundraiser, counselor, campaign manager, industry leader and advocate. He has taken responsibility for his piece of the pie. Eldon exemplifies meaningful civic involvement. Nobody will ever wonder if Eldon Morrison made a difference in is state or in his industry. If every member of the business community was as engaged in this political process that we all own, as Eldon is, then our state, and our nation, would be a much better place,” said AGC Maine CEO John O’Dea.
AGC Maine Vice President Ken Grondin of R.J. Grondin & Sons Construction in Gorham added that Morrison has done a great deal for the industry and that the “entire industry has benefited from your efforts”.
Over the past 25 years, Eldon has grown his company from one employee to over 100 and has turned CPM Constructors into one of New England’s premier bridge contractors, noted by Senator Susan Collins in taped congratulations viewed at the ceremony.
Eldon was joined by his family including his wife Dianne, his children and grandchildren. Senators Phil Harriman and Senator Kevin Raye both made remarks about his accomplishments.
Chartered in 1951, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Maine is the state’s largest construction industry trade association. The Association maintains an office in Augusta and has 250 members statewide. Member companies include general contractors, sub-contractors, and service and supply providers. For more information visit www.agcmaine.org