HISTORY OF PENNINGS & SONS
A Family Tradition. Founded in 1973, Pennings & Sons has a long and rich business history.
Based on continued demand for our services, Pennings Handyman hires its 10th employee.
Major Expansion of Offices happens to update and make way for continued growth.
Pennings Accessible Living is launched to provide construction services for what we believe is an underserved market.
Pennings Project Pro is rebranded to become Pennings Handyman and the new Division starts to gain momentum
Scott Pennings becomes part-owner of Pennings & Sons
The company restructures and is rebranded: the company name is shortened to “Pennings & Sons” and “Building Character into Homes” becomes the new tagline
Bruce retires from ownership; Judie retires from reception; Margaret retires from bookkeeper position
The company expands to include a handyman service called “Pennings Project Pro” to help homeowners repair and maintain their homes.
Scott, Ken, and Tami (all third generation Pennings’) continue on with Brad, Brian, and other dedicated employees to help Pennings & Sons continue to grow and move forward
Wilbur passes away leaving his legacy to continue on through his sons.
New office and warehouse built in west Kalamazoo
Wilbur goes into partial retirement
Many new employees are hired and company continues to grow
Staying current with equipment has always been an integral part of the company.
Company grows and primarily functions as a framing subcontractor
Keith, the first non-family member, joins the company
Brian follows his brothers and joins the company now known as “W. Pennings & Sons, Inc.”
Brad joined his brother and father.
Wilbur and son, Bruce, begin company “Wilbur Pennings, Builder”