PJD remains the only drywall contractor from Arizona and Nevada to earn a position on the elite list.

PHOENIX (August 20, 2019) — Paul Johnson Drywall, Inc. (PJD) is pleased to announce that the firm was again named a Top 50 Contractor for 2021 by Walls & Ceilings Magazine. This marks the sixth consecutive year for PJD to be named as an industry leader to the national list. In addition, PJD remains the only drywall contractor with operations in Arizona and Nevada to make the list (businesses are listed alphabetically). The list features contractors identified by Walls & Ceilings Magazine as the industry’s most progressive and resourceful contractors.

The Top 50 Drywall Contractors in the United States are recognized for skillsets that warrant them ranking among the best, and most progressive by demonstrating success in employing new technology, actively seeking new products, providing competitive employment opportunities and unparalleled safety cultures. Walls & Ceilings Magazine’s “Top 50 Contractors” are recognized for their talent in sustaining their business model and serving as industry leaders.

PJD continues to experience steady growth in the West, generating installation revenue of nearly $90 million split between residential and commercial drywall projects. The firm’s Good Jobs Strategy was integral in earning the recognition.  PJD’s Good Jobs Strategy includes providing exceptional employee benefits to every employee, including craft workers, crew leaders and administrative staff. This includes all employees (craft workers, crew leaders and administrative staff) having W-2 status as well as the following benefits, which begin on the first day of employment: paid vacation, Redirect healthcare for employee and family, home-buying assistance, career and professional advancement, education program reimbursement and top-wages, which typically exceed prevailing wages in all categories. The Good Jobs Strategy has also established PJD as the employer of choice and as a leader in the construction industry.

“It’s an honor to earn this recognition for the sixth consecutive year in a row and reinforces that the firm’s major effort to be a leader in the industry through our Good Jobs Strategy, safety initiatives and focus on reliability for our customers is worthwhile,” said Cole Johnson, president of Paul Johnson Drywall. “We are pushing towards elevating the national standards, and bringing our teams, our principles and our services to markets across the west, and recently expanded to serve customers in the eastern United States. We’re grateful to be able to help homebuilders and multi-family developers at a time when reliable, quality services are greatly needed.”

Walls & Ceilings magazine is a bi-monthly publication reaching an audience of more than 30,000 industry professionals, including interior or exterior wall and ceiling contractors, architects, manufacturers, suppliers and distributors. The publication is a premier resource for professionals in the wall and ceiling industry and covers news and trends with a focus on building methods, drywall, stucco/EIFS, ceilings, acoustics, steel framing, insulation, plaster technology and regulations in the market.


About Paul Johnson Drywall:

Established in 1967, Paul Johnson Drywall is an Arizona-based drywall contractor and one of the largest in the Southwestern United States with offices located in Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott, Arizona; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The family-owned business has long-been the drywall contractor of choice for the most prominent single-family and multi-family builders. With safety, efficiency, quality and professionalism as its core values, Paul Johnson Drywall attracts and maintains the best crews, meets deadlines, and delivers exceptional craftsmanship, which has established the company’s reputation as a leader in the industry. More information is available at pauljohnsondrywall.com.


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