PDJ President Cole Johnson

PJD is only drywall contractor from Arizona, Nevada to earn a position on the elite list


      PHOENIX, ARIZONA (August 18, 2020) – Paul Johnson Drywall, Inc. (PJD) is pleased to announce that it was named to Walls & Ceilings Magazine’s 2020 Top 50 Contractors list for the sixth consecutive year and is the only drywall contractor with a presence in Arizona and Nevada to make the list.

The list includes contractors identified by Walls & Ceilings Magazine as the industry’s most progressive and resourceful contractors.

Each of the “Top 50 Contractors” are noted for displaying numerous skill-sets that warrant them among the best, noting that “what makes these companies excellent is their thirst to stay progressive and relevant.”

The Top Drywall Contractors also demonstrate success in employing new technology, actively seeking new products, providing competitive employment opportunities and unparalleled safety cultures, among other distinguishing factors. Walls & Ceilings Magazine “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 Arizona and Nevada, generating revenue of nearly $70 million split between residential and commercial drywall projects. The company’s exceptional employee benefits for craft workers and employees, including paid vacation that begins on first day, healthcare that begins on first day, home-buying assistance, career and professional advancement education program reimbursement and top-wage payment, typically exceeding prevailing wages in all categories, has established PJD as a leader in the construction industry.

“We’re proud to have been recognized again this year as a Top Drywall Contractor,” said Robert ‘Cole’ Johnson, President of PJD. “Earning a top spot on the list reinforces that our efforts to raise the bar in the drywall industry for our employees – including craft workers, is being recognized and appreciated.”

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. The family-owned business has long-been the drywall contractor of choice for the most prominent single-family and multi-family builders, providing on-time, high-quality drywall and related construction services for projects across the region. 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.