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Karsten Mourns the Loss of Young Foreman, Yovanni Salas

It is with great sadness the we inform you of the passing of Yovanni Salas. Yovanni passed on Easter Saturday after a six-week long battle with COVID-19. Yovanni was just 29 years old and leaves behind his wife, Susana, and his four young children. Yovanni started his career with Karsten in 2013 and quickly became…

ENR Texas & Louisiana Names 2021 Top Young Professionals

ENR Texas & Louisiana recently announced their 2021 class of Top Young Professionals and named Megan Karsten as one of the 20 individuals to receive this honor. This annual awards programs features individuals under 40 years of age who have shown exceptional leadership and service throughout their Career. This year, the program had 69 entries…

ABC Greater Houston Excellence in Construction Awards

On October 26, Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston (ABC) recognized Karsten Interior Services for their work on Broadstone Tortilla Factory and 600 N. Shepherd at the Excellence in Construction Awards (EIC), which showcased forty-three projects built by ABC Greater Houston members that were rigorously judged on an array of criteria such as: safety,…

COVID 19 – Principles for ‘Work Safe’ Companies

Karsten Interior Services would like to keep our employees and customers updated on what is transpiring throughout the company during these stressful times. The current pandemic has drastically affected all of us in some way and is significantly impacting the economy. The Karsten Interior Team has closely followed the Center for Disease Control and Prevention…

Karsten Interior Services wins ‘Best Picture’ at the AGC Video in Construction Awards

More than 300 AGC Houston members gathered at The Briar Club on January 30, 2020 for the annual Business Meeting, which featured former Harris County Judge Ed Emmett. At the sold out event, President/CEO Jerry Nevlud introduced the recipients of the Videos In Construction award winners who received a one-of-a-kind 3-D printed award sponsored by…

Karsten Interior Services Wins Merit Award at the ABC EIC of Great Houston Construction Awards

On October 17, 2019 the Associated Builders and Contractors of Greater Houston hosted the 2019 Excellence in Construction Awards Gala. Thirty-eight judges from the Owner, Architect, and Engineering communities review, evaluate and ultimately select the winners in 21 different categories. The projects featured in the program excel in the fields of safety, quality, ingenuity and…

Karsten wins AGC-Texas Building Branch Outstanding Construction Award

On August 22nd, Karsten Interior Services proudly won first place for the University of Houston- Clear Lake Pearland Campus Health Sciences and Classroom Building at the AGC-TBB Outstanding Construction Awards (OCA) competition in the Specialty Contractor- Interiors (All Contract Amounts) Category. Over 200 guests attended the awards ceremony, which was held at the Georgetown Sheraton…

ABC recognizes Karsten Interior Services as a Diamond Level STEP participant

Karsten Interior Services was recognized as a Diamond Level Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) participant [the highest achievable level] for the second year in a row at the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) July member breakfast that took place at the Houston Marriott Westchase. The STEP program was founded in 1989 to help companies establish…

Karsten Interior Services – C3 Craft Training Leader Endorsement

Construction Career Collaborative has named Karsten Interior Services as Leader Level Craft Training Endorsement for its commitment to the future of the construction workforce demonstrated through the specialized training of craft workers leading to a more defined career path and a sustainable workforce. Karsten earned this recognition by crafting and delivering craft training tied to…

Karsten Interior Services named as The Associated Builders and Contractors 2018 Member Company of the Year

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) hosted its annual Inaugural Celebration at the Greater Houston Partnership on January 10th, 2019. At this event, the association recognizes incoming board members, committee chairs, their 2018 Members of the Year. Karsten Interior Services was honored to be recognized as the 2018 Member Company of the Year. The award was…