Awards & Accolades
Roccie’s Asphalt Paving receives National Pavement Awards
STAMFORD, CT (February 20, 2015) – Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction™, the leading magazine serving contractors in the paving, sealcoating, pavement marking and sweeping industries, presented Roccie’s Asphalt Paving with two runner’s up awards in the magazine’s first year of recognizing quality paving and pavement maintenance jobs.
Roccie’s Asphalt Paving was honored as a runner up in the Paving (Parking Lot) category, which recognizes the best hot mix asphalt paving job, overlay or new construction, completed in 2014 on a parking lot. Roccie’s also was named a runner up in the Paving (Non-Parking Lot) category, which recognizes the best hot mix asphalt paving job – overlay or new construction – completed in 2014 on non-road pavement such as bike paths, hiking paths, or driveways.
Roccie’s Asphalt Paving is a Stamford Connecticut based business providing asphalt paving, masonry, excavating, and drainage solutions since 1956 for commercial, residential, and municipal clients and services lower Fairfiled County Ct, and lower Westchester County NY. Clients can reach Roccie’s at their toll free line: 888-88ROCCIES, or go to their web site www.rocciesasphalt.com
Allan Heydorn, editor of Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction, explains that, “Since 1985, we’ve written about people and companies dedicated to not only growing their own businesses but enhancing the paving and pavement maintenance industry. So we decided to give the industry something it’s never had: Public recognition, thanks and appreciation.”
The Pavement editorial staff, in conjunction with the Pavement Advisory Board, evaluated the nominations and selected the winners. Pavement’s February issue profiles the industry award winners; additional information is available online at ForConstructionPros.com.
The launch of the Pavement Awards coincided with the 30th year of National Pavement Expo, which is sponsored by Pavement Maintenance & Reconstruction and Asphalt Contractor™.
The Pavement Awards were announced Jan. 28 on the opening day of the 2015 National Pavement Expo at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn.
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After successful speaking engagements at the 2011 and 2013 NPE, nationally recognized speaker and paving expert, Vincent Engongoro, will be back by popular demand at the 2015 National Pavement Expo.
Connecticut Better Business Bureau Recognizes Roccie’s Asphalt Paving with 2008 Business/Consumer Education Award
STAMFORD , Connecticut – Providing consumer
education, especially helping the first-time buyer, is the hallmark of a
company trying to help establish value as the true barometer of a good buying
decision. Providing it in such extensive
and diverse ways as Roccie’s Asphalt Paving is worthy of special
recognition. So it was when the
Connecticut Better Business Bureau (CTBBB) awarded Roccie’s the 2008
Business/Consumer Education Award.
“Many of our customers are first-time purchasers of asphalt driveways and masonry and
are completely unfamiliar with how to determine their best deal for price and
value,” stated Vinnie Engongoro, President and Owner of Roccie’s Asphalt Paving
of Stamford. “Only asking ‘how much does it cost’ and ‘when can you start’ leaves too many homeowners completely
dissatisfied with their home improvement experience,” Mr. Engongoro added.
Over 2,300 complaints and lawsuits are filed each year with the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection and the CTBBB against home improvement contractors. Education to help Connecticut consumers avoid the grief, anxiety, pitfalls and aggravation when it comes to buying a new driveway or masonry is extremely beneficial.
“A recent study of 1,000 home improvement customers found that 50% would NOT hire their contractor again,” cited
Mr. Engongoro .
“That means that the likelihood
of a successful project is that of a coin toss to the uninformed,”
he continued. Roccie’s provides some of
its decision-making and buying information as part of their Anxiety Avoidance Program and Your Driveway – The Right Way information packet . “My dad, Roccie, started this company in 1956.
He knew back then that educating the homeowner was the key to success.
We’re very happy that the CTBBB recognized us for this,” concluded Mr. Engongoro.
Connecticut Better Business Bureau Recognizes Roccie’s Asphalt Paving with the 2008 award for Best Service by a Company Employee Award
The Field Superintendent for Roccie’s Asphalt Paving, was recently awarded the 2008 Connecticut Better Business Bureau Award for Superior Service by a Company Employee.
This award is a highly coveted and distinguishing honor given only to the best of the best in consumer relations. Recipients are chosen from a field of many competitors. The owner of Roccie’s Asphalt paving, Vincent Engongoro, states that: “Our employees success can be attributed partly from the training received at Roccie’s Asphalt Paving and partly from the support of the entire Roccie’s Asphalt Paving team.
Marietta Pultz as the 2006
Office Manager of the Year.
Selected from over 50 applicants for the award, Marietta Pultz exemplifies the high standard’s set
at Certified Contractors Network and Roccie’s Asphalt Paving.
Top Contractors 2014
Roccie’s Asphalt Paving is honored to have qualified for Pavement Magazines Top 75 Paving Contractors in 2014. Chosen from thousands of applicants, the Top 75 list is the culmination of an annual cross section survey taken from participating professionals in the paving industry. Placement on the Top 75 list is a crowning achievement for anyone involved in the paving business and is a highly sought after status for any paving professional.
Roccie’s owner, Vincent Engongoro, is quoted as saying: “We’re truly humbled to be associated with the other great paving contractors from around the country that made the list as well and look forward to increasing our standing in the years to come. Mr. Engongoro went on to say: “ The Top 75 Contractor list is good for our industry, our employees, our vendors, and most importantly its very good for our clients.”