January Member Feature — AJ Allen
Each month, MCAI features one of our contractors or affiliates to help our members, friends, family and other industry experts get to know the companies and people who make up our association. This month’s spotlight is on A.J. Allen.
Founded by Archie James Allen in 1932, A.J. Allen performs commercial and industrial plumbing, heating, air-conditioning, process piping and underground utilities across Central Iowa. Over the course of 85 years, A.J. Allen has gone from a two-man shop to a company that now employs over 85 people.
Whether it be excavation, installation, backfilling or pipework, A.J. Allen has it covered. Their highly trained employees have the equipment, personnel and experience to expertly provide all your mechanical contracting needs. Offering a wide variety of pipe work, ranging from stainless steel, polyethylene, fiberglass and more, A.J. Allen is equipped to operate in greenhouses, laboratory environments, computer rooms, clean rooms and explosion proof areas.
A.J. Allen also offers a complete Preventative Maintenance Service, utilizing monthly, quarterly and semi-annual checklists to ensure that each system operates efficiently and economically. Having 24-hour service with plumbers, hydronic systems pipefitters, and refrigeration and HVAC technicians, knowledgeable technicians are always readily available to answer operational questions.
The company continues to grow and still maintains their reputation as commercial and maintenance mechanical contractors who provide quality work at a fair place. At A.J. Allen, you can always expect the best because they offer nothing less. A trusted team, backed by four generations of family ownership, is what keeps customers calling on A.J. Allen Mechanical Contractors Inc. for over 80 years.
On top of the reliable services A.J. Allen provides, they also stay very involved with MCAI. The company has had representation on the MCAI Board of Directors since the MCAI was founded in 1965. They are also part of the Central Iowa Chapter Executive Council and Industry Fund Board of Trustees, as well as the National Certified Pipe Welding Bureau Committee.
We are proud to have A.J. Allen as an MCAI contractor member! They can be reached via their website or phone at (515) 697-3500.