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BluSky Restoration Contractors of Colorado merges with North Carolina-based Disaster One
BluSky Restoration Contractors, of Colorado, is merging with North Carolina-based Disaster One, a privately owned and operated restoration company serving commercial and residential clients since 1977.
"BluSky and Disaster One share similar missions and core values that are driven first and foremost on our firms providing best in class customer service," says Kent Stemper, BluSky CEO.
"Two of Disaster One's core values are integrity and teamwork, which have been primary drivers of BluSky's success as well and will be a great fit with our firm, and that represents a key factor in attracting BluSky to approach them about joining forces. We will be stronger together and our customers will benefit."
Disaster One president, Rasmus Fenger, will step away from day-to-day operations of the merged company and will take on a role as a partner, working to support integration of the two companies.
Kent, who remains the firm's CEO, says that BluSky, which has grown organically as a privately-owned Colorado startup in 2004 to more than $100 million in sales, now boasts a nationwide footprint that includes nearly every state in the US. In addition to steady sales growth, BluSky has been certified as a 'Great Place to Work' for small to medium-sized companies for nearly every year for the past 10.
He reveals that BluSky hires for character as well as competence. "For BluSky it's about building a strong culture," he says. So, when it came to a company with which BluSky would be interested in joining forces, he said matching cultures was paramount. Disaster One was that company because it shares a similar approach in many ways.
"At BluSky, we care for our employees and treat them well," he says. "As a result, our employees will take the extra step to do an exceptional job for the company and their teammates. We look forward to merging our cultures and continuing to improve upon what's been built."
Rasmus Fenger has been in the cleaning & restoration industry for 20 years. He acquired Disaster One in 1999 and the company has been exponentially expanding its footprint and sales ever since.
"Joining forces with BluSky is all about making the resulting company stronger for our customers and employees - customers who need our services today, as well as tomorrow," he says. "BluSky has a very similar culture to Disaster One, in that it places the highest value on both its customers and its people. Like a great marriage, where each make the other better in an unbreakable partnership, this too will result in a great company."
12th October 2017