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BZI’s CEO James Barlow Named to Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors
KANARRAVILLE, Utah (August 9, 2023) — BZI (bzi.com) a national leader in construction and technology for safer, simpler, and more efficient building processes, announced today that the company’s CEO, James Barlow has joined the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors.
As Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors is a diverse cross-section of the top business, government, and community leaders from across the state. Chamber Board Members are committed to the organization’s mission to “stand as the voice of business, support its members’ success, and champion community prosperity.” By providing their unique perspective and business insight, each Board member can make an impact in the local community and support the state’s long-term prosperity.
“I am honored to join such a prestigious and impressive group of Utah business leaders,” said James Barlow, CEO of BZI. “I look forward to working together to advance the Salt Lake Chamber and Board of Governors missions and bring innovative advancements to all businesses, employees, and their communities.”
BZI was also recently awarded the “Top Workplaces 2023 in Construction” by The Salt Lake Tribune and named a finalist in Fast Company’s 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards.
Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Kanarraville, Utah, the BZI family of companies operates through three primary organizations: Building Zone Industries, LLC is responsible for steel erection, while BZI Steel, LLC specializes in steel fabrication. InnovaTech, LLC specializes in designing, engineering, and manufacturing innovative construction equipment and processes to enhance efficiency and safety on the job. To support its workforce and maintain high safety and quality standards, BZI partners with SteelTech Academy, an exclusive technical, safety, and vocational training center offered to all team members. The academy provides training in OSHA (10) and (30) certifications, equipment operations, fall protection, and industry-specific welding certifications. Since 2021, SteelTech Academy has issued over 3,200 certifications across these disciplines and consistently logs over 10,000 student contact hours annually. BZI is a proud member of and accredited by AISC, an organization that recently bestowed upon BZI its top safety award, the “Erector Award of Honor.” CEO James Barlow serves on the Forbes Business Council and has recently been named a recipient of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Award. Beginning as farmers raising pole barns, BZI is now completing and executing major construction projects across the United States and is recognized as a leading provider of innovative construction solutions for companies worldwide.
To learn about BZI email [email protected], or call 888.509.2280.