About Edward Kurth & Sons, Inc.
Edward Kurth & Sons, Inc. was incorporated in the State of New Jersey in 1978 and has operated continuously under that name ever since. The corporation’s stock is all closely held by Edward F. Kurth Jr., Andrew L. Kurth and Robert B. Kurth Sr., all of whom are officers and full-time working employees of the corporation. Click here to read “A Little Bit About Us” written by Andy Kurth.
Edward Kurth & Sons, Inc. provides contracting services to its Commercial, Industrial and Institutional clientele for Boiler Equipment Repairs (45% of revenues), Mechanical Installations (30% of revenues) and Custom Metal Fabrications (25% of revenues). Field operations cover portions of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, generally within the Delaware and Lehigh Valley geographical areas, controlled from our headquarters location in Sewell, NJ. The company has over 700 customer accounts representing Manufacturing, Food Processing, Linen, Textile, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Petroleum Refining, Health Care, Educational/Institutional Facilities and Commercial Real Estate.
The company takes pride in maintaining a strong financial condition, the foundation of which is the timely discharge of obligations incurred during the normal course of business operations. Contract bonding capacity is up to $2.5 million. A substantial line of credit is provided to the company by The Bank of Gloucester County, Sewell, NJ.
Industry Qualifications and Experience
Edward Kurth & Sons, Inc. has been continuously accredited by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors to repair and alter Heating Boilers, Power Boilers and Unfired Pressure Vessels since 1982. We are also accredited by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers to manufacture Heating Boilers, Power Boilers and Unfired Pressure Vessels and Parts for all these Code-built items. We are authorized to register our manufactured items with National Board.
Pursuant to the accreditation requirements of National Board and ASME, we maintain an agreement with an Authorized Inspection Agency to provide us with third-party quality control inspections of our Code manufacturing and repair activities. This agency is the OneBeacon Insurance Company, Contract Inspection Services Group.
Edward Kurth & Sons, Inc is licensed in the State of New Jersey to perform Plumbing and Electrical Contracting Services. Principal employees of the corporation hold Master Plumber and Electrical Contractor licenses. Prequalifications and Vendor licenses are maintained with the State of New Jersey, NJ Casino Control Commission, NJ State Department of Property Management and Construction and with various private entities.
The Kurth family has been involved in the Boilermaking, Pipefitting and Ironworking trades for over 50 years. All Edward Kurth & Sons, Inc. key personnel have years of experience as Journeyman Mechanics in these trades, and all take pride in the craftsmanship we provide.
Apprentice Training is a key element of our success. At present we have enrolled apprentices in our boilermaker and plumber training programs.
Safety is always Job #1. Our employees receive formal safety training in addition to the daily emphasis we place on jobsite safety. There is a constant focus on both the employee’s and the company’s responsibility for safety. Our insurance Experience Modification Rating (EMR) is among the best in the industry; it has helped us to earn favorable prequalification status with many high-profile customers who have established high corporate standards for safety performance. We are very proud of our exemplary safety record.