November 13, 2014 12:48 ET

PULLMAN Announces Mid-States Division and Its Manager

HANOVER, MD--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2014) - PULLMAN, a Structural Group company, announced today that it has opened a Mid-States Division which will expand the Power and Industrial market services currently offered through PULLMAN's Pittsburgh, PA and Kansas City, MO offices into the Commercial and Public market place. The Mid-States Division will focus on the growth of the Commercial and Public markets to better serve existing and future clients in Northeast, central and western Pennsylvania, the Ohio Valley, the Midwest and the Great Plains regions. PULLMAN's Mid-States Division will offer a full range of specialty contracting services with a focus on masonry and stone restoration and concrete repair services, as well as specialty services such as historic preservation, structural strengthening, waterproofing and corrosion control.

"The Midwest is an important part of PULLMAN's growth strategy," said Robert Charles, Senior Vice President of PULLMAN. "PULLMAN is committed to providing our customers within this territory with innovative and effective solutions to their construction challenges, through a strong local presence and focused support."

PULLMAN also named Bob Gensel as Division Manager for the Mid-States Division. He will be based in PULLMAN's Pittsburgh, PA office and will be working closely with PULLMAN's offices in Detroit, Philadelphia, San Francisco and New York City to provide restoration services across the United States. Gensel was previously Vice President and General Manager of Caretti Restoration and Preservation Services, and prior to that held the position of Vice President of Masonry Preservation Services; both well-known and established masonry, stone and concrete restoration firms.

"Bob brings 29 years of restoration expertise and leadership experience to PULLMAN. He has a solid understanding of all facets of the repair business, and is a subject matter expert in both historic restoration and vertical building envelope systems and repair methodologies," said Robert Charles. "His extensive experience in the mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, along with his expertise in building envelope restoration, will be a great asset to PULLMAN and its customers throughout the Mid-States region."

Gensel is active in numerous local, regional and national industry organizations, including various committee assignments. He has previously held leadership positions in The Sealant, Waterproofing and Restoration Institute, a national organization of contractors, designers and manufacturers.


PULLMAN, a Structural Group company, integrates technology-driven engineered solutions into its industry-leading contracting services. PULLMAN's regional and national capabilities include specialty contracting services for both new and existing structures, as well as a wide range of specialty repair and maintenance services. PULLMAN serves the industrial, power, commercial, and public markets, and is proud of a company culture that promotes 24/7 safety and quality craftsmanship. For more information, visit

About Structural Group, Inc.

Structural Group offers industry-leading technologies, engineering and contracting services through its three core companies: PULLMAN, STRUCTURAL and STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES. As part of Structural Group, PULLMAN offers the products, technology and engineering support services of STRUCTURAL TECHNOLOGIES to its design and construction partners as part of its added value services. For more information, visit

Contact Information

  • Contacts:

    Anna Weidmayer
    Director of Corporate Communications
    Structural Group, Inc.
    7455 New Ridge Road, Suite T
    Hanover, MD 21076
    Ph: 410-859-6405

    Bob Gensel
    Division Manager
    100 Bell Avenue
    Carnegie, PA 15106
    Ph: 412-922-7000