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Houston, TX – Cherry Companies and Texas A&M’s Construction Science Department teamed up for a day to move the classroom to a real world worksite. Aspiring construction industry professionals had the opportunity to experience in late November, a hands-on, up close look at operations of one of the nation’s leading recycling and demolition companies. Recognized […]

November 5, 2014 - Cherry Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Demolition

  Nov 5th, 2014 – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Greater Houston honored a merit award to Cherry Companies for their Favrot Apartment Demolition at the 14th annual Excellence in Construction Gala. This prestigious honor was granted at the Wortham Theater in front of more than 200 fellow construction professionals. Cherry Companies submitted their […]

October 7, 2014 - Industrial Division Promotes From Within

Cherry has recently announced the promotion of Zach Stark to Divisional Manager of Cherry’s Industrial Division. Stark has been with Cherry for 9 years and started his career as a burner and ground-man straight out of college. He eventually worked his way up to project manager before assuming his new responsibilities. Stark says he is […]

August 13, 2014 - New City Partnership Aims To Keep Concrete Out Of Landfills

By: Florian Martin, August 11th, 2014 06:00 AM At the Cherry concrete recycling center on Holmes Road, trucks were dumping big blocks of concrete into a large funnel. “That kind of sifts out some of the dirt,” Max Hounshell with Cherry Companies said. He pointed to some workers at a conveyor belt. “After the guys kind of hand-sift […]

August 6, 2014 - City of Houston Announces Partnership With Cherry Companies

Houston, TX – August 6, 2014 –Mayor Annise D. Parker announced today that the City’s six Neighborhood Depository and Recycling Centers will begin accepting concrete for recycling.  The addition of concrete recycling highlights the City’s continued efforts to mine valuable commodities from the waste stream and save natural resources by using material already in existence. […]

August 1, 2014 - Cherry Demolition Wins Highest Safety Honor

HOUSTON, TX (AUGUST 1,2014) The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Greater Houston Chapter honored Cherry Demolition the highest award—Diamond level—for the Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) program at their membership breakfast on July 11, 2014 in Houston, Texas. Jay Marak, Vice President of Safety Operations, was present at the annual breakfast to receive the award […]


HOUSTON, TX – Although he is a very familiar face within the organization, Cherry Companies has a new leader in its midst. Travis Schultz has been with Cherry for 16 years and has served in a number of roles of increasing responsibility. He has recently assumed the duties of Divisional Manager of Cherry’s Commercial Demolition. “He […]

March 27, 2014 - Cherry Responds to Houston’s Apartment Inferno

HOUSTON (March 27, 2014) – Nearly twenty-four hours into the aftermath of Houston’s first Five-Alarm fire in over a decade, Cherry Companies, the Houston-based demolition and recycling company, was contracted to bring the remaining structures of the multi-story Axis apartment complex to the ground. The remaining standing structures included a large portion of apartment units […]

March 5, 2014 - Cherry Expands Stabilized Materials Capacity By Opening Seventh New Plant

HOUSTON (MARCH 5,2014) – Keeping pace with the growth and expansion of the Houston metropolitan area, locally-based Cherry Companies estimates it will produce 500,000 tons of stabilized material at its seventh and newly opened stabilized materials plant. Adding this new facility, Cherry now has a combined production capacity of two million tons of materials at […]