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Landmark Library Restoration

Central Library in St. Louis, one of the world’s great public libraries and an architectural masterpiece, has just finished a $70 million major restoration and Mid America Specialty Services was fortunate to have been chosen to refurbish the metal in this 100 year old building.

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Fortune Magazine: How To Avoid Burnout – CEO Dale Donat

Our Owner/CEO Dale Donat was featured in the October 8th edition of Fortune Magazine. Dale was interviewed by Verne Harnish, author of the best selling business book “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits”, about how CEO’s avoid burnout. Here is an excerpt from the article.

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Midwest Region Gives Back to the St.Louis Shalom House

The Midwest Region recently took time out of their annual Regional Operations Meeting (ROM) to volunteer at St. Louis’s Shalom House, a non-profit organization specializing in working with homeless women with mental illness and chemical dependency. It’s the only organization of its kind in St. Louis and one of a dozen or so in the US. Shalom House stabilizes

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Mid America Specialty Services to expand metal, wood and stone restoration services to Denver, Houston, and Orlando/Tampa areas

Mid America Specialty Services, a leading provider of metal, stone and wood restoration and refinishing services, is proud to announce the expansion of its service coverage to now include Houston, Orlando/Tampa and Denver.
“Over the course of the last 2 years, Mid America Specialty Services has gone through a number of important changes to better service our customer base and expanding into these new markets continues that theme and we’re very excited about what the future holds.” said Dale Donat, Owner and CEO.

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BOMA Kingsley Report – Spring 2011

Although no one is predicting a rapid recovery for commercial real estate, encouraging signs—such as small dips in vacancy rates, an uptick in GDP and job growth and news of financing opening up and deals getting done—are encouraging. But as the marketplace begins to rise from the depths of the recession, so too do the expectations of tenants and prospective tenants. Will your building meet those expectations?

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Interview with Springfield Business Journal

A father’s fishing excursion to the Missouri Ozarks in 1975 led to his sons forming a multimillion-dollar business in tiny Forsyth. Attracted by Lake Taneycomo, the cost of living and a slower pace, Ray Donat moved his family the next year to Forsyth from Chicago, and a decade later, his three sons – Dale, Dean and Don – formed Mid America Specialty Services at 14886 U.S. Highway 160.

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