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Rooted in Agriculture

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June 2015, Inver Grove Heights, Minn. – The structural engineers at Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates, Inc. (KOMA) have spent the last 30 years providing services for agricultural expansions including greenhouses, barns, plant food buildings, chemical warehouses, and containment facilities. In that time agriculture has seen a lot of innovation and advancement paving the way for new design approaches and new challenges. From old to new, small to complex, KOMA remains rooted in the world’s largest industry.

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A Balancing Act

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June 2015, Inver Grove Heights, MN. – Most days it feels like I’m standing on one foot with an armful of balls, trying to keep my balance and not drop any; and as the years pass there are more balls added and that balancing act gets a little trickier. It seems like only yesterday, when I was newly married and had just joined Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates (KOMA), life was a little simpler. Yet here I am fourteen years later celebrating the company’s 30 years, working as a managing partner, a husband with an awesome wife, and a father with four great kids.  Some days I wonder how it all gets done but a healthy balance between our work lives and personal lives is an extremely important value to me and I am fortunate to be a part of a company who believes in a healthy balance just as much.

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