Founded in 1910, Lawhon Construction Company specializes in undertaking commercial, institutional, industrial and millwright construction projects. The company offers design/ build, bidding and construction management services. It has completed projects for the Western Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center, Northwest Missouri State University and Maryville R-2 Middle School. Lawhon Construction Company also provides general contracting, consulting, hoisting and installation services, as well as equipment on a rental basis. Its clients include American Family Insurance, Cryovac North America, Eveready Battery Company, Hillyard Chemical Company and Missouri Western State College. The company also operates United Structural Erectors. Lawhon Construction Company is located in St. Joseph, Mo.