We Congratulate General Superintendent Gary Niekamp on 47 Years of Service!

H.A. Dorsten, Inc. announces the retirement of General Superintendent Gary Niekamp after 47 years of service.

With mixed emotions, we announce the retirement of General Superintendent Gary Niekamp from H.A. Dorsten, Inc. after 47 years of service. While we hoped that Gary would continue with us for a few more years, for personal reasons, he has decided to step down from the H.A. Dorsten family — and he will be sorely… Read more »

We Congratulate Safety Director Ben Wehrman on 44 Years of Service

Ben Wehrman retires after 44 years of service with H.A. Dorsten, Inc.

After 44 years at H.A. Dorsten, Safety Director Ben Wehrman has retired from his full-time position at the end of 2021. Initially, Ben started at H.A. Dorsten on a part-time basis during his college years — and never left. “44 years later, I’ve had the world’s longest summer job,” he joked. Ben says he’s always… Read more »

We Congratulate Project Manager & Estimator Morris Bensman on 44 years of Service!

Morris Bensman retires after 44 years at H.A. Dorsten, Inc.

After 44 years of service at H.A. Dorsten, Project Manager & Estimator Morris Bensman has retired. We take great pride in our employees’ long tenure and loyalty, but even so, Morris’s dedication to our company’s vision and our mission was exceptional. We thank him for his many contributions over the years. Morris started with us… Read more »

H.A. Dorsten, Inc. Selected as Design-Build Contractor for Brookside Labs Addition

Job sign rendering of Brookside Labs Addition project.

H.A. Dorsten has been selected to act as the Design-Build Contractor of choice for expansions to Brookside Laboratories. We are excited to be selected to serve for Brookside Labs — a business that has thrived on great service, and great partnerships over the years. Brookside Labs resides in the Bunker Hill Industrial Park located on… Read more »

Project Update:
New Medical Office Facility Progressing!

Project sign for the new medical office building for Lima Memorial.

Back on January 31, 2020, we submitted our bid to perform general contracting services on a new medical office building for Lima Memorial. We were subsequently awarded the project in February, and began moving dirt that same month. Weather has not been on our side as we work to bring this new 12,548 square facility… Read more »


Group photo of all 3 winners on the front porch of H.A. Dorsten.

We recently extended our congratulations to the graduating seniors of 2020. If you have been following us over here at H.A. Dorsten, then you already know we asked some of the seniors to do something special. Along with our congratulations, we asked that they share a short video with us describing how they have personally… Read more »

H.A. Dorsten Recognized in Community & Business Resource Guide

H.A. Dorsten magazine article.

Each year our friends over at the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce (SWACC) put out a fantastic Community and Business Resource Guide highlighting the Golden Triangle: the towns of Minster, New Bremen, and New Knoxville. SWACC has recognized H.A. Dorsten, Inc. as the 2019 Business of the Year. Give Sara Topp over at the… Read more »

Arcanum-Butler Multi-Purpose Facility Takes 1st Place

H.A. Dorsten award from CHIEF Buildings for new school facility, Arcanum-Butler Multi-Purpose Facility.

In December of 2018, H.A. Dorsten bid to provide our general contracting services on a new 20,859 square foot, multi-purpose facility for the Arcanum-Butler Local School District, designed by Garmann/Miller Architects Engineers. This facility – located in Arcanum, Ohio – is a custom-engineered metal building system with an integral greenhouse attached to Arcanum-Butler’s existing 147,785… Read more »

Become Stronger and More Resilient

Congratulations to the Class of 2020!

It was an honor being selected as the contractor of choice by the Minster, Arcanum-Butler, and New Bremen school districts. H.A. Dorsten would like to extend our congratulations to the graduating seniors of 2020! You did it! Our message to the 2020 seniors… When you started high school 4 years ago, I’m sure you never… Read more »