California Dryway Enhances Project Management Team With Executive Hire

SAN JOSE, CA (January 10, 2012) – California Drywall Company today announced that Tony Hughes has joined the company as Senior Project Manager. Mr. Hughes brings over 28 years of drywall and plaster industry experience and joins California Drywall after spending the past 24 years at Aderholt Specialty, where he served in a number a capacities.

At California Drywall, Hughes will be responsible for providing overall project management for large scale projects from award to close out.

Hughes has successfully managed numerous large, high-profile projects, including:

The Infinity – San Francisco – A 1-million square foot residential complex with 654 units, retail space and a 5-level garage.

The 88 – San Jose – A 22-story, 584,000 square foot luxury residential tower with 197 units, 29,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and a 6-level parking structure.

Foundry Square II – San Francisco – An 11-story, 595,000 square foot office building includes 2-levels of subterranean parking.

L.A. Live! – Los Angeles – A 585,000 square foot, 26 floor Ritz-Carlton Residences with 224 units.

Avalon Mission Bay Phase II – San Francisco – Two residential towers (17-story and 8-story) totaling 363,000 square feet with 313 units and 4-levels of parking.

Axis – San Jose – A 22-story, 678,000 square foot residential high-rise with 329 residential units, 5-level garage, and other amenities.

“We are excited to have Tony on board,” said California Drywall Principal Steve Eckstrom. “He brings a wealth of experience, an impressive track record, and knowledge that present an important opportunity to better meet our customers’ needs. We know Tony will be a tremendous asset to both our organization and our clients.”

About California Drywall
Since its founding in 1946, California Drywall ( has been recognized as one of the leading fireproofing, lath & plaster, metal stud framing, drywall contractors in Northern California.  The company’s expertise includes corporate campus, education, biotechnology, lab, mixed-use, hi-rise residential, tenant improvement, health care, retail, and core and shell projects and it employs one of the largest drywall, taping, plaster and fireproofing workforce in Northern California.

The company maintains offices in San Francisco and San Jose and performs projects throughout the Greater Bay Area and Central Valley.

California Drywall received recognition for its safety achievements, winning the Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industry (AWCI) 2011 Excellence in Construction Safety Award. Engineering News-Record (ENR) annually ranks California Drywall among the largest drywall contractors in California and nation.

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