Words of Appreciation

“Our teams are pulling in the same direction! I really appreciate your team! I’m trying to keep a side record for special mentions when this subsides. Thank you, FBG Team!” Matt Corkery, Facilities, Alliant Energy, Cedar Rapids, IA “Our Day Porter, Trent McVey, at the Alliant Energy Headquarters, has been awesome! He was visible and did everything we asked. And […]

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Derecho Forms in Nebraska and Storms Iowa

When the Derecho, an inland hurricane with winds over 100 mph hit Cedar Rapids, Iowa in August, it left massive destruction in its wake including tangled power lines in the streets. The city was without power for days, leaving our utility customer, Alliant Energy, with a big job to do. And it was our job to help.  First on the […]

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ESOP News

Happy Employee Owner Month!  Yes, we have two celebrations this month. In addition to FBG turning 60 years old, we’re celebrating all our employee owners with a Big Thank You and Congratulations gift. Last year, we celebrated by sending a pair of fun FBG socks to each employee owner, this year another small token of our appreciation will be sent.  […]

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It’s our 60th Anniversary!

Shine On FBG! Some sixty years ago, after moving his family back to Omaha following his military service in the U.S. Navy, FBG Founder, Wayne Simmonds, began working for DustTex, a dust mop rental company. Seeing the potential of the product first-hand, he walked into a local business and started to clean the floor. He made it shine! And the […]

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District Employees of the Year — Pierre Virgil, Des Moines

Pierre started with FBG in April of 2006. Since then, Pierre has proven to be a dependable, hardworking team member that is committed to doing his best daily. In August, Pierre was promoted to Site Supervisor at the CenturyLink facility in Des Moines. Pierre, without hesitation, accepted this responsibility with great ownership and pride. Pierre’s willingness to excel in all […]

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