A history built on experience, integrity, and passion.

Petry Kuhne Company has served the central Illinois area for over a century, specializing in commercial, industrial, and institutional construction. Our commitment to quality, client service, and integrity has positioned us as a leader in the construction industry.

Established in 1904, Petry Kuhne has overcome industry longevity odds by not only continuing a successful contracting business for over 100 years, but also experiencing steady and consistent growth.

Our commitment to quality workmanship, great relationships with architects and owners, a loyal and dedicated partnership with subcontractors, and a fair approach in working with others, has provided a legacy of excellence which serves as a standard of contracting in our region

Throughout our history as a Union Contractor, Petry Kuhne Company employees have served on numerous industry boards to improve relations between labor and management and to promote and improve the construction industry.

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Petry Kuhne provides a wide variety of General Contracting and Construction Services.

Construction Management

As Construction Manager, Petry-Kuhne Company provides overall management of the project, starting at design, throughout the construction process, and finishing with project commissioning and closeout.

Design & Build

As Design-Builder, Petry Kuhne Company provides a single source responsibility where we oversee both the project design and construction.

Estimating & Budgeting

Accurate cost estimating is key to keeping the project on budget. Having a great relationship with the subcontracting community is essential to provide the best pricing for each project.

General Construction

We provide a full range of General Contracting services, managing all subcontractors and material vendors, and offering the ability to self-perform numerous portions of the project.


Petry Kuhne provides comprehensive Pre-Construction services that have been refined to ensure efficiency, accuracy, and thoroughness. As a service we provide thorough cost estimation, efficient scheduling, and detailed value engineering.

Sitework & Concrete

Our concrete crews are truly the best in the business, with many repeat clients which serve as a testimony to the care we instill in each concrete installation.

Steel Erection

Our steel erection team (Central Illinois Erectors) is the leading steel erection company in Central Illinois and has been for many decades.


Petry Kuhne Company works hard to maintain excellent relationships with the subcontracting community which benefits the owner in delivering a high level of competitive bidding involvement for each project.

Self-Perform Services

Petry Kuhne provides a full range of self-perfom services such as carpentry, sitework and concrete, steel erection, and demolition.


Petry Kuhne remains committed to the client beyond the date of project completion.


Petry Kuhne remains committed to the client beyond the date of project completion. We provide full project closeout services utilizing the latest technology to provide detailed closeout documents, photo documentation, punchlist management, and building commissioning.

We maintain regular contact with subcontracting partners after project completion to ensure timely follow-up on any building warranty issues.