In business for 36 years.
In November of 1980, equipped with a strong work ethic and determination to succeed, Hal Hudson started his own business of installing wall partition systems. (On the same day he welcomed a daughter into the world and moved into his first home.) His innate ability as an innovator led him to invent and patent a specialized wall partition system and after that, one thing led to another, and Advanced Interior Systems (AIS) was formed.
Over the following five years AIS became a qualified Interior Finish Contractor. The Company had started out by installing a partition wall system, and steadily grew into a full service construction company. Focusing primarily on interior construction and remodeling, they have completed over 2,500 projects including commercial offices, medical offices, research facilities, mall and other retail spaces as well as industrial and hi-tech facilities. They take pride in the fact, that over the years, they have also completed more than 60 projects for the Salt Lake International Airport. This is an environment full of restrictions and requirements including strict timelines. AIS is proud of the fact they were able to complete all projects on time as promised. Hal had, and still has, a desire to build things his way with quality craftsmanship and pride throughout. The Company continues to serve the commercial construction industry along the Wasatch Front.
Mr. Hudson gained his first exposure to the construction business by working in a variety of trades while still in high school. He went on to complete an Associate’s degree in drafting, and continued to refine his skills. This led to a position as a construction superintendent for a regional property developer where he marketed and installed partition wall systems. This position further developed his skills of leading, managing projects, and acquiring knowledge of vital aspects of the business.
AIS has been able to maintain long term relationships with building owners, architects, design professionals, real estate developers, and tenants because of their reputation for cost awareness, efficiency, fairness, and quality. Honesty and respect in all business dealings is the philosophical cornerstone of Advanced Interior Systems.
The Company benefits from Mr. Hudson’s hands-on management, and utilizes all of his assets to the fullest. Mr. Hudson has stated, “Our main goal is to take what AIS does best and do it the best it can be done.” His primary focus is that of client development, management, and accurate estimating. AIS utilizes a TEAM approach to insure efficiency in the design and construction process. This enables them to do a great deal of volume with very few employees, reducing their overhead and generating savings to the customer. Each member of the team, from the President, to the office staff, to the jobsite superintendents, do their part to insure the ultimate success of each project. Mr. Hudson credits his success to having the very best superintendents and subcontractors. He has been able to hold onto them by always treating them well. He believes in selecting the best employees available and striving to maintain a good personal and working relationship with each one of them.
Mr. Hudson is active in the community, being involved in children's charities and the support of local business.
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