BZI Attracts Experienced Industry Experts to Its Executive Leadership Team and Announces Its Turnover Numbers Beat the National and Construction Averages

Fast Company recently named BZI a finalist in the Architecture category as part of its 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards

KANARRAVILLE, Utah--()--BZI (, a national leader in construction and technology for safer, simpler, and more efficient building processes, today announced that the company continues to grow its executive leadership team to address growing market demand; gain industry recognition for its innovations and differentiated offerings; and beat the industry and national averages for team member retention and industry performance.

BZI has attracted multiple industry experts to the company, representing diverse disciplines and backgrounds across human resources, sales and marketing, in-house legal counsel, finance, operations, and construction safety (

BZI is honored to welcome this group of diversely experienced leaders as part of our executive team at BZI,” said James Barlow, CEO of BZI. “Quality team members are the foundation of any successful organization. The exceptional talents brought by these industry experts will help ensure that BZI continues to effectively address the demands of our company growth and market interest, while we exceed customer expectations and industry standards.”

BZI also announced that its annual turnover at the company of more than 450 team members is less than 7%, dramatically less than the U.S. national average employee turnover rate of an estimated 57.3%. The construction industry has a turnover rate of 57%.

According to Hester, beyond its leadership team growth, BZI is also seeing an increase in interest from construction workers to join BZI, based on the unique and positive culture, wages, benefits, and opportunities for growth advancement offered at BZI.

BZI wages are estimated to be above industry averages including a 401K program, unique to construction workers, which offers a healthy company match; and the safety records are reported by OSHA to be among the best in the construction segments. These attributes, combined with a unique training and safety program conducted through SteelTech Academy, and its ongoing safety processes, make the BZI benefits package one that keeps its team members happy and attracts other top talent to the organization.

BZI has an intense focus on offering our team members ‘high value’ employment. It is critical to our culture and we strive to offer a diverse selection of opportunities that allow our team members to thrive - both professionally and personally,” added Hester. “All of these benefits and culture components provide strong selling points for attracting new team members and retaining those currently part of our team.”

The company continues to receive industry awards and accolades for its differentiated approach and superior performance, including its newest honor given by Fast Company: Finalist in the Architecture category as part of its 2023 World Changing Ideas Awards.

About BZI

Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Kanarraville, Utah, the BZI family of companies operates through three primary organizations: Building Zone Industries, LLC is responsible for steel erection, while BZI Steel, LLC specializes in steel fabrication. InnovaTech, LLC specializes in designing, engineering, and manufacturing innovative construction equipment and processes to enhance efficiency and safety on the job. To support its workforce and maintain high safety and quality standards, BZI partners with SteelTech Academy, an exclusive technical, safety, and vocational training center offered to all team members. The academy provides training in OSHA (10) and (30) certifications, equipment operations, fall protection, and industry-specific welding certifications. Since 2021, SteelTech Academy has issued over 3,200 certifications across these disciplines and consistently logs over 10,000 student contact hours annually. BZI is a proud member of and accredited by AISC, an organization that recently bestowed upon BZI its top safety award, the "Erector Award of Honor." CEO James Barlow serves on the Forbes Business Council and has recently been named a recipient of the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige Award. Beginning as farmers raising pole barns, BZI is now completing and executing major construction projects across the United States and is recognized as a leading provider of innovative construction solutions for companies worldwide.

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