March 2017 JHI Group News

  On an early summer morning, the unthinkable happened at the headquarters of Thorsport in Sandusky. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Team suffered a major fire that destroyed a large portion of their 100,000 SF facility. Shortly after the fire had been extinguished, Janotta & Herner had its team of Engineers onsite to ensure…

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The Design/Build Review: A Little Heavy Lifting

When you find yourself with a pretty big problem, you’re going to need some pretty big tools and people with the right know-how to fix it. That is exactly what happened when Janotta & Herner was contacted to move and replace an 83,000 pound, wooden pedestrian bridge that was failing. The Client wanted to replace…

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The Design/Build Review: JHI Group Grows to the East

In 1962, Janotta and Herner was founded by building partners Bob Janotta and Jim Herner. Since that time, the company has grown dramatically to employ over 170 people and has worked to greatly expand its building capabilities. In 2011, J&H acquired a steel fabrication plant in New London, later named Firelands Fabrication, allowing us to…

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