Viewpoint recognizes Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications with 2018 Technology Award

Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications were recognized by our corporate software partner, Viewpoint, with a 2018 Technology Award.  Award recipients “demonstrate innovative, forward-thinking approaches to technology, using Viewpoint solutions to solve important business challenges” (Viewpoint).  Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications received this honor in recognition of their successful, company-wide implementation of Spectrum (an ERP software).  Such implementation allowed the companies to improve overall processes and provide greater access to real-time data.

Bluestone’s national division completes work for Willis Towers Watson

Bluestone Communications was recently awarded a project for Willis Towers Watson, in Miami, Florida.  Willis Towers Watson is renovating their existing office space and Bluestone was engaged to install the horizontal Category 6 cable infrastructure, sound masking system and Audio Visual systems, throughout the newly renovated office space.

Hatzel & Buehler acquires the assets of J.P. Rainey & Company, Inc. 

Hatzel & Buehler, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of J.P. Rainey & Company, Inc.  J.P. Rainey specialized in providing electrical services to health care providers in the Philadelphia Metropolitan area.  Among its leading clients were Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Main Line Health Systems, which includes such hospitals as Lankenau Medical Center, Bryn Mawr Hospital, Paoli Hospital, and Riddle Hospital.  The acquisition of J.P. Rainey will add to Hatzel & Buehler’s growing list of health care clients such as Inspira Health Networks, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Penn Medicine, Northwell Health, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and University of Michigan Health System.

Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications’ Employees proudly participate in 12th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand Telethon

On June 14th, 2018, employees from Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications participated in the 12th Annual Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Telethon, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Employees answered phones, processed donations and helped support other Telethon functions.  The 14-hour live televised event raised over $7,000,000 in pledges for pediatric cancer research – which is a record-breaking amount for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation!  Since the fundraiser began in 2007, it has raised over $32,000,000.

Pittsburgh Office completes final phase of renovations throughout Two PNC Plaza


Bluestone Communications is currently completing the final renovations throughout Two PNC Plaza – which includes 7 floors and the lobby.  Bluestone technicians are installing category 6A cable to all work stations, audio visual media boxes and wireless access points throughout the floors.  Additional scope of work includes the installation of a new fiber and copper backbone to each new telecommunications room.  At the conclusion of this renovation phase, all 34 floors of the Plaza will be fully renovated.

Bluestone awarded maintenance contract for Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Bluestone Communications was again awarded the on-site maintenance contract with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.  The maintenance contract includes all Thomas Jefferson center city campuses and surrounding areas.  Bluestone’s on-site technicians provide project management services, while overseeing all Moves/Adds/Changes (MAC) and general project work, for the twenty seven buildings on the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital campus.  Work is performed in office, hospital and educational facilities, requiring Bluestone technicians to work in environments involving patients, doctors, nurses, students and the general public.

Bluestone Technicians are also working on various projects at Aria Health (after the Thomas Jefferson acquisition of Aria Health).

Bluestone hires industry veteran and opens branch office in New Jersey

In an effort to better serve their existing New Jersey Customers – as well as establish new local relationships – Bluestone Communications has opened a branch office in South Plainfield, New Jersey. Steven Demcsak, a 25-year industry veteran to the New Jersey market, will oversee the new branch.  Steven’s long-time experience with premier financial, healthcare, and pharmaceutical institutions will help support and grow this new venture.

Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications had zero lost time injuries in 2017

With 1.6 million man hours worked in 2017, Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications proudly ended the year with zero lost time injuries. Leveraging our multi-tiered safety team – functioning at the corporate, branch and field levels – Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications’ TRIR (Total Recordable Incident Rate) continues to be significantly less than the Electrical Industry standard.

Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications proudly support local Community Center, with food drive.

In 1996, the Knollwood Community Center (located in Claymont, Delaware) was established.  The Community Center provides after school care, a summer day camp, and adult and family activities. The Center’s food closet was established in September 2004 and has become an invaluable source of outreach to the Community.  Hatzel & Buehler and Bluestone Communications organized a food drive to support the Community Center’s Holiday needs.