The Builders Exchange of Iron Mountain/Kingsford (BX) has been the major clearing-house for commercial and industrial construction projects out for bid in the area since 1960. Working in conjunction with the Dickinson Area Chamber Alliance, the BX functions as a professional network for more than 130 companies involved in construction, landscaping, excavating, engineering and many more occupations from all over the Upper Peninsula, Lower Michigan and Wisconsin.
The purpose of the organization is to encourage the economic growth of our community. The BX offers its members an opportunity to network with other members in order to increase business contacts. The organization is governed by a five-member Board of Directors which meets monthly and the Plan Room is open from 8:00am to 4:00 pm Monday thru Friday. The main purposes of the Exchange are:
To provide a weekly newsletter (bid list) and daily updates to members that lists all the plans and specs available in the BX Plan Room.
To provide a website directory that lists all members alphabetically and by classification to include contact, address, phone and fax number.
To provide a Plan Room which is easily accessible to members to use and to provide on-line viewing of projects available at the Exchange.
To provide copying services at a nominal fee so members can reproduce plans and specs for use outside of the Exchange. Faxing and email services are also available.
To provide other services such as reduce and enlarge prints, download prints from internet sites, print drawings from software programs, scan drawings to CD, USB, or email and print collated sets.
Our Plan Room has the latest in copier and computer equipment that has many added features for the construction industry and the public Other activities of the BX include sponsoring scholarships for students who will be studying in the construction field. Each November elections are held for new board members.
The Iron Mountain-Kingsford Builders Exchange is a non-profit organization with dues of only $120.00 per year. If you would like more information on membership, please contact the office at 906-774-2002 ext.3.
600 S. Stephenson Ave. Iron Mountain, MI 49801 | 906-774-2002 Ext. 3 |firstname.lastname@example.org www.imkbx.com