One of the Midwest's top contractors, C.D. Smith Construction works on commercial, institutional, and industrial projects. It builds manufacturing, retail, correctional, health care, and education facilities, as well as water treatment plants. The company offers general contracting and design/build services and also provides specialty contracting services such as steel erection, masonry and concrete work, carpentry, and demolition. Charles D. Smith, grandfather of president Gary Smith, founded the company in 1936.