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About Us

Certified Woman-Owned Business

Proud Supporter of the Federation of Woman ContractorsRoughneck Concrete Drilling & Sawing Company is a family-owned business that provides concrete cutting, drilling and sawing services to clients throughout Chicagoland, Northwest Indiana and Southeast Wisconsin. Roughneck also sells diamond products and equipment to the construction industry.

Company president Karen Elin Johnson is the daughter of the company's founder, Ed Johnson. Karen started at Roughneck in 1990 and took over the day-to-day operation of the company in 1994. Roughneck Concrete first became certified as a woman-owned business in 1995.

As a certified woman-owned business, Roughneck Concrete serves clients such as general contractors, all types of subcontractors, corporations and property owners.

Roughneck Concrete Drilling & Sawing Company is WBE certified with the following organizations:

  • City of Chicago
  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
  • Cook County
  • Women's Business Development Center
  • Amtrak
  • Central Management Services
  • City of Rockford

Roughneck Concrete Drilling and Sawing Company is DBE certified under the Illinois Unified Certification Program (UCP) which includes the following agencies:

  • Illinois Department of Transportation
  • City of Chicago
  • Chicago Transit Authority
  • Metra
  • Pace