Press Release: icon Named 2020 AGCMO Keystone Award Winner

icon takes top honors in Mid-America Specialty/Subcontractor category for construction over $20 million.


  • Award recognizes icon’s work on the Pfizer BioPlace project (Chesterfield, MO)
  • icon’s fifth AGCMO Keystone Award in six years (2014 l 2015 l 2016 l 2017 l 2020)
  • icon President: “honored by award, represents icon’s commitment to deliver superior product”

Granite City, IL (November 18, 2020)icon Mechanical, one of the midwest’s largest full-service design-build/design-assist mechanical contractors, has been named the winner of the 2020 AGCMO Keystone Award in the Mid-America Specialty/Subcontractor category for construction projects over $20 million.

According to the AGCMO, the award recognizes construction professionals whose skill, teamwork, and spirit of innovation make a lasting contribution to a community by building facilities that support and enhance the quality of life. Other essential award components include safety, performance, use of technology/innovation, and workforce diversity.

icon took top Keystone honors for its award-winning work on the Pfizer BioPlace project – an initiative that has earned the firm previous industry accolades. icon’s innovative prefabrication and modularization approach to that project is credited with saving the owner over $1 million and shaving three months off the construction schedule.

“We are very proud to be honored with this award,” said Jeff Rush, President of icon Mechanical. “This recognition is validation of the commitment and investment icon makes in ensuring we deliver the best project possible for our general contractors and owners on every project. We appreciate Clayco providing us the opportunity to work with them and the other team members on the Pfizer BioPlace initiative. It was a total team effort and we are just excited to be recognized for doing our part.”

This marks the fifth time in six years that icon Mechanical has won a Keystone Award. The firm took first place in 2014 for its work on the Wexford @4240 Core and Shell Historic Restoration (St. Louis) followed by a 2015 win for its part on the Milam Landfill project (St. Louis). icon won again in 2016 for the BJC Washington University Medical School Campus Renewal – Penthouse project (St. Louis) and the firm earned its fourth Keystone Award in 2017 for its performance on the Zurich North America Headquarters (Schaumburg, IL).

About icon Mechanical
icon Mechanical is a full-service mechanical contractor, engineering and construction firm specializing in the design, fabrication, installation, modification, and ongoing service of process piping, power piping, industrial ventilation and commercial HVAC. Founded in 1995, icon takes pride in our team of creative people who possess a strong passion to drive exceptional results.

The Associated General Contractors of Missouri (AGCMO) represents the united voice of the construction industry throughout the state of Missouri. AGC of Missouri represents over 500 commercial, industrial, heavy and highway contractors, industry partners and related firms in 110 counties across the state of Missouri. In September, AGCMO was named large Chapter of the Year by AGC of America. AGCMO operates offices in St. Louis, Jefferson City and Springfield. Visit:


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