Company Resume

As a full service Mechanical Contracting Company Buist Incorporated has been serving the Medical, Pharmaceutical, Nursing Home, and office space industries since 1938. In the late 1800’s, company founder David Buist and his sons installed plumbing and heating in mansions in the Bernardsville area of New Jersey. Carting materials by horse and wagon, they earned a reputation as a reliable and trustworthy company. They capitalized on their successes by incorporating in 1938 and expanding into industrial plumbing and steam fitting.

Michael Freund became Buist’s president in 1968. Through controlled expansion of the company’s capabilities and client base, he has guided the company’s growth from $250,000 to its current multi-million dollar annual sales volume. Consistent with the past, Buist Inc. has continued its track record of success and its dedication to quality, service, integrity, and honest customer relations. A few of the areas the company prides itself in are as follows:

Comprehensive Capabilities:

At BUIST Inc. we approach every job as a unique challenge to be completed not only to the customer’s satisfaction, but to our own set of demanding criteria. Throughout our long history, we’ve solved many of the problems that can be encountered in the all areas of our services listed below and more.

Superior Service:

BUIST offers repair and preventive maintenance contracts for industrial, commercial, and institutional facilities including 24-hour emergency service. We employ specialists in air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, sheetmetal, pipe fitting, and plumbing.

Engineering and Design Services:

BUIST subcontracts design through our sister company,  Michael P. Freund & Associates. President Michael Freund holds Professional Engineer’s License (#GE-20032), HVACR License (19HC00324600), and Master Plumber’s License (#BI06644). The firm performs mechanical and plumbing design work in support of Buist Inc.

Signatory to Unions:

The following is a list of union agreements/labor contracts to which we are signatory:
(represented by MCA for piping & by SMACA for sheetmetal)

Through the MCA we are signatory to all UA locals in New Jersey
We regularly employ people from the following locals:
Local 9 Plumbers & Pipefitters
Local 14 Plumbers & Pipefitters
Local 24 Plumbers & Pipefitters
Local 9 Residential
Local 274 Plumbers & Pipefitters
Local 475 Steamfitters & Pipefitters
Local 22 Sheetmetal Workers
Local 27 Sheetmetal Workers
Local 9 Refrigeration

Safety Our Top Priority:

BUIST places utmost importance on safety. Completing a job on time and to perfection is second only to making sure no one gets hurt. That is why we include the following elements:

  • Comprehensive Safety Manual
  • HAZCOM Program
  • Low Experience Modifications
  • Confined Space Entry Procedure
  • Respiratory Protection Procedure
  • CPR Training
  • OSHA Training
  • First Aid Training