Leadership

Since 1996, RAI has been known for delivering great results.

Founded in 1996, Reinicke Athens, Inc. has continuously provided unparalleled industrial contracting services throughout the Southeastern United States. Our team is made up of experienced, highly qualified individuals who are dedicated to the successful completion of every project. Mark Christopherson is the president of Reinicke Athens, Inc. and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Parkside, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. He has spent his entire career in the industrial construction business dating back to 1984. Our priority remains customer retention and ensuring excellent relationships with RAI clients. RAI has is a self-performing, mechanical, millwright, piping, electrical & structural – “Industrial Contractor” – specializing in shutdowns and fast track manufacturing equipment installations. Our offering includes full-scale specialized Industrial contracting. Many of our large projects involve more than one Industrial Trade. Projects that we self-perform 75-100% of the trades as turn-key work are extremely successful projects.


Core Values


RAI TeamOur dedication to safety as our core value and the culture of our company has resulted in:

RAI’s 2024 EMR Rating = 0.72

This rating places RAI in the 99th percentile for contractors in our class. We are proud to have been selected by our insurance carrier, FCCI, as a “Best In Class Contractor”. Our people are the key all our success and great safety records are a result of dedicated employees prioritizing and exercising good safety practices. From our CEO to every level of the organization, it is understood that safety is paramount in all we do.

RAI is proud to be the 2023 AISC Fabricator & Erector Safety Award of Honor recipient.


Core ValuesRAI strives for top quality in all we do.

Our commitment not only applies to our products but our people, practices, and performance. Since 1996 we have worked hard to ensure a reputation that results in repeat clients and we are proud of that accomplishment. Many RAI clients have been with us for twenty plus years and these relationships come from our quality work and people. It is quality-oriented clients we seek and only quality-oriented people we hire to serve our clients.

Our goal is to develop a relationship based on trust, and we understand that cannot be achieved without true integrity. As one of our core values and understanding that the other three cannot be achieved with it, RAI views integrity has the foundation for all we do. We are dedicated to integrity in every aspect of our business and it is our promise to always operate at its highest level.

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