Management Office Address
305 S John St
Batesville, IN 47006

100+ Years and Counting… 

Bruns-Gutzwiller’s was established in 1920 offering comprehensive general contracting and construction management services, serving Southeastern Indiana, Southwestern Ohio, and Northern Kentucky. Our team comprises nearly 100 proficient bricklayers, carpenters, and laborers who are dedicated to meeting our clients’ needs.

We aim to deliver superior construction services. To achieve this, we collaborate with subcontractors and suppliers who share our values of providing exceptional workmanship and competitive pricing, which helps maintain quality throughout the project. By taking pride in offering our clients honest, professional, and affordable services, over half of our projects are from repeat customers and many referrals.

Company Overview

Our priority is to provide top-notch construction services to our clients.

We work with a team of subcontractors and suppliers who share our commitment to quality workmanship and competitive pricing, ensuring excellence throughout the project’s lifecycle. Our company is built on a foundation of honesty and professional excellence, which is why over 50% of our projects are repeat clients.

We offer a diverse range of services.

We cater to our clients’ specific needs, including commercial office building construction, institutional and educational building construction, medical center construction, fine home construction, industrial facility construction, retail facility construction, and remodeling or tenant improvement services. Additionally, we provide comprehensive construction management services.

Equal Employment

It is the policy of this company to cooperate to the fullest extent with the applicable regulations of the Civil Rights Act and the Executive Orders on Equal Employment Opportunity.

Meet our Team

Bruns-Gutzwiller, Inc. is a closely held corporation owned by four principals: James A Bruns, P.E., Thomas J. Bruns, Timothy D. Bruns, and Anthony R. Gutzwiller. Our company was formed as a result of the merger between Bruns Brothers Masonry and the W.A. Gutzwiller Company in 1970. With over a century of experience in the industry, we have established a reputation for delivering high-quality construction services.

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Tom Bruns
Owner | Project Manager

Tom earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rose Hulman Institute of Technology, joined BG in 1988, and previously worked for Brown and Root Construction’s petrochemical division and Pepper Southern Construction.

Bill Gutzwiller
Owner | Project Manager

Bill started at W. A. Gutzwiller Company in 1961. Semi-retiring in 2009, Bill gradudated from Purdue University and currently serves as treasurer of the Indiana AGC, chairman of the AGC Political Action Committee, and a member of the Board of Trustees for Ivy Tech State College.

Jim Bruns, P.E.
Owner | Project Manager

Earning a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Roosevelt University, Jim is a registered professional in three states. Joining BG in 1990, he previously worked for Pepper Construction in Chicago and currently serves as a Commissioner of the State of Indiana Fire Prevention and Building Safety Commission.

Tony Gutzwiller
Owner | Project Manager

As a certified Association Healthcare Construction, Tony holds a degree in Civil Engineering/Construction Management from Purdue University, Tony previously worked at Pepper Construction, F.A Wilhelm, and F.H. Paschen.

Tim Bruns
Owner | Project Manager

Tim graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Construction Technology. Prior to joining BG in 1988, he worked as a project engineer for Pepper Southern Construction in Florida.

Scott Smith
CFO/Controller, Safety Manager

Scott started his career at Edward E. Conn as a cost accountant and materials manager before joining BG in 1986. He holds a double major in History and Business Administration from Northern Kentucky University.

Collaborative Efforts and Unwavering Loyalty

Seemlessly work to ensure construction project success.

Boasting a dedicated team of ten professional and administrative personnel and a year-round workforce of 100 highly skilled craftsmen, our diverse team handles various aspects of construction, including excavation, demolition, concrete work, masonry, carpentry, and millwork.

Our team’s collaborative efforts and unwavering loyalty contribute to staying on schedule, controling costs, and ensuring exceptional quality without compromising on safety.

Choose Bruns-Gutzwiller for your construction projects and benefit from our experienced professionals and skilled craftsmen who seamlessly work to ensure your project’s successful completion.

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