Established in 1905, Scranton Gillette Companies began as a Chicago-based publishing company serving the transportation construction industry. We’ve grown and evolved quite a lot since then, adding a variety of print, digital, event and Web products that serve as a communications link to a host of industries. Here’s a timeline of key events in our history. We’ve evolved quite a lot since then, adding a variety of print, digital, event and Web products that serve as a communications link to a host of industries. With the launch of Pro Builder in 1938, we grew into the residential and commercial design and construction industry. And we’ve continued to expand in this market through the leadership and innovation of our subsidiary Scranton Gillette Horizon. To offer our customers smart and flexible marketing support, we created Nimble Thinkers, an independent, full-service agency.
Adapting as we emerge from the pandemic, Scranton Gillette Communications and SGC Horizon realign as Scranton Gillette Companies, encompassing the brands of Building Design+Construction; BD+C University; Custom Builder; DIAPASON; Furniture, Lighting & Decor; Multifamily Design+Construction; ProConnect; Products; ProTradeCraft; Pro Builder; Pro Remodeler and Show Village.