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Newby Island Resource Recovery Park


World's Most Advanced Recycling Plant

Blach completed the renovation of an 80,000 s.f. recycling facility at Newby Island in Milpitas for Republic Services, one of the country's largest waste services providers, in the summer of 2012. 

The building houses the world’s most sophisticated Material Recovery Facility (MRF), with the intent of recycling at least 80% of waste material collected from San Jose businesses.  The recycling plant can process up to 420,000 tons of waste annually. 

SurroMed, Inc


Laboratory & Office Renovation

Blach performed general construction services for SurroMed, Inc., a pioneering biomarker-enabled drug discovery and development company.  

Blach delivered this 25,000 s.f. laboratory and office renovation project within an aggressive seven-week construction schedule.  

The project included the installation of three new air handlers, one chiller, and one boiler with two fan units while re-roofing 15,000 s.f. with power and data upgrades throughout the lab areas. 

Sacred Heart Community Service


The Heart House Community Building

The new 22,000 s.f., partial two-story facility features a turn-of-the-century architectural style.  The building houses SHCS’ food and clothes distribution areas, education and computer training programs, pre-school and daycare center, shelter placement, Head Start program and administrative offices.

The Allied Arts Guild


Historical Renovation

CAW Architects and Blach were selected by the Guild to prepare a schematic design and feasibility study to assist the Guild in its decision-making and fundraising process.

For nearly five years, the trio worked closely to navigate the many regulatory, community and financial challenges associated with the project, resulting in the approval by the City Council to renew the 70-year-old site.

Other Industries

High Technology
Blach Construction was a pioneer in technology construction, building the first sub-micron cleanroom for Fairchild Semiconductor in the early '80s.

Since then, Blach has added manufacturing plants, test bays and labs to our experience for many of the Valley’s most prominent companies.

Because of our experience in building high technology environments, our proven process keeps existing systems online during remodeling and expansion projects.


Since its founding, Blach has brought innovative and cost-effective solutions to our healthcare clients and their projects, collaborating closely to minimize the impacts of construction in occupied buildings and delivering smooth construction experiences. 

Our team tracks new developments and healthcare trends to provide clients with comprehensive services and high-performing facilities.

In addition, Blach and our individual project staff members bring an array of diverse healthcare experience with some of the region’s top medical providers such as: 


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