R&D Thiel started in the suburbs of Chicago and has continued to expand under the name Carpenter Contractors of America, Inc. (CCA) into the booming markets of Florida (1973) and North Carolina (2000). Over its 65 years, CCA has grown to achieve a reputation as the preeminent full-service carpenter contractor, material supplier, and housing component manufacturer in the United States.
In 1955, Robert and Donald Thiel opened their doors for business as R&D Thiel as a thriving family business with a heritage of working with wood. Over its 65-year history, CCA has enjoyed substantial growth and profitability achieved by providing high-quality products and services to a dedicated collection of market-leading customers. CCA is proud of the reputation it has earned over the years— its focus on integrity, commitment to quality construction, and superior customer service will ensure that this reputation remains intact and lives on for generations to come.