Our Story

Founded in 1950 by Clarence Arthur Rawls, Sr. and his brother-in-law, Terry Dickens, WIMCO Corp (WIMCO) is a licensed general contractor based in Washington, NC. Originally known as Wash­ington Iron Metal Company, our roots can be traced back to the scrap metal business, which became popular after World War II.

WIMCO grew into a full metal building dealership before transitioning into the commercial construction firm it is today. With over 70 years of experience, we have built an impeccable reputation by providing our clients with first-class service. We take pride in our strong foundation, which supports our innovation and expansion.

Our practical and functional building philosophy has grown the WIMCO concept into a multi-award-winning company capable of meeting any commercial, medical, office construction, and self-storage needs. WIMCO has constructed nearly 3,500 projects, totaling over 50 million square feet. We are currently working in 23 states across the country, and we have deep roots in the Southeast region.

At WIMCO, our core values include integrity, on-time delivery, and quality craftsmanship. These values form the basis of who WIMCO is as a company. We believe that behind every company are great leaders, and at WIMCO, that holds true. Our leaders care deeply about our employees as people first and believe that they are our greatest asset.

We believe that our employees are the backbone of our success, and we take great pride in their skills, expertise, and professionalism. Our employees are the driving force behind every project we undertake, and we recognize that their dedication and hard work are key to delivering high-quality results. We take the time to invest in our employees and ensure they have the tools, resources, and training they need to succeed.

At WIMCO, we recognize that our employees are the lifeblood of our company, and we believe in empowering them to achieve their full potential. We take great care in cultivating a culture of collaboration, respect, and trust, which has led to a fiercely loyal group of long-tenured team members.

The leadership team, as well as every member of the WIMCO team, has embraced each other as family. We believe in assisting each other in times of need, and we take great pride in the fact that we are there for each other and our families. We recognize that the knowledge that everyone at the company cares for you and is there for you and your family is life-changing for all involved.

In 2020, WIMCO earned the Inc. 5000 award, and has also been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2021. We are proud of these accolades, and we recognize that they are a testament to the hard work, dedication, and professionalism of our employees.

WIMCO is more than just a construction company – we are a family that is committed to delivering the highest-quality results to our clients while fostering a culture of collaboration, respect, and trust. We take great pride in our employees and recognize that they are the driving force behind our success. We look forward to continuing to serve our clients with excellence and to achieving our full potential as a company.

Our Vision

Success begins with inspired individuals

We Believe

In making life better through our passion to build trusting relationships


In doing the right thing no matter what it takes

Our Drive

Through hard work, honesty and integrity, we deliver promises on time, every time