Mike Roach landed his first construction job at Nunnellee Supply in Salem, OR driving trucks, cleaning up jobsites and learning apprentice-level carpentry.
WPI was founded by Mike and Pam Roach out of the basement in their home in Salem, OR providing framing & drywall services while using a mini-storage unit as additional space.
WPI moved to NE Portland and rented space from Ivan L. Sletta Company. Soon after, the two companies merged and began plastering and fireproofing.
Completed Original Nike Campus.
WPI purchased and moved to it's Headquarters in Tigard, OR. Mike Roach served as the NWCB President from 1990-1991.
Completed US Federal Courthouse in Portland, OR.
Expanded into WA by opening regional office in Seattle after acquiring Wall Finishes, Inc. and opening a plaster division.
In May of 2006 WPI expanded their business in the state of Washington by opening an office in Spokane.
Victor Roach named President of the company, Angela Roach named Executive Vice President. WPI Completed the Mirabella Retirement Community project in Seattle, WA.
Expanded into the Nevada market by opening an office in Reno.
Launched new WPI branding efforts by designing a new logo, new website and implementing a new Enterprise Software Platform that streamlined operations.
After being located in Tigard, OR for over 25 years, the WPI corporate office moved to its new state of the art office facility complete with 19,000 SF prefabrication plant in Wilsonville, OR.
WPI continues its growth into the Southwestern United States by adding regional offices in Albuquerque, NM and Las Vegas, NV.
2022 marked WPI's 50th anniversary. The Roach family's hard work, sacrifice, and dedication have led WPI to where it is today. WPI's success can also be traced to the exceptional people pushing the business forward in ways the Roaches never thought possible. What started as a small family business has grown into a company that employs over 1,600 people across nine states and shows no signs of slowing down.