by Brad Broberg
Contributing Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal
Recalling the birth of Marpac Construction takes Don Mar back to some dark days.
Mar was working for his father's general contracting business, Pacific Components, when the company won a contract to re-roof the Kingdome in Seattle. The work included pressure-washing the roof. After leaks caused ceiling tiles to come loose, Pacific Components was awarded a second contract to repair the tiles.
During the repairs, a crane belonging to a subcontractor collapsed, killing two workers. The ...