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About Us

About Cannonball Mechanical Corporation

All of us at Cannonball Mechanical Paul L. Buddy Plumbing and Heating thank you for allowing us to serve you. We have been in business for over 40 years, but without you none of it would be possible. We look forward to working with you and will strive to provide you with quality service.

Buddy Cannonball

Buddy & Zakosek

Paul L. Buddy and excavator Tom Zakosek began Buddy & Zakosek in 1953 at 1020 Mason Avenue in Aurora, Illinois. Paul and Tom employed between four and thirty people at one time. Service and repair work in residential housing was the initial focus of the business. As the company’s work ethic and reputation became evident, the number of customers increased to include the tract housing, commercial and industrial industries.

Buddy Cannonball

The Beginning of Paul L. Buddy Plumbing

In February 1974, Paul L. and his son Paul F. started Paul L. Buddy Plumbing and Heating. They moved their shop to 1041 Oliver Avenue in Aurora. In March 1977, Paul L. suddenly passed away. Paul F. took over operations and management of the business. The company continued to do service and industrial work and added government projects and schools to its repertoire.

Buddy Cannonball

Current Day

In 1977, Paul moved the business to its current location at 195 West Ashland in Aurora. During the 1990s, Paul’s sons joined the business doing service and office work. Recently, with the addition of Paul’s grandson to the company, it’s become a four-generation family business.

To separate the commercial work from the service work, Paul created the commercial sector of Cannonball Mechanical, which has become the primary name of the business.

OUR PORTFOLIO

Banking
Continental Comm. Bank
Oak Brook Bank
St. Charles Bank

Commercial
Carson Pirie Scott
Fox River Foods
Mario Tricoci Hair Salon
Plano Molding
TT Technologies
Williamette Industries

Educational
Aurora Central Catholic High School
Aurora University - Alumni Hall
Aurora University - Davis Hall
Aurora University - Watkins Hall
Elgin Community College HBT Building
Glenbard High Schools
Harrison Street Elementary
Hinsdale South and Central High Schools
Illinois Math and Science Academy
Jefferson School Life Safety
Kaneland Middle School
Lincoln School Life Safety
Madison Elementary School
Marmion Abbey Church
Marmion Academy - Yender Hall
Morraine Valley SW Education Center
Oswego East High School
Sandwich High School
Schneider Grade School
Thompson Jr. High
Waubonsee Comm. College Dickson Center
West Aurora High School

GOVERNMENT
FAA, Aurora
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
IL Youth Centers, St. Charles & Warrenville
Montgomery Village Hall
Oswego Fire Station #1

Healthcare
Rush Copley Healthplex
Valley West Community Hospital

Industrial
Fox Valley/Westfield Mall
Gail Borden Library
Local 461 Electricians' Union Hall
Nicor Gas Facilities
St. Charles Bank
Tillers Assisted Living

Municipal
Air Route Traffic Control Center
Aurora Fire Station #8
Batavia Public Library
Bristol Kendall Fire Station
Bristol Kendall Fire Station #2
Bristol Kendall Fire Station #3
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Frankfort Fire Station #4
Gail Borden Library
Geneva Transportation Building
Illinois Youth Center - St. Charles
Illinois Youth Center - Warrenville
Kane County Clerk's Office
Kane County Juvenile Center
Oswego Central Fire Station
Quad County

Recreational
Orchard Valley Clubhouse

Religious
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Westminster Presbyterian Church

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