Commercial Plumbing & Mechanical Contractors
4901 E. Grimes Harlingen, Tx 78550
Phone 956-428-4636 Fax 956-428-8708
CTO, INC. (Com-Tech Mechanical, Inc.)
John Wagner, Jo Rae Wagner, and Edwin R. Correll founded CTO in 1972 in Harlingen, Tx. CTO, Inc. is a commercial plumbing
contracting company incorporated in Texas on August 30, 1976.
CTO, has been in business for over 35 years, earning a reputation as one of the leading commercial plumbing contractors in the Rio
Grande Valley. The main office has 12,000 square feet of combined office and warehouse space, and is located at 4901 East Grimes
Road, Harlingen, Texas 78550. It has an office staff of eight, and a workforce of between 50 and 60 apprentices and plumbers.
CTO, Inc. does a variety of commercial plumbing with a specialization in medical facilities. Over the past few years, CTO had
contracts for the Harlingen Medical Center, FBI Building in McAllen, Cameron County Detention Center outside of Los Fresnos,
South Texas Community College in Rio Grande City, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance in Edinburg, the Mission Hospital, and several
schools all over the Rio Grande Valley.
CTO has plumbers that are Medical Gas Certified and are kept busy in this field with the various hospital jobs that they have under
contract on an ongoing basis.
CTO, Inc. is the parent corporation consisting of office staff. Com-Tech Mechanical, Inc. is the field staff for CTO, Inc. and is a
division of CTO Inc. All coverage is written on one policy because of common ownership, and each has its own separate FEIN
number. CTO is 74-1912199 and Com-Tech Mechanical, Inc. is 74-2882293.
Jo Rae Wagner, is President of CTO, and has and does currently sit on many industry related boards. Jo is past president of the
Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Contractors National (PHCCN), and has served on this board at both the state and national levels, for a
number of years. She has served as a board member and president of the American Subcontractors Association (ASA), and is a
member of the Association of General Contractors (AGC). In addition, she is the chairman elect for the Harlingen Waterworks Board
and serves on the Harlingen Construction Board of Adjustments and Variances. In the early nineties, she served for four years on the
Texas Workers Compensation Policy Holders Committee. She is a founding member of Independent Plumbers Alliance (IPA). It
works in conjunction with Texas State Technical College to provide a quality education for plumbers to achieve their journeyman’s
license. Jo is a hands-on owner and manager of CTO on a daily basis.
Todd Aune is VP and Operations manager of CTO and is very involved in civic and industry organizations. Todd is a past board
member AGC and served on the education committee. Todd is a two time past president, and board member of ASA, currently he
sits on the Chamber of Commerce board of HIFI (Harlingen Industrial Foundation). This board supports local industry in Harlingen.
Todd is a master plumber and two time chair of Independent Pluming Alliance (IPA). Jo & Todd were instrumental in the formation
of the IPA. Todd served as the Chairman for the first two years and now serves as the apprentice coordinator. In 2005 CTO’s
apprentice representative for the IPA won 1st Place in the National Plumbing Apprentice competition in Florida at the National
Convention of the PHCCN. He is a twelve year member of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers and has earned the Certified
Plumbing Engineer (CIPE). Todd, like Jo is very hands-on and an involved owner and manager of CTO running and managing the
day-to-day operations of CTO. He personaly handles all design build designation projects.
The focus on safety is very important to management and has aided in CTO, Inc being a preferred subcontractor. CTO was the
AGC Subcontractor of the Year in 2003.
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