About Us

About KC Coring & Cutting

When KC Coring and Cutting started serving the Kansas City community more than 43+ years ago, the leadership team had one goal in mind: To provide uncompromising quality of work and top-notch customer service to every client while utilizing the highest safety standards. That is exactly what we’ve achieved/delivered to thousands of job sites across the Kansas City metro and surrounding areas.

Our Leadership is deeply dedicated to Quality and Integrity, ongoing training, industry education and the highest safety standards possible. Here’s what you can expect when you hire KC Coring and Cutting.:


Our Leadership team has been together for years! KC Coring and Cutting has experience working on construction, demolition, and renovation job sites, whether commercial, industrial, residential, or public works projects. If it has to do with concrete or cutting concrete. We’ve seen and we’ve done it!

Even though we have worked in concrete cutting and coring for decades, each project we encounter is handled with the highest attention to detail of the plan, environment and safety .

Commitment to Safety

At KC Coring and Cutting, safety is our number one priority. Period! That’s why we have won numerous safety awards in our industry and we are the safest concrete cutting and coring company you will find, bar none! Our full-time Safety Director and Director of Risk Control Services ensure that our crews are properly trained on safety techniques and equipment usage.

When you hire us for a job, you can be assured that we will do everything in our power to keep our clients, employees, and other crews safe.

Excellent Service

While our experience and excellent safety rating are important, we are equally committed to uncompromising Excellence in customer service! Our team is wholly dedicated to providing the most professional, courteous and thorough experience and results you can imagine. Our estimators and crews show up when promised, will complete the work to your expectations, and will make sure you are satisfied before the job is marked complete.

We are honored by your consideration. Please let us know how we can best serve you.

Thank You

To receive a bid, please contact KC Coring and Cutting at 816-523-2015.

Meet Our Team


Joe Freed – President

Safety is the number one priority of owner and president Joseph Freed. Since starting at KC Coring & Cutting 25 years ago as a shop manager he has helped to ensure that the best employees are hired and that the safest equipment and technology the industry has to offer is utilized. Through his years he has worked his way from shop manager to secretary, to co-owner, and is now the sole owner. The emphasis they have put on safe practices has allowed KC Coring & Cutting to earn the lowest EMR (experience modification rate) rating of any company in the industry as well as numerous safety awards.

While he’s proud of all his accomplishments with the company, Freed enjoys being able to provide jobs for his numerous employees and supporting local businesses. He sees his work team as a family, when he is not working he enjoys spending time with is wife, children, grandchildren, and extended family members. In his free time, you’ll find him attending his grandchildren’s activities, taking leisurely drives, or fly fishing.

Adam Bathgate – Vice President of Operations

Adam Bathgate began his career at KC Coring at a young age. Starting as a shop hand, fixing equipment , and tending to small laborer requirements of the company. Eventually promoting to operating one of the company’s fully equipped trucks. As time passed he became one of KC Coring’s trainers, Setting many standards within the concrete cutting industry, and helping to determine many safety practices, That are set in place today. Adam is certified with the Concrete Sawing and Drilling Industry training requirements, Furthermore has been certified thru The Coring and Cutting group Certified Operator training, and Certified in Silica dust awareness training. Adam has completed all OSHA requirements to be a leader in the Sawing and Drilling industry. Now, 21 years later he finds himself as the Vice President of Operations. Managing over 6,000 projects a year.

Adam has many responsibilities, which include HR duties , scheduling, determining ways to reduce costs, increase revenues, and improve the overall performance of the company. Engaging in high level negotiations to generate lucrative contracts in order to build better customer relations. Setting company goals and developing future business strategies.

Even though his position requires him to be available 24/7, he enjoys the fast paced atmosphere. His favorite part of spending his career at KC Coring is the people. He views his team as family. Feeling as, “It takes all of us to be successful.” In his time away from work family, you’ll find Adam at the lake spending time with his Wife, Daughter and Nephews. He enjoys hunting, fishing, boating, and spending as much time outdoors as he can.

Steve Wilson – Vice President of Sales

Steve Wilson started working at KC Coring and Cutting 16 years ago as an apprentice. Currently, he serves the company as Vice President of sales, which comes with many responsibilities. Wilson has his hands on every project. His background in the field enables him to oversee job estimates for accuracy. He also makes sure that every team member has proper safety training and handles all internal safety processes.

Every workday brings new challenges to Wilson and his team. He loves how every job he oversees is different, but his favorite thing about his career is interacting with other staff members and clients.

Wilson enjoys spending time with his family when he’s not at work. He likes going to his grandkids’ soccer games and hanging out with family and friends.

Ernest Collins – Estimator

“With over 17 years of field and estimating experience combined in the construction industry, Ernest began as a general laborer before becoming the lead estimator for KC Coring and Cutting. Ernest is the personification of hard work and dedication from hands-on, inquiry-based learning to long hours in the classroom. He’s been with the business for 16 years. Collins’ primary duties include bidding on jobs and managing the projects to completion. In fact, in 2020 alone, Ernest managed over 1,700 commercial projects successfully. A member of the American Society of Professional Estimators and a proud supporter of the Laborers Union, Ernest has a passion for meeting each customer’s needs on an individual basis. Ernest enjoys this challenging position, and he appreciates that no project is ever the same. Even though his favorite part of his job is that he encounters new challenges each day, he enjoys interacting with clients and team members.

KC Coring & Cutting Construction, Inc.
7240 Central St.
Kansas City, MO 64114