Christopher Tremberth

Christopher Tremberth
CEO of Rival

Paul McEachren

Paul McEachren
Estimator and Project Manager

Company Overview

Rival Insulation, LLC. is a full service mechanical insulation contractor. Rival uses all union labor and is headquartered in Ferndale, Michigan. Rival has found a niche where it can be large enough to perform on the big jobs and small enough to provide the best service in the industry. Rival has the unique opportunity to provide the industry with a company that is complete with superior technical service and financial savvy. Rival is currently being run by its founding members.


Christopher Tremberth is the CEO of Rival Insulation, LLC. Chris opened Rival along with Steve Ayris in 2011. Chris is responsible for all of the technical day to day operations of the business. Chris performs the quantity take-offs, provides detailed estimates and supervises all on-going projects. Chris is also responsible for forecasting and sales.

Prior to starting Rival, Chris has worked in the mechanical insulation industry since 1999. Chris has worked for both local and national insulation companies. Chris has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Michigan State University. Chris also has studied Business at Baker College.


Paul McEachren joined Rival Insulation, LLC in May of 2012 and serves as both an estimator and project manager. Paul is responsible for pursuing future project opportunities, providing complete and competitive bid proposals, supervising field labor and managing every aspect of a project from award to completion.

Paul McEachren graduated from Ferris State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in HVACR Engineering Technology. Prior to Rival Insulation, Paul has worked as an estimator and project manager at both a Mechanical Contracting firm as well as a Mechanical Insulation contractor, and brings with him knowledge and experience in most all facets of the mechanical industry.

Paul currently serves as a board member of the Heat and Frost Insulators Local 25 Health and Welfare committee as well as Local 25 collection committee.