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On March 5, 2007, Tribal Governments of the Bering Straits region of Alaska and Kawerak Inc. embarked on an exciting and ambitious venture that has greatly benefitted the Native people of the Northwestern Alaska Region; Tumet Industries LLC was formed.

The purpose behind the formation of Tumet Industries LLC was to provide construction services to the federal government, local governments, and private entities while creating jobs and growth opportunities for tribal members.

Tumet Industries LLC is an 8(a) certified contractor through the Small Business Administration (SBA) classified as a Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB). Tumet Industries received SBA 8(a) status in 2008.

Tumet is certified as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE). We are located in a Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone). Tumet is listed in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR). Tumet is a member of The Associated General Contractors of Alaska.

The company was founded in 2007 and is 42.2% owned by Kawerak and 57.8% by seventeen Federally Recognized Tribes, all located in the Bering Strait Region.


Tumet Industries is a successful, competitive construction company with integrity and on-time delivery.


We are a tribally owned Alaska contractor with experience and expertise working in remote locations which have logistical challenges. We do civil construction, heavy roads and highways, airports, sewer and water projects.


We provide quality work.

We strengthen the local workforce through training and employment.

We respect and honor a community’s natural resources and local customs.

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US Federal Contractor Registration
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