Author Archives: Renee DuFore Russell

‘Extreme’ dedication

A Florida metal roofer and his company’s supplier, Metal Sales Manufacturing, go ‘all in’ for a good cause when the TV reality show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" comes to town.
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New venture was inspired by tough times

Needing a job, one man took his 30-years of experience and turned it into a creative venture that is paying dividends
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Gold Key awards: Cast your vote

Excellence deserves to be recognized — and rewarded. Take a moment to cast a vote for the 3 industry suppliers who do a good job for your company. Who can you always depend on to come through when you need them? Read more »

Posted in RB March 2010, Rural Builder Magazine | Leave a comment

Hangars: Keep it simple

In this companion story to the March Rural Builder story, Doorways to the Skies, the director of engineering for Metal Sales Manufacturing Co. says, "keep it simple." Read more »

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Doorways to the skies

Whether it’s a high-flown luxury building or a down-to-earth metal ‘box,’ airplane hangars come in many sizes and styles

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Miller ‘nails’ top time in competition

A highlight of the Frame Building Expo is a hotly-competitive nail pounding event. Check out this year’s top times!
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Brisky named to Hall of Fame

A member of the National Frame Building Association board of directors, Bob Brisky was inducted into the Rural Builder Hall of Fame at the 2010 Frame Building Expo held in February in Louisville, Ky.
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Hindman honored with Hall of Fame award

Educator Daniel Hindman, Ph.D., accepted the Rural Builder Hall of Fame award at the 2010 Frame Building Expo in Louisville, Ky.
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Koch named to Hall of Fame

A Maze Nails Company employee for 34 years, Tom Koch took his place in the Rural Builder Hall of Fame during the Frame Building Expo held in Louisville, Ky.
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Cold with a chance of construction

Frigid weather is no match for hardy post-frame builders
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Posted in RB February 2010, Rural Builder Magazine | Leave a comment