Industry Honors

Special honors given to individuals and businesses in the construction industry.

2014 winners of the Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence Award

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It is with great pride that we introduce this year’s winners of the annual Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence. For the past 32 years, Rural Builder has sponsored this award, relying on the results of a ballot process that … Read more »

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2014 SIPA Building Excellence Awards presented

The Structural Insulated Panel Association presented its 2014 Building Excellence Awards April 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Judges were Matt Belcher of Verdatek Solutions, Chris Fennell of Building Insight, and independent architectural designer Mehrdad Dabbagh. The winners were: Overall Competition … Read more »

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ABC Supply Co., Inc. Honors Frank Novascone III with Ken Hendricks Award

BELOIT, Wis. – ABC Supply Co., Inc. has named Frank Novascone III as the recipient of this year’s Ken Hendricks Award. Novascone is the managing partner at the building products distributor’s branch at 1321 E. 1st St. N., Wichita, Kan. … Read more »

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2014 SIPA Building Excellence Awards

Eight homes and commercial buildings built with structural insulated panels (SIPs) were recognized for their innovation and environmental sustainability during the 2014 Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) Building Excellence Awards ceremony, April 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  The annual competition … Read more »

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Varco Pruden Announces 2014 Hall of Fame Award Winners

MEMPHIS, TN – Varco Pruden Buildings has announced its 2014 Hall of Fame winners. This annual competition recognizes top projects by Varco Pruden (VP) builders that display innovation and excellence through the integration of VP building systems, products, architectural appearance, … Read more »

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Varco Pruden Honored as Healthiest Employer

For the second consecutive year, Varco Pruden Buildings was recognized as one of the healthiest companies to work for in the Mid-South by the Memphis Business Journal. The company was selected as a winner in the ‘1-99 Employees’ category and … Read more »

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MBMA Announces Manufacturer Safety Award Winners

The Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) annually recognizes metal building systems manufacturers which show exceptional commitment to assuring workplace safety. The 2013 Safety Awards were presented at the MBMA Spring Dinner Meeting held May 6, 2014 in Dallas, TX.           … Read more »

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Hammers Construction Inc. awarded Metallic Builder of the Year award

Perham, MN – Hammers Construction, Inc. (HCI) was recently awarded the Metallic Builder of the Year award, presented at the Metallic Building Company National Sales Meeting in Carlsbad, Calif. This prestigious honor is given to builders who excel in their … Read more »

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ABC Supply Co. honored with 8th consecutive Gallup Great Workplace Award

BELOIT, Wis. – For the eighth time, building products distributor ABC Supply Co., Inc., has been honored with the Gallup Great Workplace Award, which recognizes the best-performing workplaces worldwide. ABC Supply is one of only 36 companies in the world … Read more »

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Best on the Block building products for 2014

Each year at the Frame Building Expo, a special product area is designated as a Builder Block to showcase special products from exhibitors. A ballot box is located in the display and visitors can vote for their favorite products. The … Read more »

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