Industry Honors

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

Post-Frame Crew Foreman of the Month: Roy Palmer II

– By Greg Blosser, NFBA Communications Manager –  Nan Spadacene of Midland, Michigan, calls foreman Roy Palmer II a “superstar.” Spadacene, a retired business development manager who worked at Dow Chemical for 30 years, knows a bit about supervising people and considers herself a good just of character. Palmer, of Wick Buildings, was the...

Chuck Haslebacher, President of Varco Pruden Buildings and Barbara Deloach, VP Human Resources Manager proudly display the 2015 Top Workplaces award.

Varco Pruden lands Top 10 spot in Top Workplaces in Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN – Varco Pruden Buildings (VP) was recognized a second time this year as a top place to work. The Memphis Commercial Appeal ranked VP in the top 10 Top Workplaces 2015 in the small size category (under 100 employees). The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey...

EagleView Technologies Receives MRCA Industry Innovation Award

EagleView Technologies, a leading technology provider of aerial imagery, data analytics and GIS solutions, recently announced that it was awarded the 2015 Industry Innovation Award by the Midwest Roofing Contractors Association (MRCA) for the development of its cloud-based construction software, Construct. “We are honored to be recognized by the MRCA for being an innovator...

Varco Pruden among 2015 Best Places to Work in Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN – Varco Pruden Buildings’ national headquarters in Memphis was named one of the 2015 Best Places to Work by the Memphis Business Journal. The Best Places to Work is a competition of the top workplaces in the Memphis metro area. Selection is determined solely on employee feedback. Memphis Business Journal partners with national research...

ASTM International Roofing Committee honors Rob Haddock with ‘Cash Award’

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.—Consultant Rob Haddock of the Metal Roof Advisory Group Ltd. and Metal Roof Innovations Ltd. in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has received the Carl G. Cash Award from ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing. The committee noted Haddock’s “distinguished research contributions, outstanding publications, dedication and leadership to advancing building envelope technology,...

Hall of Fame: Class of 2015

Alfred Dunlop & Robert Scichili: Top Leaders In The Industry. By Sharon Glorioso It’s that time of year again—Metal Roofing Magazine’s Hall of Fame issue! Metal Roofing Magazine announced the inaugural class of the Metal Roofing Hall of Fame in 2007 by inducting four industry pioneers. Since then, 11 more prominent members of the...

DBCI Achieves 7 Year Safety Milestone

Georgia manufacturer remains accident free over 1,000,000 Man Hours Douglasville, GA – Roll-up door manufacturer DBCI celebrated a milestone in July, marking seven consecutive years without a single recordable injury. This monumental achievement encompasses over 1,000,000 hours worked. “I’m proud of everyone in this organization,” says President Larry Miller, “Safety has been our primary...

Fabral Announces 2015 Project of the Year Winners

Norcross, GA – Fabral proudly announces the 2015 winners of its annual Project of the Year contest: Astro Buildings, Cleary Building Corp, McCarty Roofing Inc., Morris-Ginsburg, and Cedar Preservations. The Project of the Year contest, now in its 11th year, allows Fabral to recognize its customers’ commitment to architectural creativity and excellence. Participants were...

Crew Foreman of the Month: Brian Schuh, A builder of people

By Kathy Jonas – Brian Schuh can build or repair any post-frame building that comes his way. “But he is also a builder of people,” according to Greg Lehman, director of construction services at FBi Buildings, Inc., in Remington, Indiana. Lehman nominated Schuh for Crew Foreman of the Month because of his high level...