Industry Honors

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

Ron Sutton receives Perkins Award

At the 2014 Frame Building Expo in Nashville, the NFBA presented the distinguished Bernon G. Perkins Award to Ron Sutton of Morton Buildings. The award, given annually to an outstanding industry professional, was named after the man who furthered the … Read more »

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Crew Foreman of the Month: Jonathan Fisher

- By Jane Martinsons, NFBA Staff Writer – - Leading the Way in High-Quality Post-Frame Construction: Jonathan Fisher’s work and leadership win recognition – If anyone can spot a trend in post-frame construction, it’s Jonathan Fisher, a crew foreman for … Read more »

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2014 Rural Builder Hall of Fame Inductees welcomed

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Three men who have contributed to the advancement of the post-frame industry were inducted into the Rural Builder Hall of Fame at the Frame Building Expo in Nashville. Al Geisthardt, Plyco Corp., Elkhart Lake, Wis. Al Geisthardt found his career … Read more »

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Top e-Products of 2013 for Rural Builders

Throughout the year, Rural Builder Product e-Guides have featured quality products from the industry’s top manufacturers. Looking back over the products from 2013, we asked our online readers to help us decide the Best of the Best. The top three … Read more »

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Crew Foreman of the Month: Making clients want you back

- BY LINCOLN BRUNNER – He might not have known it at the time, but TJ Moen got a rare gift one day during his high school building trades class: the knowledge that he was good at something. One day … Read more »

Posted in FN November 2013, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post-Frame Technique, Profiles | Tagged tj moen, wick buildings | Leave a comment

Redesigned Building of the Year Awards Program for post-frame builders

NFBA builder members will benefit from an expanded, redesigned Building of the Year (BOY) Awards program in 2013. At its summer meeting, the NFBA membership committee identified a need to restructure the BOY categories in order to be able to … Read more »

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Classic Metal Roofing Systems named to Ohio Business Profile

Columbus, Ohio – Classic Metal Roofing Systems, Piqua, Ohio, was one of four companies highlighted in the October Ohio Business Profile. The Profile is an ongoing effort by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to recognize the impact of Ohio … Read more »

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Check out the newly updated Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide – Free online!

An annual tradition here at Rural Builder is the release of the newest edition of the Rural Builder Buyer’s Guide. The Rural Builder Buyers’ Guide is a go-to source for all things post-frame and steel-frame construction supplies for builders in … Read more »

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MCA recognizes outstanding building projects with 2013 Chairman’s Awards

The Metal Construction Association recognized its 2013 Chairman’s Award recipients at METALCON International in early October. The Chairman’s Awards are an annual designation given to outstanding building projects involving MCA member companies. The awards honor innovation and creativity while showcasing … Read more »

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Firestone Metal Products’ MN facility earns Governor’s Safety Award

Indianapolis, Ind.  – The Firestone Metal Products facility in Anoka, Minn., has been awarded the Meritorious Achievement Award in Occupational Safety by The Minnesota Safety Council, a Governor’s Safety Award for superior performance in workplace safety and health. Firestone Metal … Read more »

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