Rural Builder Hall of Fame

An annual award bestowed to distinguished leaders, pioneers and innovators in the frame building industry.

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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Rural Builder Hall of Fame Recipients: 1982-Present

Each year, Rural Builder magazine inducts new members into its Rural Builder Hall of Fame. This tradition began in 1982 to honor individuals who helped advance post-frame building technology through their work and advocacy. Today, all new members are elected … Read more »

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Rural Builder Hall of Fame alphabetical listing of all recipients

Each year, Rural Builder magazine inducts new members into its Rural Builder Hall of Fame. This tradition began in 1982 to honor individuals who helped advance post-frame building technology through their work and advocacy. Today, all new members are elected … Read more »

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Rural Builder inducts three new members into Rural Builder Hall of Fame

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Rural Builder magazine has inducted three new members into the Rural Builder Hall of Fame.  Dwayne Borkholder, owner and president of Borkholder Buildings & Supply, Nappanee, Ind.; Stephen Pohl, PhD, from the University of South Dakota; and Wayne Schrock, owner … Read more »

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Rural Builder Hall of Fame inducts three new members

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Three more inductees were welcomed into the Rural Builder Hall of Fame at the National Frame Building Expo in St. Louis on March 1. They were nominated and elected by their Hall of Fame peers and now join an elite … Read more »

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Pat McGuire, long time post-frame engineer sets up shop

South Bend, Ind. – Long time post-frame industry engineer, Pat McGuire, has set up shop as a consultant. McGuire offers structural calculations and drawings as well as expert witness services. For many years McGuire served as co-chair of the NFBA’s … Read more »

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Two Rural Builder Hall of Fame members recently laid to rest

Edwin A. Bahler, Karl J. Brickl were post-frame movers and shakers
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Rural Builder Hall of Fame inducts three new members

Kistler, Bragg, Driggers named March 3 during 2011 Frame Building Expo in Indianapolis
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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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