RB July 2014

Man caves and toy shops

– By Sharon Thatcher – Remember when a garage was nothing more than a big box with walls, ceiling and a floor? And a shed was a littler version of the same? Customers wanting one didn’t ask for much more than a space to store vehicles or an odd assortment of tools. But somewhere...

Varco Pruden Unveils Redesigned Website

MEMPHIS, TN– Varco Pruden (VP) Buildings is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned website, www.vp.com. The revamped site features a streamlined, user-friendly interface and clear structure; a clean, uncluttered design; improved functionality; and intuitive navigation intended to enhance the visitor experience. The new site was built with a responsive design approach to...

Award-winner houses North Dakota Farm Bureau

When the North Dakota Farm Bureau decided to build a new office complex it needed to blend into a local residential community. Missouri River Contracting did just that using a Metallic Building. The project won one of this year’s Top Category Excellence Awards given by Metallic. Project: North Dakota Farm Bureau Project End-use: Municipal...

Delden Manufacturing Co. celebrates 50 years

The year 2014 marks 50 years in business for Delden Manufacturing Company Inc. – manufacturer and distributor of garage doors, electric openers, parts and accessories in America’s Midwest. In 1964, Gene Renner opened Delden Manufacturing in Kansas City, MO. Delden is named for Gene’s three children: Dee Layne, Dennis and Denise. Today, Delden has...

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2014 winners of the Rural Builder Gold Key of Excellence Award

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 allows builders in the rural industry to tell us which companies provide the best...

Curry Lumber now stocking pre-finished Snobar

Jason Nagaki with SNOBAR, and the D.C. Curry Lumber Company are pleasedto announce that the D.C. Curry Lumber Company is now stocking severaldifferent colors of the “Original” SNOBAR product at its location in Wooster,Ohio. In the new endeavor, Curry is offering pre-finished SNOBAR to itscustomer base with no lead times needed by customers to...

APA report: Using wood structural panels with raised heel trusses

Construction method provides simple steps to meeting the lateral and wind uplift load requirements of the IRC. APA–The Engineered Wood Association outlines an efficient, cost-effective construction solution for using wood structural panels with raised-heel (or energy-heel) trusses in a new System Report, Use of Wood Structural Panels for Energy-Heel Trusses, Form SR-103. Conventional trusses...