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, end use and design.

A total of 52 projects in 15 different building categories are included in this year’s Hall of Fame Awards.

“The Hall of Fame awards provide an extraordinary opportunity to celebrate and recognize exceptional builders,” said Doug Yancey, Varco Pruden’s advertising manager and Hall of Fame coordinator. “Varco Pruden is proud to partner with the best builders in the industry. This is our opportunity to recognize publicly their outstanding work,” said Yancey.

“We were highly impressed with the quality of projects entered this year,” said Jim Peckham, marketing manager at Varco Pruden. “Our builders consistently produce incredible results for their clients. The winners list reflects the broad scope of capabilities and variety of end-use possibilities for buildings constructed by our builder network.”

VP Recreation

Recreation – Exterior View: AJ Smith Recreation Center in Tecumseh, Michigan; Vanston-O’Brien & Wolverine Steel Erectors, Inc. VP Photo


Transportation – Miami Executive Aviation in Opa-Locka, Florida; Lemartec Engineering and Construction Corp. VP Photo

Schools – Exterior View: Fort Hays State University Indoor Practice Facility in Hays, Kansas; QMC, Inc. VP Photo


Schools – Interior View: Fort Hays State University Indoor Practice Facility in Hays, Kansas; QMC, Inc. VP Photo

This year’s Best of Category winners are:
Agricultural – Ordell Construction, Inc.
Automotive – Rich Kramer Construction
Church – Canco General Contractors
Distribution – Bayland Buildings, Inc.
Government – Grant Steel Buildings & Concrete Systems, Inc.
Hybrid – Span Construction & Engineering Inc.
Manufacturing – Buzick Construction, Inc.
Miscellaneous – Appalachian Design & Development, Inc.
Office – General Industries
Recreation – Vanston O’Brien & Wolverine Steel Erectors
Retail – CME Corporation
Retrofit & Reroof – Morton Construction Inc.
School – QMC, Inc.
Transportation – Lemartec Engineering & Construction Corporation
Warehouse – JOHNSONKREIS Construction Company

About Varco Pruden Buildings
Varco Pruden Buildings is a division of BlueScope Buildings North America, Inc. Through advanced engineering and proprietary building products, Varco Pruden provides innovative steel building solutions worldwide for low-rise commercial and industrial applications – including offices, warehouses, schools, manufacturing and retail projects. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company markets its products through a network of more than 1,000 authorized builders within the United States and Canada. Varco Pruden is a member of the MBMA, CSSBI and the USGBC. For additional information, visit

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