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ProMark Building Solutions

New Post-Frame Supply Business Opens in Southwestern Indiana

ProMark Building Solutions Begins Operations in Linton Linton, Ind. (Sept. 25, 2017) – ProMark Building Solutions, celebrated the beginning of operations with a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 25 at its new facilities located at 575 N. 1000 W. in Linton, Indiana. ProMark Building Solutions was formed out of the partnership of Elmer...

Survey: 70% of Contractors Having Problems Finding Qualified Help

Seventy percent of construction firms report they are having a hard time filling hourly craft positions that represent the bulk of the construction workforce, according to the results of an industry-wide survey released by Autodesk and the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials said that many firms are changing the...

Going Residential: Market for Post Frame Starts to Build

For decades, builders have known there was a potential market for post-frame residential, yet the trend was slow to evolve. Now, the wait appears to be over, with demand rising in recent years. Joe Kormanik, K-Construction Inc., Alta Vista, Kansas, and Justin Sobaski, Eastern Iowa Building, Inc., Fairfax, Iowa, are two...

Expanding the Possibilities of Post Frame

By Lynn Noesser, Chair of NFBA’s Post-Frame Market Initiative Committee Have you built any “shomes” recently? What about a “barndominium”? For those asking what the heck a shome or barndominum is, these are terms currently being used by builders and owners to refer to post-frame buildings that incorporate a typical storage...

NFBA Member Spotlight: Legacy Barn Company

-By Kathy Jonas- This past January, Shawna and Matthew Miller of Legacy Barn Company, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, held a sweepstakes for a free 30’ x 40’ x 10’ post-frame materials kit in a Facebook contest as a way to show their appreciation to loyal customers and followers. By the end, the...

Morton Buildings, Inc. Becomes 100% Employee-Owned

Morton, IL—Morton Buildings, Inc., the industry leader in post-frame manufacturing and construction, announced that 100% of the company is now owned by its employees.  Prior owners sold their shares to the employees’ Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Trust, giving current and future employees full ownership of the company.  As an employee-owned...