post-frame construction

NFBA Membership Spotlight: Vap Construction

The husband-and-wife team of Linda and Jeff Vap started their family business, Vap Construction, headquartered in Atwood, Kansas, nearly 40 years ago. They added post-frame construction in 2004. Jeff also runs a 1,000-head Black Angus cattle ranch, and Linda is president of the local school board. We recently talked with Linda...

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...

2016 Building of the Year Awards – Post Frame – Experts Division 3rd Place

LIST OF ALL WINNERS   EXPERTS DIVISION Third-Place Winners   Agricultural Storage/Workshops Gary Vap, VAP Construction Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse Sanctuary  Cladding: 22-gauge corrugated bare cold-rolled 7/8” ribs by Western States Metal-Corten Roofing; Roofing: 29-gauge G-Rib #1 Red by Martin Metal, LLC; Doors: Plyco 95 Series Walk Doors, CHI overhead door;...

Building of the Year Awards – Post Frame – Experts Division Third Place

LIST OF ALL WINNERS EXPERTS DIVISION Third-Place Winners   Agricultural Storage/Workshops Gary Vap, VAP Construction Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse Sanctuary  Cladding: 22-gauge corrugated bare cold-rolled 7/8” ribs by Western States Metal-Corten Roofing; Roofing: 29-gauge G-Rib #1 Red by Martin Metal, LLC; Doors: Plyco 95 Series Walk Doors, CHI overhead door; Fasteners:...

2016 Building of the Year Awards – Post Frame – Masters Division, 2nd Place

  GO TO LIST OF ALL WINNERS Masters Division ($6+ Million in Annual Gross Volume) Second-Place Winners    Agricultural Storage/Workshops Dennis Lee, Morton Buildings Inc. Storage Facility for Bill Southerland Cladding: James Hardie board siding and batt strips; Roofing: Morton hi-rib steel; Windows: Pella; Fasteners: Stainless; Insulation: ½” heavy-duty Thermax; Foundation...

2016 Building of the Year – Post Frame – Masters Division 3rd Place

LIST OF ALL WINNERS Masters Division ($6+ Million in Annual Gross Volume)  Third-Place Winners  Agricultural Storage/Workshops Dave Nelson, Custom Structures of South Dakota–Wick Buildings Home for Effling Family Cladding/Roofing: Wick 29-gauge, 82,000 psi; Windows: Hayfield vinyl sliders; Doors: Plyco premium; Fasteners: roof and wall steel fastened with screws; Insulation: R-25 fiberglass...