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Crew Foreman of the Month: Making clients want you back

- BY LINCOLN BRUNNER – He might not have known it at the time, but TJ Moen got a rare gift one day during his high school building trades class: the knowledge that he was good at something. One day … Read more »

Posted in FN November 2013, Frame Building News, In the Industry, Industry Honors, Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame News, Post-Frame Technique, Profiles | Tagged tj moen, wick buildings | Leave a comment

Oneida, Ill., farm site of Wick’s 70,000th building

Mazomanie, Wis. – Wick Buildings celebrated their 70,000th building project in Oneida, Ill., on Friday, September 27. This landmark building was constructed for Pork Lane Farms which is located just north of Galesburg. The agricultural facility was designed with both … Read more »

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Let’s make a dealer! The pros and cons of being a contractor/dealer

Cover Rural Builder September 2013

To better understand the pros and cons of being a dealer for a national building supply company, consider an analogy. You have probably filled up your car at a gas station that has a convenience store. Though it sells a … Read more »

Posted in Business and Management, Featured Magazine, In the Industry, Industry Experts, Low Rise Construction, Metal Builder, Metal Buildings, Post Frame, RB September 2013, Rural Builder Magazine, SIPs/ICFs, Supplier News | Tagged contractor dealer, Energy Panel Structures, EPS, wick buildings | Leave a comment

After the storm: post frame builder helps shop owner return to business post-tornado

At 6:25 p.m. on April 10, 2011, the lights went off at the home of contractor Willie Kimmons. He didn’t know it then, but an F-3 tornado, with peak winds of 130 to 140 miles an hour had just blown … Read more »

Posted in Low Rise Construction, Post Frame, Post Frame Products, Products, RB March 2012, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged 2011 tornado damage, merrill, post frame, wick buildings, willie kimmons, wisconsin | Leave a comment

A builder’s challenges in creating an equine paradise on Mackinac Island

by Sue Marquette Poremba for Rural Builder magazine Every construction project has challenges and obstacles – exceptionally rainy weather, zoning issues, clients who change their mind frequently. But those seem like a walk in the park compared to the challenges … Read more »

Posted in Construction Industry News, Horse Barn Builder, Metal Builder, RB September 2011, Rural Builder Magazine | Tagged jim groat, mackinac island horse barn, mystic meadow construction, wick buildings | Leave a comment