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Building The Cloud-Pre-engineered metal building solutions lead global data center construction boom. 

Building The Cloud Pre-engineered metal building solutions lead global data center construction boom. To adapt a phrase from the 1967 film, The Graduate, “There’s a great future in data centers.”  That’s because the explosion of streaming media, artificial intelligence, the internet of things (IoT), cloud services, and all the other elements of this ongoing digital…

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Butler® Builders Create Picture Perfect Buildings

Butler® Builders Create Picture Perfect Buildings Take a look at the winners from our first annual Picture Perfect Photo Contest. The first annual Picture Perfect Photo Contest winners for Butler Builders have been announced. Fifty-seven projects were submitted from around North America to compete for prizes in six different categories. Butler Builders build for a…

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What Types of Buildings does Butler® Manufacture?

What Types Of Buildings Does Butler® Manufacture?   Many applications are well beyond the traditional “steel box.”   There’s a reason a large, single-story, steel structure is almost universally referred to as a “Butler Building.” That’s because Butler’s innovation and insight created the pre-engineered metal building category more than 120 years ago. And, as we continued to…

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Celebrating Women In Construction Week 2022: A Butler Builder® Shares Her Story

Celebrating Women in Construction Week 2022 A Butler Builder® Shares Her Story Butler Manufacturing™ has a commitment to women in construction that is rooted in our culture and values. With support and empowerment from our parent company, BlueScope Buildings North America, Butler acts on this commitment at every level of the organization. When we celebrate…

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Butler Builder® P.J. Hoerr Joined The Team After Decades In Business

Butler Builder® P.J. Hoerr Joined The Team After Decades In Business Construction companies that stand the test of time often attribute their longevity to identifying what works and sticking to it. That has been part of the recipe for success at P.J. Hoerr, whose origin dates back to 1914 in Peoria, IL.  Part of sticking with…

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Building Maintenance Tips To Prevent Winter Weather Roof Damage

Building Maintenance Tips To Prevent Winter Weather Roof Damage It’s a struggle to know exactly when and where winter weather will hit, which is why preventative building maintenance and roof maintenance are so important. But, even the best preventative measures can’t fully protect you from damage due to heavy snowfall and ice. As the industry-leading manufacturer…

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How to Minimize & Avoid Commercial Roof Leaks

How to Minimize & Avoid Commercial Roof Leaks Don’t get soaked installing the wrong roof on your metal building. Let’s get this out of the way: no commercial roof is 100% leakproof or weathertight all the time. With that said, we have decades of documentation that show a wide disparity in the performance of the…

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A Winning Partnership Since 1957 — Butler Manufacturing & Rice Companies

A Winning Partnership Since 1957 – Butler Manufacturing™ & Rice Companies Conventional Steel and Pre-Engineered Steel are key to the success of this Butler Builder®. There’s a construction company in Minnesota that has been building partnerships with customers for nearly seven decades. Still family owned, Rice Companies got its start in 1953 and became a…

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Is A Pre-Engineered Metal Building Or Conventional Steel Building Right For You?

Is A Pre-Engineered Metal Building Or Conventional Steel Building Right For You? Steel Building Construction Methods Explained-Pre-engineered Metal Building (PEMB) or Conventional Steel Building  If you’re more than one step into the planning of a steel building for a commercial construction project, someone’s probably asked if you’re going with a pre-engineered metal building (PEMB) or conventional steel method. Some people…

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The Largest Indoor Football Practice Facility in the U.S. is a Butler Heavy Structure

The Largest Built Indoor Football Practice Facility in the U.S. is a Butler Heavy Structure The Las Vegas Raiders has a history as captivating as its home base. Their indoor football practice facility is no exception. Founded, and originally based in Oakland, California, the National Football League (NFL) team originally played ball in their Bay…

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Building The Cloud-Pre-engineered metal building solutions lead global data center construction boom. 

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Butler® Builders Create Picture Perfect Buildings

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Celebrating Women In Construction Week 2022: A Butler Builder® Shares Her Story

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Butler Builder® P.J. Hoerr Joined The Team After Decades In Business

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Building Maintenance Tips To Prevent Winter Weather Roof Damage

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How to Minimize & Avoid Commercial Roof Leaks

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A Winning Partnership Since 1957 — Butler Manufacturing & Rice Companies

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Is A Pre-Engineered Metal Building Or Conventional Steel Building Right For You?

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Indoor Football Practice Facility for Las Vegas Raiders

The Largest Indoor Football Practice Facility in the U.S. is a Butler Heavy Structure

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