A Classic Builder Who Builds Classic™ Buildings

Consistency Has Driven Success For This Michigan-based Butler Builder. Nearly everyone in the construction business has a story about how and when their business changed based on new or bigger opportunities. Typically, those stories include a significant adjustment to the type of buildings or the materials used to achieve that growth. But that’s not how […]

The Best In The PEMB Business

Thirty-Seven Butler Builders Recognized In Metal Construction News Top 100 List No one stays sharper or works harder to build the best metal buildings than Butler Builders! In fact, Builders that partner with Butler Manufacturing™ stay on the leading edge of progressive building practices and continue to make us the industry leader in quality, design capabilities, and innovation. Butler […]

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 revolution, has created […]

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 variety of end uses like retail, indoor sports, […]

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 demonstrate the lifetime value of our products through partnerships with local Butler Builders, […]

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 Women in Construction (WIC) Week, it is to recognize […]

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 what works was the company’s 30+ year relationship with a pre-engineered […]

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 of pre-engineered steel buildings for more than 100 years, Butler […]

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 commercial roof products available today. Naturally, there also […]

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 a conventional steel building. Some people get very passionate about the decision with […]