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Vulcraft Names Winners Of 2015 NuHeights Design Awards

Norfolk, NE - Vulcraft has announced the winners of its 2015 NuHeights Design Awards. The competition is designed to acknowledge outstanding design, architecture and the diverse applications of building with steel joist and decking. The award winners were chosen because of their unique and innovative use of Vulcraft/Verco Group products to produce buildings.

The 2nd annual 2015 NuHeights Design Awards competition was open to fabricators, erectors, engineers, architects and general contractors of nonresidential buildings in the U.S. and Canada, who completed projects using Vulcraft Joists or Steel Decking, Verco Decking or Ecospan Composite Floor System products. The projects must have been completed between January 1, 2014 and October 31, 2014 to be eligible for the 2015 awards. Winners were selected by an independent panel of judges.

“We are excited to recognize the achievements of the many professionals in our industry who strive for creative solutions using the most advanced technology,” said Al Behr, President of the Vulcraft/Verco Group. “This year’s competition winners exemplify excellence in design and construction in building with steel.”

The winners are:

Allen Bus Service Center
Location: Allen, Texas
Builder: Pouge Construction

Audi San Francisco
Location: San Francisco, California
Builder: Chatfield Construction

Location: Chandler, Arizona
Builder: SunState Builders

Christian Education Leadership Academy
Location: Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Builder: Catalyst Construction

Cincinnati Reds Urban Youth Academy
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Builder: Kokosing Construction Company, Inc.

Cornerstone Chapel
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Builder: The Christman Company

Firekeepers Casino Expansion
Location: Battle Creek, Michigan
Builder: Douglas Steel Fabricating Corporation

Homewood Flossmoor Field House
Location: Flossmoor, Illinois
Builder: Nicholas and Associates

IDI World Connect @AmeriPlex – Building 2
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Builder: ARCO Design/Build Midwest, Inc.

Phipps Office Building
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Builder: GW Mitchell Construction

Rocky Top Sports World
Location: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Builder: Blaine Construction

Santa Fe Community Based Outpatient Clinic
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
Builder: Zia Rising Construction Management

Whitehall Tower
Location: Fort Lee, New Jersey
Builder: Builders at Twenty50, LLC

About Vulcraft/Verco Decking

Vulcraft_logoAs an engineered products group of Nucor Corporation, Vulcraft produces joists, joist girders and steel deck. Verco Decking Inc. supplies corrugated steel roof and floor deck. For more information, visit or

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