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American Buildings Company Honors Builders And Roofers For Excellence In Design

The Building of the Year winner was Syracuse University Ensley Athletic Center. The American Buildings Company Builder was Hayner Hoyt Corporation.

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC) has announced the winners of its 2016 Excellence in Design Awards. Each project showcases new designs that illustrate innovative metal system construction.

Each year, ABC hosts the Excellence in Design Awards competition for all authorized ABC builders and Architectural Metal Systems (AMS) roofers. ABC works with builders and roofers in helping them transform ideas into actual designs.

Project winners were chosen, by neutral judges, from each of the following categories: Agricultural; Auto Dealerships; Church/Religious Center; Commercial; Government/Institutional; Manufacturing/Industrial; Office; Recreation; Retail; Roofing; Special Projects; Transportation; and Warehouse/Distribution.

Also recognized in each category were winners, first and second runner-ups, and honorable mentions. The winners from each category were then nominated to compete for the top award: 2016 Building of the Year.

“Our builders and roofers continue to amaze us during the Excellence in Design Awards,” said Wes Brooker, Manager of Marketing for Nucor Fabricated Products. “Every project submitted shows continuous innovation within the metal construction industry.”

The winners are as follows:

Building of the Year – Syracuse University Ensley Athletic Center
Location: Syracuse, N.Y.
Builder: The Hayner Hoyt Corporation

Agricultural – Headsight
Location: Bremen, Ind.
Builder: Ace Builders, Inc.

Auto Dealerships – Fernie Ford
Location: Fernie, B.C.
Builder: Phoenix Construction Inc.

Church/Religious Centers – Christ Church
Location: Fairfax Station, Va.
Builder: Whitener & Jackson, Inc.

Commercial – Vermeer MidSouth
Location: Little Rock, Ark.
Builder: MBM Enterprises, Inc.

Government/Institutional – St. George Fire Training and Administrating Building
Location: Baton Rouge, La.
Builder: J.F. Juge Construction, Inc.

Manufacturing/Industrial – Stanley Park
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
Builder: Niacon Limited

Office – Goodgame Corporate Office
Location: Pell City, Ala.
Builder: Goodgame Company, Inc.

Recreation – Syracuse University Ensley Athletic Center
Location: Syracuse, N.Y.
Builder: The Hayner Hoyt Corporation

Retail – Pet Food Center
Location: Evansville, Ind.
Builder: Hinderliter Construction, Inc.

Roofing – Easter Seals – Camp Fairlee
Location: Chestertown, Md.
Roofer: Building Concepts of America, Inc.

Special Projects- Sedgwick County Zoo – Elephant Barn
Location: Wichita, Kans.
Builder: Martin K. Eby Construction Company, Inc. 

Transportation – Dependable Highway Express
Location: Ontario, Cal.
Builder: Lord Constructors, Inc.

Warehouse/Distribution – American Takii
Location: Salinas, Cal.
Builder: Ausonio Incorporated

About American Buildings

For more than 75 years American Buildings has been pioneering the design, manufacture and delivery of metal buildings and roofing systems that set the industry standard. From industrial and commercial structures to tailored projects for the automotive, retail and transportation industries, the American Buildings family of Authorized Builders has the expertise to exceed expectations for custom engineered metal building projects in a variety of industry segments. American Buildings delivers a proven combination of products, technology, and customer service to accurately execute projects on time and on budget. For more information, visit


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