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ABC Presents 2018 Excellence In Design Awards

Building of the Year – Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center

Eufaula, AL - American Buildings Company (ABC) has announced the winners of its 2018 Excellence in Design Awards. The competition is designed to highlight the diverse application and expansion of the metal building construction industry. 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 runners-up, and honorable mentions. The winners from each category were then nominated to compete for the top award: 2018 Building of the Year.

“The Excellence in Design Awards allow our talented builders and roofers the opportunity to be recognized for their innovation in the metal construction industry.” said Wes Brooker, Manager of Marketing for Nucor Fabricated Products. “Every single project submitted each year is better than the last and we continue to be amazed.”

The winners are:

Building of the Year – Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center
Location: Reno, Nevada
Builder: American Innovative Structures, LLC.

Agricultural – Equine Veterinary Hospital
Location: Upland, California
Builder: Lord Constructors, Inc.

Auto Dealerships – Town and Country Ford
Location: Pell City, Alabama
Builder: Goodgame Company, Inc.

Church/Religious Centers – Crossroad Community Church
Location: Bridgeville, Delaware
Builder: J.O.B. Construction, Inc.

Commercial/Retail – Vermont Artisan Coffee & Tea Co. & Coffee Lab International
Location: Berlin, Vermont
Builder: Connor Contracting, Inc.

Government/Institutional – Galway Volunteer Fire Company
Location: Middle Grove, New York
Builder: Munter Enterprises, Inc.

Manufacturing/Industrial – Stainless Machining Technologies
Location: KauKauna, Wisconsin
Builder: Keller, Inc.

Office – 49433 Hayes LLC
Location: Shelby Township, Michigan
Builder: CMA Design Services

Recreation – Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Center
Location: Reno, Nevada
Builder: American Innovative Structures, LLC.

Retail – The Foundry
Location: Bloomington, Illinois
Builder: Catalyst Construction, Inc.

Roofing – Consolidated Health Sciences Building/ Wallace Community College
Location: Fort Gaines, Georgia
Roofer: Anderson Construction Company of Fort Gaines

Special Projects – Ufford Pool House
Location: Vernal, Utah
Builder: Sorensen Design & Construction

Transportation – Luke AFB - F-35 Maintenance Hangar
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Builder: Colton Constructors

Warehouse/Distribution – Foley Parts & Service
Location: Wichita, Kansas
Builder: Conco Construction

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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