Varco Pruden Builders Recognized on 2024 Top Metal Builders List

Varco Pruden Builders Recognized on 2024 Top Metal Builders List

Varco Pruden Builders are dedicated to providing exceptional metal building solutions across the United States and Canada. With expertise in design-build, steel erection, and construction management, VP Builders collaborate serve a diverse range of industries such as aviation, manufacturing, warehousing, and government.

We are thrilled to announce that Metal Construction News has recognized the excellence of 27 VP Builders in its 2024 Top Metal Builders list. We proudly congratulate and celebrate these builders for their outstanding achievements and commitment to excellence.

Brett Construction Co., Lexington, KY
Brett Construction Co. is a full-service contracting company located in Lexington, Kentucky. Brett became a VP Builder in 1988. The team at Brett provides its customers with design-build construction, design-assist construction, construction management oversight, pre-construction services, and more.

CHG Building Systems Inc., Renton, WA
CHG Building Systems Inc. will celebrate 25 years as a VP Builder this year. The company specializes in steel erection, metal buildings, and seismic retrofitting. CHG was recognized in the Varco Pruden 2024 Hall of Fame for their Muckleshoot Indian Tribe Community Center, which was the “Best of Category” winner in the Government category.

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Curtis Layer Design/Build Inc., Aurora, OH
In 2024, Curtis Layer Design/Build celebrates ten years as a VP Builder. The principals of Curtis Layer have more than 50 years of combined experience in design, industrial construction, land development and financial management. The company provides everything from concepts to architectural and engineering planning, to supervising every phase of construction and final move-in.

Dublin Building Systems, Dublin, OH
Dublin Building Systems has been a VP Builder for over 40 years. Located in Dublin, Ohio, the company has its own staff of engineers, designers, and project managers, all with a deep understanding of and expertise in design-build construction. Its Phoenix Ag project was recognized as a Varco Pruden 2024 Hall of Fame “Best of Category” winner in the Distribution category, and the Fintie project was selected as a winner in the Warehouse category.

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Dunn Building Co., Birmingham, AL
Located in Birmingham, Alabama, Dunn Building Co. became a VP Builder in 2005. The company designs, furnishes, and erects Varco Pruden metal buildings. It also has an Industrial Services division that provides maintenance and small project services for its customers after a building project is completed. Dunn was recognized for their Northwest Regional Airport Hangar as a winner in the Transportation category in the Varco Pruden 2024 Hall of Fame.

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Empire Building Construction, Sioux Falls, SD
Empire Building Construction started in 1983 and has been a VP Builder since 1989. Empire is a full-service commercial and industrial construction company, serving the Sioux Falls area. The company does steel erection, concrete, and general contracting.

Epic Construction, Kieler, WI
Located in Kieler, Wisconsin, Epic Construction became a VP Builder in 2003. The company specializes in land development, new construction, building renovations and building additions. In the past decade, Epic has erected almost 4 million square feet of metal buildings!

EPOC Construction Inc., Newport News, VA
Located in Newport News, Virginia, EPOC Construction provides a variety of commercial construction services, including design-build construction, new buildings, additions, and renovations. Ken Bingman, president of EPOC Construction, led a breakout session at VP Converge 2024 which provided VP Builders with advice on connecting with architects through an AIA-Approved CEU course and Lunch-N-Learn.

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Harrell Construction Co. Inc., Jacksonville, FL
Located in Jacksonville, Florida, Harrell Construction Co. Inc. has been a VP Builder since 1991. Working closely with architects, engineers and contractors, the company provides customers with buildings that combine extraordinary aesthetic appeal with optimum functionality. Jason Harrell, vice president of pre-engineered metal building services at Harrell Construction, sits on the VP President’s Advisory Council. Glen Harrell, president of Harrell Construction, was recognized as the 2024 Legend in Steel at VP Converge, the Varco Pruden Builder meeting.

Image Building Systems, Phoenix, AZ
Headquartered in Phoenix, Image Building Systems serves customers in Arizona, Nevada, and Colorado. In Arizona alone, the company has erected more than 6.27 million square feet of pre-engineered metal buildings. Ryan Klosterman, president of Image Building Systems, was featured in “The Metal Minute” in May’s edition of Metal Construction News.

Landmark Metal Builders, Sierra Vista, AZ
Landmark Metal Builders provide pre-engineered metal structures, structural steel buildings, turnkey buildings, metal roofing solutions, and the sale of metal components. Customers of Landmark benefit from their specialized method of erecting buildings – constructing much of the building on the ground to save time and increase the ultimate value customers receive. Landmark serves all of southern Arizona – combining a solid understanding of metal building construction with an intimate knowledge of the region’s nuances and special requirements.

Lock Steel Building Co., Carrollton, MO
Lock Steel Building Co. celebrates 40 years as a VP Builder this year! The company maintains membership in the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association. Lock Steel serves customers across a variety of industries and end uses, including manufacturing, religious, retail, agriculture, storage, and industrial.

M & F Litteken Co., Wichita Falls, TX
M & F Litteken Co. specializes in commercial and industrial construction. Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, the company has been a VP Builder for 44 years. It is family-owned and operated and operates as a full-service general contractor, construction manager and design-build firm. Kevin Darnell, owner of M & F Litteken, sits on the VP President’s Advisory Council.

MWC Group Inc., Adelanto, CA
MWC Group Inc. became a VP Builder in 2020. Based in Adelanto, California, the company has resources to perform a significant portion of work in-house to help customers maximize their cost savings. It performs retrofits of existing buildings, as well as the planning and design of new facilities.

NuAge Builders, Sioux Falls, SD
NuAge Builders is a commercial general contractor located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. NuAge builds across a variety of industries and end uses, including commercial, industrial, agricultural, education, transportation, and storage. The St. Joseph Indian School, done by NuAge, was recognized as a Varco Pruden 2024 Hall of Fame award winner in the School category.

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Pat Munger Construction Co. Inc., Branford, CT
Pat Munger Construction Company, a VP Builder since 1992, provides a wide variety of services for its customers including new construction, building renewal, sustainable building options, renovation and interior fit-up, and facility maintenance and repair. David DeMaio, president of Pat Munger Construction, is the current chairperson of the VP President’s Advisory Council.

PATCO Construction Inc., Sanford, ME
PATCO Construction Inc. became a VP Builder in 1992. Located in Sanford, Maine, the design-build commercial construction company serves customers throughout Maine and northern New Hampshire. PATCO builds across a variety of industries and end uses, including office, agriculture, distribution, automotive, industrial, manufacturing, retail, school, recreation, transportation, warehouse, and storage.

Pioneer Construction Inc., Grand Rapids, MI
Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Pioneer Construction Inc. has been a VP Builder since 1979. The company is a full-service construction company that self-performs many key trades. It offers customers pre-construction planning, construction management, and design-build construction services. Pioneer Construction received four Varco Pruden Hall of Fame awards in 2024: New Holland Brewing Company for “Best of Category” in Retail, Duncan Aviation for “Best of Category” in Transportation, Bay Logistics for a winner in the Distribution category, and SnackCraft Addition for a winner in the Distribution category.

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Riedel-Wilks Building Structures Inc., Huntington, WV
With over 40 years of metal building construction with Varco Pruden, Riedel-Wilks Building Structures Inc. became a VP Builder in August 1981. Located in Huntington, West Virginia, the company specializes in design-build construction services for the commercial and industrial markets.

Rudolph Libbe, Inc. Wallbridge, OH
Rudolph Libbe, founded in 1955, is a full-service national contractor offering a broad range of construction, energy, maintenance, and facility-related services. The company has been a VP Builder since 1999 and has a full-service team that includes design-build expertise for process manufacturers, power generation and energy optimization services, and property selection and management.

Schwisow Construction, Inc. Lincoln, NE
Schwisow Construction is a general contracting firm specializing in the design and construction of commercial, manufacturing, and industrial facilities. The company became a VP Builder in 1985 and offers a wide range of services to help build virtually any type of facility. Schwisow Construction has built a strong reputation throughout Nebraska and surrounding states by offering a complete range of services including design-build, project management, and competitive bid. Randy Harre, president of Schwisow Construction, sits on the VP President’s Advisory Council.

Steel Building Specialists, Baltimore, MD
Steel Building Specialists became a VP Builder in 1996. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the company designs and builds VP pre-engineered metal building systems for retail, churches, offices, and other end uses. Completed by Steel Building Specialists, the MDS VA Tech Equine Center project in Leesburg, VA, was recognized as a Varco Pruden 2024 Hall of Fame “Best of Category” winner in the Agriculture category.

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Sure Steel, Inc. Sanger, TX
Sure Steel, Inc., has been a builder for nine years. Sure Steel works in several states on design, fabrication, and installation of structural steel, metal building systems, insulated metal panels, mass timber, and associated components. Sure Steel works closely with owners and clients to provide invaluable solutions to complex problems.

Tedesco Construction Services, Tonawanda, NY
Tedesco Construction Services, a VP Builder since 2007, specializes in the design and construction of pre-engineered metal building systems. Tedesco Construction is a third generation of owners and management that provides commercial and industrial general contracting, consulting, management, value engineering and design-build capabilities.

US Metal Builders, Inc., Pleasant Hill, IA
US Metal Builders, Inc. started as a VP Builder in 2012. Located in Pleasant Hill, IA, the company specializes in supplying and erection of pre-engineered metal buildings in the Midwest region and beyond.

Valor Contracting, West Fargo, ND
Valor Contracting became a VP Builder in 2019. Located in West Fargo, North Dakota, the company is a full-service construction company, general contractor, design-builder and construction manager. Valor has completed more than 2 million square feet of new construction for industrial and commercial projects over the past 10 years. Michael Gullickson, president of Valor, sits on the VP President’s Advisory Council.

Veneklasen Construction, Grand Rapids, MI
Veneklasen Construction has been a VP Builder since 1985. Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the company employs its own steel erectors, carpenters and maintenance technicians. Veneklasen designs and builds across a variety of industries and end uses including, commercial, distribution, grocery, health, industrial, multifamily housing, retail, warehousing and logistics. Chris Veneklasen, CEO of Veneklasen Construction, sits on the VP President’s Advisory Council.

Varco Pruden Builders bring construction experience and expertise to every job, finding the right solution for their customers. We have Builders in North America and Canada who specialize in commercial, community, and industrial construction. Find a VP Builder near you.