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Commercial | GRABER POST BUILDINGS INC. Client Favorite F 116 rom its modest beginnings nearly 40 years ago, Graber Post Buildings (GPB) Inc. has come a long way, CEO Glen Graber says. The Montgomery, Ind.-based firm specializes in many different fields, including the construction of buildings, laminated columns, overhead doors, metal panels and postframe building materials. Glen Graber says he believes the company’s start was the result of a miracle. In 1969, his mother was dying of cancer and prayed that her family would be able to form a company that would bring them out of poverty. GPB has been ranked among the best construction suppliers in the nation. « GRABER POST BUILDINGS KEEPS CLIENTS COMING BACK WITH QUALITY CONSTRUCTION. BY ALAN DORICH • 2011 sales: $100 million • Headquarters: Montgomery, Ind. • Employees: 250 Graber Post Buildings Inc. hu “If people will remain ple mble, peo lik thankful and treat ated, thate they want to be tre goes a long way.” -Glen Graber, CEO and owner Four years later, Glen Graber formed GPB, which had a staff of four and specialized in constructing pole barns. “We started it in an old beater van,” he recalls. “We did subcontractor work, and it grew from there.” Today, GPB employs a staff of 250 and still constructs pole barns, along with commercial buildings, churches, community centers, apartments and office buildings. Additionally, the company has become a leader in metal products and sells more than 30 million feet of roll formed metal each year. GPB ships to more than 120 wholesale distributors in more than 25 states and Canada. “We actually bring in steel in big rolls [and CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - November/December 2012
Construction Law
Best Practices
Hurricane Sandy
Marketing Strategies
Holcim (US) Inc.
Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel
Rockwell Group
IVM Construction Inc.
Millennium Partners – Millennium Place
Paradigm Cos.
W.G. Yates Construction
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Marlyn Development and S.L. Nusbaum Realty – Heritage Forest Apartments
Chas Roberts Air Conditioning
Bellini Williams Island
Beal|Derkenne Construction – The Hub
Cedar Siding Inc.
Nibbi Bros. – Hunters View Phase 1
EllisDon Corp. – Surrey Memorial Hospital Critical Care
Turner Construction – Martin Army Community Hospital
U.S. General Services Administration/VCC – FBI Field Building
The Hayner Hoyt Corp.
Paric Corp.
Rotondo Weirich Enterprises Inc.
Advocate Christ Medical Center and Pepper Construction – Outpatient Pavilion expansion
Shawnee Mission Medical Center – United Excel – Birth Center
National Lutheran Communities & Services – The Village at Rockville/ARCH Consultants Ltd.
Harold O'Shea Builders – Springfield Clinic First North
Dewberry/Okland Construction – Western Regional Medical Center Addition
Kohler Ronan LLC
Graber Post Buildings Inc.
Tooz Construction Inc.
Bombardier Learjet – Facility Expansion
Rock Gaming LLC – Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
Demar Plumbing Corp.
Metrolina Greenhouse
Rommel Cos.
W.G. Tomko Incorporated Contractors
Continental Contractors
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Graham Construction and Engineering – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
J.R. Filanc Construction Co. Inc.
Pulice Construction Inc. – I-10 Prince Road
Ames-Granite – US 36
Tomar Construction
E.E. Cruz/Tully – Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens approach
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
CARCON Industries and STL Engineering
Last Look

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