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110th anniver Industrial | MORTON BUILDINGS sary »Morton Buildings has been building for the agricultural sector since 1903. Built to Last MORTON BUILDINGS’ 110-YEAR HISTORY IS GROUNDED IN INNOVATION AND QUALITY. BY JAMIE MORGAN M orton Buildings is known for coming up with industry solutions. The 110-year-old company was founded as Interlocking Fence Co. in 1903 and diversified into storage buildings for the agriculture sector. The original company, however, found the materials used to construct these buildings lacking, so it set out to manufacture the buildings itself. “We built our first machine storage building in 1949,” says Sean Cain, director of sales. “About 10 years later we began doing so many of those buildings 72 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 Morton Buildings • Headquarters: Morton, Ill. • Employees: More than 2,000 • Specialty: Post-frame buildings “Agriculture continues to be our strongest sector but we are seeing growth with commercial and business clients, along with residential.” -Sean Cain, director of sales but we were unsatisfied with the building materials available, so we began manufacturing them ourselves. In 1964, we became Morton Buildings.” More than a century later, Morton Buildings’ penchant for finding solutions still is going strong. The company manufactures high-quality post- or timber-framed structures, catering to clients in the retail, institutional, office, residential and civic sectors. Growing Agriculture The applications abound. Morton Buildings are used as equestrian centers, clubhouses, churches, airplane hangars and more. The company’s strongest http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - January/February 2013
Case Studies
Best Practices
Business Management
Green Construction
Construction Materials
Consigli Construction – Wat Nawamintararachutis NMR Meditation Center Thai Buddhist Temple
The Michaels Organization – University Student Living
Clark Builders – The Mustard Seed
JC Beal Construction Inc.
Plaza Construction – ENV
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Batson-Cook Construction – SkyHouse Orlando
Billingsley – Cypress Water Dallas
Jon M. Hall Co.
Pratt Homebuilders
John Moriarty and Associates – Charlesview Residences at Brighton Mills
Daikin America – Plant Expansion Project
Morton Buildings
MSI General Corp.
ClearSpan Fabric Structures
TOPCOR Companies LLC
Coatings Unlimited Inc.
Brencal Contractors Inc.
Del’s Construction Co. Inc. – Cambria Production Facility Expansion
Paric Corp.
Archer Western – Consolidated Courts Complex
Tishman Construction
McCarthy Building Cos. – Mercy Hospital Joplin
University of Maryland Medical System – Trauma Center Expansion
Swinerton Builders – San Joaquin Community Hospital Cancer Center
The Lemoine Company – Lafayette General Medical Center expansion
L.F. Driscoll – Temple University
P. Agnes
FIP Construction Inc.
National Lutheran Communities and Services – The Village at Rockville
Carothers Construction Inc. – Special Operations Command South Headquarters
The Hillman Group
Taylor Woodstone
Tooz Construction Inc.
Woolley’s Classic Suites
Structure Tone – Novo Nordisk Inc. North American headquarters
Gilbane Building Co. – Potawatomi Bingo Casino hotel
Pacific Building Group
Denark Construction – Owensboro-Daviess County Convention and Events Center
Traylor Bros. Inc.
Bobcat Contracting LLC
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Union County and KemperSports – Galloping Hill Golf Course Clubhouse and Learning Center
E.L. Robinson Engineering
INDOT: 1-69 Corridor
Palmetto Corp
Monroe Tractor
Wood's CRW Corp.
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