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Industrial | CLEARSPAN FABRIC STRUCTURES »ClearSpan Fabric Structures has served customers for more than 33 years. The Clear Choice CLEARSPAN FABRIC STRUCTURES’ BENEFITS HAVE MADE IT AN EASY CHOICE FOR MANY. BY JAMIE MORGAN W hen it comes to tension fabric buildings, one size may not fit all, but one company can do it all. ClearSpan Fabric Structures has engineered, manufactured and installed tension fabric structures for the past 33 years for an array of industries with a variety of needs. The flexible yet durable structures can be fashioned into storage facilities, processing facilities, entertainment venues, animal shelters and more. There are benefits that all of ClearSpan’s clients enjoy, such as an abundance of natural daylight, which reduces energy costs. However, President Barry Goldsher explains that when customers come to ClearSpan, they are looking for a solution that fits their exact need. “These structures have a customizable nature,” Goldsher explains. “We are not cookie cutter. We have very innovative engineers who can meet almost any requirement and fit any budget or time frame. We are seeing fewer standard requirements and more very unique one-of-akind requests.” 82 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2013 ClearSpan Fabric Structures is the industry-leading manufacturer of tension fabric buildings, offering American-made structures with inhouse engineering, manufacturing, financing and installation. The company provides a one-stop shop for its clients’ building needs. All-Weather Buildings Some clients, such as the Swampy Oak Farm & Stable in Andover, Ohio, come looking for a weather-resistant structure to keep users inside comfortable. The owners, Katie and Gary McClure, needed a boarding facility and indoor riding arena that could hold up against the harsh winters from November to April, allowing them to teach and practice all year long. A 72-foot-wide-by-160-foot-long ClearSpan Hercules Truss Arch Building was the clear choice. One winter, the McClures reported seeing heavy snow and high winds in their area. What they reported not seeing, however, was just as important. “We had over 100 inches of snow in the past two months and our struc- 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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