Weymouth, MA BARNES buildings & management group, Inc. has once again been named a Top 100 Metal Builder in North America by Metal Construction News (MCN) for 2016.
Each year, MCN publishes a list of the top 100 largest metal building companies as ranked by both tonnage and square footage built. According to MCN, the builders who earned their spot overcame many challenges, most significantly the shortage of skilled labor and, “nonetheless achieved industry-wide success.”
BARNES buildings ranked #32 in Tonnage (#1 in Northeast) and #47 in Square Footage:
• Tonnage of steel put in place in 2016: 1,561.3 tons
• Total square footage constructed in 2016: 353,753 s/f
BARNES buildings president, Marty Barnes said, “We are honored to be recognized by this well respected publication and it is especially rewarding to know that we have held on to this privilege year after year thanks in large part to our loyal customers, associates and partners in the industry.“
As a whole, the top metal builders in the U.S. increased their steel usage by more than 22.2% and the building size by 16.5% supporting the ramp up of the metal building industry as well as growth in the economy.
BARNES buildings is a steel construction specialist and has been serving contractors, developers and owners since 1996. They furnish and erect engineered steel / metal building systems, fabricated structural & miscellaneous iron, and insulated metal wall & roof systems.
As a single source provider BARNES can supply their customer with a complete building system envelope inclusive of design, steel framing, metal walls and roofing, along with any fabricated miscellaneous iron products required.