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The beautiful new Crowder College McDonald County facility, located in Jane, Missouri, features metal building products from Metallic Building Company. The Metallic builder for the project was Farrell Construction Inc., who has developed a longstanding relationship with the college by working on projects with other departments of the school for the past few years.

Metallic Building Company, a leading brand for NCI Building Systems Inc., presented Farrell Construction Inc. Metallic’s 2013 Building of the Year Award for their work on Crowder College McDonald County. They served as the subcontractor, sold the steel, erected the building and Nabholz Construction served as the general contractor.

Cory Farrell, Vice President of Farrell Construction said, “The building has a modern feel and look. That’s the direction we are going in now to showcase that metal buildings can have a very contemporary look.” As a result of the building’s modern design, it was a challenge getting approvals and inspections because they had to educate inspectors on the newest look of metal building design. However, because of the company’s impeccable relationship with the city they were able to push through and complete the construction process in five months.

The building features include a 1:12 single slope roof, Double-Lok® roof panels, a partial mezzanine and a high side eave extension.

Farrell Construction located in Neosho, Missouri is family owned and operated since 1976 and has been a loyal Metallic customer for 35 years. They possess decades of building experience and consider themselves the leader in commercial steel building projects within a four-state region. “We take on challenging projects that no other companies will consider and last year’s Buffalo Run design-build project really gave us leverage in our market,” said Cory Farrell.

As a third generation owner of the company, Cory Farrell contributes the company’s success to his father, Dennis Farrell, who taught him how to prepare and the meaning of dedication. Metallic’s District Manager Phil Goodwin, commented, “Dennis is one the hardest working and tenacious design-build contractors I know. He always concentrates on getting the end user the most functional building at a reasonable cost. It has been a pleasure working with Farrell Construction for over 16 years.”

“Winning Metallic’s Building of the Year two years in a row is an amazing accomplishment and very humbling experience. I am very proud and grateful for Farrell Construction Inc.,” added Cory Farrell.

About Metallic Building Systems


Metallic Building Systems, a Cornerstone Building Brands company, manufactures custom-engineered steel building solutions that leading builders and contractors have trusted for generations. The Metallic team delivers on its established reputation for service excellence every day by offering a full breadth of high-quality, proven products that are easy to erect, and are delivered quickly and accurately to job sites across the United States and Mexico.

No matter what the project entails, Metallic provides unparalleled expertise and the industry’s broadest spectrum of complementary products and solutions to provide the ideal balance of form and function. This includes steel curtain roll-up doors, metal roofing and wall systems and insulated metal panels—all at the best total value through a single, responsive point of contact. For more information, visit

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