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MSC Helps Okanagan Distillery Expand Operations

Kelowna-based Metal Structure Concepts has successfully designed and installed a new 16,000 sq. ft. custom built pre-engineered steel building for Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery.

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Why Steel Buildings Are Energy Efficient

Find our how steel buildings are energy efficient from the manufacturing to the construction to the maintenance stages.

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How Metal Buildings Withstand Weather Changes

In northern Alberta, we can experience a range of extreme weather patterns and temperature fluctuations. Pre-fabricated buildings are designed to handle it all.

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Steel Buildings in the Vineyard

Today's vineyards require a fair amount of infrastructure to grow, harvest, process and market their wines. In a luxury market, buildings need to strike a balance between aesthetic appeal and functionality.

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The History of Steel Buildings in BC

It might be hard to believe, but steel buildings have been around British Columbia for nearly a century. Of course, they didn't truly start to become popular for civilian use until after WWII.

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Why Steel Buildings Are Now Better than Wood

Whether it's reduced construction times and labour costs, or structural integrity and durability, wood simply can't compare to a pre-engineered steel building. Here is a head-to-head comparison of the two methods.

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Demand for Metal Buildings Surges in the Okanagan

In the last year, MSC has experienced a resurgence of local work, with a slate of contracts across the valley, ranging from Penticton to Vernon.

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Nelson Client Orders 11th Commercial Steel Building from MSC

When you drive toward Nelson from the west along Highway 3A, you might notice a series of commercial steel buildings on your right, about five minutes out of town. These matching dark copper structures are the handiwork of Metal Structure Concepts (MSC), and they’ve all been completed for a single client.

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Case Study: Not Your Average Steel Barn

Located about an hour outside of the city centre, Preston Ranch is a 1,500-acre plot of land used to raise buffalo. The project called for a 60x120-foot structure with custom features pretty much everywhere you look.

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Case Study: How Pre-engineered Buildings Can Help Higher Education

To help train the next wave of our provincial workforce, Okanagan College in Penticton recently had Metal Structure Concepts (MSC) erect a pre-engineered building to expand the school's welding program.

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