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Hance Receives Award of Merit from MBCEA

Posted on May 17, 2021 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction has received the Award of Merit from MBCEA in the Reroof/Renovation/Addition category. The award was received for the Mile Square Roofing project.

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How to Plan a Facility for Business Growth

Posted on April 16, 2021 in Blog

Demand for warehouses and manufacturing facilities has recently increased in the United States. As some manufacturing is brought back onshore, and the need for warehousing increases to offset dependence on foreign shipping, local businesses are rapidly outgrowing their established facilities. Is your facility impacted? Do you have a facility plan to support your growth? Read on as Art Hance explains the benefits of planning for your long-term growth versus managing your growth as it happens.

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Find New Life in Refurbished and Repurposed Classic Manufacturing Buildings

Posted on February 22, 2021 in Blog

Quickly outgrowing or already outgrown your current facility and in need of a new location - soon? Found the perfect property but there's an old, abandoned manufacturing building on site? Do you struggle with what to do with the existing structure? Have you ever considered a refurbishing and repurposing this classic facility as a viable option for your next facility. See how it's possible!

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3 Things to Know Before Building a Cannabis Facility

Posted on January 18, 2021 in Blog

Though the medicinal marijuana cultivation industry has been expanding in New Jersey, the recent legalization of adult-use cannabis is spurring new enthusiasm for developing more cultivation facilities throughout the state. And with the shifting balance of power in Congress, possible legislation for new cannabis funding avenues may soon accelerate investors’ enthusiasm to build successful cannabis businesses in New Jersey.

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Morris Co. Marijuana Cultivation, Production Facility Scaling Up

Posted on December 28, 2020 in In the News

With the legalization of adult-use cannabis in the Garden State, TerrAscend Corp. is increasing production at its cultivation and manufacturing facility in Boonton and expects to open three Alternative Treatment Centers in the Northern region of New Jersey.

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‘Tis the Season!

Posted on December 08, 2020 in Blog

When the local business community comes together, great things happen. Hance Construction is joining forces with other Festival of Trees sponsors to create joy while raising critical funds for two key charitable organizations in Warren county.

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Hance Receives Governor's Award for Continued Excellence for 2019

Posted on October 16, 2020 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction has received the Governor's Award for Continued Excellence from the State of New Jersey's 92nd Annual Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program.

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Considerations Before Building a Metal Home

Posted on October 16, 2020 in Blog

While metal homes are growing in popularity, there are many things to consider before ultimately deciding on a pre-engineered metal house. One might think about a pre-fab metal home and think “cheap” or “easy” – it’s far from either of those things.

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Why You Should Put Solar Panels on Your Metal Roof

Posted on September 04, 2020 in Blog

Have you considered putting solar panels on your metal roof? We've installed numerous systems and know the do's and don'ts to maintain the structural integrity of your roof. Learn why you should work with a trusted expert and put solar panels on your building.

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Expansion and Repair on Existing Metal Buildings

Posted on August 25, 2020 in Blog

A wrap-up to part 1 of the Customizing Your Pre-Engineered Metal Building covers the expansion and repair on existing metal buildings. Be sure to read part one if you find this piece to be helpful as there is plenty of great insights to gain.

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Customizing Your Pre-Engineered Metal Building

Posted on August 11, 2020 in Blog

From gyms to distilleries, custom metal buildings are being used for more and more as they aren’t what they were 30 years ago. Learn how to customize a pre-engineered metal building to meet your business needs as well as design aesthetics.

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Project Highlight: Commercial Office Construction, Warehouse and Distribution Center for Subaru Distributors Corp.

Posted on July 29, 2020 in Blog

Building on a steep hillside is never an easy task. Particularly when construction includes a steel building that’s 151,847 square-feet. But erecting a stable hillside structure is just one of the solutions that Hance Construction provided while serving as a subcontractor during a two-phase project.

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Butler Building Renovation and Durability of Steel

Posted on July 20, 2020 in Blog

Steel is a good building material because of its durability and erosion resistance. Butler steel buildings can last 50-100 years and offer structural longevity.

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Returning to Construction Worksites in a COVID-19 World

Posted on June 30, 2020 in Blog

As the world returns to a new normal, Hance Construction and the Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) would like to provide some tips to keep your crews safe on worksites to keep construction projects operational.

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Proactive Measures Businesses Can Take To Keep Employees Safe When They Return The Office After COVID-19

Posted on June 12, 2020 in Blog

Hance Construction believes that it is important for businesses to consider these proactive measures to current workspaces keep employees safe once everyone is allowed to return to the office.

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How to Reconfigure Your Existing Business Space in a World Where COVID-19 Exists

Posted on May 04, 2020 in Blog

Hance Construction highlights how to reconfigure current office spaces to allow employees to return to safely return to work post COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Right Design-Build Team for your Commercial Cannabis Facility

Posted on April 06, 2020 in Blog

Hance Construction highlights how to choose the right design-build team for your commercial cannabis grow facility, how to get to profits sooner, and how to keep your goals in perspective.

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Hance Receives Governor's Safety Award for 2018

Posted on September 16, 2019 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction has received the Governor's Safety Award from the State of New Jersey's 91st Annual Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program.

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Nation’s Top Metal Builders of 2018

Posted on May 01, 2019 in In the News

Hance Construction was named among the nation’s Top Metal Builders of 2018 in the May 2019 issue of Metal Construction News.

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Hance Construction Again Honored as Million Dollar, High-Performance Butler Builder

Posted on February 09, 2019 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction received the Million Dollar Builder and High Performance Builder awards from Butler Manufacturing at the company’s annual conference, which this year was held in Marco Island, Florida.

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Hance Receives Awards at 50th Anniversary MBCEA Conference

Posted on May 01, 2018 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction was honored to receive several awards at the 50th Anniversary MBCEA Conference in San Antonio, TX in May 2018.

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Hance Construction Recognized for their Quality and Commitment

Posted on May 01, 2017 in Press Releases

Washington, NJ: The MBCEA is extremely pleased to announce that Hance Construction, Inc. of Washington, NJ has achieved the prestigious IAS AC478 Accreditation. AC478 is a standard to recognize Metal Building Assemblers committed to excellence. Achieving this accreditation is proof that Hance has the personnel, organization skills, experience, knowledge, management procedures, and commitment to assemble metal building systems in accordance with specified requirements and in accordance with the International Building Code.

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Morristown Municipal Airport featured in Metal Construction News

Posted on May 01, 2017 in In the News

Hance Construction received the Million Dollar Builder and High Performance Builder awards from Butler Manufacturing at the company’s annual conference, which this year was held in Marco Island, Florida.

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Hance Construction ranked 2017 Top 100

Posted on May 01, 2017 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction was ranked as one of the Top 100 Metal Builder for 2017 for tonnage and square footage, in the May 2018 issue of Metal Construction News.

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Hance Receives 2017 Sales Awards from Butler Manufacturing

Posted on March 01, 2017 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction was honored to receive 2017 Sales Awards at the Butler Builder Annual Meeting in March, 2018.

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Safety Award: No Lost Time Injuries in 2017

Posted on February 02, 2017 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction received a Certificate of Achievement from the State of New Jersey's Department of Labor and Workforce Development for meeting our goal of preventing of occupational injuries during 2017.

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Hance Construction Receives Butler Builder Million Dollar Award

Posted on February 01, 2017 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction received the Million Dollar Builder and High Performance Builder awards from Butler Manufacturing at the company’s annual conference, which this year was held in Marco Island, Florida.

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Hance Receives Safety Award of Merit for 2016

Posted on December 01, 2016 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction has received an Award of Merit from the State of New Jersey's 89th Annual Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program.

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2016 MBCEA Building of the Year Award

Posted on November 01, 2016 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction earned the 2016 MBCEA Building of the Year award for their work on Techflex, Inc.

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2016 Million Dollar & High Performance Builder Awards

Posted on June 01, 2016 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction has received the Million Dollar Sales Level award and High Performance Builder award with Butler Manufacturing.

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Hance Construction ranked 2016 Top 100

Posted on May 01, 2016 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction was ranked a Top 100 Metal Builder for 2016 for tonnage and square footage, in the May 2017 issue of Metal Construction News.

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Citation of Merit Award - 2015

Posted on December 01, 2015 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction has received a Citation of Merit Award from the State of New Jersey's 88th Annual Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Awards Program.

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High Performance Builder Award - 2015

Posted on November 01, 2015 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction, Inc., has been named a High Performance Builder by Butler Manufacturing for 2015.

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2015 Building of the Year & Two Awards

Posted on November 01, 2015 in In the News

Hance Construction earned the 2015 Building of the Year award at the 46th annual MBCEA Conference in San Diego, CA for their work on the Steel House in North Haven, NY.

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2015 Award of Merit - Hall's Warehouse

Posted on November 01, 2015 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction received an Award of Merit in the Warehouse category at the 46th annual MBCEA Conference for its work on Hall's Warehouse in South Plainfield, NJ.

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HC&G Innovation in Design Award - Steel House

Posted on September 01, 2015 in Awards & Recognitions

The Steel House, designed and built by Larson and Paul Architects and Hance Construction won an Innovation in Design Award for architecture from Hamptons Cottages & Gardens (HC&G) magazine.

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ATAS Project of the Year, Third Place - Steel House

Posted on March 01, 2015 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction and Larson and Paul Architects won third place in the Residential Roof Category of the Aluminum Trim and Shapes (ATAS) 2015 Project of the Year Awards for their work on the Steel House in North Haven, New York.

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2015 Building of the Year Award - Steel House

Posted on January 01, 2015 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction earned the 2015 Building of the Year award at the 46th annual MBCEA Conference in San Diego, CA for their work on Steel House in North Haven, NY.

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2012 Building of the Year Award - Hudson Farms

Posted on September 01, 2012 in Awards & Recognitions

Art Hance and Hance Construction earned the 2012 MBCEA Building of the Year award for their work on Hudson Farms.

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Education and Collaboration Benefit All

Posted on June 01, 2012 in In the News

My company erects pre-engineered buildings. Internally, we focus on erecting quality buildings and developing quality teams. Apprenticeship is the tool we use to ensure we achieve both goals.

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The 2012 Energy Code: Get Test Data Before You Panic

Posted on April 15, 2012 in Press Releases

The U.S. Department of Energy has adopted a 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) that has many commercial property owners and builders electing to dramatically increase the amount of insulation they are putting in commercial walls and roofs. But there is a far more economical and environmentally friendly way to comply with the new code, which aims to increase energy savings by 30 percent over the previous version of the IECC.

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Art Hance elected president of MBCEA

Posted on March 05, 2012 in In the News

Hance Construction President Art Hance, who grew up in Readington and also lived in Annandale, has been elected to a two-year term as president of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association (MBCEA), the nation’s leading professional organization for metal contractors and erectors.

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MBCEA Mid-Atlantic Appoints New Jersey Contractor Art Hance President

Posted on March 01, 2012 in Press Releases

WASHINGTON, N.J. (March 1, 2012) – Hance Construction President Art Hance has been elected to a two-year term as President of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association (MBCEA), the nation’s leading professional organization for metal contractors and erectors.

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Sparta PAL Now in New Recreation Complex

Posted on February 16, 2012 in In the News

The Sparta Police Athletic league has found a new home in what was once an abandoned industrial building and historic train station near Station Park.

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Hance Construction Project Helps Reclaim Dormant Industrial Site

Posted on February 04, 2012 in Press Releases

Hance Construction has completed construction and renovation of Phase 1 of the New Station Park Recreation Complex, a 12,150-square-foot, multi-building facility located at 38 Station Road adjacent to the historic Sparta Train Station. The Sparta Police Athletic League has signed a long-term lease with property owner Dermody Associates, Inc. for two of the spaces in the four-structure, 10-acre complex, a former industrial site that had been dormant for over 20 years.

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Metal Revs Up Luxury Car Maintenance Facility

Posted on December 01, 2011 in In the News

Located in Milford, N.J., Exoticars USA offers customers restoration and maintenance for luxury vehicles. Exoticars USA relocated and expanded to a 6,000-square-foot restored facility.

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Hance Construction Provides Sustainability and Metal Building Design Workshop

Posted on November 30, 2011 in Press Releases

WASHINGTON, N.J. (November 30, 2011) –Hance Construction President Art Hance recently provided a continuing education symposium on sustainability and metal building design for architects and other professionals associated with the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), noting that “building attractive, safe and energy efficient buildings has never been more important.”

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Ferraris & Maseratis Get a New Home at Exoticars USA

Posted on November 14, 2011 in Press Releases

ALEXANDRIA TOWNSHIP, N.J. (November 14, 2011) – Sports car owners from as far away as Kansas City, Mo. have been bringing their Ferraris, Maseratis and Lamborghinis to Hunterdon County’s Exoticars USA for service and restoration for over 30 years. The classic automobiles now have a new 6,000-square-foot service facility courtesy of Hance Construction.

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Hance Construction Meets With Butler Manufacturing Advisory Council

Posted on October 28, 2011 in Press Releases

WASHINGTON, N.J. (October 28, 2011) – Arthur Hance of Hance Construction in Warren County was among 13 members of the Butler Manufacturing™ Advisory Council who attended the group’s recent bi-annual meeting with Butler Manufacturing™ executives at the company’s world headquarters in Kansas City, Mo.

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Hance Construction To Provide Symposia on Sustainability & New Energy Code at 21st Annual METALCON International Conference

Posted on September 20, 2011 in Press Releases

WASHINGTON, N.J. (September 20, 2011) – Hance Construction President Arthur Hance will present two educational symposia at the 21st Annual METALCON International Conference and Exhibition to be held in Atlanta, Ga. October 11 – 13.

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Andover’s Hudson Farm Gets New Facilities

Posted on June 28, 2011 in Press Releases

ANDOVER, N.J. (June 28, 2011) – Hance Construction recently completed a 15,000-square-foot new construction project for Hudson Farm, featuring new workshop facilities and expanded services for members and guests of the private hunt club operated at the sprawling 3,000-acre Sussex County estate.

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Hance Construction One of Only Two NJ Builders Selected for Metal Construction News Top 100

Posted on June 23, 2011 in Press Releases

WYSOX, PA. (June 23, 2011) – Hance Construction, an Authorized Butler Builder®, was one of only two New Jersey builders to make the Metal Construction News Top 100 Metal Builders list published in May.

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Wiley & Sons in Somerset Gets a New Look Courtesy of Hance Construction

Posted on June 15, 2011 in Press Releases

FRANKLIN, N.J. (June 15, 2011) – Hance Construction recently completed a renovation and expansion project at John Wiley & Sons busy distribution center in the Somerset section of the Township. Built in the 1960s, the facility needed a new look and upgrade that included a new computer lab, conference rooms, exterior pavilion, offices and café and dining area.

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Builders See Red in Greener Standard

Posted on May 23, 2011 in In the News

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Hance Partners with MBCEA on apprenticeship Program

Posted on May 11, 2011 in In the News

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Butler Honors Career Builder

Posted on May 06, 2011 in In the News

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Hance partners in first apprenticeship program devoted to metal buildings

Posted on May 02, 2011 in In the News

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Hance Construction Partners with MBCEA on First Apprenticeship Program for the Metal Construction Industry

Posted on May 02, 2011 in Press Releases

WASHINGTON, N.J. (May 2, 2011)– Hance Construction,an Authorized Butler Builder®, has partnered with the Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association and its education affiliate, the Metal Buildings Institute, on the first federally-recognized apprenticeship program in the country devoted exclusively to the metal building industry. The apprenticeship for Assembler, Pre-Engineered Metal Building is officially registered with the U.S. Department of Labor.

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2011 Career Builder Distinction

Posted on May 01, 2011 in Awards & Recognitions

Hance Construction was appointed a Career Builder by Butler Manfucaturing for their excellent management practices and construction capabilities.

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2011 Top 100 Metal Builders List

Posted on May 01, 2011 in Awards & Recognitions

For the second time, Hance Construction made the MCN Top 100 Metal Builders list.

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Hunterdon companies create environmentally friendly complex

Posted on April 29, 2011 in In the News

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Arthur Hance - Misconceptions about today's metal buildings and building green

Posted on April 15, 2011 in In the News

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Hance Construction Awarded Career Builder Distinction

Posted on April 04, 2011 in Press Releases

KANSAS CITY, MO. and WASHINGTON, N.J. (April 4, 2011)– Hance Construction, has been appointed a Career Builder by Butler Manufacturing Company, a world leader in pre-engineered buildings, in recognition of the Warren County’s firm’s excellent management practices and construction capabilities. Hance Construction was the only Butler Builder® in the company’s Northern U.S. service region to receive the honor during the company’s recent national sales meeting in Atlanta, Ga.

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Metal Misconceptions Today

Posted on April 01, 2011 in In the News

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Misconceptions About Today’s Metal Buildings and Building Green

Posted on April 01, 2011 in Press Releases

When you say ‘metal building’, many still think of Quonset huts, the pre-fabricated steel buildings that most people associate with World War II era army barracks. But modern techniques, materials and laboratory testing ensure that today’s metal buildings are every bit as attractive and energy-efficient as their conventional counterparts. In fact, metal buildings often provide superior sustainability and cost-savings for building owners.

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