Pre-engineered Steel structures


Pre-Engineered Steel structures, designed for a variety of uses

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Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings

Thinking about a new building ? Consider Steel

Steel Building Construction

Most people think of Pre-Engineered steel buildings as large airplane hangars or exhibition halls. However, because of the variety of options available today, steel buildings have become much more versatile. At Hawkins and Kolb Construction, we offer pre-engineered metal building construction for a variety of industries and applications, including retail, churches, office space, recreation, agricultural, and industrial complexes. With a variety of sizes, colors, and designs, these steel buildings are an affordable solution for nearly any construction project. Hawkins and Kolb Construction is the preferred contractor/builder and authorized agent for Mesco Building Solutions in the Sumter and surrounding area. Mesco Building Solutions and its parent company NCI Building Systems are the largest suppliers of pre-engineered Steel/metal buildings and materials.

Besides the more common uses of metal buildings for aviation, agriculture, and industrial applications, Pre-Engineered Steel building systems adapt well to a wide variety of other uses such as:


Metal building systems conform well to commercial applications such as office buildings, shopping centers, banks, and automobile dealerships. Curb appeal is important, and the

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versatility of a metal building system allows the integration of many different façade materials that provide visually appealing structures. These structures also offer an open, uncluttered interior, which allows for fluid, interior flexibility. Exterior finish options include brick, stone, masonry, stucco, wood, glass and other traditional fascia materials.

Churches and Community

Metal building systems have become quite popular in the church and community markets due to their flexibility in design and price. Metal building usage for churches and auxiliary

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structures provide low-maintenance and low-cost facilities. Metal buildings allow diversification in design and appearance from basic metal wall panels to systems that use sweeping expanses of glass, brick, stone or pre-cast concrete. Unique metal building designs of the religious sector reflect and complement the surrounding communities and allow for growth with easy removal of end walls or sidewalls, erection of new framework, and the addition of matching wall and roof panels.


In all the above applications there are many benefits to using a pre-engineered structure for your next building construction project. Here are just a few:

  • Initial cost savings
  • Aesthetically pleasing appearance
  • Ongoing durability
  • Standard and custom design options
  • Reduced maintenance costs
  • Limitless widths due to multi-span systems
  • Requires less then 1/2 the construction time
  • Long-term energy savings
  • Ease of expansion

Overall, steel and metal buildings offer durable construction with numerous styles and designs, making them an excellent choice for many agricultural, commercial, church, recreation, and industrial construction projects. If you are considering a new construction project, consider a Pre-Engineered Steel building from Hawkins and Kolb Construction Company in Sumter. Give us a call, let us show all the benefits of a steel building and how it can work for your project.


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