Agriculture

Unveiling Our New 85’W Riding Arena at Black Swan Farm

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This blog was submitted by: Kat Hayden, ClearSpan Truss Arch Sales Specialist

Brenda and David Webster contacted me back in Dec. 2013 to discuss the possibility of purchasing a riding arena for their business, Black Swan Farm, located in the rolling hills of central Ohio. Brenda owns two donkeys and a horse named Zip that she keeps at home. This past winter was particularly harsh, so she and David decided to purchase one of our 85’ wide structures for indoor riding. In March, we began design on the 85’W x 120’L gable style structure that included two end walls, doors, helical anchors and installation by our ClearSpan crew. Brenda even stopped by our ClearSpan booth at the Equine Affair in Columbus to tell me how excited she was about the arena! Continue reading

Where You’re Most Likely To See Our Buildings During Your Summer Road Trip!

Into the sunsetMemorial Day Weekend, the unofficial start to summer, has come and gone, so now it’s time to hit the road and do that cross-country road trip you’ve been talking about doing the last 10 years, right? Well, if you are going to take on such a feat, there is a 100% chance that you’ll pass by one of our Hercules Truss Arch Buildings, since we have our fabric structures in all 50 states! What state currently holds the rolling title for the most ClearSpan buildings? What states make our Top 5? Take the poll below, check back in one week for the answers, and map out YOUR road trip accordingly.

If you happen to see one of our buildings on your trip, snap a picture of the building, prove to us that you’re on a “road trip,” and we’ll send you a free gift! All you have to do is email the pictures and your mailing address to us at: mzirolli@clearspan.com. Don’t worry — we will keep your information confidential — this is our little fun and exciting summertime game.

63 x 360 R Lititz PA CHINT: You’ll know it’s our building if you see our logo at the peak of the building, seen at left! GOOD LUCK!

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“How It’s Made” Comes to ClearSpan

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May 8,2014

The Discovery Channel’s popular television show, How It’s Made, descended on a local company’s manufacturing facility to capture the design process of tension fabric buildings. Continue reading

A Galloping “Affaire” In Ohio!

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This blog was submitted by: Kat Hayden, ClearSpan Truss Arch Sales Specialist

If you are an equine enthusiast and live in New England, then you know about the Equine Affaire. People gather every autumn at the mecca of the equine world in West Springfield, Mass. Continue reading

Spring Cleaning Is For The “Other Buildings”

about_header_iowaAt long last, Spring is here! Better late than never, right? Now is the time to replace the storm door with the screen door, clean the windows, get the yard ready, clean out the garden beds and look for the over-the-counter allergy combatant that has the lowest sale price. But if you’ve recently purchased a Hercules Truss Arch Building – a.k.a. a fabric structure – from ClearSpan, or if you’re thinking of buying one soon, you’re probably asking yourself: “How in the world am I supposed to clean that fabric cover?” Continue reading

Calling All Farmers! A NEW Turnkey Building is Here!

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How many times have you come across a product that has hidden fees? Have you ever thought to yourself, “I wish I could just buy it for one low price…and be done with it!” Well? At ClearSpan, we’re also thinking along those lines because we want to make your dreams come true!

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ClearSpan Trots To Equine Affaire

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Submitted by: Kat Hayden, ClearSpan Truss Arch Specialist

Equine Affaire to me is like Christmas is to kids! This is by far my most favorite trade show that ClearSpan Fabric Structures does all year long. Ask anyone in the office and they will tell you how excited I get in the days leading up to the show. Now that I have been traveling to trade shows regularly for the last year, I have made friends with vendors who travel to the same show. I get excited to see them and do some shopping!! And of course my favorite thing; talk to horse people all day long. Continue reading

It’s a Horse, of Course – So Feed it Fodder!

Its a Horse of CourseToday’s post is brought to you by Kerry King, our direct media specialist. Kerry is the team leader for the development of FodderSystems.com and has been working with our Fodder-Pro 2.0 Feed Systems product line for two years. With degrees in marketing and equine science, FarmTek and fodder have been a natural fit for her passions and skill set. Continue reading

One Small Step for Man, One Giant Pull for Distribution— ClearSpan’s Top 10 Conveyors

ConveyorsIt’s amazing to think how something invented in the 19th century is still being used for product distribution today. From agriculture and mining to material handling and transportation, industries across six continents use conveyor belts to efficiently move products every day. Continue reading