Bulk Storage

Clean Water Act/EPA

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently started to increase their crackdown on Clean Water Act (CWA) violations. Since the Clean Water Act was enacted in 1972, this law has had the greatest effect on municipalities (salt/sand storage), industrial facilities (mining/oil/gas) and composting operations. Most business owners in these sectors have had to invest in storage facilities and environmentally conscious products in order to follow the bylaws of the CWA. To understand what structural solutions business owners should be using for hazardous material storage, we first need to understand what the CWA entails. Continue reading

ClearSpan’s Commodity HD Building simplifies bulk and aggregate storage

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ClearSpan, the industry-leader in fabric building solutions, unveiled its brand new structure, the Commodity HD Building. The structure features an open side that simplifies bulk and aggregate storage. 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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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

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

“NOLA” – The Home of Bourbon Street and the Electric Power Conference

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

About three weeks ago, my manager asked if I would be willing to attend the Electric Power Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans and of course, I jumped at the chance. With the good food, warm weather and the opportunity to represent the company, who wouldn’t? Monday the 31st I boarded a flight to New Orleans at 8:30 a.m., and after an hour delay from the freak, end-of-March snow storm, we were heading south. One missed connection and a four hour layover in Nashville later, I made it to New Orleans. It was too late for me to set up my booth, so I got some sleep and set up Tuesday before the show.

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The ClearSpan Milestone – Part I

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From academics to athletics, from personal to professional, milestones come in all shapes and sizes. We are all aware that turning 50 years old or breaking scoring records are achievements that don’t go unnoticed. That can be a good or bad thing too (that is, if you don’t want people to know know your real age!). At ClearSpan Fabric Structures, we’re proud of our achievements, so we’d like to start recognizing the people and places that allow us to be successful. After all, they’re the ones making it possible!

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No Signage? No Problem!

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How often have you driven by a business with little or no signage and actually know the industry they’re in? Perhaps a better questions is how much business are they losing because they have no signage that makes them easily identifiable? For some, signage may not be an issue, but it does go a long way when it comes to brand recognition.

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Have you met our Affiliate Company, TekSupply?

Two weeks ago I introduced you to our affiliate company, FarmTek. FarmTek offers over 30,000 products to the agricultural industry, and although that is great for farmers, what about contractors and manufacturers? Who do they turn to in order to outfit their entire operation? The answer is simple – TekSupply, our other affiliate company. Continue reading

Bigger is Better and not only in Texas—Spotlight on Fibreco

Bigger is BetterWe mostly talk about how ClearSpan Fabric Structures are rising in popularity among different industries throughout the country, but we’ve yet to mention their success internationally. Located in North Vancouver, British Columbia, today’s blog will feature the reining title holder for the largest Hercules Truss Arch Building. It is 250′ wide x 240′ long structure and its application proves sometimes bigger is better. Continue reading