After receiving approval to increase production numbers, Max and Jeanette McLean, owners of McLean Beef, began researching products that would help them expand in the most efficient, environmentally friendly way. They spent two years working with family and staff, touring feedlot operations, gathering and analyzing data, and formulating expansion plans.
Quality products and great customer service can take a company far — add market-specific expertise to the mix, and you’ll see that company to go even farther. That’s exactly what Accu-Steel proved with the construction of a unique cattle building in northwest Kansas.
Through a combination of high-quality materials and a dedicated focus to details, Accu-Steel is establishing a reputation of constructing the best fabric-covered buildings supported by exceptional customer service. As an example of the company’s success with its customer base, several people are now employing Accu-Steel to perform repairs on competitors’ buildings.
Central Confinement Service, Ltd., is getting ready to celebrate its 30th anniversary, and with that has expanded its construction offerings to include Accu-Steel fabric-covered buildings. Located in Columbus, Neb., Central Confinement Service focuses on the swine, dairy, and beef industry. It was not until their customers started expressing interest in fabric-covered buildings that the company itself began to look into this state-of-the-art option for confining cattle.
Customized buildings — that’s what Accu-Steel is all about. Tom Schechinger fits this mold with the first Accu-Steel building of its kind. With a lambing operation in Harlan, Iowa, Schechinger knew that a fabric-covered building was the correct choice to help increase annual lambing output.
Darrell Henkenius is the operations manager for the Farmers Cooperative Elevator Company (FAC), the largest member-owned feed mill in Western Iowa. Located in Arcadia, FAC provides many services to the farming community, the largest of which include grain, feed and other commodity storage needs. Other operations include agronomy services, lumber, steel and gas stations.