Butler Manufacturing Company is a leader in the marketing, design, and production of systems and components for nonresidential structures. Products and services are provided within the commercial, community, industrial, and agricultural markets.
Butler was founded in 1901, and currently operates manufacturing, engineering, and service centers throughout the United States and fifteen foreign countries. The companys products are primarily sold, installed, and serviced through approximately 4,000 independent dealers in the United States and throughout the world. Butler also provides complete design/build construction services directly to large customers with multiple sites or with products of unusual size or complexity.
The businesses of the Building Systems segment, the companys largest segment, are involved in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of steel and wood frame pre-engineered building systems. This segments products consist primarily of custom designed and pre-engineered one to five-story steel and one to two-story wood framed buildings for use as office buildings, manufacturing facilities, warehouses, schools, shopping centers, livestock, and farm buildings.
The Architectural Products segment includes the businesses of the Vistawall group. These businesses design, manufacture, and market architectural aluminum storefront and engineered curtainwall systems; Naturalite skylights; Skywall translucent roof and wall systems; and ModuLine window systems. This segments products are primarily targeted for use in the office and commercial construction markets.
The Construction Services group provides comprehensive design, planning, and construction services for major purchasers of construction. Emphasis is placed on those segments of the market where products supplied by Butlers metal buildings division have appropriate application for the customers requirements. Projects are executed primarily in conduction with Butler Builders located in the markets where the facilities are constructed.
The Real Estate segment provides build-to-suit-to-lease development services for major corporations who prefer to lease, rather than own their facilities. Butler Real Estate capitalizes on the extensive construction capabilities of the Butler Builder dealer network for project execution. Completed facilities are sold to permanent investors.
Butler Manufacturing Companys strategy is to be the value and service leader for building systems, specialty components, and construction services for nonresidential construction customers.
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