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Prestone Products Corp.'s warehouse, Freehold, N.J.

Photo: Joseph Allen

Thomas Phoenix International Inc., the erector for Prestone Products Corp.'s warehouse expansion project, joined Nucor Building Systems' metal building system to an operating manufacturing facility. The project included three roof sections: a lower, flat, 25- foot by 300-foot drift bay with internal gutters, gable roof and single-slope roof. The eave height was 28 feet. Roofing transitions included a built-up connection to the existing structure's EPDM roof.

Thomas Phoenix International installed Nucor Building Systems' standing seam roof system with Therm-All Inc.'s R-19 insulation and Nucor Building Systems' Reverse Classic metal wall panels with Therm-All's R-13 insulation for the 79,800-square-foot project.

Construction required close coordination with the owner, general contractor and chemical and materials deliveries to connect the building with the ongoing plant operations. Staging was atypical and confined to a small area. At times, an 8-foot-deep overflow pit was used for material storage. A crane was necessary to stage some of the materials. The project utilized $820,000 in steel and was completed in June 2014.

General contractor: Blue Rock Construction Inc., Allentown, Pa.
Erector: Thomas Phoenix International Inc., Eastampton Township, N.J.
Insulation: Therm-All Inc., North Olmsted, Ohio,
Metal building system: Nucor Building Systems, Charlotte, N.C.,