News – ACI

FEATURED PROJECT: Benton Middle School – Benton, AR

We're thrilled to have been part of the Benton Middle School project in Benton, AR—a robust structure sprawling across 12,160 square feet and constructed with over 46 tons of steel....
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People of ACI – John Hudson – Maintenance

Welcome to another feature in our 'People of ACI' series. Today, we're spotlighting John Hudson from our maintenance team, whose broad skills and can-do attitude are indispensable around here....
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People of ACI – Lori Williams – Engineering

Our 'People of ACI' series proudly highlights the remarkable individuals whose commitment and passion help shape our workplace culture. Today, we're excited to feature Lori Williams, a cornerstone of our Engineering team for over 26 years, whose contributions have deeply influenced the way we operate....
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People of ACI – Jim Marks – Engineering

Our 'People of ACI' series proudly showcases the individuals whose dedication and expertise make our company exceptional. Today, we spotlight Jim Marks, an Engineer whose passion for the metal industry and knack for navigating complex projects have been a driving force at ACI for over three decades....
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Celebrating Bill Rollinson – Three Decades of Excellence

We recently had the honor of celebrating the retirement of Bill Rollinson after 33 years of service at ACI Building Systems. Joined by his wife Susan, the event was a heartfelt tribute to a man who was not only a foundational part of our team but also a key figure in our growth and success....
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People of ACI – Amanda Cook – Estimating

ur 'People of ACI' series continues to celebrate the individuals who help shape our company's success. In this feature, we spotlight Amanda Cook, an Estimator whose enthusiasm and proactive approach have quickly made her an integral part of our team....
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People of ACI – David Allen – Component Sales

ur 'People of ACI' series is proud to spotlight the dedicated individuals who make our company thrive. This edition introduces David Allen, a seasoned member of our Component Sales team, whose extensive experience and adaptability have been instrumental to our success over the years....
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FEATURED PROJECT: Scott Wood CJDR – Batesville, AR

In Batesville, AR, Scott Wood Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram's new auto showroom and service center stands as a robust showcase of automotive excellence. Stretching over 18,000 square feet and bolstered by 70 tons of steel, this structure is outfitted with 18-inch UltraLok Standing Seam roof panels and durable PBR wall panels, marrying lasting durability ...
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People of ACI – Renee Person – Print Room

Our 'People of ACI' series continues, celebrating the individuals whose passion and commitment make our company not just a place to work, but a place to grow and thrive. This edition features Renee Person, who embodies the spirit of ACI with her dedication and appreciation for our culture of care and collaboration....
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FEATURED PROJECT: Mud Creek Exxon – Tupelo, MS

In Tupelo, MS, we've taken 30 tons of our steel and turned it into something special at Mud Creek Exxon. It's not just any gas station; it's a standout example of how good materials make great spaces. With our 24g Stratoshield Galvalume for the roof and 26g PBR Panels in Lightstone for the walls, this place is as sturdy as it is stylish....
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People of ACI – Stephanie Weaver – Administrative Support

When you get to go to work instead of having to go to work, you’re winning the battle. When you don’t like change but thrive in a constantly changing environment, you’re winning the battle. When you’ve never met a stranger and your job is talking and helping people, you’re winning the battle. Stephanie Weaver is winning the battle. After ...
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People of ACI – Stevie Adams – Component Sales

Our 'People of ACI' series is back to shine a light on the remarkable individuals who bring their passion and expertise to our workplace every day, contributing to a culture that goes beyond the ordinary. This time, we're delighted to introduce a true ACI veteran, Stevie Adams, whose journey and achievements with us are nothing short of inspiring!...
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People of ACI – Kathy Henson – Drafting Administrative Assistant

For Kathy Henson, she is in the relationship business. In her position at ACI she gets to enjoy relationships with customers as well as co-workers in all areas of the company. Henson knows the company inside-and-out and always embraces the opportunity to learn more. Integral in ACI’s transition to an all-digital workplace, Henson is excited about...
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FEATURED PROJECT: Back Forty Sporting Goods – Grenada, MS

In Mississippi's heart, where outdoor passion runs deep, ACI introduces Back Forty Sporting Goods in Grenada, MS. This 17,600 square foot ultimate outdoor hub, launched in November 2022, showcases our commitment to excellence. Constructed with 50 tons of steel, it's designed for durability and adventure....
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FEATURED PROJECT: Wade Inc. John Deere – Grenada, MS

We're thrilled to roll out the 'green carpet' for our latest featured project - Wade Inc., a towering John Deere dealership in Grenada, MS. Spanning over 21,000 square feet and built with a hefty 145 tons of steel, this structure is as robust as the tractors it houses....
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ACI EXPANSION CONTINUES THREE DECADES OF COMPANY GROWTH

We recently broke ground on a $7M expansion that will create additional capacity to grow with existing customers and to serve new customers throughout the United States....
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FEATURED PROJECT: New Life Church – Santa Rosa Beach, FL

When building a structure in Florida, it must be built to weather, well, the weather. When encountering the oft-seen “act of God,” it is also evident that the “house of God” must remain available for community worship, shelter, and comfort. When completed, the New Life Church in Santa Rosa, FL will be just that. ACI engineered steel is alre...
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FEATURED PROJECT: Fossett Paving Co.

Located on rural land in an industrial zone with no infrastructure, Fossett Paving Company looked at the site of its new headquarters as more opportunity and less challenge. Comprised of an office building, shop building, fuel station, and an equipment yard, the design provided an elegant, day-lit office for employees while delivering an elevated s...
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FEATURED PROJECT: Toyota of Fort Walton Beach

When you’re building in a Florida beach community, like Ft. Walton Beach, you’re presented a unique set of challenges. Not only is there a particular aesthetic that needs to be considered, there is also the occasional hurricane building construction must endure....
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Our Experience at MetalCon 2022

As the only global event dedicated exclusively to the application of metal in design and construction, METALCON is the largest and most prestigious show on the metal calendar. ...
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People of ACI – Sherry Hall

A lot has changed since Sherry started as a receptionist at ACI 27 years ago. The industry, the company, the people, the technology, and Sherry herself, now operating in Accounts Payable at the company. What hasn’t changed is what attracted Sherry to ACI three decades ago, the family culture, the dedication to customer service, the integrity, the...
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People of ACI – Michael Blue

Michael Blue is a worker. Learning the manufacturing business from the ground up, he not only learned how to do his job, he also learned about what makes a good company, and what makes a special company....
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People of ACI – Anthony Flanders

Anthony arrived at ACI 19 years ago with no experience in the metal building industry. In the years since he was initially trained as a drafter, he has worked as an estimator and project manager before returning to the drafting room with a broad understanding of the business....
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People of ACI – Shad Scott

A self-taught drummer, an ordained minister, a carpenter, a music producer, and a photographer, Shad Scott is not your typical drafter, or typical anything else for that matter. Shad spent his early years as a drafter at ACI before 18 years in customer service where his people skills served him well....
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People of ACI – Krissy Austin

A 13-year veteran of ACI, Krissy is your not-so-typical great American success story. Diagnosed with dyslexia as a child, she overcame that reading disorder to excel in purchasing where she has to know all the puzzle pieces and how they fit together to make steel buildings for each project. And now battling cancer, she remains strong and positive a...
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People of ACI – Dot Dye

ACI hired Dot some 29 years ago, perhaps one of the best decisions the company has ever made. The company initially brought her in to do billing, but she worked and learned the business the next few years, with stops in Shipping, Purchasing and Drafting. Dot’s been an active participant in the great growth of ACI over nearly three decades....
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People of ACI – Kelvin Tellis

Kelvin Tellis is a builder. He is proud to be at ACI because the company is literally, and figuratively building the world around us. He enjoys being part of that process....
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People of ACI – Derek Embrey

Derek Embrey is a welder’s welder. He takes great pride in his work, his work ethic and the work that ACI turns out every day. His professionalism shines through in his mantra, to get better at his job every day. His approach to his job is what Derek is passing on to his son, a shining example of the benefits of hard work, and how it defines you...
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People of ACI – Gloria Gazaway

Our 'People of ACI' feature highlights a number of outstanding employees who help make ACI a truly special place. These features will focus on these unique individuals' history with our company, achievements, personality, successes, challenges, and more. This week, we're featuring the one and only Gloria Gazaway. We hope you enjoy!...
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Important Product Update 12/22/21

We are updating the color of our gray primer for all new orders beginning January 1, 2022. Our new standard gray primer will be a darker gray, which is more readily available and develops less rust and shows less dirt, mud and wear-and-tear. Our current light gray primer will still be available through Special Order with extended lead times. All c...
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Introducing Accelerated Building Systems by ACI!

We're thrilled to announce the launch of ACI's newest product offering, Accelerated Building Systems! These cold-formed building systems feature simple, weld-free construction, cost efficiency, and quick delivery timelines. They're accelerated, so to speak....
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