One of the smaller projects featured on this website, at 163 tons, this is one of the most highly recognized projects in the steel industry that Prodraft has participated in.

This project is the recipient of many prestigious awards such as:

-Winner of the “Under $15 million” category 2018 Ideas² Merit Award, as presented in the May 2018 issue of the Modern Steel Construction Magazine.

-Winner of Honor Award 2016 and Members Choice Award 2016 of the American Institute of Architects, Arkansas.

This project was covered in an article in the September 2017 issue of the Modern Steel Construction Magazine, as well as in the May 2018 issue.

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The modern aesthetic of AESS was seamlessly integrated into the interior and exterior” – Brian Falconer, SE, PE, engineer juror for 2018 Ideas²’

We celebrate these projects and appreciate the savvy, creative people behind them for showcasing the beauty and usefulness of structural steelCharles J. Carter, SE, PE, PhD, president of AISC

Caterpillar’s main Arkansas outpost puts all its steel on display in a nod to the equipment it manufactures” – Reese Rowland, FAIA, principal for design with Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects.