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What is a Lean Consortia?

A Lean Consortia is a group of organizations that gain powerful benefits through collaborative support, learning and networking.  Members share improvement ideas and experiences, develop connections with fellow lean practitioners, and share costs of training and educational events. They find shared understanding that lean is more than a set of tools and techniques; it’s about …

8 Reasons to Build With Steel

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How steel can be your solution to overcoming obstacles that often arise in the building process

With so many building materials available on the market it can be a challenge to keep up with current trends and new products. The traditional view of building with steel is that it creates big box looking …

Largest frameless steel building in the world hosts first soccer game

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Massive BEHLEN-manufactured building holds international-sized soccer pitch


After months of manufacturing and construction, the largest convex-style frameless steel building in the world hosted its first soccer game. The structure holds a FIFA certified, international-sized soccer field and bleachers.

On November 8, the first game was played, with more than 3,000 fans in attendance, including the president of the Football …

BEHLEN wins Mbiz Award for Long Term Achievement Business

All categories winners on the stage: Outstanding Small Business, Outstanding Medium Business, Outstanding Large Business, Long Term Achievement Business – Winnipeg and Long Term Achievement Business – Rural.

BEHLEN was extremely proud to accept the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce 2014 Manitoba Business (MBiz) Award in the Long Term Achievement Business – Rural Manitoba category on Wednesday, October 29th. The award is the second BEHLEN has won this year, the first being the 2014 Business Excellence Award from the Brandon Chamber of Commerce.

“In the last year, we’ve reached …

More jobs for Brandon with BEHLEN’s big new project


BEHLEN Industries LP (BEHLEN) will soon start the biggest project in its history which will create more jobs for Brandon workers. The company will complete the job with its Edmonton-based building partner, NWS Construction (NWS). The project includes the manufacturing of 31 buildings for Shell Canada’s Carmon Creek heavy oil development located near Peace River, Alberta

“This is a huge …

BEHLEN Shortlisted for MBiz Award


BEHLEN Industries is one of the three finalists in the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce 2014 MBiz Awards in the Long Term Achievement Business – Rural category.

In the last year, we’ve reached some major milestones, including expanding internationally, developing new technology in our plant and receiving our largest ever contract from our partner, NWS Construction, to manufacture buildings for a heavy …

BEHLEN wins silver in CSSBI’s photo contest


BEHLEN placed second in Canadian Sheet Steel Building Institute’s (CSSBI) photo contest in the steel building systems category, with a photo of one of the company’s international project’s.

The building is the largest convex-style frameless steel building in the world. It will house an international-sized soccer field and bleachers.

The picture clearly shows the massive scale of the building, which …

BEHLEN sister company opens state-of-the art facility


At BEHLEN we recently had the opportunity to tour WGI’s new plant in Cambridge, Ontario. The state-of-the-art facility includes an automated system that manufactures material for our sister company, Canada Culvert. The modern technology in the plant will increase productivity, expand WGI’s capacity and show some of the latest innovations available in today’s steel industry.

Innovation is an important part …

Building a Better Brand


A note from Rosamalia Villamizar, Marketing Manager at BEHLEN

You may have noticed BEHLEN has a new look. We’ve updated our website, started a blog, designed new brochures and more. We hope these changes make us more approachable and showcase our products and exciting new projects. See below for a number of ways we’ve refreshed our image in …

PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Terminal Project


Iconic Olympic Buildings Made Possible by Pre-engineered Steel

PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola Terminal Project delivered on Schedule, on Budget

When asked if he would recommend BEHLEN Industries LP (BEHLEN) to others, Colony Buildings (Colony) president, David Thompson, answered quickly, “Absolutely. Except to my competition.”

Steel Buildings – More than Big Box Stores


Perhaps because of the prevalence of big box stores in our cities across Canada, many people think that choosing a steel building for their new construction project means that their only option is a big, square box. In fact, steel buildings are as versatile as any other building method and are often less expensive to customize whether you’re looking for …