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For the Gold: Three Sports Facilities that Deserve a Medal

Most people watch the Olympics for the athletes, the events, the spectacle and the heroic stories. At Legacy, because we spend so much time and effort on sports facilities, we watch the Olympics for the venues. We are a little odd that way.

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Lessons from the Field

We talk about our crews a lot. That’s because we hear from our customers how impressed they are with our installers’ attention to detail, their work ethic and their safety practices. They are our road warriors, traveling all over North America, and the world, installing our tension fabric...

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Why Rigid Frame Structures Support Heavier Loads

The benefits of staying flexible have been celebrated by everyone from celebrities to sports stars, but in our business, there are times when being rigid is the best solution. In fact, when it comes to our frames, we are downright stubborn about being rigid.

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A Clean Design Slate

This article from Waste Advantage Magazine examines the facets and features of fabric buildings for waste facilities. Written by our own Matt VanScoyoc, it looks at the longevity and practicality of designing tension fabric structures with solid steel, PVC fabrics and proven engineering. Read...

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Fabric Structures in Mining: All of the Above

The world of mining is unique and making fabric structures for mining projects is the kind of challenge that Legacy loves to work on. Fabric buildings are a good match for mining operations because owners need a structure that is durable, that can be delivered and installed quickly, that can be...

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Can Fabric Buildings Support Heavy Conveyor Systems? Yes they Can.

In this article for Dry Cargo International, we look at some of the projects that Legacy has completed where conveyor systems were integral to the success of the facility. 

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Go Long: Are There Practical Limits to Fabric Building Size?

We talk a lot about the width of our tension fabric structures because we can create some impressively wide buildings due to our use of solid steel tapered I-beams. The proven engineering and advanced manufacturing of steel beams that we use allows our designers and installers to build a...

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Current Temperature: Optimistic with a chance of Planning

When you have your headquarters in Central Minnesota, and it’s the coldest part of the winter, one of the first things you do each morning is check the temperature. If you don’t like cold weather, this is an act of pure courage.

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A Decade of Grateful

“A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.”– Cicero

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Do You Have Time to Plan?

Ben Franklin said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” Trouble is, up until recently, who had time to plan? The day-to-day rat race often left planning on the back burner.

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