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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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Is corrosion protection the next frontier in dry bulk storage?

In this article from Dry Bulk Magazine, we talk about hot-dipped galvanized steel versus epoxy-coated steel when it comes to the frames of fabric structures. We examine a salt-fog test we did to test our epoxy coatings and the results. 

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Why Fabric Structures for Fertilizer Storage?

As the Ag industry changes, the nature of fertilizer storage has to keep up with the changes. For example, with larger machinery in the fields, crops go in faster and earlier. That changes the fertilizer storage dynamics.

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What Does Maintenance Free Mean When You Own a Fabric Building?

When you are buying a building, there is probably a spot on your budget spreadsheet for ongoing maintenance. That totally makes sense, because with traditional buildings you have costs associated with keeping your building operating and looking presentable. Those costs are for the life of the...

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Fighting Corrosion: It’s What We Do

Neil Young did a famous live album called “Rust Never Sleeps”, and that’s a phrase that makes a lot of sense to our customers who have storage buildings. If you’re in mining, agriculture, bulk commodities or transportation, the things you store often have corrosive properties. Therefore the...

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Dry Bulk Magazine: 5 Storage Challenges

Our own Paul Smith published an article in Dry Bulk Magazine in March. In it he examines five storage challenges in the dry bulk industry and how a tension fabric building can address those issues. Specifically he looks at speed of construction, loading and unloading, indoor versus outdoor,...

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Waste Advantage Magazine

Our own Matt Vanscoyoc was published in the April issue of Waste Advantage Magazine (pages 60-65) in an article titled Composting Biosolids in Florida. It features a great team effort involving TLC Diversified, CDM Smith, Legacy and a proprietary composting method from Harvest Quest. Legacy...

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Are Tension Fabric Structures Permanent or Temporary?

We get this question a lot, and we don’t mind it too much, because a lot of people simply assume our buildings are temporary and never bother to ask. People naturally assume that a structure with a fabric exterior is de facto temporary but that is not the case. In fact, most our of buildings are...

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This year: More tension, less stress

After all the memes about self care and gratitude have cleared, you have the rest of the year to figure out what you are going to do. If you need a new building in 2020, we have five ways we can reduce your anxiety by adding tension.

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