Reasons to Use Pre-Engineered Buildings in Alberta Agriculture

5 Sep 2019 Pre-Engineered Buildings

Whether you are looking to build a quick, simple structure for equipment storage or a large, complex refrigeration and processing facility, there are many reasons to use pre-engineered buildings in Alberta agriculture. At Ferro Building Systems, we specialize in designing and constructing pre-engineered buildings for all kinds of applications and industries, and we are fully aware of the benefits that this method of building has to offer the world of agriculture.

Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings and Alberta Agriculture

There are many different applications for pre-engineered buildings on a farm or in the greater agricultural industry. Some of the main ways that this type of structure is frequently used for Alberta agriculture include, but are not limited to:

  • Machinery and equipment storage
  • Barns or habitats for livestock
  • Facilities for processing and storing fruits, vegetables, and grains
  • Hay and seed storage
  • Wineries and breweries
  • Outbuildings
  • Farm markets
  • Distribution centres

The Benefits of Metal Buildings for Agriculture in Alberta

Pre-engineered buildings are used in various industries and the benefits that they offer to each industry can vary. When used in agriculture, metal buildings offer the following benefits:

Fast and Easy Construction

If a farming operation requires a quick and simple solution for constructing a barn or storage facility, pre-engineered buildings are the best way to go. Whether an old facility is damaged in one of Alberta’s winter storms or a farm has a sudden growth in animal population and needs more room, a metal building can offer safe, versatile, durable space.


Since pre-engineered buildings are made mostly of metal, they have excellent durability and are resistant to time and the elements.

Maximization of Space

If your Alberta agricultural operation needs to maximize the amount of floor space you have, a pre-engineered metal building can make it happen. Their structural integrity can support massive floor plans and they can be expanded if they need to be.


Pre-engineered buildings can be used for nearly anything. They are extremely adaptable and can often change purposes if necessary with a few modifications.

To discover more reasons to use pre-engineered buildings in Alberta agriculture, or to find out about some of the metal building options that we offer, please contact Ferro Building Systems at 604-530-3224 or fill out a contact form on our website.