Outstanding Butler Builder of the Year 2017
By Paul Lichtefeld Apr 30, 2018

Outstanding Butler Builder of the Year 2017

Long time Butler builder receives high honor

Lichtefeld, Inc. receives  Outstanding Builder of the Year-3-8-17- East  Region, from Butler Manufacturing™


Kansas City, Mo., March 8, 2018 — Lichtefeld, Inc., a design-build general contractor in Louisville, Ky., has been named Outstanding Builder of the Year by Butler Manufacturing™ for the East region. This builder provides design-build construction management solutions and innovative building technology to the nonresidential market. The designation is awarded to one Butler Builder® per region that excels in the sale of Butler® buildings and roof systems products as well as demonstrates superior marketing skills.

Founded in 1918, Lichtefeld, Inc.  has 19 employees and has been an authorized Butler Builder for forty-eight (48) years. Recent projects include Santa Rosa/Material Handling Systems (227,500 sf.) a conveyor supplier/manufacturing company, Houston Johnson, Inc. (40,000 sf bldg. addition) handling logistics and supply chain management, and Malibu Jack’s (85,000 sf) indoor recreational fun center to name a few.  All projects are located and are now complete in Louisville, Ky.

About Lichtefeld, Inc.

Lichtefeld, Inc. is a 4th generation, family-owned, design-build general contractor that develops and constructs commercial and industrial facilities in the Louisville, KY area. The construction company is dedicated to quality and honesty in meeting the needs of their customers through professional turn-key services that deliver the value their customers deserve.

Lichtefeld, Inc. is the leading Butler Manufacturing metal building representative in the Louisville regional market. They provide value engineering and construction alternatives via Butler Manufacturing’s pre-engineered building systems.

As a design-build contractor, they have in house building draftsmen, and electrical/mechanical designers on staff that aid in the economical design process during early stage planning processes. With their design/build capabilities, you deal with “ONE ENTITY” to handling “ALL” of your design and construction needs. Permitting work, civil engineering work, architectural work, structural engineering, environmental engineering, electrical and mechanical design and engineering, interior design and decorating work are all part of the Lichtefeld turn-key process.

Lichtefeld, Inc also develops their own properties and leases out their commercial buildings.  They take pride in sharing first-hand development experiences with their clients.  You can rest assured that the Lichtefelds know construction and development.  If you need financing options, leasing options, build to suit options, or market information, they have answers for you. With four Lichtefelds in office you are guaranteed to be working with an experienced owner of the company from start to finish on your project.

This 100-year-old company has a reputation for quality commercial construction and development.  For many years they have served the needs in the industries of automotive, retail, schools, churches, restaurants, storage buildings, office/warehouse, recreational buildings, public services, industrial buildings, manufacturing buildings, as well as trucking facilities to name a few. Visit and look under the projects tab to see what they build.

About Butler Manufacturing

Lichtefeld, Inc. has been partnered with Butler for many years.  Butler Manufacturing provides a comprehensive combination of design-build construction solutions and innovative building technology to the nonresidential market. Every Butler® building solution is backed by unrivaled research and testing, ensuring that Butler building systems perform to the highest standards. Through a network of more than 1,400 Butler Builder® dealers worldwide and corporate accounts services, Butler addresses the demand for environmentally friendly and energy-efficient design in community, commercial and industrial buildings. Butler is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, and is a division of BlueScope Buildings North America, Inc. For more information, visit


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