Mericle Construction Inc., a builder of industrial and office space headquartered in Plains Township, Pennsylvania near Wilkes-Barre, has been named the North American Volume Builder of the Year by Butler Manufacturing™. This award celebrates the Butler Builder® that completes the most sales of Butler® buildings during the calendar year.

The award was presented to Mericle President Robert Mericle, Chief Operating Officer Lew Sebia, Senior Vice President Bryan McManus, and Vice President of Construction Bob Gavlick during March ceremonies at the 2018 Butler Builder® Sales Meeting held in Kansas City, Missouri. 

“We are honored and humbled to win this prestigious award,” said Robert Mericle. “This is the top award handed out by Butler Manufacturing™ and is a credit our tremendous team of more than 250 skilled professionals who work very hard every day to develop quality real estate and recruit tenants that create and retain jobs in our area.”

Founded in Wilkes-Barre by Robert Mericle, Mericle Construction, Inc. has been a Butler Builder® since 1987. The firm has developed more than 22 million square feet of industrial, flex, office, and medical space in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Mericle has provided space to several hundred firms including 40 Fortune 1000 companies.  Mericle’s largest project is CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park in Jenkins Township and Pittston Township. More than 6,000 people work in the park in more than 9 million square feet of space.



About Mericle Construction, Inc.

Mericle Construction, Inc. is a vertically-integrated company with more than 250 in-house professionals with expertise in all aspects of commercial real estate development and construction. The Mericle team includes licensed architects, land planners, professional engineers, surveyors, licensed electricians, plumbers, carpenters, certified public accountants, in-house legal counsel, leasing and marketing professionals, licensed brokers, property managers, and more. Mericle Construction, Inc. has provided commercial real estate solutions to several hundred companies along Pennsylvania’s I-78/I-81 Corridor.

About Butler Manufacturing

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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