RAM Family of Companies
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RAM Family of Companies
Rollie Radtke And Gregg Machemehl decided to stop competing with each other and combined forces to create RAM. The partnership formed is a good one; with each of them having different expertise in the building industry it has brought a well rounded perspective to the business. Both men had experience in the construction industry for many years. Their first venture together was Gregg’s addition to the partnership with Waconia Building Supply. At the start of this endeavor the two men had 36 years combined experience in the construction industry. Their experience combined with the relationships they established in the industry and the community played a key role in RAM’s development and growth.
RAM Buildings, Inc. is the original corporation within the RAM family. It began in 1998 and since then has been a thriving part of the construction industry in the Midwest. RAM Buildings, Inc. provides a full range of construction capabilities in both wood frame and steel frame building solutions for your equestrian, commercial, storage, agricultural, residential, hangar, and cabin construction projects. RAM Buildings, Inc. is a member of the National Frame Builders Association and has won 8 Building of the Year awards.
RAM was doing so well and wanted to be able to service their customers in an even broader spectrum. They decided to add RAM General Contracting, Inc. to the family in 2005. RAM General Contracting, Inc. offers a complete ONE-STOP source for your entire post frame, wood frame, CMU (block), precast, and steel frame building projects from start to finish. RAM General Contracting, Inc. specializes in large equestrian facilities, commercial and industrial buildings.
Experience the RAM Advantage!
Radtke and Machemehl recognized a problem facing their customers – they had to go to many different sources to get their project completed, and they had to try and manage all of this on their own. Wanting to satisfy the needs of their clients, the RAM Advantage was created. The idea conceived is that there can be one place from which to receive all of your services from beginning to end. What a stress free approach to building! You set the budget, we discuss the options, and away we go. It is within our plans to strive to improve upon the RAM Advantage from this day forward. RAM has always been and will forever be client focused.
In 2009 RAM began offering excavation services as a division of RAM General Contracting, Inc. The division grew very quickly and in 2012 it was decided to make RAM Excavating Services its own corporation. Yet another advantage for the customer who chooses RAM! RAM Excavating Services, Inc. is the newest addition to the RAM family of companies.
From the beginning it has been goal to find innovative solutions to everyday occurrences. We stand firmly in our commitment to the future of our customers, the business, and the industry.
Making Vision a Reality
“The Territory Manager was especially helpful. RAM used excellent materials and the carpenters displayed excellent workmanship. We would recommend them to anyone.”
“We enjoyed working with Brad. We had a totally different idea of what we were going to do before we sat down with him. Brad had such good suggestions that many of them were implemented. The Carpenters did a super job! Everything turned out perfect!”
“Our building is great and everyone at RAM was great to work with. The salesman was very down to earth and easy to get along with. The owners were very appreciative and they were willing to do what I wanted to do. Good quality of building, I am very satisfied. Thank you RAM!”
“I was very impressed with the overall process. From design and planning, to the actual building from first pole to last screw. I will always be thankful for the quality building they built for me. It will be a value to us for many years to come. Thanks RAM for the quality building.”
“Everything about RAM is great! The Territory Manager did a great job working with me. My building went up with such speed. It’s pretty and I get so many compliments. Often people will be driving by and they stop to look at my building.”
“They did a very good job, and were very professional! They cleaned up so well that there was no mess whatsoever left!”