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Capitalize on the Carry

Innovative fabric-covered grain storage services.

WHY HOOP?

Is going hoop right for you?

Our ideal hoop building customer is looking…

  • To expand storage capacity this year
  • For 1-6 million bushels storage
  • For a smarter investment than bins
  • To capitalize on the carry from a high yield harvest
  • To keep the best possible grain quality
  • For flexibility and ease of management
  • Or to transform a temporary storage facility into a permanent facility

HOOP COMPARISON

GROUND PILE HOOP STORAGE STEEL BINS
Low cost, high risk
Medium cost, low risk
High cost, low risk
Construction Cost
$1.50/Bu
$2.50/Bu
$5/Bu
Electric / Year
High
Low
Low
Labor / Year
High
Medium
Low
Risk
High
Minimal
Minimal
Annual Maintenance
5-10¢/Bu
Storage
6 Months
Permanent
Permanent

MACONFORTRESS

PERMANENT STORAGE FOR PEACE OF MIND

Our improved MaconFortress™ technology is attached in separate pieces across the trusses, minimizing risk, maximizing strength, and allowing quick replacement in the unlikely event of damage. Harboring against wind and rain, our keder system creates a continuous waterproof connection between fabric and frame without risk of wear points on the cover.

FEATURES MACONFORTRESS STANDARD HOOP CONTRACTOR
Multi-layered polyethylene fabric
Yes
Yes
15 year fabric warranty
Yes
Yes
16% light transmission
Yes
Yes
Keder connections
Yes
No overlaps
Yes
Separate piece installation
Yes
Mullen burst strength of 661 psi
Yes

MACONMAXIMIZER

Our patented MaconMaximizer™ attaches underneath the building trusses to allow bulk products to be stored higher than the top of the concrete side walls, allowing for up to 30% more storage capacity. More bushels in less space saves you money.

FLEXIBLE STORAGE

Commodities

WE ASKED OUR CUSTOMERS…

“Was purchasing a hoop building the right decision for your business?”

Yes! It was the cheapest option for permanent grain storage.
Yes! More storage for less cost.
Yes! Economical storage solution under a permanent cover.
Yes! Increased our space and kept quality!
Yes! Can be used for storing other things if not filled.
Yes! Offered us flexibility via multiple uses.

FINANCING

Often our clients don’t have a new project in the current year’s budget, but still want to capitalize on this season’s carry. In order to prevent delay, Macon provides flexible financing.

We also recommend Compeer Financial, a cooperative specializing in agricultural loans. They’re industry experts and have great solutions for your business.

WARRANTY

The work’s not done until it’s done right. That’s why we stand by our customers with a 1 year labor and material warranty. Additionally, Sioux Steel has a 15 year prorated warranty on their ProTec fabricated fabric covers. Our suppliers, including fans and conveyors, have their own warranty policies.