Advantages of Star
Working with Star is easy. Fast and easy. That’s because Star and your Star Builder are there from start to finish. The benefits of building with Star steel are numerous and far from limited:
Faster Construction
A Star Building can cut weeks off of your building construction time, saving time and money.
Lower Life-Cycle Costs
Resulting in greater Return on Investment

Design Flexibility
A Star Building can be designed to meet your individual needs and requirements. It can be designed so that it can be expanded to fit your needs as your business grows and can easily and affordably provide you with a clear, column-free interior space. This allows complete flexibility in the design of the interior layout of your building. No other material provides such flexibility.

Strength and Durability
Metal buildings are more likely to survive harsh weather conditions than other types of construction. They are designed to withstand the long-term effects of the elements and pests such as termites.
Low Maintenance
Today’s long-life finishes provide years of care-free beauty. A Star metal building will require less maintenance than similar structures made from other types of materials. You will be proud of your new facility for years to come.
Energy Efficiency
All structures are easily insulated with fiberglass or rigid board. An insulated Star Building can dramatically decrease heating and cooling expenses. Star insulated panel systems, low profile roof options and cool roof colors can also significantly reduce energy costs.
Star Buildings are produced using only high-grade metal and premium components. You can be sure that your investment will be built to last and will serve you well for years to come.
Environmentally Friendly
Star metal buildings are produced with materials that are 99% recyclable.
Cost Savings
All these features make a Star Building easy on your budget. With fast construction, unmatched durability, carefree maintenance and affordable customization, it is easy to see why a Star Building will meet your needs and exceed your expectations.























Whether you need a small, simple building or a large, complex structure, you will find that Star's time-tested processes and products are an excellent choice for any end use application. If you require modifications to an existing building or your construction project is still in the planning stages, Star stands up to the challenge. Star's wide range of non-residential construction possibilities is endless. Our products are designed for optimal strength and efficiency, resulting in unmatched long-term value and cost savings, benefiting you before, during and after construction.


Commercial & Industrial Construction

Custom-Engineered Buildings

Structural and Miscellaneous Steel Fabrication

General Contracting






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Altra Builders, Inc.

Altra Division 5, LLC
Phone: 708-534-1100

Fax: 708-235-1112


Our main office is on

650 Central Avenue, University Park, Illinois 60484