When you think metal buildings,
  think OAKLAND.

Since 1962


A family’s path to success


Edward R. May


Phillip E. May


Jerrod Adams
  • Founded by Edward R. May as Shoals Metal Roofing. Installed industrial and commercial panels. (1962)
  • Diversified as erection subcontractor of metal buildings. (1963)
  • Changed name to Oakland Metal Buildings. Gained capacity for site preparation, foundational work, concrete floors and light metal fabrication. (1964)
  • Became fully integrated into all phases of metal building systems. (1976)
  • Phillip E. May became President. Expanded core business throughout Southeast and into Northeast and Midwest (1985)
  • Phillip’s son, Jerrod Adams, became General Manager and continues leading OMB into an expanded arena of modern building systems. (2010)

Three generations strong