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EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: MEET KELBY SAUNDERS, RIGGING SUPERVISOR

  • EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: MEET KELBY SAUNDERS, RIGGING SUPERVISOR

    From excelling as an apprentice at the Newport News Shipbuilding Apprenticeship School, to shining as the new rigging supervisor, Kelby Saunders is showing others in his shop what it means to be a trustworthy and honorable employee. Steel America fabricates and machines largeheavy objects – moving modules and projects of that magnitude is risky and could…

  • EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: MEET RUSSELL GRAY, QA/QC MANAGER

    If there’s one person who knows the ins and outs of all things Quality Assurance here at Steel America, it’s our QA/QC manager Russell Gray. Russell oversees inspectors, ensures all inspections are accomplished thoroughly, accurately, and on-time, and actively participates in research on codes within the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) and American Welding Society…

  • BIG BETTS – BACK IN BUSINESS!

    Our big Betts Lathe (95′ between centers, 144″ swing, and 200-ton capacity) is officially back in business! In late 2016 our team disassembled the lathe, upgraded some internal pieces, and reassembled the machine on it’s new foundation. We just finished our first shafting project post-move and everything ran as smooth as ever! One of the…

  • FROM OUR FRIENDS AT FARO/QUALITY DIGEST

    In the fall of 2016, Ryan Day with Quality Digest reached out to Steel America to do a case study on Steel America’s use of the FARO Laser Tracking System. The FARO Vantage Tracker utilized in the shop and in the field, allows Steel America to take accurate measurements of the project (on-site foundations for example) before,…