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9/23/2009

Hirschfeld Industries Hosts Students at 2009 Steel Day Event

Greensboro, NC (September 23, 2009) - In conjunction with AISC’s National Steel Day celebration to highlight the value of steel construction, Hirschfeld Industries – Bridge recently held a three-day seminar/plant tour event at their division headquarters in Greensboro, NC, and their Colfax, NC, manufacturing plant. 

Over 100 graduate students and faculty members from the engineering colleges of NC State, NC A&T and Virginia Tech Universities attended the day long programs on September 15th and 17th. Attendees at the September 16th program represented engineering consultant firms and design build contractors such as URS, HDR, HNTB, AECON, Branch Highways, Blythe and Rea. 
 
In collaboration with Hirschfeld on the morning seminars were Bill McEleney from NSBA, Mike Engestrom, Nucor-Yamato, Jim Gialamas, Nucor Fasteners and Brian Huffman with Sherwin Williams. The afternoon sessions consisted of a catered buffet lunch of BBQ chicken and pork, followed by a two-hour plant tour.
 

 

About Hirschfeld Industries LP
Hirschfeld Industries is one of the largest fully integrated fabricators of highly engineered structural steel components in North America. The company serves a wide range of end markets including transportation infrastructure, industrial development, commercial construction and power generation.
 
With eleven facilities and over 900 employees providing a national presence and industry leading footprint, Hirschfeld Industries is a major participant in the expansion and redevelopment of the U.S. transportation and energy infrastructure systems, both government-funded and private enterprises. Hirschfeld Industries was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in San Angelo, Texas.

 

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