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6/1/2015

SunTrust Park Awarded to Hirschfeld Industries

American Builders 2017, a joint venture between Brasfield & Gorrie, Mortenson Construction, Barton Malow Company and New South Construction, named Hirschfeld Industries as Prime Steel Contractor for the SunTrust Park.  The new home of the Braves is named for Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks, and is developed by the Braves in partnership with Cobb-Marietta Coliseum and Exhibit Hall Authority.  This project will be completed by Opening Day 2017.

Designed by sports specialist architectural firm Populous, SunTrust Park will seat 41,500 with a unique configuration that brings fans closer to the field and maximizes sightlines.  The 8,000 ton steel-framed structure, engineered by Walter P Moore, features a 90 foot canopy with architectural panel roof cladding, a closely integrated concrete and steel seating bowl frame to accommodate a demanding construction schedule, a 900 ton Admin Building, and numerous ancillary structures outside of the seating bowl. 

SunTrust Park
 
Hirschfeld Industries is responsible for the fabrication and erection of all structural steel for American Builders 2017.  SunTrust is the fourth Major League Baseball Park constructed by Hirschfeld; including St. Louis Cardinals (Busch Field), Pittsburgh Pirates (PNC Park), and Houston Astros (Minute Maid Park).  In total, our company has provided structural steel for 18 Professional and Collegiate sports venues throughout the US.
 
 
About Hirschfeld Industries 
Hirschfeld Industries serves a wide range of end markets including transportation infrastructure, industrial development, commercial construction and power generation. With 11 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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