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Valmont Coating Division Honored With Two Excellence in Galvanizing Awards

Published on 2006-03-28. Author : SpecialChem

OMAHA, Neb. -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI - News), a leading global manufacturer of engineered support structures for infrastructure, mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, and a provider of coating services and tubular products, announced that Valmont's Coatings Division was honored with two Awards of Excellence in hot-dip galvanizing. The awards competition, by the American Galvanizing Association, was based on the utilization of hot-dip galvanizing in an ideal, creative, innovative, and/or monumental fashion.

Valmont Coatings' Intermountain Galvanizing facility, located in Lindon, Utah, was recognized in the "Electrical, Utility and Communications" category for its "Metcalf Energy Center" project completed in California's "Silicon Valley". Valmont Coatings West Point Galvanizing facility, located in West Point, Nebraska received the "Building & Architecture" category award for "The Tip Top Building Renovation" project in historic downtown Omaha, Nebraska.

"Valmont Coatings is proud to receive these two awards," said Rick Cornish, Valmont's Vice President and General Manager of Coatings/Galvanizing Services. "The AGA Award criteria are based on the world's most stringent standards for performance excellence. We are very pleased to be chosen by the independent panel of architects, engineers, designers and users of galvanized steel."

Valmont is the global leader in designing and manufacturing poles, towers and structures for lighting and traffic, wireless communication and utility markets, and a provider of protective coating services. Valmont also leads the world in mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, enhancing food production while conserving and protecting natural water resources. In addition, Valmont produces a wide variety of tubing for commercial and industrial applications.

Source: Valmont Industries, Inc.


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