As part of its project for DTE in Monroe, Michigan, Ideal Steel fabricated a girder beam designed to support a precast ballistic wall system. The beam took the team a total of 240 production hours, which started all the way back on March 9th. An impressive sight to see, the beam measures 72 feet long and weighs almost 30,000 pounds! It’s one of the largest individual fabrications of the year for the team.
After more than a decade with Ideal, we’d like to spotlight Victor Peña from Ideal Steel.
Victor started at Ideal Shield as a painter and welder back in 2006. But after nearly 10 years with Shield, he made the move over to Ideal Steel in January of 2016, once it became its own standalone company, to move into a new role as a Shop Foreman. More…