Press Releases

CoreBrace Announces Purchase of Star Seismic

PRESS RELEASE | FEBRUARY 5, 2016 CoreBrace Announces Purchase of Star Seismic CoreBrace, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of SME Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce the purchase of Star Seismic, Park City, Utah. Both companies will operate under the name of CoreBrace, LLC. CoreBrace and Star Seismic are considered leaders in the engineering and fabrication of Buckling Restrained Braces (BRBs) and we look forward to serving our clients and customers worldwide. All current Star Seismic projects will be completed by the new entity, CoreBrace, LLC. CoreBrace fabrication facilities currently located in West Jordan, Utah, will relocate to a 75,000 SF facility in Pocatello, Idaho, within the next three months. Engineering, Sales, and Executive Offices will remain in West Jordan, Utah. [...]

February 5th, 2016|

SME Steel Accepts 2015 AISC IDEAS2 Award for Linq High Roller

"Las Vegas High Roller" image by Tony Webster is licensed under CC BY 2.0 color adjusted from original PRESS RELEASE | NOVEMBER 20, 2015 SME Steel Accepts 2015 AISC IDEAS2 Award for Linq High Roller SME Steel Contractors, Inc. is pleased to announce its acceptance of the 2015 AISC IDEAS2 Award for the Linq High Roller project (550' high Ferris wheel with observation pods) in Las Vegas, Nevada. This project is being recognized as the National Award Winner – Greater than $75 Million Category. Each year, American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) recognizes projects which utilize structural steel in an innovative manner. The collective design and construction industry is looking more and more at the value of coordination, collaboration, and teamwork in [...]

November 20th, 2015|

SME Steel Supports Launch of First‐Ever BSA Welding Merit Badge

PRESS RELEASE | OCTOBER 11, 2012 SME Steel Supports Launch of First‐Ever BSA Welding Merit Badge SME Steel Contractors, Inc. is pleased to announce its support and participation in the District 13, Boys Scouts of America Merit Badge Fair featuring the First‐Ever Welding Merit Badge. SME Steel’s Quality Assurance | Quality Control Manager, Woody Cook, assisted in the development of this exciting new merit badge through his involvement on the American Welding Society committee. This Merit Badge Fair will be held Saturday, October 13, 2012, in West Valley City at 3900 West 4000 South from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. SME Steel, Ironworkers Local 27, Miller Electric and Lincoln Electric are sponsoring the welding portion of this event. SME Steel is providing [...]

October 11th, 2012|

Wayne Searle Appointed SME Steel’s CEO

PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 25, 2012 Wayne Searle Appointed SME Steel's CEO SME Steel Contractors, Inc. is working hard to respond to the challenges and opportunities in the structural steel industry. In doing so, SME Steel has made a significant change to its corporate structure in appointing Wayne Searle as its Chief Executive Officer. Wayne Searle has served as President of SME Steel for the past four years. He has served in various capacities and leadershiproles within SME for the past 18 years. Searle began his career with structural steel detailing and consistently progressed to his current position. Craig Moyes, co-founder of SME, passed the mantle to Searle at SME’s 20th Anniversary celebration on April 20, 2012, with more than 800 [...]

April 25th, 2012|