The Workers Compensation Fund Office Building was awarded the 2010 Bronze Best of Awards Outstanding Office Project by Mountain States Construction magazine. SME Steel Contractors fabricated and erected 1,700 tons of structural steel to create this singular six-story building and incorporated the ability to withstand high seismic activity.
The intricate steel structure of the new SME Steel Corporate Headquarters showcases SME Steel’s status as one of the largest steel fabrication and erection firms in the western U.S. Steel columns are expressed on the outside, exposed by an 18-in shaft of glass. The interiors feature column-to-beam connections, exposed finished steel and stained concrete floors. Buckling restrained brace seismic frames were exposed to showcase SME Steel’s patented CoreBrace product—a BRBF system.
Due to SME experience and expertise, the IHC Medical Office Building was erected in an incredible 25 crane days with zero change orders to the contractor. This is a fast track project highlighting the skill and craftsmanship of SME.