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 the plate material while Ironworkers 27, Miller Electric, and Lincoln Electric are providing the welding equipment in addtiion to the consumables—everything the boys will need. It is easy to see that this first‐ever welding merit badge will be of great interest to Boy Scouts: every session is filled. Approximately 50 boys will be among the first in the United States to earn this exciting new merit badge.

SME Steel is known for quality steel fabrication and erection of buildings and miscellaneous steel services, as well as performance of turnkey steel construction from design‐assist service consultation to detailing, shop fabrication, and field erection. SME Steel is a leader in the steel erection industry due to its efficient response capability, immediate service, and on‐time scheduling. Its attention to detail and management oversight result in on‐budget production and installation of superior products.

Contact: Patty Johnson
Direct Line: 801.878.8902
Cell Phone: 801.694.3862
Email: patty.johnson@smesteel.com

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