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Galvan Protects Steel In Massive New Dominion Virginia Power Station

Galvan Industries is protecting Dominion Virginia Power's $1.1 billion investment in a new combined-cycle, natural gas-fired power station in Brunswick County, Va. More than 1000 tons of structural steel has been hot dip galvanized by Galvan, protecting it from rust and corrosion for decades.

Galvan Provides Corrosion Protection

For JMU's New Top 50 Scoreboard

James Madison University's Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va. recently completed the construction of a new video scoreboard that is among the 50 largest in the country at the college level. Galvan Industries provided corrosion protection for the support structure, catwalks and handrails.

Galvan Protects Giant Steel Frame
For World’s Largest Video Board

Galvan Industries galvanized 250 tons of structural steel used in the construction of the giant steel frame that will support the world’s largest high-definition video board at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The Largest Greenhouse in the US
The structure uses hot dip galvanizing exclusively for all steel inside the building to protect against corrosion in the moist, wet environment of the greenhouse.
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Harrisburg Central Live Steam Railroad

When Triad Live Steamers was building its 7-1/2 gauge track at Harrisburg Park, Galvan made sure the trestle was protected for a lifetime.

Nascar Hall Of Fame, Charlotte, NC

Hot dip galvanizing by Galvan Industries will provide decades of maintenance-free, rust-free service life and prevent rust stains from marring the beauty the stainless steel mobius ribbon which encircles the roof.


Two Projects By Galvan Industries Win Praise In New AGA Parking Deck Design Publication
A new publication profiling innovative parking garage design and construction projects from around the country highlights two projects that utilized steel components hot-dip galvanized by Galvan Industries, Inc. { more }

AGA Recognizes Galvan Industries With Two Awards For Hot-Dip Galvanizing Excellence
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U.S. National Whitewater Center
Galvan Industries, Inc. galvanized nearly 40 tons of steel for U. S. National Whitewater Center
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Norfolk Naval Base
This 90 by 1,500-foot structure heralds a new generation of piers at the Norfolk Naval Base.
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EDSCO Fasteners To Move NC Manufacturing Operations To Harrisburg
EDSCO Fasteners has announced that it will move its North Carolina manufacturing from Charlotte to a new facility adjacent to Galvan Industries, Inc.  All of EDSCO’s 25 Charlotte employees – production, management and quality control personnel – will move to the new facility located at 7320 Millbrook Road in Harrisburg. The move is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2015.

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Galvan Industries Receives Grant For Development Of New Facility
Officials from the town of Harrisburg, N.C. and the Cabarrus Economic Development Corporation recently presented Galvan Industries with a $5,000 grant from Duke Energy to support the development of a new 31,000-square-foot facility at the company’s plant in Harrisburg.

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Galvan Appoints Benjamin N. Kelly Hot Dip Galvanizing Sales Manager
Ben Kelly comes to the job with more than 10 years in top sales positions in the steel industry plus experience in steel and concrete construction as a structural engineer. As Galvanizing Sales Manager, Kelly will build on the company’s success providing corrosion protection services to the top steel fabrication, manufacturing and construction companies in the Southeast
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Galvanized Reinforcing Steel Extends The Life Of Concrete Structures
The last decade has been a period of rapidly growing market demand for galvanized reinforcing steel. Independent laboratory-based research and a growing database of actual results in the real world has clearly demonstrated that the galvanizing of rebar extends the life of reinforced concrete construction. Stephen R. Yeomans, the leading expert in the field, explained why more specifiers are moving to galvanizing in his "Galvanized Reinforcing Steel in Concrete Questions And Answers".   { more }

Galvan Invests More Than $1 Million In Environmental and Efficiency Initiatives
Throughout its 55-year history, Galvan Industries, Inc. has shown a willingness to take leadership positions within the hot-dip galvanizing industry. Today, Galvan is one of the largest capacity contract galvanizers in the Southeast, and is among the world's “greenest”, as well. Galvan has recently invested more than $1 million in its galvanizing operations to increase capacity and reduce environmental impact
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New Study Shows Replacing Wood Utility Poles with Galvanized Steel Significantly Lowers Key Environmental Impacts
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A detailed life cycle assessment (LCA) study commissioned by the Steel Market Development Institute finds that galvanized steel utility poles outperform wood poles in key environmental measures. The study showed that replacing wood utility poles with galvanized steel will likely result in lower levels of greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions, a lower burden on critical energy resources, reduced impacts on the habitats of many threatened and endangered species, and reduced impacts associated with hazardous emissions and wastes. { more }

Agri-business Grows With Galvanizing
Galvanizing provides the smart farmer and agri-business with substantial cost savings. Hot-dip galvanizing is widely accepted as one of the best means of corrosion prevention. A standard hot dip galvanized coating on fabricated steelwork, i.e. building frame, gate or appliance, gives a typical life without maintenance of 50+ years in a rural environment. A paint coating could need remedial work three or four times before the galvanizing needs any attention.
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Galvan Industries Receives AGA's 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award For Hot-Dip Galvanizing Nation’s Largest Greenhouse
Galvan Industries received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Galvanizers Association (AGA) for its work with Metrolina Greenhouses of Huntersville, NC. A part of the association’s annual “Excellence In Hot-Dip Galvanizing Awards” program, the Lifetime Achievement Award honors projects that have been in service at least 15 years, demonstrating hot-dip galvanized steel’s resiliency and longevity, as judged by a panel of architects and engineers.
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Hot Dip Galvanizing Sets The Standard For Corrosion Protection In Solar Energy Projects
Galvanizing the substructures, frames, poles, fasteners, and other steel pieces involved in the construction of solar projects ensures they will function for decades with no maintenance, repairs, or even touchups. That's why hot dip galvanizing has become the solar industry standard for corrosion protection.
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Galvan Industries is a major supplier of hot dip galvanizing to businesses and industries throughout the Southeast. For structural or ornamental steel, Galvan's molten zinc process protects your investment against the elements better than any other coating.

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