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Recapping NASCC 2017

NASCC 2017 was held in the background of the famous San Antonio River Walk at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. With a record crowd of over 4,500 attendees, the show featured more than 200 exhibitors and 100 different educational seminar! The Steel Conference was an overwhelming success.

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Student Day 2017 Continues the Tradition of Educating Young Engineers

On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017, we welcomed over 30 undergrad and graduate students from six schools for our 6th annual Student Day event at the Atlas Tube facility in Chicago, IL.

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Increasing Pipe Piles Awareness at 41st Annual DFI Conference, October 13-15 2016

Last week, Atlas Pipe Piles attended the 41st Annual DFI Conference on Deep Foundations from October 12-15 in New York City. With over 800 in attendance, this year’s conference was the biggest yet! It offered a variety of technical sessions for individuals to earn PDH credits and learn about the latest findings and practices from deep foundation experts across the country.

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Increasing A1085 Awareness at SEAoO Annual Conference, September 8-9 2016

Last week, Atlas Tube attended the Structural Engineers Association of Ohio (SEAoO) Annual Conference in Columbus, OH. With over 100 professional engineers and aspiring (student) engineers in attendance, the SEAoO Conference offered a variety of technical sessions for individuals to earn PDH credits (up to 15 total).  Our favorite program from the two-day conference was Duane Miller of Lincoln Electric: “Welded Connections: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”. During Mr. Miller’s talk, he showcased what a good weld is vs a bad weld with visual evidence. He also helped to “demystify” HSS connections by showing a variety of HSS welds in practical applications – attendees were genuinely interested in this topic!

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Recapping SuperPile 2016

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SuperPile is a conference hosted by the Deep Foundations Institute ( According to their website, nine of DFI’s technical committees combine their resources to put on this annual show. SuperPile travels every year to a different city and this year it visited Chicago, IL, the home of one of Atlas Pipe Piles Manufacturing Facilities.

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