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Recap: The Benefits of Steel Tube in Solar Racking Structures

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Over 40 people tuned in yesterday to attend The Benefits of Steel Tube in Solar Racking Structures webinar, held by Solar Power World and sponsored by Wheatland Tube. OYA Solar, a premiere developer of Solar PV systems in Ontario, led the webinar discussing the recent developments from Phase 1 of its solar roofing project with Atlas Tube.

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Contractors Favor American-made Steel Pipe

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American-made products are a hot button when people are out of work, when the economy is sluggish, during election season and so on. The perception, and reality, is that domestic companies do more for the U.S. economy and American jobs than foreign companies. While fair competition is what this country was founded on, the upheaval of imports and decrease in exports have greatly impacted domestic manufacturers like Wheatland Tube. We've even gone to Congress to testify against unfairly priced foreign steel and have been successful. The recent resurgence of Made in the USA has become critical to Wheatland's job creation and new business expansion as dumped imports present a real threat to U.S. manufacturing.

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HSS Connects with Students at ASCE Bridge Competition

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Atlas Tube recently sponsored an eight-member University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Steel Bridge Team at the 2013 Great Lakes Student Conference, hosted by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Of the 18 competiting teams, the UIC Steel Bridge Team came in 7th place.

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Zekelman Industries in Four Iconic Buildings: A Cheat Sheet for Customers

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Zekelman Industries products – ranging from HSS, standard steel pipe, electrical conduit and elbows, couplings and nipples – strengthen structures of all types across North America. The following are some of the high-profile and well-known structures that contain our steel pipe and tube solutions:

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