J.B. Steel Achieves National Industry Certification

Tucson, AZ (Aug. 24, 2009) — J.B. Steel, a Tucson based steel fabrication business, has received the quality certification for Standard Steel Building Structures from the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC).

J.B. Steel, located at 2850 E. Ganley Road, has been providing steel fabrication for Southern Arizona’s building industry since 1994. It is one of Southern Arizona’s largest fabricators and erectors of structural and miscellaneous steel.

AISC sets the standards for the steel construction industry. The certification, which must be reviewed annually, includes confirmation by an independent auditor that the company has the personnel, knowledge, organization, equipment, experience, capability, procedures and commitment to produce the required quality work as a structural steel fabricator.

“Earning this certification means that J.B. Steel has successfully passed a rigorous evaluation of our entire production process,” said Nelson Brown, president of the company. “This is recognition that our team members have the training and experience required to reach this high industry standard,” he said.

J.B. Steel’s clients include Sundt Construction, T.L. Roof and Associates Construction, Chestnut Construction, Lloyd Construction, Triumph Builders, DPR Construction and Johnson Carlier.

Projects they have worked on include the Ritz Carlton at Dove Mountain, the Peter and Paula Fassaes Cancer Clinic at University Medical Center North; the University of Arizona Highlands Parking Garage and College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture; numerous buildings located on Davis Monthan Air Force Base; Rillito Crossing; Empire High School; the Safeway at Broadway and Campbell; the Patrick K. Hardesty Midtown Multi-Service Building; Sam Hughes Place; and Main Gate Square.