AISC Quality Certification

The American Institute of Steel Contractors (AISC), Chicago. Illinois, announced that ALTOONA PIPE AND STEEL SUPPLY COMPANY, based in Altoona, Pennsylvania, has earned the prestigious AISC QUALITY CERTIFICATION for Steel Structures and Complex Steel Building Structures.

This significant designation confirms, through rigorous independent evaluation procedures, that Altoona Pipe and Steel has been recognized for its capabilities to perform to strict quality standards as a steel fabrication plant.

Determining factors include personnel, knowledge, organization, equipment, experience, procedures and commitment.

"Receiving AISC Quality Certification is truly an outstanding and rewarding accomplishment for our firm and all of our employees", states Joel H. Hollander, Altoona Pipe and Steel President. "Our people dedicated 18 months to the process of quality certification which included in-depth administrative and documentation reviews, an on-site audit, and a comprehensive final review."

Mr. Hollander further indicates that AISC Quality Certification enables company growth through participation in more exclusive building projects specifically requiring this designation.

From its Altoona location at 1128 Ninth Avenue, Altoona Pipe and Steel Supply Company has provided structural, miscellaneous and custom steel fabrication, railcar/freight car repair, and distribution of steel and pipe products for more than 100 years.