We’re reaching out to technical schools, community colleges and four-year colleges throughout our region to give students a chance to get better acquainted with our industry.
Kansas City, Mo. (PRWEB)
September 12, 2017
As the steel supplier and fabricator of choice for commercial and industrial construction, Midland Steel Company is proud to host tours of its Wathena, Kansas, facility in honor of SteelDay, Friday, Sept. 15.
SteelDay is the annual celebration of the structural steel industry, and it is sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). Members and partners of the AISC host various educational events throughout the country in honor of this day.
“We’re excited to help promote this vibrant industry,” said Roger Bibens, President of Midland Steel Company. “We’re reaching out to technical schools, community colleges and four-year colleges throughout our region to give students a chance to get better acquainted with our industry.”
Midland Steel Company is centrally located to all of these educational institutions, providing great access to people interested in a career in the steel construction industry.
Some of the schools invited to attend Midland Steel’s celebration of SteelDay include Hillyard Technical Center, Highland Community College, Northland Career Center, Southeast Community College, Grand River Technical School, North Central Missouri College, Metropolitan Community College, Missouri Western State University, Vatterott College and the Missouri Welding Institute. In addition, 60 students from the University of Kansas’ Structural Engineering classes will be attending, thanks to funding provided by AISC.
Students will have a chance to tour Midland Steel’s fabrication facility in Wathena at 202 Boeh Lane, where models and photographs of projects are on display. Snacks and drinks will also be served.
For more information on SteelDay, visit https://www.aisc.org/why-steel/steelday/.
About Midland Steel Company:
Midland Steel Company and Midland Steel Erection are the steel supplier, fabricator and erector of choice for commercial and industrial construction. Located just northwest of Kansas City in Wathena, Kansas, and Riverside, Missouri, respectively, Midland Steel is…