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Weir Welding is a full-service structural steel fabrication and erection firm. « The Family Business T WEIR WELDING HAS GROWN FROM A ONE-MAN OPERATION TO A THRIVING BUSINESS. BY ALAN DORICH pany in 1961. The younger Weir notes that Weir Welding had a modest beginning as “a one-man operation” that specialized in welding repair and storage tank manufacturing. Over time, the family involvement in Weir Welding grew, with brothers Charlie Weir and Vice President Tom Weir, joining the company in 1975. Their sister, Allison Forys, came to the company in the early 1980s. At the same time, Weir Welding grew its capabilities. In 1980, it added structural steel to the company’s list of specialties, and brought in its first beam line. In the years that followed, Weir Welding expanded with new plant locahere are not many companies that can boast a legacy of 50 years in their respective industries, but Weir Welding Company Inc. can. In fact, it has grown even stronger throughout its history and under the leadership of two generations, President Charlie J. Weir says. Based in MILESTONE Carlstadt, N.J., the firm is a full-service structural steel fabrication and erection firm. Weir’s father, Charles H. Weir, started the com- Weir Welding Co. Inc. YEARS 50 • Average sales: $35 million to $60 million • Headquarters: Carlstadt, N.J. • Employees: 60 to 100 • Specialty: Structural steel fabrication and erection “The word ‘can’t’ doesn’t come up in this company.” –Charlie Weir, president MARCH 2011 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM 111 Institutional | WEIR WELDING CO. INC. http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - March 2011

Construction Today - March 2011
Table of Contents
Social Media
Exploring BIM
Best Practices
Urban Construction
Building Growth
Bermúdez, Longo, Díaz-Massó (BLDM), S.E.
Wadman Corp.
Universal Builders Supply Inc.
Harold O’Shea Builders
Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Co. LLC
Hudspeth & Associates Inc.
Dana B. Kenyon Co. – Florida State College at Jacksonville
Kaback Enterprises
Hyder Construction
On Site Management Inc.
Retail Developers in Ontario
Morguard Investments Ltd. – Bramalea City Centre and Expansion
Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc.
Bayfield Realty Advisors Inc.
Rudolph and Sletten
Collavino Construction Co. Inc. – One World Trade Center
MW Builders – Fort Leonard Wood AIT Barracks, Phase 1
Thor Construction
Weir Welding Co.
JE Dunn Construction Co. – Woman’s Hospital
Manhattan Kraft Construction Co. – Sarasota Police Department Headquarters
P.J. Hoerr Inc. – Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
Poettker Construction – Watterson Towers Renovations
Merit Kitchens
BBL Builders – Columbia Parc at the Bayou District
Reliable Builders Inc.
Joe Hall Roofing
ECM International Inc.
Branch Highways Inc.
GCC America Inc.
HOK: NOAA Pacific Regional Center
Last Look

Construction Today - March 2011