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Industrial | TAMPA TANK INC./FLORIDA STRUCTURAL STEEL F LO RID A FO CUS The Tampa Touch N TAMPA TANK INC./FLORIDA STRUCTURAL STEEL ALWAYS STRIVES TO OFFER THE BEST. BY BRIAN SALGADO Tampa Tank Inc. was established in 1953 umerous steel contractors saw their and celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2013. business dwindle when the economy Florida Structural Steel was acquired in took a turn for the worse in 2008, 1984. The companies merged in the midand there was little chance for a fast 1980s and today provide complete design, recovery because of the specialized nature of shop fabrication, shipment, field erection, this industry. But that wasn’t the case for Tampa • Headquarters: Tampa, Fla. inspection and testing of welded steel products Tank Inc. and Florida Structural Steel (TTI/FSS), • Employees: 200 to customer specifications. which diversified its capabilities and its geoTTI’s product line includes shop-assembled graphic reach long before the recession took a and field-erected storage tanks, process tanks, grip on the construction industry. piping, silos, bins, hoppers, stacks, stack liners, “The market changing and being down the ductwork, breechings, bridges, structural steel, way it has been has not affected us the way it -Dale Ison, general manager special heavy weldments, miscellaneous fabricahas affected other fabricators,” General Manager tions and other custom structures in carbon, Dale Ison says. “Because of how diverse we are, I alloy and stainless steels. The company also would say it hasn’t affected us quite as badly as offers tank inspection, repair and maintenance it has other people. We’re an ASME [American services. TTI operates as an open-shop contractor to deliver field conSociety of Mechanical Engineers]-code shop, so we’re an approved fabristruction work throughout the United States, the Caribbean, and Central cator for doing heavy vessels. We can basically do any type of steel work and South America. there is that comes around.” Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel “The market chan being down the waging and been it has not affected usy the has y it wa has affected other fabricators.” 32 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - November/December 2012

Construction Today - November/December 2012
Construction Law
Best Practices
Hurricane Sandy
Marketing Strategies
Holcim (US) Inc.
Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel
Rockwell Group
IVM Construction Inc.
Millennium Partners – Millennium Place
Paradigm Cos.
W.G. Yates Construction
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Marlyn Development and S.L. Nusbaum Realty – Heritage Forest Apartments
Chas Roberts Air Conditioning
Bellini Williams Island
Beal|Derkenne Construction – The Hub
Cedar Siding Inc.
Nibbi Bros. – Hunters View Phase 1
EllisDon Corp. – Surrey Memorial Hospital Critical Care
Turner Construction – Martin Army Community Hospital
U.S. General Services Administration/VCC – FBI Field Building
The Hayner Hoyt Corp.
Paric Corp.
Rotondo Weirich Enterprises Inc.
Advocate Christ Medical Center and Pepper Construction – Outpatient Pavilion expansion
Shawnee Mission Medical Center – United Excel – Birth Center
National Lutheran Communities & Services – The Village at Rockville/ARCH Consultants Ltd.
Harold O'Shea Builders – Springfield Clinic First North
Dewberry/Okland Construction – Western Regional Medical Center Addition
Kohler Ronan LLC
Graber Post Buildings Inc.
Tooz Construction Inc.
Bombardier Learjet – Facility Expansion
Rock Gaming LLC – Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
Demar Plumbing Corp.
Metrolina Greenhouse
Rommel Cos.
W.G. Tomko Incorporated Contractors
Continental Contractors
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Graham Construction and Engineering – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
J.R. Filanc Construction Co. Inc.
Pulice Construction Inc. – I-10 Prince Road
Ames-Granite – US 36
Tomar Construction
E.E. Cruz/Tully – Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens approach
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
CARCON Industries and STL Engineering
Last Look

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