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Fiberglass Selected to Replace Deteriorating Timber Screening Pyramids
Materials

Fiberglass Selected to Replace Deteriorating Timber Screening Pyramids

Bristol, VA - Due to unsightly deterioration of large wooden screening pyramids, Strongwell's corrosion resistant fiberglass EXTREN® structural shapes were chosen by The Vintage Club, one of America's most prestigious country club communities, to replace the wooden structures. The club, located at the base of Eisenhower Mountain in Indian Wells, California, has pyramid shaped screens used...

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DURADEK® & DURAGRID® Grating Meets Virginia Graeme Baker Act UV Requirements for Pool Grates
Construction Equipment and Supplies

DURADEK® & DURAGRID® Grating Meets Virginia Graeme Baker Act UV Requirements for Pool Grates

February 25, 2009 (Bristol, VA) Strongwell's DURADEK® and DURAGRID® pultruded fiberglass grating, including I-4000 & T-1800 which are typically used in the pool & spa market, have been tested and meet UV requirements mandated by the Virginia Graeme Baker Act (VGBA). The grating is the ideal solution for fabricating VGBA compliant drain systems. Stork Materials Technology, an...

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Strongwell's DURAGRATE® Molded Grating Receives NSF Certification
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Strongwell's DURAGRATE® Molded Grating Receives NSF Certification

(Bristol, VA) DURAGRATE® premium polyester, non-fire retardant (NPP) and vinyl ester, non-fire retardant (NVE) molded grating has received NSF-61 approval in extreme temperatures. Strongwell's DURAGRATE® NPP and NVE molded grating is the first in the industry to receive both hot and cold temperature NSF approval. The NSF official listing certifies that the DURAGRATE® NPP and NVE...

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Fiberglass Grating is corrosion and impact resistant.
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Fiberglass Grating is corrosion and impact resistant.

Able to span 36 in. with load of 100 psf and deflection of less than Â-¼ in., DURAGRID® R-7300 1 in. grating can withstand corrosive environments such as offshore drilling and production platforms, refineries, and chemical plants. Low in electrical and thermal conductivity, light weight grating has bearing bar spacing of 1 3/16 in., and features easy-to-install/remove design along with...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

New Large Capacity Pultrusion Machines Installed at Strongwell

March 26, 2008 (Bristol, VA) In response to increasing demand for large pultruded products, Strongwell Corporation has increased its pultrusion capacity for these products in its Bristol, Virginia plant. Strongwell's Machine Group designed and built a 60 wide, 40,000 pounds pull force machine in 2007. Production on this new machine began in January 2008. Strongwell's new 60" pultrusion machine is...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Fiberglass Handrail combines safety and aesthetics.

Resistant to impact as well as corrosion and rot, STRONGRAIL(TM) is constructed of pultruded fiberglass and assembled via internal molded connectors that snap together for smooth finish with no visible connectors. Railing meets IBC 2006 requirements with 2:1 factor of safety and can be customized to meet ADA requirements. Designed for minimal thermal and electrical conductivity, top railing can...

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Strongwell Corporation Announces New Director of Virginia Manufacturing Operations

(Bristol, VA) Strongwell Corporation, headquartered in Bristol, Virginia, has announced that Tracy Wright has been hired as Director, Virginia Manufacturing Operations, reporting to the President and CEO, David Oakley. Tracy will be responsible for leadership of all manufacturing and shipping operations for the company's two Virginia manufacturing facilities: Bristol and Abingdon (Highlands). He...

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People in the News

Strongwell Corporation Announces Key Sales and Engineering Organizational Changes

(Bristol, VA) Strongwell Corporation, headquartered in Bristol, Virginia, has announced two key changes within its sales and engineering functions: David Gibbs has been named Vice President, Sales and Engineering, and will have functional responsibility for corporate domestic and international sales, structural engineering, quality assurance and research and development. David has been in the...

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Company News

Strongwell Corporation Upgrades Testing Capabilities

(Bristol, VA) Strongwell's on-site 10,000 sq. ft. laboratory is now equipped with a new Instron 5984 Materials Testing Machine with an Environmental Chamber. Research and development is vital to the company's future and reliable material property data is necessary for design and development. Strongwell is ISO 9001:2008 certified and is committed to providing products in accordance with internal...

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People in the News

Strongwell Corporation Announces New President and CEO

(Bristol, VA) Strongwell Corporation, headquartered in Bristol, Virginia, has announced the naming of G. David Oakley, Jr. as President and CEO of the firm. Oakley replaces John D. Tickle (68) in the position that Tickle had held since 1972. Tickle is the primary owner of Strongwell, and the Company is 100% owned by him and members of his family. John Tickle will remain involved in the business...

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Company News

Strongwell Now Offers an Online Metric Design Manual

(Bristol, VA) One of Strongwell's most useful online design tools, the Strongwell Design Manual, is now available in metric format for international customers. Design Manual users can now enjoy 24-hour access to the new metric manual containing conversions of the important information that Strongwell has provided design professionals for years. In the new Metric Design Manual, designers can find...

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Company News

Strongwell Corporation Announces Green Initiatives on Strongwell.com

April 30, 2010 - (Bristol, VA) Strongwell has had protection of the environment as one of its core strategies for more than 25 years. The company has long been at the forefront of composites industry leadership in environmental matters. The focus on green" and "sustainability" issues have grown exponentially in business and in general public awareness in recent years. As a result, Strongwell has...

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Fiberglass Selected to Replace Deteriorating Timber Screening Pyramids
Materials

Fiberglass Selected to Replace Deteriorating Timber Screening Pyramids

Bristol, VA - Due to unsightly deterioration of large wooden screening pyramids, Strongwell's corrosion resistant fiberglass EXTREN® structural shapes were chosen by The Vintage Club, one of America's most prestigious country club communities, to replace the wooden structures. The club, located at the base of Eisenhower Mountain in Indian Wells, California, has pyramid shaped screens used...

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Company News

Strongwell Introduces the New GRIDFORM(TM) Design Guide

(Bristol, VA) Strongwell Corporation has introduced its GRIDFORM(TM) Design Guide to assist bridge engineers in determining if GRIDFORM(TM) is a better alternative for reinforced concrete bridge decks. With the help of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Engineering, the GRIDFORM(TM) Design Guide has been developed to demonstrate how GRIDFORM(TM) can be used as an alternative to steel...

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DURADEK® & DURAGRID® Grating Meets Virginia Graeme Baker Act UV Requirements for Pool Grates
Construction Equipment and Supplies

DURADEK® & DURAGRID® Grating Meets Virginia Graeme Baker Act UV Requirements for Pool Grates

February 25, 2009 (Bristol, VA) Strongwell's DURADEK® and DURAGRID® pultruded fiberglass grating, including I-4000 & T-1800 which are typically used in the pool & spa market, have been tested and meet UV requirements mandated by the Virginia Graeme Baker Act (VGBA). The grating is the ideal solution for fabricating VGBA compliant drain systems. Stork Materials Technology, an...

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Strongwell's DURAGRATE® Molded Grating Receives NSF Certification
Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Strongwell's DURAGRATE® Molded Grating Receives NSF Certification

(Bristol, VA) DURAGRATE® premium polyester, non-fire retardant (NPP) and vinyl ester, non-fire retardant (NVE) molded grating has received NSF-61 approval in extreme temperatures. Strongwell's DURAGRATE® NPP and NVE molded grating is the first in the industry to receive both hot and cold temperature NSF approval. The NSF official listing certifies that the DURAGRATE® NPP and NVE...

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