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Architectural Mesh for State of Liberty Welcome Center Provided by Direct Metals

Press release date: Apr 04, 2014

Kennesaw, GA — Direct Metals supplied 3,280 sq. feet of bronze wire architectural mesh to facilitate in building the new Statue of Liberty Welcome Center. The bronze wire mesh was used for the insert panels placed beneath the railings surrounding the exhibits and in the stairways. The restoration project took one year to complete and is now opened to the public.

The pedestal and welcome center of the Statue of Liberty received $27.25 million renovation that included long-planned safety and other critical facility renovations. Improved stairways, and upgraded electrical and fire suppression systems, elevators and rehabilitated restrooms are included in the project.

Since 1996, Direct Metals Company has been a leader in industrial and hard-to-find metal products. This ISO 9001:2008 certified company is owned and operated by a select group of experts with a combined 100 years of experience. It carries one of the largest inventories in the nation of perforated metal, bar grating, expanded metal, safety grating, fiberglass grating, architectural metals, handrail components and wire products. The company's products are available in carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass, bronze, fiberglass or galvanized metal.

Direct Metals Company offers processing capabilities including cutting, shearing, sawing, punching, cut-outs, drilling, welding, slitting, blanking, burning, fabrication and various special finishes. It also provides expedient shipping with in-stock orders by noon shipping the same day. It has served customers in the United States and internationally for more than 15 years.

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