PVS Metals Celebrates Retirement
Happy Retirement John! We celebrated John Falkner’s last day as a driver. He retires after driving over 450,000 miles for PVS!
Owen in the News
Owen is excited to sponsor FIRST Lego League (FLL) robotics team, called the Data Dragons. FLL encourages young minds to explore Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
Owen Supports Habitat for Humanity
Owen Holdings is a proud sponsor of Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization
NPS May Food Truck!
NPS held their monthly food truck event for their employees. Chef Mobile was onsite serving up amazing food that everyone enjoyed!
NPF Finishing Record Month!
NPF Finishing had a record-breaking month in March with 221,628 square footage of parts painted
Welder Apprentice Program at Owen
Did you know that PVS and Owen Industries has the only Department of Labor Certified Welder Apprentice program?
National Welding Month
FUN FACT! Since 1996 the American Welding Society has designated the month of April as National Welding Month to bring awareness to the welding industry and its available career paths
NPS Metals BBQ!
With the weather warming up NPS kicked off their monthly food truck event for their employees with Smoke My Butt BBQ. Over the next several months NPS will host a different food truck monthly until the winter season approaches.
OSC and the Pancake Man
The Pancake Man made a visit to OSC!
PVS Welcomes The Pancake Man!
The Pancake Man came to visit the PVS Carter Lake campus this week! Staff enjoyed pancakes and sausage for lunch! Always a great meal!
OSC Perfect Attendance
We recognized the following team members for Perfect Attendance in Q1 at the OSC Quarterly Meetings yesterday:
PVS Structures and OPPD
OPPD Prairie in Progress project, PVS supplied Galvanized support Steel for this new addition to a substation at 13939 State Street.
PVS Structures – In The News!
PVS Structures, Paxton & Vierling Steel, Rocket Launcher
PVS Annual Chili Cookoff!
PVS 2023 Annual Chili Cookoff
PVS Structures Welder Apprenticeship Program
VS Structures (a division of Owen Holdings) is excited to announce immediate openings in their Welder apprenticeship program.
Congressman Bacon Visits OSC
We were honored to host Congressman Bacon at the Omaha Steel facility Monday
Owen Quarterly Meetings
Yesterday we were excited to hold our 1st quarterly divisional meeting at NPS Metals and NP Finishing in Fargo, ND.
NPS Chili Cook Off!
NPS held their 5th Annual Chili Cook Off on Wednesday, January 25th. There were lots of delicious entries with Nate Jacobson, Steph Espelien, and Brandon Vettleson ultimately taking home trophies and gift cards.
MVS Chili Contest
MVS Metals employees were invited to bring their best Chili or Phò for lunch on Monday 1/23/23. All were blind taste tested and winners were chosen. Craig, Aaron, and Trang took home cash gift cards for winning.
Owen Holdings and Carter Lake Boys & Girls Club
Owen Holdings Co. is happy to be a part of the Carter Lake Boys & Girls Club Family. Recently, the club held a scavenger hunt for the kids to tease the new expansion of the property in Carter Lake. The event was successful and everyone involved had a fantastic...
Happy Holidays from PVS!
Happy Holidays to you from PVS! We hope you enjoy the season with your family, friends and loved ones.
PVS 2022 Holiday Party!
PVS held their annual holiday party on Saturday. Staff enjoyed entertainment and a visit from Santa.
Welcome to PVS!
We are so excited to have you on our team!
NPS Metals 2nd Annual Soup Cookoff!
NPS held their 2nd Annual Soup Cook Off
MVS Supervisor Training
Owen Holdings Co congratulates MVS-Missouri Valley Steel supervisors- Jacob Tomlinson, Don Kever, and David Tomlinson
PVS Structures Honors Mark Holland
PEOPLE IN THE NEWS – Congratulation to PVS Structures very own Mark Holland, PE for his Lifetime Achievement Award.
Owen Holdings at TopGolf
The Administrative Departments of Owen Holdings participated in an outing at TopGolf recently.
Owen and the Boys & Girls Club
Owen continues to support the Boys and Girls Clubs of Omaha/Carter Lake. This year our youth champion is Rylee!
PVS And TradeWorks Academy
Owen Holdings Co. is proud to be a valued sponsor supporting the TradeWorks Academy at Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson High Schools in Council Bluffs IA.
Happy Anniversary Omaha Steel
Happy One Year Anniversary
PVS End of Summer Fun!
PVS spent the last week celebrating the end of summer with a horseshoe tournament and our annual Summer Sizzler.
MVS Walks to Defeat ALS
MVS walks to Defeat ALS
NPS Celebrates Retirement
A retirement lunch was held on September 21st for Steve Gunderson
PVS Metals Soccer Tournament Champions
PVS Metals Soccer Tournament Champions
PVS Structures Topping Out!
PVS Structures is thrilled to be a part of the Joslyn Art Museum project, along with Kiewit Corporation and Davis Erection. Yesterday, the final steel beam was placed. PVS sponsored a lunch for the group to celebrate this amazing milestone. 1048 Tons of steel has gone...
NPS Sponsors AHA Heart Walk!
NPS Metals, NPS Finishing and Owen are happy to be a part of the American Heart Association - Fargo Heart Walk! There were lots of walkers, great survivors and really cool media. This sponsorship funds local heart and stroke research in the Fargo area.
OSC Summer Cornhole Tournament
We have a winner! Our OSC Summer Cornhole Tournament is over, and the winners are James Bemrose and Logan MacDonald!
Week 9 MVS: Adam McKnight and Ynh Van Le NPF: Heather Vandrovec NPS: Harley McBeain Easley and Allen Cooper OSC: Moe McIntyre and Jose Rodriguez PVS Metals: Emiley Ryckman and David Perez Jr. PVS Structures: Ronald LaBreck and Jesse BudenholzerWeek 10 MVS: Admasu...
One of our employees and their family enjoyed the PVS train at the annual Waverly Camp Creek Thresher. This attraction has been enjoyed by both our employee as a child, and her children!
We Love Free Gas!
It's been busy this summer, and we continue to have a weekly drawing for our employee's to win a Casey's gift card! Below are our winners for weeks 4 through 8!Week 4 Winners: MVS: Elijah Anderson and Kurt Steig NPF: Nate Olson NPS: Don Symenietz and Ramon Redding...
2022 PVS/OSC Company Picnic
Staff from PVS and OSC enjoyed beautiful weather for the Company Picnic at Mahoney State Park last weekend. Great food, prizes and lots of fun for all!
Celebrating 25 Years at Owen!
Celebrating 25 years of Steve Riddell and the amazing impact he has had on our corporate quality program. We couldn't do the amazing work that we do without you, your effort, your team, your strength, your brains and your commitment. Happy 25 years!
OSC Burger Cookout!
Omaha Steel Castings had an employee cookout! Staff enjoyed burgers and all the fixings. Burgers were prepared by our management team. Thank you to everyone who participated for making this an amazing day!
Pancake Man at PVS!
We love pancakes at PVS! The Pancake Man came to visit and made some fantastic food for our staff!
Who Loves Free Gas?
Who loves free gas? Our amazing employee's do! Each week for the summer, we are giving away $50 Casey's gas cards to random staff! Week 1 Winners: MVS Metals: Brittany Salvatori and Peggy Schultz NPF Finishing: Chris Thomte NPS Metals: Nate Jacobson and Ayanna Doll...
Show & Shine at PVS!
PVS employees brought their cars to work for our first Show & Shine! Lunch was served and our employees were able to check out their co-worker’s favorite ride! Food was great and the weather was perfect! Another reason we love where we work!!
PVS Structures and Joslyn Art Museum
PVS Structures is thrilled to be a part of another big project downtown. Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum will be closed for 2 years during renovations. The addition to the museum was designed by Snohetta and Alley Poyner Machietto Architecture. This building is being...
NPS Food Truck Day!
NPS had a food truck event Tuesday for both 1st and 2nd shift. We had Detroit Deli, which makes amazing sandwiches of all sorts. Very filling and our employees loved it!!
MVS FOOD TRUCK!
Thursday June 2 the employees of MVS were treated to the food truck “Smash”. Smash features creative takes on the classic hamburger and the employees loved it!
Happy Retirement Lynn!
Today PVS Structures celebrated Lynn Stick's 46 years of service! Lynn plans to spend more time at his lake house with his wife and family in his retirement. Thank you Lynn, for all you have done over the past years! You will be missed!!!
PVS Structures Builds HUGE Girders!
PVS Structures has been busy in the shop. Check out our latest project! 135’-0” double wide through plate girder (DWTPG) span for UPRR Bridge 286.55, Boone Sub in Denison, IAThere are three girders providing support for this span, two side and one center (common)...
Bowling for The Wounded Warriors Project!
Having some bowling fun with coworkers!… ….and celebrating our bowling champ with a donation to the Wounded Warriors Project!
PVS Structures – 125 Ton Girder
125 Ton girder x 135 feet of pure steel – working late to support American Class 1 Rail. Pure love for this PVS team!!
Congratulations Randy on 30 Years of Service at NPS!
Congratulations Randy on 30 Years of Service!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Join Our Group!
Think you have what it takes to work in the Steel Industry? Check out what our colleagues accomplish at work over at OSC! https://lnkd.in/euCKxGE8
Happy 25th Anniversary Keith!
Congratulations to Keith Siebels, Vice-President of Owen Metals Group on 25 years of service!!
2022 Polar Plunge!
On Saturday, February 26th our Owen Metals Group employees from the NPS Division participated in the Polar Plunge benefitting the Boys and Girls Club of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Owen and the group donated $680.00 to the cause and the total contributions exceeded...
Structural Stainless Steel
PVS Structures, a division of Owen Industries created a stainless steel support structure that was used in the containment structure at the Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant in Burke County, GA.
Annual OSC Chili Cookoff!
OSC Annual Chili Cookoff
Happy Veterans Day!
Happy Veterans Day!
Omaha Performing Arts Center
PVS Structures is thrilled to be a part of the new Omaha Performing Arts Center (OPA), a music venue in the downtown Omaha area. It’s located in the newer Capitol District.
Mark Radtke Celebrates 40 Years of Service!
Mark Radke, our Vice President and General Manager of NPS/NPF recently celebrated 40 years of service. We sat down with Mark to ask him a few questions on his tenure here.
MVS Honors Mike Jordan
MVS was featured on the local news, supporting our very own, Mike Jordan. Please see the below news article and attached video. As a company, we are honored to be able to support all of our valued employees. Missouri Valley Steel employee, Mike Jordan, was diagnosed...
2021 Brew Ha Ha!
PVS Structures is proud to be a part of Habitat for Humanity -Brew Ha Ha 2021. This years event was held at Sterling Ridge, close to several buildings that contain PVS steel. PVS Structures brews several kinds of beer as a team building project. This year included a...
MVS Metals Annual Cornhole Tournament!
Last month MVS held it’s annual Cornhole tournament.
Owen Industries Supports United Way
Owen Industries is proud to support the United Way of Fargo!
NPS Celebrates 35 and 40 Years of Service!
Congratulations to Doug Brennan for his 35 years of Service at NPS Metals a division of Owen Industries. Doug is currently the Quality Manger for both NPS Metals and NPF Finishing. He started his career running various machines from Press Brake, Flame Cutter, to...
PVS Structures and Valmont
PVS Structures was proud to be a part of the new Valmont Headquarters project.
Owen Industries and Boys & Girls Club of Sioux City
Owen Industries is a proud sponsor of the Boys & Girls Clubs!
PVS Structures and Union Bank
PVS Structures is working on the Union Bank and Trust New Office Building that’s roughly 645 tons of fabricated steel.
NPS T-Ball Team
Norther Plains Steel T-ball
More Steel at the Zoo
After having completed the Stingray addition to the zoo, the Aviary needed re-work
NPS and the American Heart Association
NPS Metals is excited to support the American Heart Association Heartwalk! We walk to raise funds for science that help us live longer, be healthier and make more moments possible, helping to prevent heart disease and stroke. We are thankful to participate in this...
The Luminarium is being showcased as an anchor point to the newly developing area with green spaces to bring the whole family.
Owen Industries – In The News
Owen Industries in the news
Congratulations to Tony Aniello for 25 years of service at Owen Industries. Tony is currently the Production Manager for PVS Structures. His career started as a Connection Design Engineer. He moved into Project Management after two years where he managed Project...
Omaha Performing Arts Center
Owen Industries/PVS Structures is excited to be a part of the new Omaha Performing Arts Campus Expansion.
Youth of the Year!
Owen Industries is pleased to be a part of the Boys & Girls Club of Sioux City! We are happy to help sponsor this year “Youth of the Year”.
Happy Holidays From PVS
Boys & Girls Club – Youth of the Year
Owen Industries would like to congratulate Mark Donnelly for
Owen Industries has officially renamed the road in front of PVS Metals (Carter Lake, IA) “Dobson Drive”.
PVS Metals New Hexagon Absolute Arm
Owen Industries latest addition in quality equipment is the new Hexagon Absolute Arm. This 7-axis probe and scanner combo supports quick scans as well as Part=Cad pulled data point using solid models and comparing nominal to actual data in real time. The PCDMIS...
MVS Metals – Rolling in 2020
While 2020 keeps rolling out the hits… MVS Metals has been rolling as well!
Owen Industries and Center for Advanced Manufacturing
Keith Siebels-VP Sales /GM PVS Metals and Ron DeBord-VP Human Resources enjoyed a tour of CAM-“Center for Advanced Manufacturing”- hosted by Metro Community College officials.
Owen Sea Lion Shores
Owen Industries is excited to be a part of the Henry Doorly Zoo’s new state of-of-the-art exhibit, Owen Sea Lion Shores!
Bill Huffman Retires from PVS Metals
Bill worked for PVS-METALS as a driver for his entire 13 years and 4 months.
Ron Bolyard Retires from MVS
Ron Bolyard 30 year tenured employee retire today. He operated our Messer 2016 plasma/flame machine.
Hand Sanitizer Stands
Owen Industries Hand Sanitizer Stands
Owen Industries Welcomes Andrew!
Let me tell you a story about a recent college graduate that applied for the job that did not exist. He is unassuming, yet resolute.
Northern Plains Finishing News…..
Northern Plains Finishing is currently painting temporary-use hospital beds for COVID-19 patients
Owen Industries and COVID-19
Owen Industries is making every effort to keep our employees, vendors and customers safe during the COVID-19 pandemic
PVS Structures Raccoon River Bridge
We’re fabricating eight 75-0 beam spans for Iowa Interstate Railroad that are being installed over the Raccoon River just West of Des Moines, IA.
PVS Featured In MSC
PVS Structures is excited to share that our work is featured on the March 2020 cover of AISC’s Modern Steel Construction magazine
Owen Industries and Iowa Western
A strong partnership exist between Owen industries and Iowa Western Community College. The combination of RTI-related training instruction and OJT-on the job training has produced a successful Paxton Vierling Steel Structures-Welder Apprenticeship Program, certified by the USDOL-United States department of labor.
PVS Structures and Valmont
PVS is building the Valmont Headquarters building located at 250 N. Applied Parkway in Omaha
Owen Industries & Career RockIt!
Owen Industries attended two additional schools last week for Career RockIt.
Owen Industries Visits Central Community College
Ron DeBord-VP Human Resources spent the day visiting Central Community College-Hastings Ne
PVS Structures at the Zoo!
PVS Structures is assisting in building the new stingray complex at the Henry Doorly Zoo. The project will be completed in three phases. Though the project is only about 120 tons of steel, it is architecturally challenging as the building itself is in a curved shape...
Happy Holidays from Owen Industries/Paxton & Vierling Steel!
Happy Holidays from Owen Industries and Paxton & Vierling Steel
PVS Structures In The News……
PVS Structures Chief Engineer, Mark Holland, PE., has a delightful and humorous article featured in the November 2019 AISC magazine Steelwise. Check out his insightful and constructive thoughts on page 16 in the link below;...
Toys for Tots 2019
Thank you Owen Industries Employees!
Happy Birthday to our Senior Vice President of Sales and General Manager of PVS Metals, Keith Siebels! Enjoy your day!
PVS Soccer Team
Did you know that PVS has its own Soccer team made up of PVS employees?
Happy Halloween from Owen Industries!
Happy Halloween from Owen Industries!
Developing the Next Generation at PVS
Developing the next Generation- PVS has always had a firm commitment to education and helping develop our community
Owen Industries Hosts Future Ready Iowa
Owen Industries was the proud host of a Future Ready Iowa Summit on Tuesday, October 22 at its PVS-Metals
Owen Industries Charges Forward with Clean Energy
Owen Industries recently installed two Level 2 EV charging stations outside of their PVS Structures office building
PVS Metals Helps Create Aksarben Inner Rail
If you are looking for a cool venue to eat and drink stop by the Aksarben Inner Rail and admire this work
PVS Structures Hosts RediCor Breakfast
PVS would like to thank our customers and partners who attended our breakfast seminar. This year we partnered with Paul Johnson, PhD, PE, Design Build Supervisor at the Nucor Detailing Center
Owen Industries Supports The Future of Welding
Owen Industries President Tyler Owen was one of 40 donors who raised the money to fund the expansion of the welding fabrication program at Westside.
“This is less of a donation as it is an investment. We already have some of these kids that graduated working in our shop,” Owen said.
Owen Industries Sponsors The TradeWorks Academy
Owen Industries was recognized today as a proud sponsor the new “TradeWorks Academy” at Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson High Schools in Council Bluffs, IA.
Owen Industries Company Sponsored Scholarships
Owen Industries takes and active role growing our skilled workforce within our local community. One way of doing that is to support students
Owen Industries has been a family owned company for the better part of a century, and that culture of togetherness is lived by its employees.
PVS Metals 3D Printing
Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) selected PVS Metals as a host facility to demonstrate their Small Area Additive Manufacturing (SAAM) 3D printer.
PVS welcomed the Nebraska Cornhuskers onto the field at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 14th when they played Northern Illinois. Dan Cimino won the opportunity to be on the field with the players as they entered.A raffle was held for this amazing...
PVS Enjoys Another Successful Brew Haha
Thank you to all who participated in this year's 13th Annual Habitat for Humanity Brew Haha event. PVS enjoyed being a part of the success!
PVS Celebrates 48 Years with Paul!
Paul Rhoten stated with PVS Structures November 1, 1971 as a Machine Operator. He finished his career as Manager of the Paint Shop.
PVS and the Capitol District
PVS Structures is excited to be a part in the creation of the new Capitol District in downtown Omaha. This structure is currently slated as a multi-use addition to the Capitol District. Though not yet complete, the addition will provide more restaurants or retail...
PVS and Brew Haha
Are you ready for Brew Haha? Our crew has been busy making you some amazing beer for this upcoming event.
PVS Structures “Tops Out” at Westside High School
PVS Structures has the last beam installed at Westside High School.
Owen Industries – Quality and Excellence
See why Owen Industries is the Midwest’s one-stop shop for metal fabrication!
Owen Industries Supports the John D. Griffiths Memorial Scholarship Fund
The John D. Griffith’s Fund helps deserving students financially transform their lives with the power of a quality education.
Westside Engineering Labs Expansion Project
The Westside Engineering Labs expansion project will significantly expand the current welding, fabrication and manufacturing program at Westside High School
PVS Structures Helps to Hit Milestone
Georgia Power Company reached a major milestone for the Vogtle 3 & 4 nuclear project with the placement of the middle containment vessel ring for Unit 4. Weighing more than a jumbo jet, the 2.4 million-pound, 51-foot tall containment vessel houses the reactor vessel.
Changes For PVS Structures
Exciting changes are occurring at PVS Structures. These moves will make our company stronger and better poised for growth, ultimately providing more value to our customers.
PVS Structures hosts Whiting-Turner Tour
PVS Structures had a great time hosting Whiting-Turner’s summer interns for tour of our shop
Robotics Class Visits PVS
St. Margaret Mary's Robotics Class, made up of forty 4th through 8th graders, toured PVS to see how robotics are used in the steel industry. Students viewed the PVS Structures cutting edge robotic technology in action. The students also toured the PVS...
The Pancake Man visits PVS!
The Pancake Man came to PVS on Tuesday. Staff worked to ‘catch’ their breakfast, flying flapjacks were enjoyed by all!
MVS Metals Celebrates St. Patty’s 2019
Ten years ago, The Sioux City St. Patrick’s Day Parade was created by a group of local Irish Siouxlanders who wanted a fun way to bring the community together, and it’s been going strong ever since.
Mike Flach will be retiring from Northern Plains Steel on Thursday, March 14th after 33 ½ years of service.
Do you know the history of the Owen Sea Lion Pavilion?
The zoo is beginning work on a huge transformation of the exhibit that should be completed by 2020/2021. We can’t wait to see it!
2019 2nd Annual MVS Chili Contest
Tuesday, February 26th hosted the 2nd Annual Chili Feed at MVS Metals. Staff enjoyed the chili feed and voted for the best chili!
PVS Chili Cookoff 2019!
February brought the 2nd Annual Chili Cook-off to PVS. Our staff was prepared for the fierce competition and ready to claim the title of best chili!
January Sunset Over PVS
January Sunset Over PVS
PVS Structures Promotion
Dewayne Bright started at the PVS Service Center in 1999, loading trucks on the night shift. Dewayne was recently promoted and is now the West Bay Forman for PVS-Structures.
Owen Industries Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week
Across the nation, thousands of individuals are celebrating National Apprenticeship Week, which runs November 12th through the 18th.
Owen Industries/PVS Hosts Westside High School Tour
Friday, October 12, 2018 – Paxton & Vierling Steel/Owen Industries hosted a group of Westside High School students for a day long tour as a part of their school welding program.
MVS Metals – Inaugural Cornhole Tournament
MVS – Metals Inaugural Cornhole Tournament.
MVS held their first Cornhole Tournament on October 18th and 19th.
Owen Industries Sponsors Skills USA
Owen Industries Sponsors Skills USA
PVS 2018 Horseshoe Tournament!
PVS held its annual horseshoe tournament the first two weeks of October. Thirty-two employees signed up. The competition was fierce, and everyone had fun.
PVS Structures Continues to Build Aksarben Village
PVS is working with McNeil Company to bring a 100,000-square-foot office, retail and restaurant building to the corner of 67th Street and Mercy Road.
Owen Industries Welding Apprentice Program
Owen Industries honors first welders of apprentice program
Celebrating the Retirement of Rod Hall
Celebrating the retirement of Rod Hall
Daryl Jilek’s 35th Anniversary!
Daryl Jilek’s 35th Anniversary
Paxton & Vierling Steel Receives President’s Award for Commitment
PVS Metals and PVS Structures recently received the President’s Award for Commitment. The award celebrates 20 years of registration to ISO 9001.
The Newest Addition to the Owen Industries and PVS Fleet!
PVS is proud to announce an expansion to our in-house fleet of tractors, trailers and haulers.
In 1915, the corners of 36th & Farnam streets in Omaha, which is part of the “Blackstone District” looked drastically different. In fact, this area was once considered West Omaha, which would make most present-day Omaha residents laugh out loud
PVS Structures’ Commitment to Safety Related Steel
Beginning in January of 2013, PVS Structures accepted the responsibility to provide structural steel on the first new nuclear plants to be built in the United States since the late 1970’s.
Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow
We are excited to announce the release of the official history book of OII and P&V. This book has been decades in the making, beginning with a rough draft commissioned by Ed Owen in the 80s, and ending with its publication by our friends at Legacy Preservation this summer.
Owen Industries Participates in 2018 Owl Ride
Owen Industries is proud to support The Meyer Foundation for Disabilities by participating in the 2018 Owl Ride.
Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way!
PVS Structures has led the steel fabrication industry since 1885. We are growing and adding new equipment that save you money and time! Introducing the Gemini-Ficep HD 36 Plate Processor.
Owen Foundation Scholarship with MCC
The Owen Foundation and Owen Industries offers scholarships
PVS Metals Quality Metrics
PVS Metals’ maintains a PPM of under 300 with a John Deere PPM of 0.
Northern Plains Steel Celebrates Retirement
Arlin Vanderwerff retired from Northern Plains Steel on Wednesday, May 30th after 33 years with the company.
PVS Structures Fabricates and Delivers!
PVS Structures successfully fabricates and delivers 94’ TPG and two 59’ Wide Flange Beam Spans to a close-fitting project site for our Class 1 partner in Omaha.
Owen Industries Celebrates Another Retirement!
Bob White started with Owen Industries February 9, 1976.
PVS Around the World
PVS around the world. On my recent trip to Scotland I visited the Ancient and Royal St Andrews Golf Club.
PVS Structures Aids in Upgrade of VA Hospital
PVS Structures is honored to be a part of a much needed upgrade of the current VA Hospital here in Omaha. We look forward to working with McCarthy and Heritage on this incredible project.
MVS Metals Advanced Cutting Technology
MVS Metals uses the most advanced fibre and tube lasers and waterjet and plasma cutting technology to cut any shape in a variety of materials.
Owen Industries Supports the Maha Music Festival
PVS/Owen Industries is excited and proud to support the 10th Anniversary of the Maha Music Festival!
Owen Industries Hosts Westside High School Welding Students
Friday, April 27th – Six Westside High School Students toured the PVS Metals and Structures facilities as a part of their high school welding class.
PVS Fabricating Bridges For Chicago Metra Line
PVS Structures is Fabricating Multiple Bridge Structures on Chicago’s Metra Commuter Rail Network
PVS Metals Job Fair
On Saturday, April 14, 2018 PVS-Metals hosted a Job Fair for the 20+ positions that are currently open including a new 3rd Shift. The turnout was a success with 39 individuals attending.
MVS Showing Its Green!
This past Saturday marked the 10th annual Sioux City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade! The weather cooperated, and the turnout was amazing, with over 6,000 people lining the 10-block route in downtown Sioux City. This was the first year for MVS Metals participation, and the results were nothing short of spectacular!
PVS Structures – Keeping Railroad Customers Happy!
We Like Happy Railroad Customers! PVS Structures fabricated this Bridge for a short line in Illinois. The project delivers this week.
NPS Hosts Minn-Dak Tour
On February 20th 2018, Northern Plains Finishing hosted the Minn-Dak Manufactures Association for a luncheon and meet and greet.
PVS Structures In The News!
PVS Structures in the news!
PVS Structures Responds to Urgent Need
Union Pacific contacted PVS Structures after a pier was damaged by a barge on the Mississippi River, in St. Paul, MN. Upon collaboration, an accelerated steel design and fabrication plan was developed.
Northern Plains Steel donates to Make-A-Wish
Northern Plains Steel also attended to donate $1,000 to Make-A-Wish
Owen Industries Celebrates Retirement of Rick Brendel
Rick Brendel started with PVS in May 1985. Rick started in the Accounting department and has been with the company for 32 years. His job title started out as Account Manager, and promoted to Controller.
We interviewed Rick on his experiences with PVS.
PVS Structures Welcomes New Welding Apprentices
PVS Structures welcomed four new welding apprentices in October. This is the second year of the welder apprenticeship program. The program consists of on-the-job training as well as worksite classroom training
PVS Structures Hosts Concordia High School Principles of Engineering Class
PVS Structures Hosts Concordia High School Principles of Engineering Class. Concordia’s Matt Mueller brought 23 students to PVS Structures to learn about steel and custom steel fabrication.
Owen Industries Upgrades Quality Management Systems
Owen Industries is proud to announce that each of our divisions’ have recently upgraded their quality management systems to the requirements of ISO 9001:2015.
“Most Beautiful” Bridge Restored and Rededicated
The refurbished Dodge Street Overpass in Omaha, Neb., celebrated its 50th anniversary with a rededication ceremony today.
PVS – 900 Tons of Structural Steel
PVS is supplying approximately 900 tons of structural steel by the end of November.
In The AISC News….A New Director
In addition, the board welcomes a new director, Tyler R. Owen, general manager of Paxton & Vierling Steel, Structures Division, and president of Owen Industries Inc., Carter Lake, Iowa. All were elected to serve two-year terms at AISC’s annual meeting in September in Chicago.
PVS Nuclear Team
PVS nuclear team celebrating the delivery of the last C8 trunk on Oct 17th.
More Slagger news……
Owen Industries is excited to be a partner with Kemper for European distribution and production of the Slagger table. Shown at the Kemper booth during the Schweissen-Schneiden show in Dusseldorf, Germany is a small, single blade unit — many thanks to all of you who inquired about the system.
The HDR Topping out ceremony was earlier this week, with the final beam erecting yesterday
A little something to brighten up a dreary Monday…..
A little something to brighten up a dreary Monday…..
Owen Industries Celebrates Retirement!
Ed Korbel started with PVS as CFO in March 1997, he retired August 2017 after 20 + years of service. We interviewed Ed on his tenure with OII.
PVS Metals Completes Punch Operator Training
In keeping with our commitment of continuous improvements through training and education, PVS Metals employees participated in Punch Operator Training.
Touting Tubes and Taking Terms – Tube Steel
Hollow Structural Sections (HSS), Tube Steel, Structural Tubing and Steel Pipe, just to name a few, are all commonly used terms in the Steel Industry. While it may have many names, and a million times as many uses, there is one thing for certain: We would be lost without it.
PVS Joins 87 Million People for the 2017 Solar Eclipse
Many of the Owen Industries/Paxton & Vierling Steel staff were able to enjoy viewing this once in a lifetime event.
Congrats from PVS on another successful Maha Music Festival
As you can see from the photos, another PVS project played a starring, if silent, role in the latest Maha Music Festival.
Kicking it into High Gear with Lapping Carriers
Gears: A Stable of Manufacturing Lapping Carrier Gears have long been a staple in the building blocks of human civilization. Our early ancestors used wind and water power with a combination of gears to grind grains, seeds, nuts and beans into flour. They used gears to...
Owen Industries Welcomes Delta
Owen Industries welcomes Delta. Owen Industries met Delta recently. Delta is the new Carter Lake Police Departments K-9 Officer.
Fundamentals of Forming at PVS Metals
Fundamentals of Forming class for PVS metals brake operators covers safety aspects of brakes, programing of new parts, corrections and machine adjustments…..
Through Plate Girder – TPG
PVS Structures was selected to fabricate a Through Plate Girder (TPG) Span, 114’ in length for Iowa Interstate Railroad. Steel fabrication was in accordance with AREMA and AISC specifications.
PVS – Making “New Connections”
PVS Structures is making “new connections” with Omaha’s most distinguished construction firms while fabricating HDR’s new World Headquarters, in Omaha’s Aksarben Village.
Celebrating the Retirement of Jerry at Northern Plains!
Jerry Spiekermeier started with Northern Plains Steel 6/25/84. Jerry’s first position was inside sales, in the 90’s……
Northern Plains Finishing Installs New Ionics Booth
Northern Plains Steel Finishing Company has recently completed the installation a third Colmet/Parker Ionics Powder Coating Spray Booth to allow us to do instant change color without interrupting current production levels.
Paxton & Vierling Steel Creates Girder Set
Girders for Hawkins Construction Company. Picture was taken immediately after erection, and readying safety cables. Note that the safety cable posts are custom engineered by HCC and coordinated with PVS for anchoring. HCC + PVS = Quality + Safety, and ahead of schedule!
Owen Industries/Paxton & Vierling Steel Hosts Westside High School Welding Program Students
Owen Industries/Paxton & Vierling Steel hosted a day long tour for eight Westside High School Welding Program students. The students met with several different departments to learn the full process of steel fabrication; from raw material to final product. Students...
Owen Industries Apprentice Program
Carter Lake, Iowa-based Owen Industries (an AISC member) is now an official registered apprenticeship sponsor and offers a three-year, competency-based welder apprenticeship program
MVS Metals Builds 1000th Slagger Table
On March 29th, MVS Metals celebrated making their 1,000th cutting table with a lunch for their employees.
PVS Structures Ships 114 Foot TPG!
Owen Industries/PVS Structures ships a bridge girder for Iowa Interstate Railroad, to the project site in Des Moines. This TPG weighs 80,000 pounds and is 114’ long!
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst tours Paxton & Vierling Steel Structures Building
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst toured Owen Industries on Thursday, April 20th. Senator Ernst visited both the PVS Metals Service Center and PVS Structures Division.
PVS Structures Ships 69′ Beam Span
Take a look at what was shipped today! PVS Structures fabricates and delivers another bridge for the local Class 1 Railroad. The bridge pictured is 69 feet long. It will ship out in 2 oversized sections and weighs approximately 100 Ton. Did you know that PVS...