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Ed Owen

Ed Owen

Today we remember Ed Owen who passed away thirty-four years ago at the age of seventy-three (1990). Ed was the 2nd generation of Owen’s to lead Paxton & Vierling Steel

PVS Structures – 2023 Brew Ha Ha

PVS Structures – 2023 Brew Ha Ha

PVS Structures participated in the 2023 Habitat for Humanity Brew Ha Ha event again this year. This has become a tradition, making our classic TLA-IPA and an exciting new Orange Tang Ale.

OSC Summer Cornhole Tournament

OSC Summer Cornhole Tournament

Congratulations to our Spring/Summer 2023 Cornhole Champions at Omaha Steel! Our final two teams played for the championship title today. The team of Travis Toline and Joe Mader won the final game against Chase White and Paula Mimick with a final score of 21-10. Well...

Owen and PACE

Owen and PACE

Owen sponsorship of PACE, more than 1100 kids get free and reduced access to soccer teams for the summer

OWEN/PVS Show & Shine

OWEN/PVS Show & Shine

It was one of the hottest days of the year in the Midwest on Wednesday, June 28th.  We think it was because we had some smoking hot wheels at our Show & Shine!  From classics to trucks to the 2-wheel types, we had it all! Thanks to all who participated and to...

NPS CRUSHERS SEASON IS UNDERWAY!

NPS CRUSHERS SEASON IS UNDERWAY!

The “NPS Crushers” have started their second season and are seeing continued success. NPS’ Senior Production Manager, Sabe Burgard, coaches this tenacious crew and they are enjoying a fun filled summer. NPS is honored to sponsor this group of fine youth recruits.

NPF CELEBRATES 10 YEARS!

NPF CELEBRATES 10 YEARS!

Northern Plains Finishing celebrated their 10-year anniversary in Casselton, ND. on Friday, June 16th, 2023. The event hosted customers, employees, and city leaders. The first parts were coated in October 2013 and business has grown 400% from those humble beginnings....

PVS Structures and NASA

PVS Structures and NASA

On May 26th, PVS reached another major milestone is support of the NASA Mobile Launcher 2 tower for the NASA Artemis program.

Owen in the News

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).

NPS May Food Truck!

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!

National Welding Month

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!

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.

PVS Welcomes The Pancake Man!

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

OSC Perfect Attendance

We recognized the following team members for Perfect Attendance in Q1 at the OSC Quarterly Meetings yesterday:

PVS Structures and OPPD

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.

Owen Quarterly Meetings

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 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 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 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...

PVS 2022 Holiday Party!

PVS 2022 Holiday Party!

PVS held their annual holiday party on Saturday. Staff enjoyed entertainment and a visit from Santa.

MVS Supervisor Training

MVS Supervisor Training

Owen Holdings Co congratulates MVS-Missouri Valley Steel supervisors- Jacob Tomlinson, Don Kever, and David Tomlinson

PVS And TradeWorks Academy

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.

PVS End of Summer Fun!

PVS End of Summer Fun!

PVS spent the last week celebrating the end of summer with a horseshoe tournament and our annual Summer Sizzler.

PVS Structures Topping Out!

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 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. 

Free Gas!

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...

PVS Train

PVS Train

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

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 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!

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!

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!

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 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 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!

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!

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 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)...

Join Our Group!

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

2022 Polar Plunge!

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

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.

Omaha Performing Arts Center

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.

MVS Honors Mike Jordan

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!

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...

NPS Celebrates 35 and 40 Years of Service!

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...

NPS and the American Heart Association

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...

Luminarium Update

Luminarium Update

The Luminarium is being showcased as an anchor point to the newly developing area with green spaces to bring the whole family.

25 Years!!

25 Years!!

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...

Youth of the Year!

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”.

Dobson Drive

Dobson Drive

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...

Owen Sea Lion Shores

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!

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 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

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 at the Zoo!

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...

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;...

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Happy Birthday to our Senior Vice President of Sales and General Manager of PVS Metals, Keith Siebels! Enjoy your day!

PVS Soccer Team

PVS Soccer Team

Did you know that PVS has its own Soccer team made up of PVS employees?

PVS Structures Hosts RediCor Breakfast

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 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.

#MIKESTRONG

#MIKESTRONG

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

PVS Metals 3D Printing

Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) selected PVS Metals as a host facility to demonstrate their Small Area Additive Manufacturing (SAAM) 3D printer.

Huskers WIN!

Huskers WIN!

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 and the Capitol District

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

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 Helps to Hit Milestone

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

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.

Robotics Class Visits PVS

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 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

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.

NPS Retirement

NPS Retirement

Mike Flach will be retiring from Northern Plains Steel on Thursday, March 14th after 33 ½ years of service.

PVS Chili Cookoff 2019!

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!

PVS Structures Promotion

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.

PVS 2018 Horseshoe Tournament!

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.

Blackstone Corner

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

Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow

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.

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way!

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.

PVS Structures Fabricates and Delivers!

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.

PVS Around the World

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 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.

PVS Metals Job Fair

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!

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!

NPS Hosts Minn-Dak Tour

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 Responds to Urgent Need

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.

Owen Industries Celebrates Retirement of Rick Brendel

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 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

In The AISC News….A New Director

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

PVS nuclear team celebrating the delivery of the last C8 trunk on Oct 17th.

More Slagger news……

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.

Topping Out!

Topping Out!

The HDR Topping out ceremony was earlier this week, with the final beam erecting yesterday

Touting Tubes and Taking Terms – Tube Steel

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.

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