Engineering Detailing Begins X-Ray Detector Production Facility
November 13th, 2007 – For Immediate Release
GE Healthcare, Turner Construction Company - Albany, and Stone Bridge Iron & Steel, Inc., have teamed up in a design-assist delivery program to provide the steel structure for the $135 million, 240,000-square-foot building at Rensselaer Technology Park, North Greenbush, New York, that will be home to GE's X-Ray Detector Production Facility.
Mark Hutchinson, Stone Bridge Iron & Steel’s Vice President, commented, “It is a pleasure to team up with Turner to bring this high visibility, demanding project to fruition.”
“We appreciate the efforts of Stone Bridge and their commitment to be a real team player in this important project. Stone Bridge continues to demonstrate their technical abilities and we welcome their involvement.” stated Tim Karl, Purchasing Manager, Turner Construction Company, Albany.
Stone Bridge Iron & Steel, Inc. continues to utilize the design-assist delivery method to bring projects to completion in record time. “In the 80’s construction carrying costs drove schedules, today it is opportunity costs for facilities.” said Mark Hutchinson, Vice President.
Ronald Carmer originally founded Stone Bridge Iron & Steel in 1973. Today Stone Bridge Iron & Steel, Inc. serves a geographic area that now covers all of New York State, New England and beyond. The main facility operates from a 45,000 square foot building that houses 12 overhead bridge cranes, with an 80’x330’ twin 10-ton bridge crane to feed material to the saw and CNC drill/coping machine, at 426 Purinton Road in Gansevoort, NY. Currently, over 60 people are employed and sales are well in excess of 20 million dollars per year. Stone Bridge Iron & Steel, Inc. is a member of the American Institute of Steel Construction and an AISC Certified Fabricator.