NEWS & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
STS STEEL PROVIDES STEEL FOR ALBANY RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE
STS Steel donated the structural steel for the expansion of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region. The expansion will allow the Ronald McDonald House to continue to provide a home away from home for families with seriously ill children being treated at nearby hospitals.
STS STEEL NAMED "GOOD NEWS" AWARD WINNER
The Chamber of Schenectady County selected STS Steel as one of the winners of its 2012 "Good News" Awards. The award recognizes the success of organizations and individuals in Schenectady County. According to the criteria, winners of this award have displayed strong support for the community, survived tough economic times, expanded or added a new product or service in the past year. The winners were honored at the "Good News Luncheon" at the Glen Sanders Mansion.
STS STEEL BUILDS FRAME TO DISPLAY NAVY BELL
STS Steel provided the frame that displays the bell from the USS Schenectady, a Newport-class tank landing ship. When called on by Lt. Commander Mark Junco, commanding officer at the Navy Operational Support Center, STS Steel pitched in and provided at no cost to the Center, the design, labor and material to fabricate and deliver the frame used to display the bell. The bell is on display at the Navy Operational Support Center in Glenville.
U.S. REPRESENTATIVE PAUL TONKO VISITS STS STEEL FACILITY
STS Steel received a contract to fabricate and erect steel for the Fulton Street Transit Center in lower Manhattan. The money, from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, preserved 60 jobs in Schenectady and helped to rebuild the state's infrastructure. U.S. Representative Paul Tonko visited STS Steel to join the company in announcing the first shipment of steel to the New York City project site. STS Steel presented Representative Tonko with a steel nameplate.
STS STEEL PROVIDES CELESTIAL HEMISPHERE TO NISKAYUNA HIGH SCHOOL
STS Steel provided a Celestial Hemisphere to Niskayuna High School. The hemisphere is used by students taking Earth Science as an activity to study the change in the sun's position throughout the course of a year. STS Steel worked with Niskayuna Science Teacher Paul Scott to design the hemisphere, and provided the material and fabrication of the hemisphere at no cost to the school.
STS STEEL SPONSORS HVCC STUDENTS IN BRIDGE COMPETITION
For the past several years, STS Steel has sponsored the students at HVCC who participate in the ASCE/AISC National Student Bridge Competition. STS Steel provides technical expertise as well as drafting and fabrication of a bridge designed by the students for the regional and then national competition.
STS STEEL PROVIDES STEEL FOR THE ARTS
STS Steel provided the steel for the Proctors Theatre expansion at a reduced cost. The expansion is designed to create modern facilities for large touring shows. STS Steel also provided the steel for Schenectady's Central Park Amphitheater at a discounted price of $10,000 to support the great tradition of outdoor park concerts and festivals in Schenectady. STS Steel annually donates steel to Union College's sculpture class and looks forward each year to seeing the student's creations.
STS STEEL'S MEMBERSHIP IN ORGANIZATIONS
STS Steel is a member of several profession and community organizations. STS has been a member of the Northeastern Subcontractors Association (NESCA) since 1984. STS Steel became a member of AISC in 1985. Glenn Tabolt serves on the AISC North American Steel Conference Planning Committee. Glenn Tabolt participates on the American Made Committee, a committee to advance American manufacturing. STS Steel donated money to help sponsor the showing of the American Made Movie at Proctors. Glenn is also a member of the Steering Committee of the Unified Military Affairs Council (UMAC), and a member of the Mohonasen Business Advisory Board.
STS SUPPORTS THE COMMUNITY
STS Steel supports the community with annual donations to many charitable organizations including local hospitals, the Schenectady City Mission and Special Olympics. STS Steel also supports Proctors Theatre with an annual donation and has co-sponsored shows such as Mary Poppins and A Christmas Carol. STS Steel is one of the sponsors of an annual golf outing benefiting ASCE student scholarships and also sponsors NESCA Student scholarships through their membership in NESCA.
STS STEEL AND SAFETY
STS Steel focuses on insuring a safe work environment for its employees. In December 2011, STS became one of the few steel fabricators in New York State to be SHARP (Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program) certified by OSHA and the New York State Department of Labor. The SHARP certification was renewed in December 2012.