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Growth in custom steel fabrication: Staying small while extending its reach

By Tanna M. Friday For The Tribune Drive on Gadsden Highway and Trussville and you will learn to appreciate the amount of industry that has made an impact in our great city. One, in particular, has reached to skyscrapers, football stadiums, hotels like the Hard Rock Cafe, and even “The Most Magical Place On Earth.” M&J Steel, LLC, (formerly M&J Materials, Inc.) has been in business since 1976 and ha ...

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Iron Mountain Supply: A storage solutions provider

Sponsored Content There is one thing that everyone in the workplace needs: Storage. A new division of Iron Mountain Construction is taking that bull by the horns and providing a broad selection of storage solutions for any business in any industry. Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Iron Mountain Supply, Tom Pappas, knows just how important the job is to those striving to reach goals in a productiv ...

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Advanced Building Products: Focusing on customer experience and employee satisfaction

Sponsored Content When it comes to roofing materials, Advanced Building Products, off Mary Taylor Road, is a one-stop shop that offers more than quality products. As part of the strongest national network of independent roofing distributors, its parent company, SRS Distribution, has streamlined the roof purchasing process to ensure the best service and experience for clients. SRS operates around 260 stores ...

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Safety is always a top priority at Amerex Corporation: Unsurpassed in its pioneering efforts, providing better fire protection throughout the world

Sponsored Content By Tanna M. Friday Fire safety equipment has a big impact in reducing loss of life and property in a fire. When it comes to your home, a fire extinguisher is layer of security that you can add to your home’s fire safety plan. But what about the needed security of fire protection in other places such as local restaurants, mining, school buses, or in the United States’ military tactical whee ...

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4 Pinson Valley students compete in SkillsUSA Nationals Competition

By Erica Thomas, managing editor PINSON — Four Pinson Valley Industrial Maintenance students proudly represented Pinson in the SkillsUSA Nationals competition in Louisville, Kentucky. The National  Leadership and Skills Conference was held June 25 - 28. Students Torrance Stone, Jose Ocampo, Eli George and Khiyah Harris competed against teams from all over the United States. They entered two specific competi ...

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Shopping center on Camp Coleman Road offers something for everyone

By Tommi O. Peters TRUSSVILLE — Most in the area are familiar with The Shoppes at Deerfoot, which is home to Trussville’s Publix location. But fewer may be aware that additional businesses are located just across the street, easily accessible away from the more congested areas of town. Deerfoot Parkway experiences a name change to Camp Coleman Road as it crosses over Highway 11. [caption id="attachment_5835 ...

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Bryant Bank is Trussville’s community bank

By Crystal McGough Housed in one of the most beautiful buildings in the heart of downtown Trussville, Bryant Bank has been a staple in the community for over a decade. Bryant Bank’s Trussville location is one of the Alabama-based company’s seven branches in the Birmingham area, and one of 15 in the state. “When we decide on a location, we don’t want to just have a building,” Senior Lender Jeremy Tuggle said ...

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Iron Mountain Construction’s wide range of services creates opportunity for great partnerships

Sponsored content By Tommi O. Peters Owner Jeremy Purvis offers personal experience and flexibility with each opportunity presented to Iron Mountain Construction. “The only thing I’m not flexible on is quality. Every one of the workers we hire is skilled labor through union halls. That way, we get things done right the first time.” He clarified by adding, “Most of the time, that is. Everybody makes mistakes ...

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Buckner Trailers: “Our Word Is Our Bond”

Sponsored content By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune SPRINGVILLE – The Buckner family has long been a staple of the business community in Springville. Buckner Trailers is continuing that legacy. And, although its owner described it as a relatively small company, its reach goes beyond Springville, with customers spanning the United States and Canada.  Buckner Trailers prides itself on building a reputation of ...

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Presently setting records, Amerex looks forward to a bright future

Sponsored content By June Mathews TRUSSVILLE — At 47, Amerex Corporation is rocking middle age. Founded in 1971, Amerex is Trussville’s largest employer by a hair (Trussville City Schools runs a close second) and continues to maintain a worldwide reputation as a leader in the manufacture of portable hand-held extinguishers and other fire suppression products. And in terms of production, Amerex is enjoying a ...

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