Winners of the 2022 STI/SPFA Steel Product Awards were announced on February 23, 2023, during the STI/SPFA Annual Meeting. Member companies were recognized across thirteen different categories. This year’s entries used a combined total of 30,000 tons of steel.

Steel Water Pipe Project of the Year

Mountain Tunnel Improvements - Project HH-1000

Mountain Tunnel Improvements – Project HH-1000

Pipe Fabrication

Jifco, Inc.

Mountain Tunnel Improvements – Project HH-1000

Overall length: 600′
Diameter: 108 / 72″
Steel tonnage: 163
Steel thickness: .50″
Steel Fitting Type: Lateral Wyes (2) Each

Zone 3D and 4A In-Line Booster Pump Station

Zone 3D and 4A In-Line Booster Pump Station

Pipeline Project

Mid America Pipe Fabricating & Supply, LLC

Zone 3D and 4A In-Line Booster Pump Station

Overall length: 5,200′
Diameter: 60″
Steel tonnage: 600
Steel thickness: .25″ – 1.25″
Steel Fitting Type: Elbow, Wyes, Straight

Field Erected Tank of the Year

World's Largest Ammonia Tank

World’s Largest Ammonia Tank

API 620 Low Pressure Liquid Storage Tank

Tarsco, a TF Warren Company

World’s Largest Ammonia Tank

Overall height/length: 115′-0″ (Outer tank)
Column height: Self-Supported Dome
Diameter: 219′-0″ (Outer tank)
Capacity (gallons): 29,000,000
Steel tonnage: 5,000
Steel thickness: 2″

Northeast Water Purification Project Tanks

Northeast Water Purification Project Tanks

API 650 Atmospheric Oil Storage Tank

Caldwell Tanks, Inc.

Northeast Water Purification Project Tanks

Overall height/length: 24′-0″ (Tallest)
Column height: –
Diameter: 40′-0″ (Largest)
Capacity (gallons): 1,136,000
Steel tonnage: 405
Steel thickness: 3/16″ – 3/8″

1.25M Gallon Double Wall LH2 Sphere

1.25M Gallon Double Wall LH2 Sphere

ASME Pressure Vessel

CB&I LLC (Houston)

1.25M Gallon Double Wall LH2 Sphere

Overall height/length: 90′-0″
Column height: 48′-1″
Diameter: 83′-0″
Capacity (gallons): 1,280,244
Steel tonnage: 761
Steel thickness: 1.7″

1.0 MMG Waterspheroid / Proposal "B" - Elevated Water Storage Tank

1.0 MMG Waterspheroid / Proposal “B” – Elevated Water Storage Tank

Elevated

CB&I LLC (Plainfield)

1.0 MMG Waterspheroid / Proposal “B” – Elevated Water Storage Tank

Overall height/length: 233′-4″
Column height: 136′
Diameter: 7 4′-8″
Capacity (gallons): 1,000,000
Steel tonnage: 525
Steel thickness: .25″ -2.25″

Mission Hills Reservoir 4606-2

Mission Hills Reservoir 4606-2

Reservoir

Paso Robles Tank, Inc.

Mission Hills Reservoir 4606-2

Overall height/length: 40′
Column height: 33′-5.25″
Diameter: 186′
Capacity (gallons): 6,800,000
Steel tonnage: 619
Steel thickness: .3125″-9788″

Winery Expansion

Winery Expansion

Special Storage

Paso Robles Tank, Inc.

Winery Expansion

Overall height/length: 32′-7 7/8″
Column height: 30
Diameter: 18′-4″
Capacity (gallons): 59,955
Steel tonnage: 29
Steel thickness: .135″

Sunset Mesa Tank

Sunset Mesa Tank

Standpipe

Fisher Tank Company

Sunset Mesa Tank

Overall height/length: 130′-5 11/16″
Column height: 125′-6″
Diameter: 46′
Capacity (gallons): 2,200,000
Steel tonnage: 186
Steel thickness: .25″-.75″

Fabricated Product of the Year

250,000 Lb. Reactor

250,000 Lb. Reactor

Pressure Vessel

Ward Vessel & Exchanger Corp.

250,000 Lb. Reactor

Overall height/length: 84′-0″
Column height: 84′-0″
Diameter: 16′-0″
Capacity (gallons): –
Steel tonnage: 130
Steel thickness: 1″

(108) Shop Fabricated Tanks - Winery Expansion

(108) Shop Fabricated Tanks – Winery Expansion

Shop-Fabricated Atmospheric Tank

Paso Robles Tank, Inc.

(108) Shop Fabricated Tanks -Winery Expansion

Overall height/length: Varied
Column height: Varied
Diameter: Varied
Capacity (gallons): 945,696
Steel tonnage: 307
Steel thickness: .135″

(8) 2507 Super Duplex Heads for Chemical Application

(8) 2507 Super Duplex Heads for Chemical Application

Special Fabrication

Brighton Tru-Edge

(8) 2507 Super Duplex Heads for Chemical Application

Overall height/length: 3′-0″
Column height: –
Diameter: 9′-9.92″
Capacity (gallons): –
Steel tonnage: 15
Steel thickness: 0.875″

Affiliate Product of the Year

NSF Std. 61 Approved Completely Waterbourne Coating System

NSF Std. 61 Approved Completely Waterbourne Coating System

Tnemec Company, Inc.

NSF Std. 61 Approved Completely Waterbourne Coating System

First ever NSF Std 61 approved completely waterborne coating system for potable water storage tanks. The interior potable water system is comprised of an innovative waterborne zinc-rich epoxy primer and an inorganic hybrid waterborne epoxy topcoat.

About the STI/SPFA Product Awards

The STI/SPFA Product Awards recognize steel construction projects and products of member companies that exemplify the steel fabrication industry. These projects and products serve to bring attention to the positive qualities and flexibility of steel as the production material of choice for many industries.

The full awards presentation featuring all entries can be viewed on the STI/SPFA YouTube Channel. More information is available at stispfa.org/awards.

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Published Date

March 6, 2023

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Katie Bruce

Malta Dynamics