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Blog posts of '2019' 'August'

Signature Curved Steel Sky Bridge at the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact
Signature Curved Steel Sky Bridge at the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact

We took our daughter to tour the University of Oregon this week and we were simply in awe of the amazing facilities and buildings on campus! Our tour started on Franklin Boulevard where the University broke ground in early March on the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impac...

Curved Steel Roof Structure & Spiral Staircases Highlights of the Portside Pier Renovation in San Diego Bay
Curved Steel Roof Structure & Spiral Staircases Highlights of the Portside Pier Renovation in San Diego Bay

One of Southern California's iconic, flagship waterfront restaurant sites - 1360 North Harbor Drive along the North Embarcadero, is getting a facelift! The Port of San Diego and The Brigantine, Inc. began construction in July 2018 to redevelop Portside Pier including introducing four new dining co...

Curved Steel Canopy at the Calvary Chapel in Ontario, Oregon
Curved Steel Canopy at the Calvary Chapel in Ontario, Oregon

Albina recently bent various materials including tube steel, flat bar, pipe and angle for the Calvary Chapel in Ontario, Oregon. The Calvary Chapel is right on the Idaho border. Our bent material helped to create a lovely curved steel canopy for the chapel.

 

Materials Bent Include:

 

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Albina Co., Inc. Recognized at "The Spheres" IDEAS2 Presidential Award  Ceremony
Albina Co., Inc. Recognized at "The Spheres" IDEAS2 Presidential Award Ceremony

"The Spheres" in Seattle, Washington have been all the buzz lately! "The Spheres" were featured in the May 2019 Edition of Modern Steel Magazine as the buildings were awarded the AISC's IDEAS2 Presidential Award for Excellence in Fabrication!  Just this last week, our VP of Sales, Brad Lund, was a...

Curved Steel Helps to Create a Unique & Meaningful Monument in Des Moines
Curved Steel Helps to Create a Unique & Meaningful Monument in Des Moines

“A Monumental Journey” by Kelly James Marshall for the Greater Des Moines Public Art Foundation. The monument is featured in the August issue of Modern Steel “What’s Cool In Steel.” The monument celebrates the legacy of African American laywers who founded the the National Bar Association in 1925 ...

"The Spheres" Grace the Cover of Structure Magazine
"The Spheres" Grace the Cover of Structure Magazine

“The Spheres”, the recipient of the AISC 2019 IDEAS2 Presidential Award for Excellence in Fabrication grace the cover of the August Issue of Structure Magazine! The article focuses on the inspiration, the vision and the design of "The Spheres." Albina bent 750,000# and 1,050 pieces rectangular tub...

Rolled Plate Provides Additional Support for Concrete Columns
Rolled Plate Provides Additional Support for Concrete Columns

Albina recently rolled 89 pieces of plate to various radii (with holes) to fit on concrete columns for the Stonestown Galleria mall in San Francisco.
Our customer recently shared the below photos of the rolled plates and had this to say, “I just wanted to share that every single plate has fit pheno...

Difficult, Tight Bends Create Unique Curved Steel Vestibule Frames
Difficult, Tight Bends Create Unique Curved Steel Vestibule Frames

Albina recently bent some Tube Steel 6" X 3" X .500" WALL A500 GR B as double 90° bends to a 17" inside radius the hard way. These are difficult, tight bends for this material and the bends turned out perfectly! The bends will be used as vestibule frames for a lobby entry.

 

Curved Tube Steel Rolled the hard way for vestibule frames

 

Curved Tube Steel Rolled the hard way for vestibule frames
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Albina Featured as the Bender/Roller on Two "What's Cool In Steel" Projects in the August Issue of Modern Steel
Albina Featured as the Bender/Roller on Two "What's Cool In Steel" Projects in the August Issue of Modern Steel

Check out the August Issue of Modern Steel for “What’s Cool In Steel” Albina was the bender/roller on two of the featured projects including the Basher Pedestrian Bridge at the San Diego Zoo (pages 23-26) and a Des Moines sculpture titled “A Monumental Journey” by artist Kerry James Marshall (page...