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DIS-TRAN Steel Blog

Industry information, application knowledge, and fun facts about steel transmission and substation structures.

How Caissons Can be an Alternative to Concrete Foundations

When it comes to designing structures, the foundation is a critical component that contributes to the stability and longevity of the structure. While concrete foundations have been the conventional choice, caissons can be a better alternative depending on soil conditions. With their quicker, more cost-friendly installation, caissons may be the better choice for your next project.

Manufacturing Month: A Celebration of Innovation

October is a time to shine a spotlight on the unsung heroes of our everyday lives: manufacturers. ...

Distinguishing the Difference Between DIS-TRAN Steel's Product Families: How the Divide Benefits You

DIS-TRAN Steel takes pride in being able to offer two types of products. We manufacture both...

Peeling Back the Layers of Weathering Steel: When and Why to Choose it for Your Projects

If you’ve ever seen structures with a reddish-brown color and thought it's rusting and needs to be...

Transmission Projects on the Rise: How to Get the Best Lead Times

When customers ask about our services, we consistently encounter one question: "What's your lead...

Announcing Carbon Negative Scope 1 & 2

We proudly announce that the Crest Industries Family of Companies is officially carbon negative for...

DIS-TRAN Steel Participates in Career and Adult Education Program

Chillicothe, OH — DIS-TRAN Steel, located in Washington Court House, reunited with neighboring...