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February 23, 2016


Merchants Metals Teams up with United Site Services

Providing Temporary Fencing for National Sporting Event

Atlanta, GA - Denver wasnít the only winner at the Championship Football game on Sunday, February 7th. Merchants Metals has earned some special bragging rights with their own MVP players: United Site Services, the Merchants Metals Hayward, California Service Center and Mexicali Manufacturing Facility.

Working with their longtime customer, Danny Molina and his outstanding team at United Site Services, Merchants Metals was given the opportunity to help specify the temporary fence panels used during one of the nationís largest sporting events. Although United Site Services pulled a large quantity of the needed material from its Southern California locations, Merchants Metals was able to step in and manufacture the additional materials required to complete the order and make the project a success.

The project consisted of 3 specially designed temporary fence panels, custom tube footers, and over 48,000 linear feet of chain link fabric. This was truly a group effort as the Merchants Metals Mexicali Plant teamed up with their vendors to not only build the temporary fence panels and stands but to also get them delivered within a strict timeframe.

Merchants Metals - Temporary Panel Welding Process

Merchants Metals - Temporary Panel Assembly Process

Merchants Metals Mexicali Plant was able to modify their production schedule and make this project a top priority, delivering ahead of the due date with 100% manufacturing accuracy. Merchants Metals worked diligently to create detailed drawings; thereby, perfecting the bill of materials. They were also able to work with vendors to deliver tubing pre-cut to save on production times. Shipping was originally scheduled to begin on January 4, 2016 but due to Merchants Metals extreme attention to detail, production kicked off early and product began shipping on December 14, 2015. The order was delivered on time, with no penalty flags.

This project is a prime example of Merchants Metalsí dedication to working in partnership with their customers. In a great team effort Merchants Metals assisted United Site Services in securing the project by helping them design a specialty product and provide samples. They brought home the win by providing a high quality custom product for United Site Services the way they needed it, when they needed it.

About Merchants Metals

With its strong distribution network and broad product line, Merchants Metals is a recognized leader in the fencing market. The companyís complete line of fence solutions for industrial, commercial, high security and residential applications includes steel and aluminum ornamental systems, galvanized and color coated chain link systems, wood and PVC systems, welded wire, temporary fence, pre-hung security gates, aluminum track gates and access control products.

Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, Merchants Metals products are manufactured and distributed through four manufacturing facilities and 38 service centers strategically located throughout North America. For additional information about the company please visit www.merchantsmetals.com.