Valmont Coatings Division Honored With Two Excellence in Galvanizing Awards

 Valmont Coatings Division Honored With Two Excellence in Galvanizing Awards

PR Newswire

OMAHA, Neb., April 23, 2013

OMAHA, Neb., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE:
VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for
infrastructure, and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, announced
today that Valmont's Coatings Division was honored with two Awards for
Excellence in Hot Dip Galvanizing. The awards competition, sponsored by the
American Galvanizing Association, was based on utilization of hot dip
galvanizing in an ideal, creative, innovative or monumental fashion.

Valmont Coatings' facility in West Point, Nebraska was recognized in the
Duplex System Category for its "Council Bluffs Gateway" submission. The
project is a combination of paint over hot dip galvanizing.

The Valmont Coatings' galvanizing facility located in Tampa, Florida was
recognized with the award in the Electrical, Utility & Communication
category. The winning project, "Keuka Energy Wind Towers" is located in
Ainsworth and Fairfield, Iowa.

"Valmont Coatings is proud to receive these awards and they acclaim our
commitment as a leader in quality and excellence in the Hot Dip Galvanizing
Industry," said Rick Cornish, Group President of Valmont Coatings and Tubing.
"The AGA Award criteria are based on the world's most stringent standards for
performance and excellence. We are pleased to be chosen by an independent
panel of architects, engineers, designers and users of galvanized steel."

SOURCE Valmont Industries, Inc.

Contact: Rita Goree, +1-402-359-6050, fax, +1-402-359-6070
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