Reducing Your Costs

While we recognize that structural steel is only one component in facility construction, our goal is to reduce your Total Project Cost by not only managing the steel fabrication and erection, but also by avoiding schedule delays, and minimizing field problems that could lead to costly change orders.

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DOUGLAS LOWERS STEEL COST BY:

Owning 100% accountability: engineering, fabrication, erection Financially stable for over 60 years
Long term relationships with domestic mills
Buying to length, less scrap
Excellent pay record with mills

DOUGLAS AVOIDS SCHEDULE DELAYS BY:

Self-performing engineering
Integrating mill rollings with the project schedule (no surprises)
Modeling 100% of project: complete drawings and detailing
Highly efficient fabrication process
Reducing erection field time
Turning over floors in half the time of other erectors

DOUGLAS MINIMIZES FIELD PROBLEMS/CHANGES BY:

Precision fabrication with CNC Robotic Plasma Cutting Machine
Resolving issues during design and fabrication
AISC Certified Fabricator and Erector
Outstanding safety record (0.62 EMR)
Modeling stability on every phase of every project
Evaluating ground conditions to accommodate crane loads