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What kind of Steel Structures Does Your Utility Project Need?

DIS-TRAN Steel’s Quality Engineering Practices Ensure Towers Are Built to Last


DIS-TRAN Overhead Solutions: A History of Innovation, Expansion and Commitment to the Environment

DIS-TRAN Steel Cuts Metal, Not Corners

The Billionaire’s Guide On DIS-TRAN Steel’s Alliance Partners That Will Get You Rich.


2015 ETS Structure Conference - Broken Down DIS-TRAN Style

Pros and Cons of using 3D Detailing for Steel Structures...

Steel Structures Can be a HOT Business

3 Transmission Structures Broken Down

3 Common Crossarm Preservatives

Tips for Successful Galvanizing Touch-Ups in the Field

DIS-TRAN Take2: How to Calculate the Anchor Bolt Embedment of Transmission Poles

9 Must Haves for a Steel Structure Specification

How to Avoid Weld Symbol Miscommunication with AWS A2.4

DIS-TRAN Overhead Solutions: A 50 Year Supplier of Wood Utility Products

SUBSTATIONS: 3 Common Steel Structures Found Inside

3 Common Steel Structures Found Inside a Substation

Follow-Up: 10 Quick Tips to Help Save Money on Structural Steel

Tips from Steel Fabricator: How To Reduce Lead Times and Save Money

8 Tips for How Utility Lineman Can Prepare for Winter Storms

How to Avoid Excessive Galvanizing Buildup on Steel Structures

DIS-TRAN Take2: How to Design Anchor Bolts

DIS-TRAN Take2: Calculating Anchor Bolt Loads

What is Chemthane 2260 and Why Is It Used on Steel Poles?

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Testing Transmission Davit Arms

ALS Real Life Stories That Will Change You Forever

7 Obvious Reasons to Use Wood Distribution and Transmission Structures

VIDEO: Manipulating Loads for Steel Transmission Pole Design

Proper Draining and Venting Provisions for Steel Structures

Increased Thickness Doesn't Always Give Enough Deflection in Steel Pole

Industry Standard Pre-Engineered Steel Pole Compared to RUS Requirements

Headaches Customers and Steel Fabricators Run Into with Production Backlogs

Bet You Didn't Know This About the Fourth of July

How To Slip Joint Fit Up on Hermetically Sealed Steel Poles

10 Tips: How to Save Money When Submitting a Bid to a Steel Fabricator

What Everyone in the Hot-Dip Galvanizing Industry Should Know

How to Make a Transmission Pole Plumb Using Raking or Cambering

Direct Embedded versus Drilled Pier Foundation for Transmission Poles

5 Tips to Land You the Most Talked About Exhibitor at IEEE PES T&D Expo

Preventing Vibrations of Steel Transmission Arms Through Dampening

Back to Basics: Slip Fit Pole Assembly Procedure

What Affects Lead Time for Substation and Transmission Steel Structures?

5 Myths About Heart Disease in Women

How Do I Become a Certified Welder?

7 Obvious Signs to Look for in Wood Distribution Crossarms

5 Clues About Low Voltage Substation Structures

How Leading versus Lagging Indicators Will Change Your Thinking

How to Apply Theory of Constraint in Manufacturing

6 Step Guide: How Utilities Can Prepare for Winter Storms

10 Classic Thanksgiving Recipes To Complete Your Holiday

5 Articles on Energy Sector You Should Be Reading

5 Tips to Land You in Tropical Travel Destinations this Winter

DIS-TRAN Spotlight

10 Ways Knowing About Structural Steel Pricing Will Save You Money

Why Galvanized Structural Steel Craves Proper Venting and Draining

Why Glued Laminated Timbers Are Stronger Than Spider-Man's Web

What You Need To Know About Weathering Steel Hardware Assembly

The Insider's Guide to Steel Hardware Assembly

Why Most Companies Don't Sustain Lean Principles in Manufacturing

3 Rules to Make Electric Utility Contractors' Lives Easier

What Separates Hot-Dip Galvanizing From the Pack

How Do Electrical Transmission and Distribution Systems Work? Find Out.

ASCE Issues America’s Infrastructure a D Report Card

The Sustainable Truth About Hot-Dip Galvanizing

The 8th Deadly Sin of Shipping Steel Structures

Storm Response:Take a Look Inside DIS-TRAN Wood's Facility

7 Deadly Sins of Shipping Steel Structures

History of the Fourth of July That You Might Not Know

Why the Southeastern Electric Exchange Is So Tempting

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Storm Response

The Beginner’s Guide to Bolts of Assembly Hardware

Two ASCE Must-Have References for Transmission & Substation Design

DIS-TRAN Wood Joins Efforts in Oklahoma Disaster Relief

8 Most Common On-Site Concerns With Galvanized Steel

Want To Be Amazing At The Louisiana Dragon Boat Races? Here's How

A Fool-Proof Formula For Value Stream Mapping

Quick Tips for How Utilities Can Prepare for Hurricane Season

5 Things To Do After NWPPA's E&O Conference in Portland

Structural Detailing and Where It's Heading

5 Reasons Why You Should Consider an Alliance Partnership

5 Useful Steps for Hand Safety

TechAdvantage 2013: 5 Things To Do When the Sun Goes Down

DIS-TRAN Celebrates National Pancake Day

A Two-Part Recipe for Understanding Galvanized Coating Appearances

What You May Not Know About Hot-Dip Galvanizing

Wood Structures: Still in the Game or Ancient History?

LEAN: How to Achieve Success Using 6S

DIS-TRAN's Top Utility Posts of 2012

A 10 Step Guide to the Best Kind of Christmas

Back to Basics in Transmission Structures

Be Aware of Scrap Pricing and How to Stay in "The Know"

A Cheat Sheet for Electrical Substations

Road to Recovery After Hurricane Sandy

How to Use Lean Manufacturing to Increase Production

DIS-TRAN Goes Pink!

Behind the scenes look at Substations and Transmissions

The Secret to Building Morale by Maintaining Your Plant

Design Practice for Flange Plates versus Slip Joint Connections

How do we ensure safety?

Benefits of Galvanizing Steel Structures

DIS-TRAN Wood Products; A Proven Commodity

More than just Standard Steel Poles...

Distinguishing the DIS-TRAN Difference

DIS-TRAN Steel's Quick Response for Storm Restoration

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