Author Archives: rgscontractors-admin

The History of Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is one of those marvels that we have all become accustomed to, but did you ever wonder about the history of stainless steel? Stainless steel is widely used today and has revolutionized many different industries, including food preparation and medicine. It is also ubiquitous in the transportation industry. This material that we take… Continue Reading

AISC Names IDEAS2 Winners

The American Institute of Steel Construction recently named the winners of the 2015 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel awards program, known as IDEAS2. This program honors excellence in steel-frame building design and is the highest honor bestowed on building projects by the structural steel industry in the United States. If you… Continue Reading

Reduce Preventative Maintenance Costs for Your Processing Plant

Building and setting up a food processing plant is an expensive investment, but unfortunately, building the plant is only part of the challenge. Manufacturing plants are also expensive and complicated to maintain. Changing regulations and business needs only add to the challenges. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to reduce the preventative maintenance… Continue Reading

A Best Time to Pour Concrete?

With winter winding down and spring and summer arriving shortly, that means outdoor projects will soon be started as well. Many of these will involve the pouring of concrete to start. Before you go ahead and start pouring, be sure that you’re doing it under the optimal weather conditions. Considering concrete needs to dry once… Continue Reading

Refractory Repairs? No Problem!

We understand that not every company has the in-house experience and resources need to perform refractory repairs. Fortunately, the team at R.G. Smith Company can take care of everything for you. We have years of experience providing specialized repair services across a wide range of industries, and we’ve worked on projects both large and small.… Continue Reading