06/22/2016 – CST Storage, Kansas City, MO – CST Storage is proud to announce the addition of the new TecTank FP bolted, flat-panel, jack-built, carbon steel silo to Steel Dynamics’ already extensive fleet of CST (bolted and shopwelded tanks within Steel Dynamics (which includes, Peabody and Columbian TecTank®).
Construction of the new TecTank FP has commenced and should be completed the first week of July. The 72’ tall silo will include a reinforced opening for a roll-up door, industrial walk-in double door (in skirt), winding stairway, and a 60° mass flow, fine powder designed hopper to store free flowing pebble lime. The silo features TRICO BOND EP® epoxy coating to provide smooth material flow utilizing CST’s OptiBond™ proprietary coating process.
“As the world’s recognized leader in design and manufacturing of engineered storage solutions, CST is committed to meeting the needs of our customers. With the addition of CST’s TecTank FP, CST becomes the only tank supplier in the world to provide both a flat-panel (FP), jack-built tank and a chime-panel (CP) scaffold built tank, capable of safely and economically being installed on every diverse site condition imaginable. We are no longer limited to one or two design styles or erection methods like other tank suppliers; now, we are truly able to fulfill the commitments asked for by our customers,” says Jay Anzelmo, Director of Dry Bulk Sales at CST Storage, Inc.
TecTank FP was designed based on the heritage of industry leading designs from Peabody TecTank, Columbian Steel Tank and Columbian TecTank®. The new TecTank FP extends CST’s dry bulk, heavy industrial product portfolio in order to meet the needs of their sharply growing global customer base. The new design of TecTank FP includes an optimized bolt pattern, increased steel thickness, reduced hardware and fewer penetration points. CST holds a safety rate of .71, well below industry standard, and has over 350,000 installations in over 125 countries.
About Steel Dynamics, Inc.
Steel Dynamics, Inc. is one of the largest domestic steel producers and metals recyclers in the United States based on estimated annual steelmaking and metals recycling capability, with annual sales of $7.6 billion in 2015, approximately 7,500 employees, and manufacturing facilities primarily located throughout the United States (including six electric-arcfurnace steel mills, eight steel coating lines, an iron production facility, approximately 80 metals recycling locations and eight steel fabrication plants).
CST’s existing company portfolio consists of CST Storage, CST Covers and Vulcan Tanks. The company’s global network includes manufacturing facilities and technical design centers located in Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Texas, California, Georgia and the United Kingdom. Regional sales offices are located throughout North America and in Mexico, Argentina, United Kingdom, Dubai, Singapore and Vietnam. CST Industries maintains its headquarters in Kansas City, MO. International offices are located in Brazil, United Kingdom, India, Singapore, Vietnam and Dubai. Currently, more than 350,000 CST tanks and over 18,000 covers have been installed in 125 countries throughout the world.