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3/18/2016



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U.S. Rep. Young visits Paxton & Vierling Steel Co.


U.S. Rep. David Young (R-Iowa) late last week joined Paxton & Vierling Steel Co. (PVS) representatives to tour the company's metal service center and structural fabrication facilities in Carter Lake, Iowa.

During his tour, U.S. Rep. David Young (R-Iowa) met with Donna Kush, Union Pacific's VP of public affairs - northern region.
Photo: NRC
PVS Executive Vice President Tyler Owen led the tour and gave an overview of the company, which produces a variety of structural steel products for projects around the world.

The company, which is a member of the National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association (NRC), has provided steel products for a number of bridges in the United States' rail network.

Other attendees on the tour included Donna Kush, VP of public affairs-Northern region at Union Pacific Railroad; Keith Siebels, VP of sales at PVS; and Lindsey Collins, VP of grassroots advocacy at the NRC.

PVS employs 130 people in its steel fabrication and metal processing operations. Situated on a 30-acre site, the company's property includes a 500,000-square-foot fabrication facility served by rail.



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