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Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

By Sinead Prodey | April 24, 2020

In light of the countless families experiencing financial hardship during the current COVID-19 outbreak, the already critical role of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has become even more vital.  The challenge of providing food to so many people in need is substantial, not to mention having to adapt the distribution methods to keep everybody… 

Trends for Galvanizing Plants

By Sinead Prodey | April 16, 2020

As the trend for Galvanizing plants moves towards kettles that are longer, wider, and deeper, the loading on the kettle walls, which is transmitted through the kettle supports and out to the furnace structure, becomes substantially higher.  In order to maximize kettle life and plant productivity, furnace designers are challenged to develop suitable structural designs.… 

Analyzing Data of COVID-19

By Sinead Prodey | April 10, 2020

With the current coronavirus spread, there has been a lot of information and data about the state of things.  Using my engineering and data analysis background, I offer my presentation of the data. Every day, Allegheny County (Pittsburgh) issues updates on the number of cases.  I put this data into a spreadsheet to look for… 

Galvanizing Kettle Cover Benefits

By Sinead Prodey | April 2, 2020

Did you know that a hot Galvanizing kettle loses 4,500 Btu/hr for every square foot of bath area?  Kettle Covers from CIC Pittsburgh will reduce that figure by 95% during your downshifts.  Even with low-cost natural gas, our customers typically see a payback period of just 12-18 months. Our design includes a strong steel structure… 

Working From Home

By Sinead Prodey | March 27, 2020

While things have looked different this past week at CIC Pittsburgh, we are pleased to say that almost all normal operations have continued, thanks to our strong and dedicated team adapting to Work From Home.  Despite the dark offices, we continued the development of furnace designs, supplied spare parts, technical advising, and support services to… 

COVID-19 Update

By Sinead Prodey | March 20, 2020

In compliance with the Governor’s order to bring a stop to the spread of COVID-19, CIC Pittsburgh offices are closed.  Our team is working remotely to continue to support our customer and their operations.  Please contact us with anything you may need.  Stay safe, everyone!

Pulse-Fire Controls Upgrade

By Sinead Prodey | March 12, 2020

Did you know that a Pulse-Fire Controls Upgrade is a cost-effective way to make significant improvements to your Galvanizing Furnace operation?  Benefits include a more reliable operation, improved bath temperature control, extended kettle life, and reduced fuel consumption.  Contact CIC Pittsburgh for more information.

New Galvanizing Facility in NY

By Sinead Prodey | March 5, 2020

CIC Pittsburgh recently supplied, installed, and commissioned the Hot Dip Galvanizing Furnace for the new state-of-the-art V&S Galvanizing Facility in Owego, NY.  The furnace is designed around a 29’ x 6’ x 10’ kettle.  It is equipped with pulse-fired flat-flame radiant burners and CIC’s cascade control logic for optimal temperature uniformity, extended kettle life, and… 

Meet Jared Kaufman

By Sinead Prodey | February 27, 2020

Jared Kaufman has been selected as the new president of CIC Pittsburgh, succeeding company founder John Hayes. Mr. Hayes will remain with CIC Pittsburgh as an advisor.  While the company leadership is changing, the day-to-day operations are not changing, and our primary objective is to continue to provide our customers with the same exceptional service… 

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