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Service Glass Industries, Inc.
Service Glass Industries, Inc.

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Curtain Wall Installation
The Wharf - Parcel 5 Hotels - Washington, D.C.

Contractors:Service Glass Industries, Inc.

Project Scope:
Installation of curtain wall panels on new construction at The Wharf - Parcel 5 Hotels in Washington, D.C.

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Western Building Group
Western Building Group

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Curtain Wall Installation
McConnell Air Force Base – Wichita, KS

Contractors:Western Building Group

Project Scope:
Installation of curtain wall panels on new construction at the McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas

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Panama Canal
Panama Canal – Panama

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Suspended Access Solutions for Panama Canal Expansion – Panama

Contractor: Duero Latina

Project Scope:
Spider has played a critical role for the construction of the Pacific and Atlantic third locks, being named the sole provider of suspended access equipment for the precision installation of over 700 rail and valve assemblies that will respectively control the entrance and exit of water through the locks.

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Centennial Bridge
Glass Replacement – Seattle, WA

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Glass Replacement – Seattle, WA

Contractor: All New Glass

Project Scope:
The customer required suspended access and material lifting capabilities for glass repair work on a 10-story commercial office building in downtown Seattle

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Trump International Hotel & Tower
Trump International Hotel & Tower

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Trump International Hotel & Tower - Chicago, IL

Contractors: Brand Scaffold, Poblocki Sign Company

Project Scope:
The customers required access to the façade of Chicago’s second tallest skyscraper, Trump International Hotel and Tower, for the installation of the massive stainless steel, LED backlit ‘TRUMP’ letters to the building’s 15th floor level.

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Benson Industries
Benson Industries

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World Trade Center Towers
World Trade Center Towers – New York City, NY

Contractors: Benson Industries Inc.

Project Scope:
The contractor was responsible for glass curtain wall and glazing installation, glass repairs, and louver work on One World Trade Center and Tower Four

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Mid America Metals
The Josephinum Apartment Building

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Success on a 3-Story – St Louis, MO

Contractor: Mid America Metals

Project Scope:
The customer required access to the façade of the 3-story Thomson-Reuters office building in St. Louis to clean and refinish metal panels.

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The Josephinum Apartment Building
The Josephinum Apartment Building

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The Josephinum Apartment Building Masonry Restoration – Seattle, WA

Contractor: Elite Construction

Project Scope:
The customer required external access to the 14-story landmark apartment building in downtown Seattle for masonry restoration work.

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Marseilles Apartments using Modular Platforms
Marseilles Apartments using Modular Platforms

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Waterproofing
Marseilles Apartments, Section 8 Housing - New York City, NY

Contractor: BSK Restoration

Project Scope:
Install waterproofing and ice shield protection to the building's exterior

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Electric Spider Work Basket
Electric Spider Work Basket

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Glass Installation
Revolution Tower - Panama City, Panama

Contractors: Estructuras Y Remodelaciones

Project Scope:
Glass installation on both the vertical face and the underside of 48 projecting floor levels.

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Far East Aluminum
Far East Aluminum

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Curtain Wall Installation
The Cosmopolitan Resort Casino - Las Vegas, NV

Contractors: Far East Aluminum

Project Scope:
Installation of curtain wall and glass on sheer walls

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PCL Constructors Westcoast
PCL Constructors Westcoast

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Rolling Blind Installation
Vancouver Convention Center - Vancouver, BC Canada

Contractors: PCL Constructors Westcoast, Inc.

Project Scope:
Provide access for the installation of rolling blinds above escalator.

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The Architect of the Capitol
The Architect of the Capitol

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Sign Installation
US Capitol - Washington, DC

Contractors: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC)

Project Scope:
Provide training and access expertise for the installation of the American flags that served as the background for President Obama’s 2009 inaugural platform

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Curtis Glass, Lansing Glass, & Turner Brooks
Curtis Glass, Lansing Glass, & Turner Brooks

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Stadium Renovations
University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI

Contractors: Curtis Glass, Lansing Glass, & Turner Brooks

Project Scope:
Provide access to increase handicap-accessible seating, replace bleachers, widen individual seats and aisles, and add a new press box as well as luxury boxes and club seats to the Wolverine Football Stadium

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Resource Rig Supply
Resource Rig Supply

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Offshore Access
Adriatic IX Triangular Platform - Gulf of Mexico

Contractors: Resource Rig Supply, Inc - Houston, TX

Project Scope:
Provide complete access for maneuvering up and down the interior and exterior of a 400 ft (121.9 m) jack up leg on the Adriatic IX offshore drilling rig for offshore repair, blasting and painting.

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Pennoni Associates
Pennoni Associates

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Bridge Work
Burlington Bristol Bridge – Philadelphia, PA

Contractors: Pennoni Associates Inc.

Project Scope:
Renovations to truss bridge’s trolley system

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Buckland & Taylor, Ltd
Buckland & Taylor, Ltd

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Bridge Work
Spences Bridge - BC Canada

Contractors: Buckland & Taylor, Ltd. – Bridge Engineering

Project Scope:
Provide access for inspection of the entire underside of the 700 ft (213.4 m) bridge including all trusses both longitudinally and across the span. In addition, each pier of the bridge was inspected down to the water level.

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Tampa Electrical Company
Tampa Electrical Company

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Stack Access
Internal Stack & Chimney Access

Contractors: Tampa Electrical Company (TEC)

Project Scope:
Provide access to internal surface of the stack

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