The Steel Frame Alliance combines the strengths of these companies – each considered an industry leader:
Constructive Engineering Design, Inc. - Kansas City, MO
CED is the prime contractor for the Steel
Frame Alliance. This structural engineering
firm has provided professional engineering
and design-build services for a broad range
of building projects across the United
States and internationally.
BDS Steel Detailers - Mesa, AZ
BDS is the world’s largest steel detailing
company, serving the construction industry
since the late 1960s. The company provides
unmatched technology and expertise as
well as economies of scale, giving you the
best quality of work with the fastest turn-around
Chaparral Steel - Midlothian, TX
Chaparral Steel supplies over one third of the structural steel used in the building industry the United States.
Drawing upon a pre-established design-build
inventory, Fast-Frame™, Chaparral Steel ensures maximum responsiveness to fast-track scheduling opportunities. The company
provides assistance on steel member
selection, ensuring availability in the
AISC-Certified Fabricators and Erectors - Regional, US
Steel Frame Alliance construction
managers select AISC-Certified
fabricators and erectors who meet the
requirements of each individual project.
This includes local, regional, and
national firms. The same approach is
applied to concrete, fireproofing, and any
ancillary trades under contract.