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Recognition of Wisconsin Apprenticeship Week

Recognition of Wisconsin Apprenticeship Week

Governor Walker proclaimed November 2 to 8 as Apprenticeship Week in Wisconsin. Midwest Stairs & Iron has three (3) people in the Wisconsin Registered Apprenticeship Iron Workers Local 8 program, who are receiving on the job learning at the Northwestern Mutual...

Step On To the Latest Self-Supporting Aluminum Balconies

Step On To the Latest Self-Supporting Aluminum Balconies

Aluminum Balconies Now Available at the New Multi-Family NorthShore 770 Luxury Rentals Step on an aluminum balcony and take in the scenery at the latest ultra-luxury rental at the NorthShore 770. The NorthShore 770 makes one desire to live in an apartment, and the...

Stair Fabrication Begins with Thinking in Three Dimensions

Stair Fabrication Begins with Thinking in Three Dimensions

Stairs Reminiscent of MC Escher This photo of an in process stair railing installation brings to mind the Relativity drawing by MC Escher. MC Escher was a genius at mathematical relationships, order, symmetry, perception, perspective, and the ability to think 3D in a...

Responsible Planning for Emergency Egress Lighting

Responsible Planning for Emergency Egress Lighting

Know Egress Lighting Options, Codes, and Requirements     Responsibility is key to safely illuminating egress paths. The responsibility of planning egress lighting within buildings generally lies with the engineer, architect, or both. In either case, an egress...

Architectural Collaboration with Shop Drawings

Get Custom Shop Drawings to Use in Your Architectural Design The key to success is collaboration. This is what we focus on here at Midwest Stairs & Iron where we believe in developing relationships focused on teamwork. Each of our clients has its individual needs,...

MSOE Grohmann Tower Signage

MSOE Grohmann Tower Signage

If you’ve taken a drive through downtown Milwaukee lately, you might have noticed a brand new sign on the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Grohmann Tower. Midwest Stairs & Iron played a part in it’s construction and placement. This capability is part of the...

Aluminum Detailing Fuels Urban Development

You may have noticed that all over the United States, high-rise apartment complexes are popping up in every major city. More and more young professionals are seeking housing in cities near their places of work, and this requires developers to meet that demand. The...

BONDMulti 2015

BONDMulti 2015

We had a great time, and connected with a lot of inspiring architects at BONDMulti. It was highly informative to learn about the construction growth in the United States. http://www.bondmulti.com

Safety = No Accidents at Midwest Stairs & Iron

Howard attended the Las Vegas Ironworkers Convention. One thing that resonated is IMPACT’s attention and goal of no accidents, with a countdown to zero fatalities safety and awareness campaign. Here is the Ironworkers Safety Webcast on the statistics and their plan to...