Decatur, Alabama, USA

Hexcel produces PAN, the first step in the carbon fiber manufacturing process.  The carbon fiber products produced at this plant are used in military and commercial aircraft, blades for wind turbines, rocket motors, satellites and various other products that contain carbon fiber.    Dave Steel Company provided structural steel for three (3) PAN lines over a multi-year period.

General Contractor:
Fluor Enterprises
Fluor Enterprises
Structural Engineer:
Fluor Enterprises
Facts & Figures:
  • Supply of 2,350 tons structural steel
  • Painted, SP6 + 2 coats of high performance paint.
  • Metal decking, Stairs and handrail.