Story from WYFF 4 By Stephanie Towers, Digital Media Manager GAFFNEY, S.C. — Many of you have noticed that the Gaffney peach is undergoing another facelift.The water tower was repainted in 2015 by muralist Eric Henn from Dayton, Ohio. The paint job was expected to last more than 30 years. Why is it being done again? Kim Fortner, the assistant manager of the Gaffney Board of Public Works, said the repainting in 2015 was part of a contract that the city had with Utility … [Read more...] about Why is the Gaffney peach being painted again?
Article from GoUpstate.com By Zach Fox, Staff Writer Just two years after the Gaffney Peachoid was completely stripped and repainted for the first time ever, the Cherokee County landmark is getting yet another new coat of paint. Gaffney Board of Public Works officials wanted the water tank to look more like a ripened peach, said Kim Fortner, the agency’s operations engineer and assistant manager. “The colors weren’t blended to look like a peach and the tank up top wasn’t painted at … [Read more...] about Gaffney Peachoid to get its blush back
(Roanoke Rapids, NC) -- Engineered Tank Care™ customers now have access to even more benefits. The company recently became a Medora distributor, receiving significant cost savings on mixers that they’re passing on to customers. As a result, purchase and installation of a Medora GridBee® mixer is one of the many benefits now available to Southern Corrosion Engineered Tank Care™ customers. “We are excited to offer GridBee® systems to our maintenance contract customers,” said Southern Corrosion … [Read more...] about Affordable Mixers Now Available for Southern Corrosion Engineered Tank Care Customers
(Roanoke Rapids, NC) -- Southern Corrosion’s Sales and Operations staff have completed a North Carolina Rural Water Association comprehensive water distribution course. The course was designed to provide staff with a thorough understanding of water system operation and maintenance. The curriculum focused on the dynamics and procedures of taking a tank offline, and included topics on water sources and treatment. The rules that govern water systems were also discussed. Southern Corrosion … [Read more...] about Tank Team Tackles Water Distribution
(Hamer, SC) -- South of the Border’s water tank just got a makeover. The Southern Corrosion team of Engineered Tank Care specialists recently spiced things up for the Highway 95 landmark’s water tank with a fresh coat of paint. Southern Corrosion staff that worked on the South of the Border project have been showing off their work boots, which are splattered with South of the Border’s famous bright yellow paint. Jim Skilton, Southern Corrosion President, said of the project, “Pedro and the … [Read more...] about Fresh Paint for the SOB Tank
(Randleman, NC) - - Seriously ill kids attending Victory Junction camp are benefitting from a generous new ministry of one North Carolina company. Southern Corrosion, Inc., is making a donation to Victory Junction for every new contract their company signs. Victory Junction is a nonprofit camp for children with serious or chronic medical conditions. "We were impressed with the fact that Victory Junction hosts all the kids who come for free, and we know that takes financial support. Victory … [Read more...] about Southern Corrosion Supports Victory Junction
(Roanoke Rapids, NC) Southern Corrosion Incorporated announces the addition of water systems expert Michael Douglas to its team. As a Civil Engineer, Douglas brings more than 25 years of experience with public water supply systems and drinking water regulation. He will assist with the company’s Engineered Tank Care™ water tank maintenance programs for municipal water tanks. “We are thrilled that Michael has joined our organization,” said Southern Corrosion President Jim Skilton. “He is a … [Read more...] about Water Engineer Michael Douglas Joins Southern Corrosion