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August 27, 2009 12:33 ET

Schuff Steel Hosts SteelDay on September 18, 2009

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - August 27, 2009) - On September 18, 2009, architects, engineers, contractors and others involved in the AEC community will have the opportunity to attend Schuff Steel (PINKSHEETS: SHFK) events across the country to learn more about the benefits of steel construction and how Schuff and the structural steel industry are contributing to build America.

Schuff Steel will be hosting SteelDay events in Orlando, FL, Atlanta, GA, Houston, TX, Overland Park, KS, Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ and Oakland, CA, in an effort to educate customers on the advanced methods and technology Schuff uses in its day-to-day operations. Participants will also gain hands-on knowledge about structural steel's key benefits and features such as sustainability, availability, speed and cost.

"As the largest structural steel fabricator in the country, our goal is to host the best and most informative SteelDay events. Schuff's design-assist and design-build capabilities, our use of technology and BIM methods really set us apart from competitors. We are excited for the opportunity to have clients visit our facilities to learn more about our unique approach to fabricating and erecting steel," says Robb Waldrep, vice president of Schuff International.

Schuff Steel will be hosting the following SteelDay events on Friday, September 18, 2009:

Orlando, FL:        Presentation, Lunch and Shop Tour 11am - 2pm (EDT)
                    Schuff Steel office located at 7351 Overland Road,
                    Orlando, FL 32810

Atlanta, GA:        Presentation and Lunch 11am - 2:30pm (EDT)
                    Associated Builders and Contractors of GA (Training
                    Located at 100 Hanover Park Road, Suite 100,
                    Atlanta, GA 30350

Houston, TX:        Shop Tour 10am - 1pm (CDT)
                    Schuff Steel office located at 14500 Smith Road,
                    Humble, TX 77396

Overland Park, KS:  Breakfast, Presentation, Shop Tour and Lunch
                    8:30am - 1pm (CDT)
                    Details TBD; Attendees can stay for all, or just a
                    portion of the day

Denver, CO:         Presentation with Hors d'Oeuvres & Cocktails
                    1pm - 4pm (MDT)
                    INVESCO Field at Mile High - Budweiser Champions Club
                    1701 Bryant Street, Suite 700, Denver, CO 80204

Phoenix, AZ:        Presentation, Lunch and Shop Tour 10am - 2:30pm (MST)
                    Schuff Steel office located at 1841 W. Buchanan St.,
                    Phoenix, AZ 85007

Oakland, CA:        Presentations, Refreshments and Appetizers
                    3pm - 6pm (PDT)
                    Schuff Steel office located at 1300 Clay St.,
                    Suite 800, Oakland, CA 94612

Some events have limited space, so RSVPs are required. Please visit: for RSVP contacts and more details.

SteelDay 2009, sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), is the first planned annual national event dedicated to providing the AEC community with accessibility to the latest happenings in the structural steel industry. "SteelDay is a unique chance for participants to receive hands-on education about the latest advances in the structural steel industry and witness new technologies first hand," commented Chris Moor, AISC industry mobilization director.

About Schuff International, Inc.

Schuff International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SHFK) and its family of steel companies is the largest steel fabrication and erection company in the United States. The 33-year old company constructs major projects throughout the country. Schuff offers integrated steel construction services from a single source. Professional services include design-build, design-assist, engineering, BIM participation, 3D steel modeling/detailing, fabrication, advanced field erection, joist and joist girder manufacturing, project management, and single-source steel management systems. Major market segments include industrial, public works, bridges, health care, gaming and hospitality, convention centers, stadiums, mixed-use and retail, transportation, and international projects. Schuff International, Inc., which is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, owns and operates nine steel fabrication plants and two steel joist-manufacturing plants. Companies include Schuff Steel Company located in AZ, NV and CA; Schuff Steel-Midwest Division located in Overland Park, KS, Ottawa, KS, Chicago, IL and Denver, CO; Schuff Steel-Gulf Coast, Inc., located in Houston, TX; Schuff Steel-Atlantic, Inc., located in Orlando, FL, Albany, GA and Atlanta, GA; Schuff Steel Management Company-Southwest, Inc., located in Gilbert, AZ; and Quincy Joist Company located in Quincy, FL and Buckeye, AZ. Schuff employs approximately 1,500 people throughout the country. For more information, visit

About the American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC's mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information.

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