Fully qualified structural and miscellaneous engineers provide detailed engineering shop design & detailing services to the fabrication process, together with engineering support for the erection crew supervisors.
Project Management & Erection Services
Project Engineers and Crew Supervisors coordinate between shop and field to ensure contract specifications and schedules are followed. Project Managers together with assigned PICO Management coordinate directly with the customer at both the filed and project on all scheduling; performance and contract management requirements.
Specializing in Specialist steel structures and Miscellaneous metals with dedicated crews assigned to each project.
Potomac Ironworks, better known as PICO Industries, Inc was established in 1919 by a Russian émigré, Harry Mulitz. He began by focusing on ornamental railings and stairs for the residential and later, the commercial markets in and around Washington. In 1945 Harry was succeeded by 3 sons and under their guidance the business continued to flourish. Work expanded to include stairs and other miscellaneous metals, together with custom and more complex structural steel. In 2004 PICO was restructured to operate as a wholly owned employee company.
PICO offers substantial expertise in engineering; fabrication & erection, gained through many years of “Hands On” operating experience. Senior personnel have over 25 years each from within the industry and have been with PICO for over 20 years. Many employees joined as trainees and have stayed with the company, bringing friends and family to join as PICO has grown.
Over the years PICO Industries has worked closely with most General Contractors in the Metropolitan area, including: