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Pittsburg-based Atkinson Industries, Inc. to Celebrate 100 Years in Business

City Press Releases

October 14, 2019

PITTSBURG, KS – A company founded in Pittsburg, Kansas a century ago will celebrate 100 years in business this week. On Thursday, October 17, at 11:00 am, Atkinson Industries, Inc., d/b/a “AZZ” will host a celebration event at their Pittsburg location for its 130 employees, partners, neighbors, and community members to attend.

Jeremy Hoffman, General Manager of AZZ’s Pittsburg facility said “This is a big milestone for AZZ and the City of Pittsburg. It’s not every day a company can say they’ve been in business for 100 years. We are pleased to receive recognition of this achievement from the City of Pittsburg, and invite the community to our facility as we celebrate this event.”

The 100 Year Anniversary event will begin with remarks by Ken Lavelle, President of AZZ Electrical Systems, and will include a proclamation from City of Pittsburg Mayor Patrick O’Bryan. Following the formal ceremony, guests are invited to stay and meet the mayor while enjoying refreshments, and tours of AZZ’s 100,000 square foot facility.

About Atkinson Industries, Inc., d/b/a AZZ

Atkinson Industries Inc., d/b/a AZZ is a leading manufacturer of durable and reliable modular electrical enclosures (e-houses).  AZZ’s RuggedSpecTM power distribution, control and data center enclosures insure the safe and reliable operation of critical infrastructure equipment for power generation, transmission, distribution and industrial markets nationwide.


The mission of the City of Pittsburg is to provide exceptional services, facilities and activities with integrity, professionalism, excellent customer service and a commitment to economic vitality.