March 25, 2011

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SKIPPACK, PA - Penco Products, along with sister company Schmidt Structural, are in the final stages of installing 15 galleries of 30’ high, 3-level shelving systems to store 2.3 million archival boxes at the National Archives and Record Administration’s new St. Louis facility.

Built on 23.5 acres of land, in a 1.5 rated seismic zone, the St. Louis NARA facility totals 474,690 square feet, with storage space divided up into 15 separate large galleries. Each gallery is completely consumed with 30’ high, 3-level Erectomatic® Heavy-Duty H-Posts supporting 40” x 30” Hi-Performance® shelves. Access to the 3-levels of storage space is made possible by multiple Schmidt stair towers installed within each gallery.

The project included…

  • 8 million pounds of steel
  • 250 truckloads of material
  • 385,000 shelves
  • 40 stair towers


Consisting of… 

  • Penco Erectomatic® Heavy-Duty H-Posts
  • Penco Hi-Performance® Shelving
  • Schmidt Structural Stair Towers

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Greenville NC 27858

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