Valley Joist + Deck to remain in Fort Payne and expand operations

Official press release furnished by Valley Joist + Deck

Valley Joist + Deck announces plans to build new, state-of-the-art, joist and deck plant in Fort Payne, Alabama.

“We are committed to growing our joist and deck operation in Fort Payne.  Building the new plant is an important step in our growth strategy.  Through our partnership with all levels of city, county and state government, utility providers, and economic development authorities combined with the long-standing history Valley Joist + Deck has with Fort Payne, building a new plant within Fort Payne was the most viable decision.  We are very thankful to the Valley Joist team, many have been with our company since the beginning, over 40 years ago, this growth would not be possible without them,” said Thad Chapman, Valley Joist + Deck’s Vice President of Operations.

Black Diamond Capital Management acquired Valley Joist last year with plans of working with the company to grow their presence in the joist and deck industry.  Valley Joist + Deck is an independent steel company that designs, engineers, and manufactures a full range of steel joist and deck product systems.  The company, headquartered in Fort Payne, has additional operations in Fernley, Nevada and distributes joist and deck products throughout North America.