Author Archives: Joshua Lundquist

DTA Multimodal Center & Northwest Passage

We have been busy working on the DTA Multimodal Center, being built on Michigan Street. As part of the DTA Multimodal Center project, Jamar is helping build the skywalk (the Northwest Passage) crossing over Interstate 35 and connecting the multimodal center’s 3rd floor to the DECC. Both our roofing and architectural metals departments are working […]

Essar Steel / Campbell’s Chunky Soup Soup Can

Sometimes you get those projects that are just plain fun to be apart of. Essar Steel & Campbell’s Chunky Soup’s World’s Largest Soup Can is one of those projects. Over the last 5 months, Jamar has been fabricating this enormous soup can piece by piece and shipping them to Essar Steel. To date, we’ve shipped […]

Tool Tracking & Inventory Management Myth Busters Event

Two years ago the Focus on Completion Until Successful (FOCUS) Tool and Equipment Lean initiative began. The FOCUS team was tasked with identifying and eliminating waste and rework in the Tool and Equipment Department. Jamar’s Lean Leadership worked with the FOCUS team to measure and gather data about how the Tool Room was performing and […]

Proctor Specialty Fabrication Shop

Since February 27 of this year we’ve been operating out of a second specialty fabrication shop. It’s located at 329 Second Street, Proctor, Minnesota. Our current workload, with the addition of a couple large projects, created a temporary need for more space. That space needed to be big enough to work on multiple large fabrication […]

Project Update: maurices Headquarters

If you haven’t seen it by now, Duluth’s largest downtown commercial development in the history of the city is well underway. The new maurices Headquarters will be located at 425 W. Superior Street. The building is approximately 200,000 square feet, stands 11 stories in height, and spans an entire city block. The project cost in […]