Why Do Tanks Freeze?

Bitterly cold temperatures that swept across the United States left some water systems scrambling last January. The extreme cold froze at least a few water towers as far apart as northeastern Iowa and central North Carolina.  Residents were without water …
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Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group celebrates 100 years

We’re going to party like it’s 1919! Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group is celebrating its milestone 100th anniversary in 2019.  Founded in 1919 in Pittsburg, Missouri by Joseph Boyd McClelland, Pittsburg Tank initially concentrated on water tanks and smokestacks maintenance.  …
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PTTG Veterans

More than two dozen Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group’s employees have served or continue to serve in the military. They support our country, so we want to support them. PTTG is like a family and we are proud of our …
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Manufacturing Day at Pittsburg Tank and Allstate Tower

Manufacturing Day is an annual celebration that takes place on the first Friday in October. The goal of this celebration is to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Every year, thousands of American manufacturers participate in this event to help …
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Storage Tank Maintenance

Many people visit the dentist twice a year to have their teeth cleaned. Even pearly white teeth still need to be cleaned to maintain oral health.  Of course, a trip to the dentist might also reveal cavities.  If that’s the …
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Custom Support Systems by Allstate Tower

Cookie-cutter designs aren’t for everything. Unique visions call for anything but standard designs.  But that doesn’t mean that the process to realize that vision should not meet certain standards. Allstate Tower, which is under the Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group …
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Remembering Don Johnston

August 1932 was a bustling month. The Washington quarter was released to the American public; the manufacturing of Mars or, as they are known stateside, Milky Way bars, began in England; and the Summer Olympics wrapped up in Los Angeles …
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Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group

Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group: Three great companies in one Water and cell phones – you see them everywhere. Water is necessary to sustain life.  Some might argue that cell phones are a necessity to modern life.  The products and …
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Allstate Tower offers drone inspections

Cell phone use is ubiquitous. The Pew Research Center reported that 95 percent of Americans own a cellphone of some kind as of 2018.  So, naturally, communication towers are needed to provide signals for the phones. Towers require maintenance and …
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