Tier 1 Automotive Parts Quality & Delivery Applied to the Guard Booth, Bus Shelter, and Overhead Metal Canopy Manufacturing Business

Posted by John Millet on 20 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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Hi, I am Tom Giglio, President of AustinMohawk. I came to AustinMohawk two years ago from a successful Tier 1 Automotive Parts Manufacturer. In the Automotive Industry, the focus of every supplier is to provide the OEMs with precisely manufactured products ready for delivery at precisely the required time.

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In Memory of James F. Bialek

Posted by John Millet on 13 February 2015 | 0 Comments

It is with sadness that we announce that James F. Bialek, a long time sales professional for AustinMohawk passed away this week. Jim loved his work as a sales person and made a great number of friends as he served his customers over the last 11 years. He will be missed by many.

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The "new" Parking Booth Saves Money

Posted by John Millet on 5 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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The classic Parking Attendant Booth was a revenue collection booth and the occupant executed his/her job functions within the booth and because of the stationary nature of the job, the Parking Booth needed to be designed to meet the ADA requirements for the Attendant Booth itself and for the installation of the Booth as well. Both the ADA design of the building and its installation added cost to the project.

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Testing Building Electrical Systems

Posted by John Millet on 16 January 2015 | 0 Comments

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Our buildings have a complete electrical system installed and tested so the building is immediately ready to put in service when it reaches your site.

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What Size Smoking or Bus Shelter Do I Need?

Posted by John Millet on 9 January 2015 | 0 Comments

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The first question for you to think about is how many people do you think the shelter should be able to handle at one time.

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Our Secret Sauce

Posted by John Millet on 2 January 2015 | 0 Comments

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There is a "secret sauce" in the exterior coating system we use in our Austin Mohawk steel buildings. This system was developed to best protect our buildings from winter salt, as well as to provide an outsandingly tough, durable, and color fade-resistant exterior coating. 

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The Case for Factory Built Buildings

Posted by John Millet on 29 December 2014 | 0 Comments

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The truth is that a factory-built building may or may not cost less than the same building built on-site, depending on its complexities and local labor or union costs.

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What Does That Aluminum Building Look Like Now?

Posted by John Millet on 22 December 2014 | 1 Comments

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Let’s be straight – All Competitive Aluminum booths we know of are made the old-fashioned way, with exposed Cadmium-plated screws that are supposed to be corrosion-protected.

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Achieving the Construction Department’s Goal

Posted by John Millet on 15 December 2014 | 1 Comments

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The Construction Department’s Goal is to Achieve the Desired Functionality and Brand Appearance for Less Money. This means:

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Canopy Special Inspections Made Clear

Posted by John Millet on 8 December 2014 | 0 Comments

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Canopy Special Inspections demanded by local codes officials are new and can be an expensive, time-consuming issue, delaying store openings. Special Inspections have been part of the International Building Code (IBC), the nation's building code, for years, but they have only become a growing issue for Canopies in the last few years, in more and more communities. 

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