and the World’s Biggest Ferris Wheel

great_beijing_wheel_h.jpgOK, it’s a stretch to connect to the world’s biggest ferris wheel, but we do have the absolute coolest customers doing the most interesting projects.

One of our newest customers is Robert Bosch, LLC.

Bosch was recently awarded a contract to power the 682-foot high ferris wheel that is being built in Beijing China in time for the 2008 Olympics!

Since the debut of the Ferris Wheel in 1893 at the Chicago World’s Fair, these engineering marvels have been getting larger and larger. But the monster wheel now on the drawing boards at the Great Wheel Corp. in China is in a league of its own, with a diameter of more than two football fields. READ ALL ABOUT IT…

Now it would be awesome if I could tell you that was supplying all the welding accessories needed to put together that ferris wheel, but I can’t. I still think it’s and incredible project, and an awesome engineering feat, and I’m sure there’s some impressive welding that is going on in the construction.

What projects are you working on?

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