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01-04-2022

Why We Moved to Project Management

If you’ve been reading our newsletters and blog posts, you’ve likely noticed our new Project Management team. And you may be wondering why we made that change. Here’s a breakdown of the problems we needed to resolve and the benefits…

12-29-2021

Creating Complete Light Pole Orders by Working Together

It’s important to include accurate details when submitting new orders. Incomplete or inaccurate information can lead to expensive errors and major setbacks in fulfillment. When you’re ready to order new light poles, review this helpful guide. Details We Need to…

12-20-2021

Our Project Management Team: Improving How We Do Business

Our new Project Management team was constructed to redefine how we provide the ideal resources and product knowledge our sales partners need to quote a project and submit purchase orders. Project Managers will work with you from quoting through shipping…

11-30-2021

Leveraging PoleVault™ for Your Purchase Orders

We’re proud to be your partners in light pole manufacturing. And we want to make sure you have all the resources you need to properly and efficiently submit purchase orders. PoleVault™ is an easy access point for pricing, product guides,…

11-12-2021

How CSA-Listed Light Poles Are Different

If your client has requested CSA-Listed light poles, you might be scratching your head. Who is CSA? And what does CSA-Listed mean? Canadian Standards Association (CSA) International is a group that certifies electrical and mechanical products, and other products that…

11-10-2021

Available Accessories and Their Uses

Ahh, accessories. Adding accessories to your poles is a lot like adding guacamole on your tacos. It’s an extra topping that completes your meal and makes your tastebuds happy. Light pole add-ons are the finishing touches your poles need to…

11-09-2021

Finding the Perfect Color for Your Light Poles

First Thing’s First: The Finish You may already know that every General Structures, Inc. light pole is protected by our thermosetting polyester powder coating process. The full finishing process varies depending on which warranty you’ve selected, but at minimum, all…

10-07-2021

3 Steps to Touching Up Your Light Poles

Good news: your General Structures, Inc. poles are protected by a standard three-year finish warranty — with the option to extend this to five or ten years. This means you can count on us to back the finish of our…

10-06-2021

Inspecting Your Light Pole Shipment is Critical

So, your General Structures, Inc. light pole order has arrived. Great! Here are a few important steps to follow during and immediately following receipt of your shipment. Inspect Your Poles Before you sign off on that delivery, it’s important to…

09-29-2021

Installing Your New Light Poles

So, you’ve placed an order for new light poles. First step, done! Now, it’s time to plan the installation. Whether you’re working with embedded or anchored poles, keep in mind that the soil will vary for each project site. So,…

About Us

General Structures, Inc. has been the best partner for C&I lighting standards since 1988. We adhere to standards set forth by AASHTO, ASTM International, and NEMA and weld all of our products to the highest American Welding Society standards.

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