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Metl-Span Announces Engineering Department Personnel Changes

Rahim Hakimi
Craig Storch
  Chad Draxler 

Lewisville, TX – Metl-Span has announced the retirement of Rahim Hakimi. He was Vice President of Engineering and had been with the company since its inception. During his 35 years he served both the company and the industry well. He is credited with spearheading the development of almost all proprietary products at Metl-Span.

Chad Draxler replaces Hakimi as Vice President of Engineering. Draxler, with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, was previously employed at Steel King Industries and ADC Custom Products.

Separately, Craig Storch has joined Metl-Span as the company's new Director of Engineering. Storch, a graduate of Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, is a licensed Professional Engineer in many states and brings experience with insulated metal panels, steel buildings, CAD and project management.

About Metl-Span

Metl-Span-logoMetl-Span, a Nucor company, manufactures insulated metal wall and roof systems for projects ranging from architectural to cold-storage. To learn more, visit

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