This year is the 55th Anniversary of Petersen Inc. What started out in a garage is now over 1.3 million square feet of world class manufacturing, specialized fabrication, precision machining, and 3PL warehouse and distribution facilities.

History1

  • 2017 Best of State – Civil Engineering
  • 2016 Best of State – Civil Engineering
  • 2015 AISC Certification
  • 2015 Best of State – Civil Engineering
  • 2015 Best of State – Fabrication
  • 2012 Boeing Supplier of the Year
  • 2011 Westinghouse Western Zirconium Supplier of Excellence Award
  • 2010 Petersen Inc. becomes a 100% ESOP-Employee Owned Company.
  • 2006 Petersen Inc. receives ISO9001-2000 certification.
  • 2005 Petersen Inc. receives Region VIII SBA Subcontractor of the Year Award.
  • 2005 Petersen Inc. receives MEP Utah Manufacturer of the Year – Large.
  • 2005 Petersen Inc. receives Boeing SBA Subcontractor of the Year Award.
  • 2004 Petersen Inc. receives purchase order from Bechtel to fabricate High Level Waste and Low Active Waste Melters for Richland Washington RPP Project. They are the largest Melters in the world.
  • 2003 Petersen Inc. purchases Autoliv machining center.
  • 2002 Steve Petersen receives Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Engineering – Utah.
  • 2001 Petersen Inc. receives NRC certification – starts work with Fluor Hanford, Waste Transfer System.
  • 1999 Petersen Inc. purchases RPP patent and creates RPP International Ltd.
  • 1998 Petersen Inc. warehousing division established and $30-million dollar contract signed with Boeing for storage of out-of-production tooling.
  • 1997 Petersen Inc. receives second SBA Small Business Subcontractor of the Year award.
  • 1997 Petersen Inc. receives first Atlas IVA Rocket Booster Motor contract from Thiokol – Atlas IVB contract follows in 1999.
  • 1995 Petersen Inc. expands large fabrication bay to include two bays and 75-ton overhead crane capacity.
  • 1994 Petersen Inc. receives Lockheed Martin Supplier of Excellence Award.
  • 1991 Petersen Inc. receives first million-dollar contract.
  • 1989 Steven M. Petersen purchases all company stock and becomes President/CEO of Petersen Incorporated.
  • 1986 Petersen Inc. adds machining as a new division and builds facility to house the large machines.
  • 1980 Petersen Specialized Fabricators incorporates in State of Utah.
  • 1979 Major expansion to fabrication building.
  • 1974 First shop facility is built.
  • 1961 Specialized welding founded by Denis Petersen (work begins in garage).