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Southern Bleacher Hits a Home Run with the Newly-Constructed U.S. Naval Bishop Baseball Stadium

Friday, August 11, 2006 8:00 PM

Edited By Lisa Sullivan

ANNAPOLIS, MD - Aug. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern Bleacher Company, based in Graham, TX, recently completed construction of the U.S. Naval Academy Bishop Baseball Stadium in Annapolis, MD. The new stadium seats 938 and boasts chair seats and navy blue risers. In addition, there is a spacious concession stand of 10 by 30 feet.

The new stadium seats 938 and boasts chair seats and navy blue risers. In addition, there is a spacious concession stand of 10 by 30 feet. 

"When we first thought about building the stadium," Chet Gladchuk, Director of Athletics for the U.S. Naval Academy, said, "Southern Bleacher was the first company that came to mind. We have worked on several other projects with them and they have always met, if not exceeded, out expectations. There is no one else I would have considered for the job."

The project, which cost $423,050, came in within budget and on time. 

"Southern Bleacher has always been a tremendous coordinator," Gladchuk explained. "They handle the contract, the architect, work on the vision, and consistently exude leadership qualities." 

Southern Bleacher's comprehensive services include budget analysis, estimates, proposal drawings and specifications at no cost. Clients will benefit from their vast experience in addressing the myriad of building-code requirements, accessibility issues, safety requirements and lines of sight that fans will cheer about.

Since 1946, Southern Bleacher has set the standard of excellence in the design and manufacturing of sports stadiums and entertainment venues; they are the nation's largest stadium manufacturer. 

Southern Bleacher's products grace soccer fields, college campuses, school districts, NASCAR tracks and rodeo arenas across the US.

From concept to reality, Southern Bleacher is customer driven. They work closely with planning committees and project architects to create a facility that is timeless and cost effective. 

"We have made our mark in the industry by constantly finding new ways of addressing facility designs and seating systems required," Garrett Pettus, Marketing, Southern Bleacher said. "Solving our customers' needs, while providing superior and innovative products, has always been a top priority." 

Southern Bleacher is a family owned and operated company that takes pride in their commitment to excellence. 

"Customer service at Southern Bleacher is second to none," Gladchuk said. "They will work with you from the initial planning stages through completion. They take pride in building a facility that will stand the test of time and are people who you can trust."

NEWS SOURCE: Southern Bleacher

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