ST. LOUIS – WB Industries, a custom metal and structural fabrication, welding and precision machining company, announces the addition of Luke Skaggs and Blake Summers as its newest project managers. In their new roles, Summers and Skaggs will be responsible for planning, engineering and executing multiple aerospace and commercial projects.

“We are very excited to welcome Luke and Blake to the WB Industries team,” said Gary Bertolucci, president of WB Industries. We are always looking for ways to improve our team and as we continue to grow, these two individuals fill an important need for us.”

Earning his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas, Skaggs most recently worked as a telecommunication outside plant engineer in Kansas City before joining the team at WB Industries. Skaggs was first introduced to aviation by his father, a retired air force C-130 pilot.

Studying engineering management and economics at Missouri S&T University, Summers has most recently spent two years in the construction industry as a residential casework subcontractor. He is also pursuing his 30-hour certification from OSHA.

“We’re thrilled about the experience and attitude that these two individuals are bringing to WB Industries,” continued Bertolucci. “It is a particularly exciting time for the industry, and we’re proud to employ the very best and the brightest it has to offer.

About WB Industries
Established in 1974, WB Industries is a focused, flexible and fast-paced custom metal fabrication company that builds and installs product solutions designed to improve safety, efficiency and performance. Many of WB Industries’ products are integral in local, national and international manufacturing facilities, military bases, aircraft carriers, public areas and within the country’s infrastructure. We leverage our experience and apply our gained knowledge to every project, resulting in built-in quality. WB Industries applies customer specific requirements to its projects and work to several industry standards including NASA, Boeing, AMS, AISC, IBC, ASTM and MIL specs. For more information, visit