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Articles from June, 2020

Jun 26, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Foreman Focus Friday

It was the COVID pandemic that helped John Lopan make the decision when to retire from his role as Foreman for Specialty Metals after 26 years at Hermanson. 

“I had planned my retirement for the end of June,” notes John from his home in Enumclaw, “But when furloughs were imminent due to the COVID-19 slowdown, I decided to bow out earlier so some of the younger guys could stay employed.”  

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Jun 22, 2020 | Source: Hermanson Marketing Company News

The Commonwealth Building in Portland is the perfect setting to site Hermanson’s expansion into the Oregon market. Built in 1948, the fourteen-story building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Recognized by the ASME (The American Society of Mechanical Engineers) as the first large commercial bldg to use geothermal water source heat pumps for heating and cooling, it is an ideal office location for a mechanical contractor. Hermanson provides unique services not commonly offered in the OR market including sheet metal, plumbing, fitting, engineering, service/maintenance, and precon services. Additionally, Hermanson has two mini-shops located in Beaverton and Eugene for prefab assembly... Read More


Jun 1, 2020 | Source: SNIPS Magazine Company News

To celebrate Hermanson Company’s 40th anniversary, the full-service mechanical contractor created a custom centerpiece for a celebratory event. “Forty years ago, Hermanson was a sheet metal only shop,” explains relationship manager Melissa Tatro. “Knowing the caliber of craftsman in our shop, a stainless steel cupcake stand was an ideal way to show off their talents.”   Tatro worked with Hermanson Specialty Metal foreman John Lopan and fabricator Ryan Rowalt to design a four-tier cupcake stand with a 40” x 40” bottom base with 10” graduations. Using 16 gauge #4 stainless, the stand holds place with a center rod that allows for event-specific... Read More