Allen Hurtz, P.E.

Allen Hurtz, P.E.

Allen Hurtz, P.E., began his career at Star in January 1989 as a Design Engineer I. He was promoted to Design Engineer II and then to Engineering Manager in 1997. He accepted the position as Director of Engineering in 2012. Allen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin Platteville and is a registered Professional Engineer in multiple states. Allen and his wife, Trish, have two daughters, Rachel and Hannah, and enjoy family time and attending the girls’ activities.

Tapered Columns

Tapered Columns Can Slim Down Costs

Metal building system builders have an option to use straight columns or tapered columns to hold up the structure.  In many metal building applications,…