Valley Joist produces 100-percent inspected shortspans, longspans and girders and steel decks. Valley Joist is a member of the Steel Joist Institute and the Steel Deck Institute. Valley Joist is a subsidiary of EBSCO. Valley Joist s products have both International Conference of Building Officials and Building Officials and Code Administrators code approvals. Valley s products are used throughout the United States and the Caribbean. The company s Fort Payne, Ala., plant employs nearly 200 people in the departments of production, sales, engineering and administration. The company began in 1958. EBSCO has sales offices in Seattle, Phoenix, Southern California, San Francisco, and Reno, Nev.