Wells Concrete recently reached a crossroads for managing equipment wash down slurry water at its Albany, Minn., headquarters and flagship precast/prestressed operation. An existing filter press was no longer keeping up with demand, and operated in a separate building a few hundred yards from the main washout location.Read More
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute elected new directors during its 2019 convention: Matt Ballain, Coreslab Structures; Jenny Frost, Wells Concrete; Harry Gleich, Metromont Corp.; Matt Graf, International Concrete Products; Chris Mosley, Consulting Engineers Group; Bob Pabst, High Concrete Group; Jay Stracener, Precast Erectors; and, Randy Wilson, Meridian Brick.Read More
Minnesota’s Wells Concrete has become one of the top five precast/prestressed producers in the U.S. after acquiring key business assets of Denver-based Rocky Mountain Prestress (RMP). The transaction extends a footprint in structural and architectural precast from the Upper Midwest to markets from Canada and New Mexico and Wisconsin to Colorado.Read More
Wells Concrete has been a leading developer, producer and erector of architectural and structural precast concrete across the Upper Midwest for 60-plus years. When weighing the market outlook, management questioned the capabilities of its Minnesota hollow core production line to competitively pace plank demand in the region.Read More
The board of AltusGroup, Inc.—Bethlehem, Pa.-based proprietor of CarbonCast architectural and structure precast concrete—has appointed Oldcastle Precast Building Systems’ Ron Jankowski to a two-year term as chairman. A member of the Oldcastle Precast business development team, he has served as AltusGroup secretary, Mid-Atlantic Precast Association president and Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Total Precast Committee chair.
Source: Wells Concrete, Albany, Minn.
Wells Concrete announced that effective November 1, the company has acquired the Hanson Structural Precast office and production facilities in Maple Grove, Minn. The combined organization strengthens the company’s presence in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and will enable it to offer a more complete and competitive product offering.