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Rochester North Police Station & Service Center

Location: Rochester, MN Contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. Architect/Engineer: BKV Group, Inc. Owner: City of Rochester The City of Rochester bought the former Think Bank building in 2016 to accommodate the police department as space grew limited in the downtown Government Center. The goal is to add new space for the police department and move the… Read more »


Silverthorne Parking

Location: Silverthorne, CO Contractor: Milender-White Construction Co. Architect: Neostudio, LLC Engineer: Monroe Newell Owner: Milender-White Construction Co. The new heart of downtown Silverthorne, 4th Street Crossing is a $100M mixed-use development that features a 29,000 sq. ft. Market Hall, the 115-key Hotel Indigo, for sale condos and townhomes, and 6,600 sq. ft. of retail along… Read more »


RMS 4th Addition

Location: Coon Rapids, MN Contractor: TDB Builders Architect: Progressive Architects Engineer: AST Engineers Owner: Cretex Corp Another expansion for RMS in Coon Rapids RMS is adding 60,000 sq. feet to its 275,000-square-foot Coon Rapids manufacturing facility. This marks the fifth building expansion since RMS moved to its current Coon Rapids location in 1992. Within three… Read more »


Henry Sibley High School Aquatics

Location: Mendota Heights, MN Contractor: Construction Results Corporation Architect: LSE Architects, Inc. Engineer: Ericksen Roed and Associates, Inc. Owner: ISD #197 – West St. Paul / Mendota Heights-Eagan With the City of Mendota Heights’ blessings, a new aquatics center is currently under construction at Henry Sibley High School. The 21,000-square-foot aquatics center is part of… Read more »


Andover Community Center

Location: Andover, MN Contractor: RJM Construction Architect: 292 Design Group Engineer: Meyer | Borgman | Johnson Owner: City of Andover The Andover Community Center is expanding to include a new multipurpose room for seniors and teens, an additional field house gymnasium, and expanded sports complex with an additional sheet of ice.  The building will have… Read more »


Ball Corporation

Location: Westminster, CO Contractor: Swinerton Builders Architect: Stantec Engineer: Martin/Martin Owner: Ball Corporation Ball Corporation is making construction progress on its new headquarters building, as well the refresh and expansion of its Packaging Office Center (POC), on its existing campus in Westminster, Colorado. The campus will have a flexible, cooperative work environment between the new… Read more »


Colder Products Corporation

Location: Roseville, MN Contractor: Ryan Companies Architects: Ryan A+E, Inc. Engineer: AST Engineers Owner: Colder Products Corporation St. Paul’s Colder Products mulls big HQ project in Roseville. As a medical technology manufacturing company experiencing significant growth in both revenue and personnel, Colder Products Company (CPC) is building a corporate headquarters facility in Roseville, MN. While… Read more »


Lightweight Wall Panels Progress and Case Study

Wells’ Products Development Team continues to travel around the country providing education on our latest integrated enclosure system. Interest in these new products is growing in the A/E/C market, just in the last six months, our team has provided weekly presentations on the benefits and features of these integrated enclosure systems. Our most recent lightweight… Read more »


The Benefits of Winter Construction with Precast Concrete

In the winter many building contractors slow down, but at Wells we keep building strong all winter long! When the mercury drops below 50 F, cast-in-place (CIP) concrete is not a viable option as a construction material. Precast concrete, however, offers rapid on-site installation and cost effectiveness even in frigid weather. The American Concrete Institute (ACI) defines… Read more »


Research & Development at Wells

Wells continues to invest time and resources in research and development to proactively assure our products meet and exceed the required testing standards necessary for today’s construction industry.  As a follow-up to our Summer & Winter 2019 Newsletter, we are proud to share results from some of our product testing that we have completed to… Read more »


Hudson Fire Department

Location: Hudson, WI Contractor: Market & Johnson Architect: Brunton Architects & Engineers, Ltd Engineer: Albertson Engineering Construction on the new Hudson fire station is officially underway after the city held a groundbreaking in June 2019. The total precast building is nearly 30,000 square feet and two stories. The first floor has the apparatus bay, gear… Read more »


Brighton Plant Update

Progress continues on our new Brighton, CO plant.  After months of design, structural steel fabrication and production – Wells poured, stripped and tilted our first Integrated Enclosure System (IES) light weight wall panel in our CO plant.  Great engineering and craftsmanship from Moise Lopez (Production), Danny Sheetz (Steel Fabrication), Phillip Thomas (Engineering) and their respective… Read more »