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Total Precast Building Structures

Upcoming Webinar June 10, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. CST | Designing Total Precast Office Buildings  Dan Parker will explain how total precast systems can be used on many types of commercial applications beyond parking garages, including but not limited to office buildings. This presentation will address what a total precast concrete structure is, how a… Read more »

Does being a quality subcontractor in today’s economic boom still mean anything?

We have all seen and experienced it.  When the economy is good, the number of available subcontractors increases dramatically due to new ‘start-up companies’ wanting to get a piece of the pie.  The subcontractors who have been in business for many years are typically set up as full-service companies with multiple departments – such as… 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 »

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 »

Follow-up: Innovation with Research & Development

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 Winter 2019 Newsletter, we are proud to share results from some of our product testing that we have completed to date: NFPA… Read more »

New Plant in Brighton, CO Making Progress

Wells Concrete is working hard to get its newest 100,000+ square foot location open and operating in Brighton and has begun the groundwork for a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, opening in 2020.  Wells acquired Rocky Mountain Prestress in January 2019 and is consolidating the two existing facilities into the new Brighton location.   The project will add… Read more »

New Product Development Team at Wells

Wells Concrete has assembled a new team specifically dedicated to streamlining the development of new products through all phases of fabrication for precast buildings: design, testing, sales, production, delivery, and erection. When the New Product Development team is integrated into the project during the design stage, one of our new precast wall systems can be… Read more »

Wells Concrete and Rocky Mountain Prestress Join to become One of the Top Precast Companies in the Country

MINNESOTA – Wells Concrete, one of the largest and most innovative precast solutions provider in the upper Midwest, announced today that it has acquired all significant business assets of Rocky Mountain Prestress, which has been an integral part of the Denver business community for 60 years. The joint venture, operating under the name of Wells… Read more »

NEW Sealant | Caulking Division at Wells

Wells’ sealant solution provides simple precautionary measures to ensure that buildings are sealed and long lasting. We can seal nearly any horizontal or vertical surface including parking lots, driveways, commercial floors, precast joints, CMU  joints, and dissimilar material joints.  Successful joint sealing requires meticulous design, precise sealant selection for your specific application, and painstaking application. When it comes… Read more »