November 12, 2015

Easi-Set’s 31st Building Producers Seminar Posts Record Attendance

MIDLAND, VA - Easi-Set Worldwide announced record attendance for their 31st Building Producers Seminar held November 5-7 at the Airlie Conference Center near Warrenton VA. The host Easi-Set Building Producer for the event was Smith-Midland Corporation of nearby Midland, VA. In attendance at the Thursday evening Awards Banquet were 67 people representing the North American network of Licensed Building Producers and 7 major precast industry suppliers who were participating sponsors for the event.

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August 20, 2015

The Easi-Set Product Network Expands with another Oldcastle Precast Plant

Easi-Set Worldwide is pleased to welcome the Southeastern Region of Oldcastle Precast Inc. as its latest licensed precast product producer. This is the third Oldcastle location to join the Easi-Set network with Easton, Pa., being the second and Lexington, Ky., being the first. The Georgia and Pennsylvania plants produce Easi-Set Buildings, and the Kentucky facility manufactures J-J Hooks barriers.

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August 12, 2015

Water and Wastewater Industry Trusts Easi-Set Buildings

Easi-Set Precast Concrete Buildings offer major water works company a durable solution to fit their renovation needs.

MIDLAND, Va., -- Missouri American Water (MAW), a regional division of the parent American Water Works Company, serves 1.5 million people in more than 150 Missouri communities. With such an expansive reach, maintaining its equipment is essential. At its Central Water Treatment Plant in Maryland Heights, outside of St. Louis, a major replacement was needed for an existing pump station constructed in the 1930s because of hydraulic limitations to operational needs.

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July 13, 2015

Venetian Falls Turns To Leesburg Concrete Company for Easi-Set Pump House Solution

Leesburg Concrete Company, Incorporated (LCCI) delivered a large floorless precast concrete Easi-Set Building to be placed over the rebuilt pump station used by the upscale community, Venetian Falls, in Venice, Florida. The custom 18' x 13 ½' x 8' precast concrete building with post tensioned roof was delivered, lifted and lowered over the pump station onto an expanded concrete slab floor in less than 1 day. "The Venetian Falls community did not want to be without well water in excess of one day so our Easi-Set Building offered just the solution they needed," said Brian Stock. "In addition they did not want to disconnect the well intake pipes if it was avoidable. We manufactured the precast building with a cutaway and a custom fit precast panel to adjoin and seal the void once installed to finish the wall. All of it was done with a skip trowel finish and custom paint to match the community's colors."

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May 5, 2015

Hewlett Packard purchases fortified precast concrete substation control building for Texas data center

HOUSTON–Hewlett-Packard (HP) continues construction on its new data complex on the outskirts of Houston in Hockley, TX. Due to the large size of the facility and resulting massive power demands, HP was required to construct its own electrical substation on site which features Lonestar Prestress Manufacturing’s (LPMI) Easi-Span™ precast concrete control building. The 20x80x12 precast building, which is engineered to withstand 140 mph winds, has an expected life span of 100+ years and houses the bulk of the weather sensitive electrical gear needed to operate the substation and provide primary power to the data center. The integrity of the Easi-Span™ building is expected to provide enhanced stability for HP’s facility helping to ensure that the lights stay on and that their equipment is protected from severe weather and the effects of time.

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March 27, 2015

Leesburg Concrete Delivers DOE Approved Carson Restroom to Volusia County School

Leesburg Concrete Company, Inc. delivered a precast concrete Carson model flush restroom and two precast concrete dugouts to Volusia County Schools. The precast concrete restroom building as well as the 30' x 8' Dugouts have been approved by the Department of Business Professional Regulations (DBPR). This approval includes State Requirements for Education Facilities (SREF) compliance.

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March 5, 2015

Easi-Set precast products ideal solution for Military Market

Easi-Set's five product offerings can be the answer to meeting the needs of federal, state, local government and military projects.

MIDLAND, Va., – (OTCQB: SMID) Easi-Set Worldwide, a subsidiary of the Smith-Midland Corporation (DE) project update. No two projects are ever exactly alike even when using pre-manufactured materials. This statement is magnified when working in the government market, particularly military installations, because each job presents a different set of requirements. Budget, scheduling, security, standards and protocols typically are more regimented when working with the government. All these conditions can be accommodated by Easi-Set Worldwide’s precast concrete product lines.

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March 3, 2015

The Word Is Out: Precast Concrete Buildings are the Solution for your next Water or Wastewater project

It is not a secret that the water and wastewater industry often utilizes pre-engineered concrete buildings for its treatment, pumping and filtration needs. What should not be kept underground any longer are the vast number of advantages precast concrete buildings truly offer, particularly from an industry leader like Easi-Set Buildings.

MIDLAND, Va., -- This month, a planned community in Bealeton, Va., can admire its new Easi-Set Building while no longer worrying about its water quality. The manufactured home community recently learned that its well water had high arsenic levels, so a water filtration system housed in an Easi-Set Building was installed. The local Easi-Set licensed producing plant Smith-Midland Virginia manufactured and installed the 20’ x 30’ Easi-Span Precast Building. General contractor Sydnor Hydro Inc., Richmond, Va., selected Smith-Midland because of a long working history.

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March 2, 2015

Hy-Grade’s All-Precast Custom Roof Design Challenge

St. Catharines, Ontario: What happens when a block-and-wood washroom in a public park looks woefully outdated next to the modern additions around it, including a new $20 million aquatic center? It’s replaced by a durable, visually-appealing custom precast concrete washroom. Situated in the heart of St. Catharines, Ontario, Lester B. Pearson Park is a community focal point. With a revitalization project breathing new life into the 27-acre park, visitor numbers spiked and the local Recreation Department wanted to continue the rehabilitation by replacing dated restroom facilities with a modern new structure. Looking to neighboring communities, city officials noticed that several municipalities had replaced old block-and-wood washrooms with precast buildings, so the city approached Hy-Grade Precast Concrete requesting a signature design.

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January 21, 2015

New Design for Prefabricated Concrete ATM Building

McCann Concrete Products recently entered a new market with their Easi-Set Prefabricated Concrete Buildings. Four buildings, specifically designed to house ATM machines, have been installed at scrap metal recycling facilities in the St. Louis area. These buildings are designed with security in mind, with 6″ thick steel reinforced walls and roof sections and designed to 150 mph wind loads. Building can also be anchored to the concrete slab to offer additional security. Roof designs can be modified to provide more architectural features and signage for advertising.

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