July 9, 2019

SlenderWall hits one out of the ballpark

Easi-Set Project announcement. Landmark Builders and Architecture firm West and Stem, have chosen SlenderWall precast building panels and its licensed Easi-Set Producer, Smith-Midland to clad the exterior of the new “Slugger” project in Greensboro, NC. The new 9-story, 111,869 square feet office and retail building will peer over the right field line of First National Bank Field, home of the Grasshoppers, Greensboro’s South Atlantic League baseball team. The two facilities will be connected by a new featured ballpark entrance.

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July 1, 2019

SlenderWall Case Study - Imaginative building solutions using slim wall framing and slim floors/walls

Lemieux, D.1,3, Tremblay, G.2,4 1 Managing Director, Peikko Canada, Quebec City, QC, Canada 2 VP Business Development, BPDL, Alma, QC, Canada 3 dominic.lemieux@peikko.com 4 gtremblay@bpdl.com

Abstract: This case study will showcase the Luxenbourg Condos in Quebec City. The three Luxenbourg condominiums are five stories, and 8,400 square meters [90,000 square feet]. The challenge with this project was to have a slim-floor structure with long spans to facilitate two levels of underground parking. The developer also wished to have the building finished quickly to generate revenue earlier than a conventional construction system normally allows. All three condos use a Slim Frame System consisting of hollow trapezoidal-shaped beams and steel columns filled with concrete. The first challenge was floor depth: the project was limited in height and needed a shallow floor assembly. The project worked with a 250-millimetre thick [10 inches] precast concrete hollowcore floor slab, with a typical bay size of 8m x 11m [26 feet x 36 feet]. The long spans allowed for four parking stalls between each column while the shallow assembly was instrumental in meeting the height limitation. Using a slim frame system as the edge beam around the perimeter of each floor also allowed for easy slim wall precast concrete wall system fastening.

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April 16, 2019

Easi-Set welcomes seasoned executive to national sales team

Easi-Set Worldwide announced the hiring of Mark Chinery as U.S. Regional Sales Representative.

Mr. Chinery will work collaboratively with Easi-Set President Art Miles and key management in the development and execution of sales plans to increase market share for Easi-Set’s licensed products, with primary focus on the award winning SlenderWall precast concrete cladding brand.

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April 10, 2019

Ferguson chooses SlenderWall for new $82 Million Headquarters

Easi-Set Project announcement. Ferguson Enterprises is building a new 260,000 sq. ft. Headquarters 3 (HQ3) in the City Center at Oyster Point development, Newport News, Virginia. The eight-story building will house Ferguson’s corporate training and development center and various corporate departments. Ferguson Enterprises is the largest plumbing wholesaler in the United States. Based in Virginia for more than 60 years, Ferguson has 14,000 retail locations nationwide.

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March 12, 2019

N.J. Mixed-Use Development Gets Back on Track – With Style – Thanks to SlenderWall

By Chuck Ross

Cliffside Park, N.J., town officials had big plans for revitalizing their downtown when they began assembling properties for a new, signature mixed-use development back in 2002. With 13 stories of rental apartments atop a two-story retail level, Cliffside Park Town Centre was seen as a way to bring new energy into a tired business district. While a major recession and unforeseen subsurface challenges forced some major delays in the project’s timeline, the use of SlenderWall precast panel assemblies helped the effort get back up to speed.

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January 3, 2019

Smith-Midland lands largest SlenderWall® project ever produced

Easi-Set Project announcement. Architects Marchetto Higgins Stieve, Owner Developer Hartz Mountain Industries and General Contractor Katerra have chosen Easi-Set licensed producer Smith-Midland to manufacture and install their SlenderWall envelope system for the new 800 Harbor Boulevard project at Lincoln Harbor in Weehawken, NJ. The expansive 586 luxury residential waterfront rental apartment building will incorporate over 157,000 square feet of white acid-etch finished SlenderWall panels. This project marks the largest deployment of SlenderWall panels in the product’s 27 year history. Smith-Midland has previously worked with Marchetto Higgins Stieve on the Port Imperial, NJ Nine on the Hudson multi-family project which opened in mid-2018.

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December 12, 2018

Use of Monokote Thermal Barrier with SlenderWall analysis completed

SlenderWall architectural precast concrete cladding system received an engineered analysis letter on the use of Grace Construction Products Monokote Z 3306 as a substitue for Type X gypsum board.

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October 3, 2018

SlenderWall Composite Panel Assembly Passes Critical 1-Hour Fire Rating Test

Easi-Set Worldwide’s SlenderWall architectural precast concrete cladding system passed the latest ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) International Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials E-119-18a and Application of Hose Stream ASTM E2226-15b. The SlenderWall insulated composite panel contained the fire and held its structural integrity for the one (1) hour specified time period of resistance.

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September 6, 2018

Premier Precaster Wells Concrete becomes newest Easi-Set SlenderWall Producer

Easi-Set Worldwide announces the addition of Wells Concrete Products Inc. as a licensed producer of SlenderWall architectural cladding.

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July 11, 2018

SlenderWall cladding selected for major hotel chain project

Property owner Procaccianti Companies, Inc., and Architect of Record Vision 3 Architects have chosen SlenderWall precast concrete cladding panels for the exterior of the new Residence Inn by Marriott in Providence, RI.

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