September 24, 2012

Lean, Green and Visually Clean: U.S. Army Command Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Slenderwall lightweight precast panels with integral interior wall framing wall shave construction time and costs while preserving LEED Gold quality.

Midland, VA - Several innovations in sustainable, lean construction techniques have been gaining broad adoption. One of those is a hybrid enclosure system combining lightweight, architectural precast cladding with a highly insulated inner barrier wall of closed-cell foam and metal studs. Replacing the work of four separate trades, this composite product has been credited with reducing project schedules and costs, sometimes by two months or more. Yet it also offers aesthetic flexibility while ensuring proper building envelope function – two key aims of every project team.

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May 3, 2011

SlenderWall Receives Notice of Acceptance by Miami-Dade County

Midland, VA - Easi-Set WorldWide announced today that its SlenderWall Architectural Precast Concrete/Steel Stud Cladding System has received the prestigious "Notice of Acceptance" from Miami-Dade County, Florida, NOA #091015.05, 3/31/2016 under the applicable rules and regulations governing the use of construction materials in Miami-Dade County and surrounding municipalities.

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April 14, 2011

33,338 sq. ft. of Slenderwall installed in just 14 days!

Ft. Belvoir, VA - The U.S. Army Legal Service Agency Administrative Offices project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was designed to accommodate a 4-story administration building, as well as a 2-story adjacent Courtroom Building. The project incorporated 33,388 sq.ft. of the Slenderwall® Architectural Precast Wall System. The facility was designed to be a multi-story command headquarters building that includes upgraded interior finishes, and to achieve a minimum of LEED Silver Certification and hopefully LEED Gold Certification.

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March 29, 2011

Analysis Concludes SlenderWall® Panel Can Withstand Moderate-level Blast

Midland, VA - Easi-Set WorldWide announced completion of a low-tomedium level blast analysis for their SlenderWall architectural precast concrete/steel stud building panel system. The analysis, performed by the Vicksburg, MS facility of Applied Research Associates, considered the Department of Defense (DoD) Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) for mediumlevel blasts at conventional construction standoff distances for a primary-gathering building, and also included the Department of Homeland Security Interagency Security Committee (ISC) Security Design Criteria for low-level blast requirements.

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June 1, 2010

Easi-Set Adds New SlenderWall Licensee - Leesburg Concrete to Produce Architectural Precast Panel System at Florida Plant

Midland, VA - Officials at Easi-Set Industries recently announced that a Florida company will now produce the SlenderWall Architectural Precast Concrete Panel System under a new licensing agreement.

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June 30, 2009

SMC Awarded 2009 ACI Concrete Award for Jefferson at Inigo's Crossing Project

Midland, VA - Officials at Smith-Midland Corporation were recently the recipients of the 2009 ACI Concrete Award in the category of Concrete Buildings/Special for their Jefferson at Inigo's Crossing project. The 10-story, 274-unit Jefferson at Inigo's Crossing, located at 5405 Tuckerman Lane, Rockville, MD, was built with Smith-Midland's SlenderWall Architectural Precast Concrete Panel System. The Concrete Awards Program is an annual competition through the National Capital Chapter of the American Concrete Institute. The judging is based primarily on creative, innovative, aesthetic and imaginative use of concrete. Winners will be recognized at the Awards Banquet May 12th at Maggiano's Tysons Galleria, Washington, D.C. The award was accepted by Matthew Smith, VP Sales & Marketing

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April 4, 2009

SlenderWall plays role in NAIOP Award Winning Westfield Office Park

Midland, VA - Smith-Midland Corporation, the manufacturer of the SlenderWall architectural precast concrete panel system, announces its involvement in the construction of Northridge at Westfield Office Park, awarded the 2007 National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Award of Merit for the Best Speculative Building R & D for Phase I of the project. NAIOP awards recognize significant new contributions to Northern Virginia by the commercial and industrial real estate community at a black-tie gala held in November 2007.

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July 2, 2008

Easi-Set Industries Expands SlenderWall Team

Midland, VA - Easi-Set Industries is pleased to welcome Frederic “Rick” Beck to its SlenderWall sales team in the position of SlenderWall Sales Manager. Rick will be responsible for introducing architects, engineers and the construction industry to SlenderWall and its benefits with the ultimate goal of making SlenderWall the number one choice for precast architectural cladding systems.

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May 9, 2008

SlenderWall System Can Contribute 14 Points to LEED Certification

Midland, VA - Smith-Midland Corporation (SMC) announced today that the SlenderWall system meets LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards, providing a contribution of up to 14 points toward LEED Certification. The SlenderWall system was reviewed by the Construction Testing Laboratory (CTL), an independent testing lab. CTL rendered an opinion regarding SlenderWall’ contribution toward LEED’s Certification for the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) strict criteria designed to promote sustainable buildings for the conservation of energy and resources and the protection of the environment. The LEED Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings.

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May 5, 2008

SlenderWall Included in Construction of NAIOP Award Winning Westfield Office Park

Midland, VA - Smith-Midland Corporation, the manufacturer of the SlenderWall architectural precast concrete panel system, announces its involvement in the construction of Northridge at Westfield Office Park, awarded the 2007 National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Award of Merit for the Best Speculative Building R & D for Phase I of the project. NAIOP awards recognize significant new contributions to Northern Virginia by the commercial and industrial real estate community at a black-tie gala held in November 2007.

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