Midwest Research Farm Laboratory Expansion

Company: BASF Corporation Project: Midwest Research Farm Laboratory Expansion Location: Seymour, Illinois BASF needed additional office, storage, and laboratory space at their Midwest Research Farm. Klein Farms worked with BASF to expand their facilities, which included a new equipment storage building and upgrading the existing BASF facility. The upgraded facility needed to include an open… Details

Precast Septic Tank Redesign

Company: BASF Corporation Project: Precast Septic Tank Redesign Location: Spokane, Washington In 2012, the Washington Department of Health (WDOH) began requiring all precast septic tanks to meet new loading requirements. This presented two challenges for precast manufacturer White Block Company: an increase in the reinforcement required, and the rising cost of steel reinforcement. Inland Northwest… Details

Overton Park Conservancy Bike Gate Plaza

Company: Durafiber, Inc. Project: Overton Park Conservancy Bike Gate Plaza Location: Memphis, Tennessee The City of Memphis sought to design a bike gate plaza at its historic Overton Park, which involved constructing a large terrace to serve as a public convergence of city sidewalks, a Greenline rails-to-trails bike path and a gateway to Overton Park… Details

Global Center for Health Innovation and Convention Center

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Global Center for Health Innovation and Convention Center Location: Cleveland, Ohio Completed in 2013, the Global Center for Health Innovation and Convention Center is a 1-million-square-foot facility comprised of medical showrooms, ballrooms, meeting spaces and a convention center floor, with a significant portion of the facility underground. This involved… Details

El Paso Downtown Ballpark

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: El Paso Downtown Ballpark Location: El Paso, Texas The City of El Paso sought to construct the Southwest University Park, a 7,500-seat, state-of-the-art ballpark that is home of the El Paso Chihuahuas, the Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres Baseball Team. Engineer Walter P. Moore and architect Populous… Details

Rialto FedEx Facilities

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Rialto FedEx Facilities Location: Rialto, California FedEx needed to build new facilities that would provide the fastest transit times across the United States. Tuf-Strand SF reinforcing fibers were specified for use in the facilities’ new construction floor slabs. Engineer HAS & Associates Inc. and concrete contractor Darco Construction collaborated… Details

Fireside Elementary School

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Fireside Elementary School Location: Phoenix, Arizona Architect DLR Group collaborated with concrete contractor Sun Valley Masonry and Rock Solid Concrete to design the two-story, 88,660-square-foot Fireside Elementary School to be a nearly net-zero energy building. Tuf-Strand SF was utilized at a dosage rate of 3 lbs/yd3 to reinforce the… Details

Friant-Kern Canal Lining

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: Friant-Kern Canal Lining Location: Bakersfield, California Managed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the Friant-Kern Canal is a 152-mile-long aqueduct that conveys water to Fresno, Tulare and Kern Counties. As part of a widening project of the Seventh Standard Road bridge over the canal, the section of the canal… Details

International Paper

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: International Paper Location: Phoenix, Arizona International Paper is integral to the City of Phoenix, helping to keep the city environmentally friendly and facilitating the local “Shred-A-Thon” program. Constant demand for the facility to stay open and operational presented several challenges to replacement of a worn-out, 225-square-yard concrete slab. Concrete… Details

John C. Lincoln Hospital

Company: The Euclid Chemical Company Project: John C. Lincoln Hospital Location: Phoenix, Arizona John C. Lincoln Hospital needed a new ground-floor slab for its cracking, worn parking structure. When presented with the opportunity to use fiber reinforcement instead of rebar in the ground slab, Suntec wanted to use the best fiber. From past experience, Tuf-Strand… Details