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$2.2m Transportation Project Awarded to Smith-Midland

Smith-Midland Corporation project announcement. FAM Construction, LLC (a Ferrovial Agroman US and Allan Myers joint venture) has awarded Smith-Midland the contract to supply 6,700 precast concrete lagging panels as part of the I-66 Outside the Beltway Express Lanes project in Northern Virginia. The project will run along the eastbound and westbound lanes of I-66.

Lagging panels are supplied for post and panel walls for the purpose of retaining earth. They will be cast in the Midland, Virginia plant with a variety of architectural designs to coordinate with the overall project design and neighborhood requirements. Production of the panels has begun and will continue into 2021.

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Precast Prospers in 2020

Article from Concrete Plant International wriiten by Bob Whitmore, Precast Marketing Partners, USA 

Precast concrete sectors should grow despite a flat overall year for the construction industry in North America

Despite ongoing labor shortages and indications that the economy is slowing, the precast concrete sector of the construction industry in North America should continue to prosper in 2020. Even as the picture for total construction starts looks flat, the segments where precast is most prevalent are the most likely to grow. That’s the overriding view of construction economists, equipment suppliers and large regional precast concrete manufacturers interviewed in late November 2019 for the Precast Forecast 2020.

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Fauquier Health and Smith-Midland are making Wellness a Priority

News release from Fauquier Health

Smith-Midland Corporation (Midland, VA) recently partnered with Fauquier Health to promote the health system’s newly implemented “WorkPoint Wellness Program.” The WorkPoint Wellness Program is a corporate wellness program offered to local employers to meet occupational health needs, encourage wellness activities including preventative health screenings, educational lectures, exercise classes and more. The program seeks to help employers meet the health needs of their employees, encourage health and wellness, and avoid missed work days. This partnership launched with during Smith-Midland’s recent annual health fair and had participation from over 80 associates.

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Japanese factories inspire Smith-Midland to improve

By Lawrence Emerson Editor of FauquierNow.com

Two Liberty High School graduates traveled to Japan last month to help Fauquier County’s largest manufacturer improve efficiency.

Smith-Midland Corp.’s A.J. Krick and Vaughncarl Gardner joined “lean manufacturing” guru Paul A. Akers on a tour with 12 other business representatives from around the globe. In four days, Mr. Akers and Japanese colleagues led the group through 10 factories, a grocery store and an elementary school on the island of Kyushu, where 12.9 million people live and work.

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Smith-Midland Year in Review 2019 Video

An overview of many of the projects, events and promotional materials that occurred in 2019 for Smith-Midland and it's family of companies, associates and partners.

Smith-Midland thanks all of the participants of the Shingo Institute Continuous Improvement Work Shop

November 19th-21st, Smith-Midland Corporation hosted a Shingo Institute Workshop on the Lean Principals of Continuous Improvement at our plant in Midland, VA. Participants in the 3 day course learned how to clearly define value through the eyes of their customers by identifying ideal behaviors and behavioral benchmarks as they relate to the principles of Continuous Improvement.

It was a great event and we thank all who came to learn, and all of our wonderful associates who made them feel welcomed.

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Smith-Midland to host Shingo Institute Continuous Improvement Work Shop

November 19th-21st, Smith-Midland Corporation will be hosting a Shingo Institute Workshop on the Lean Principals of Continuous Improvement at our plant in Midland, VA. Participants in the 3 day course will learn how to clearly define value through the eyes of their customers by identifying ideal behaviors and behavioral benchmarks as they relate to the principles of Continuous Improvement.

NPCA precast days

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New Smith-Carolina Plant Open for Production

Smith-Midland Corporation’s new North Carolina precast concrete plant, Smith-Carolina has opened for business. In conjunction with the National Precast Concrete Association’s Precast Days event on November 1st, Smith-Carolina is holding a community Open House to show off the new $3 million facility.

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Be Smith-Midland’s Guest at NPCA PRECAST DAYS 2019

We invite you to our open house on Wednesday, Oct 23rd from 11am-4pm as we celebrate Precast Days 2019 with the National Precast Concrete Association. Our event will be an up-close look at the precast manufacturing process, during which, we will demonstrate the equipment, engineering expertise and technology that goes into making precast concrete products. You will learn about the benefits of precast and have the opportunity to explore the various careers that come together to make this versatile product.

NPCA precast days

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