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Quad/Graphics, Inc. Stacked Press

Quad/Graphics, Inc. Stacked Press Quad/Graphics is the largest privately held printer of magazines, catalogs, books, and commercial materials in North America. GRAEF recently designed Quad/Graphics’ first stacked press line, supporting four automated press units directly above four identical units to save valuable floor space in an existing printing plant. Special consideration was given to the…

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Quad/Graphics, Inc. Oklahoma Facility Expansion

Quad/Graphics, Inc. Oklahoma Facility Expansion Quad/Graphics expanded their Oklahoma City facility as part of their overall Oklahoma master plan. With additional phases and buildings intended for this campus, it was important to maintain design flexibility for additions to the south and west. GRAEF included a plan for a future expansion to the east, the lower level…

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Great Lakes Packaging Corporation

Great Lakes Packing Corporation Great Lakes Packaging Corporation (GLPC) had identified that it needed to expand the productivity of its corrugated printing and converting business. The company did not know in what way it should take on expansion – adding a 3rd shift, upgrading equipment, or building addition space for a new piece of equipment. GRAEF teamed…

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GE Healthcare Guardhouse

GE Healthcare Guardhouse The entrance to GE Healthcare’s West Milwaukee campus was in need of replacement and upgrades. This was due to Department of Homeland Security requirements, aging infrastructure that was failing, a less than optimal configuration, inadequate capacity to accommodate traffic, and sub-standard facilities for site security. The design of the new guardhouse and…

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Badger Railing Needs Assessment

Badger Railing Needs Assessment GRAEF was retained by Badger Railing to conduct a needs assessment to provide a diagrammatic plant layout as a template for assessing future buildings and sites and to suggest changes to the existing building layout with improvements to plant productivity. GRAEF gathered data for the needs assessment through personal observations, value…

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Aldrich Chemical

Aldrich Chemical GRAEF was retained to provide project management, including resident inspection services, as well as necessary engineering functions for a major rehabilitation of a large industrial complex. The project involved the rehabilitation of approximately 25 percent of 14.5 acres. Specific services provided by GRAEF include: Management of three design contracts, 48 construction contracts and…

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