Concrete Products

MAR 2019

Concrete Products covers the issues that attract producers of ready mixed and manufactured concrete focusing on equipment and material technology, market development and management topics.

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64 • March 2019 FINAL FORM PRODUCERS One of the Mid-Atlantic's best known brands in ready mixed concrete and aggre- gates recently completed a three-phase, 16-month project to expand and modern- ize its Fairless Hills, Pa., headquarters. Silvi Group's new 20,000-sq.-ft. home office is nearly three times the size of its origi- nal two-story facility, whose exterior was extended with matching stone, bronze col- ored trim, and glass all around. The upgrade netted three stories of offices, conference and training rooms, plus more spacious lobby and other common areas. The Omnia Group, Hatboro, Pa. architect, designed interiors featuring a two-story vestibule and reception area that includes stone, concrete and wood paneling. Light- ing, hardware, murals, furniture, bathrooms and offices were each detailed to be part of an updated, brand forward, efficient, yet comfortable working environment. Gen- eral contractor H.C. Pody Co., Bensalem, Pa., oversaw demolition and site work that continued after completion of the build- ing renovation. Scheduling allowed Silvi to expand, as well as update, building exterior areas, including the addition of more park- ing and a new entrance. The producer also upgraded landscaping with new plantings, grassy knolls, irrigation system, and site lighting. "There were many challenges to over- come during construction, including shuffling of the corporate staff as well as continuing our everyday manufacturing and vehicle repair operations at the site," says President Laurence J. Silvi II. "In the end, we have a beautiful new building as The Silvi Group Companies continues to grow." Regrouping in style

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