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Institutional | ROTONDO WEIRICH ENTERPRISES INC. »Rotondo Weirich often works as a specialty contractor on projects. New Opportunities otondo Weirich Enterprises Inc. (RW) is taking its efforts to provide clients with the best in modular concrete construction beyond the borders of the United States. The Lederach, Penn.-based company, founded in 1994, provides precast concrete modules for correctional and residential applications. The company distinguishes itself from other precast module providers in that it performs its casting and concrete pouring work on or near its job sites, creating a boost to the local economy. “Most of our competitors work out of precast plants and deliver their product; we consider ourselves the world’s only mobile module precaster,” says President and CEO Steve Weirich, who owns the company along with his partner, Vice President Mario Rotondo. “We consider this the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to do our job, and have many repeat customers who are extremely happy with what we provide.” The company uses mobile concrete molding ROTONDO WEIRICH’S MODULAR STRUCTURES ALLOW IT TO TAKE ON PROJECTS ANYWHERE. BY JIM HARRIS R systems to cast and finish modules that it then sets into place using crawler or truck cranes, usually 200-ton capacity and above depending on site conditions. RW partners with local companies that house production and assist in shipping modules to the work site if ample space is not available, Weirich notes. RW typically works as a specialty contractor in conjunction with a general contractor or construction manager. RW hires subcontractors for some construction processes like trucking and erecting, and the company maintains a vast network of suppliers for precast and finishing materials. The typical module manufactured by the company is a single piece with walls and a roof measuring 18 feet wide by 30 feet long and weighing 60 tons. The module’s size can be adapted to meet clients’ needs. The speed achieved through the company’s casting process, coupled with the strength and durability of its modules, enables it to meet its goal of giving customers the “best “I can’t overstate ho our people are.” -Stevew cri,tical t Weirich presiden • Headquarters: Lederach, Penn. • Employees: 100 • Specialty: Precast modular constru ction Rotondo Weirich Enterprises Inc. quality best price, in the best way possible,” Weirich says. RW’s methods and products also follow several sustainability principles. Modules are built using local materials and in a way that maximizes their energy performance. They are fitted with efficient lighting and plumbing fixtures. In addition, casting modules on-site sigNOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2012 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM 97 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

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Construction Today - November/December 2012
Construction Law
Best Practices
Hurricane Sandy
Marketing Strategies
Holcim (US) Inc.
Tampa Tank Inc./Florida Structural Steel
Rockwell Group
IVM Construction Inc.
Millennium Partners – Millennium Place
Paradigm Cos.
W.G. Yates Construction
Regalia Beach Developers LLC – Regalia
Marlyn Development and S.L. Nusbaum Realty – Heritage Forest Apartments
Chas Roberts Air Conditioning
Bellini Williams Island
Beal|Derkenne Construction – The Hub
Cedar Siding Inc.
Nibbi Bros. – Hunters View Phase 1
EllisDon Corp. – Surrey Memorial Hospital Critical Care
Turner Construction – Martin Army Community Hospital
U.S. General Services Administration/VCC – FBI Field Building
The Hayner Hoyt Corp.
Paric Corp.
Rotondo Weirich Enterprises Inc.
Advocate Christ Medical Center and Pepper Construction – Outpatient Pavilion expansion
Shawnee Mission Medical Center – United Excel – Birth Center
National Lutheran Communities & Services – The Village at Rockville/ARCH Consultants Ltd.
Harold O'Shea Builders – Springfield Clinic First North
Dewberry/Okland Construction – Western Regional Medical Center Addition
Kohler Ronan LLC
Graber Post Buildings Inc.
Tooz Construction Inc.
Bombardier Learjet – Facility Expansion
Rock Gaming LLC – Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
Demar Plumbing Corp.
Metrolina Greenhouse
Rommel Cos.
W.G. Tomko Incorporated Contractors
Continental Contractors
Reliable Contracting Co. Inc.
Graham Construction and Engineering – Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
J.R. Filanc Construction Co. Inc.
Pulice Construction Inc. – I-10 Prince Road
Ames-Granite – US 36
Tomar Construction
E.E. Cruz/Tully – Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens approach
TL Wallace Construction Inc.
CARCON Industries and STL Engineering
Last Look

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