Ascendium

Corporate PORTFOLIO

ascendium

Ascendium, Madison, WI

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Madison, WI

SIZE

62,000 SF

CLIENT

The Boldt Company

ARCHITECT

Flad Architects

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$3.4MM

FEATURED

This design-build project has a near-complete glass exterior

Photo Credit: Flad Architects

This new 62,000 square foot building located in The American Center Business Park on Madison’s East Side is for Ascendium, a student loan processing company. This design/build project has a near-complete glass exterior. This creates challenges to provide all of this three-story office building’s power and data needs, while maintaining a clean architectural appearance. The multiple collaboration rooms take advantage of extensive Audio/Video systems, including motorized shades and N-light lighting control system integration. This is a state of the art office facility like no other.

WISDOT USH 12 Beltline Freeway Traffic Management System

Community PORTFOLIO

WIDOT USH 12 Beltline Freeway Traffic Management System

Wisconsin DOT, Madison, WI

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Madison, WI

SIZE

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CLIENT

Payne & Dolan

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$1.7MM

FEATURED

New Beltline Flex Lane

Photo Credit: WIDOT

WIDOT is creating a “flex lane” on the Madison Beltline (USH 12/18) to relieve congestion of commuter traffic in both directions between I90/39 and Whitney Way.  Our scope of work includes the installation of a Freeway Traffic Management System (FTMS). The FTMS consists of Lane Control Signs and 5 Digital Message Signs, which will direct traffic flow to utilize the flex lanes.

UW Milwaukee – Northwest Quad Phase II

Community PORTFOLIO

UW-Milwaukee Northwest quad Phase II

State of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Milwaukee, WI

SIZE

470,100 SF

CLIENT

J.P. Cullen

ARCHITECT

Kahler Slater

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$11.2MM

FEATURED

Renovating a former hospital into business & instructional space

Photo Credit: Ring & DuChateau

This is the second phase in the redevelopment of the Northwest Quadrant of the UW Milwaukee campus. The site consists of 7 total buildings that were built and occupied by Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital until 2010 when the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee purchased the campus. The seven existing buildings were built in 11 stages between the years of 1919-1969.  The project includes 75,000sf of remodeling that will support the College of Nursing, School of Information Studies, and Student Health Services; the demolition of 220,000sf of Building A, which will be utilized as green space; and the new main entrance to the Northwest Quad Campus.

 

The project scope consists of updating the following systems:  Life Safety power, Normal Power distribution, Fire Alarm, IT infrastructure and technology, and egress lighting.  New site lighting will be added to the project.  In addition to the electrical and IT scope of work, major upgrades and repairs are being done to the mechanical, plumbing, and architectural components of the buildings. This renovation was designed to bring new life to an iconic building, in a beautiful city, that will provide an unmatched learning experience for the students at UW Milwaukee.

Dane-Iowa Wastewater Treatment Plant

Water & Wastewater PORTFOLIO

Dane-Iowa Wastewater Treatment Plant

Dane-Iowa Wastewater Commission, Mazomanie, WI

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Mazomanie, WI

CLIENT

Staab Construction Corp.

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$1.25MM

This waste water treatment facility located in Mazomanie, WI contains six structures, including oxidation ditches, clarifiers, headworks, UV, and administration buildings. Westphal & Co. provided all electrical installation, control wiring, and startup coordination.

Namasco Steel – New Facility

Industrial PORTFOLIO

Namasco Steel – New Facility

Kloeckner Metals (formerly Namasco), Dubuque, IA

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Dubuque, IA

CLIENT

Conlon Construction Co.

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$500,000

FEATURED

Power and lighting to an outdoor loading dock

Photo Credit: Kloeckner Metals

Namasco is a steel warehouse and fabrication factory that imports, houses, and fabricates all sizes of plate and beam steel. Products are then distributed to manufacturers and other fabricators. Our installation included power, lighting, and voice, data, and video cabling for the warehouse and office areas. We also installed power and lighting to an outdoor loading dock which holds four 50-ton bridge cranes.

GOEX Corporation

Industrial PORTFOLIO

Goex Corporation

GOEX Corporation, Janesville, WI

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Janesville, WI

SIZE

153,600 SF

CLIENT

GOEX Corporation

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$400,000

FEATURED

3 3000 amp, 480 volt services

This design-build manufacturing project included a 106,000 square-foot manufacturing area, 40,000 square feet of warehouse space, and a 7,600 square-foot, two-story office. Our scope included three 3000 amp, 480 volt services feeding 750 feet of 3000 amp bus duct on the manufacturing floor, and 400 feet of 1200 amp buss duct in a tunnel under the factory floor. The entire facility is illuminated with LED light fixtures using one third of the fixtures required with typical fluorescent lighting.

Jones Dairy Farm – South

Industrial PORTFOLIO

Jones Dairy Farm - South

Jones Dairy, Fort Atkinson, WI

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Fort Atkinson, WI

SIZE

42,000 SF

CLIENT

Maas Brothers Construction

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$2.7MM

FEATURED

New equipment for full facility

Photo Credit: ESI Group USA

The overall project scope is demolition and build back of a new, 18,000 square-foot production building, as well as demolition and build back of a 24,000 square-foot area in the center of the main building. Additional work includes remodel of almost the entire facility and new equipment such as ovens, cooking equipment, mechanical equipment, and electrical equipment.

Kraft/Oscar Mayer J-Con II Project

Industrial PORTFOLIO

Kraft/Oscar Mayer J-Con II Project

Kraft Foods, Madison, WI

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Madison, WI

SIZE

97,000 SF

CLIENT

Kraft Foods

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$4.6M

FEATURED

5kV substation to power the new facility

Photo Credit: Findorff

This project consisted of a 97,000 square-foot renovation that converted storage space into a food processing and manufacturing facility. The electrical work included the installation of a 5kV substation to power the new facility, with no downtime for the existing plant. The scope of work also included the installation of stainless steel raceways, new lighting, and power and controls for food processing equipment. The equipment includes industrial ovens, meat grinders, and conveyors.

Swiss Valley Cheese Production Facility

Industrial PORTFOLIO

Swiss Valley Cheese Production Facility

Swiss Valley Farms, Luana, IA

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Luana, IA

CLIENT

Conlon Construction Co.

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$1.2M

FEATURED

New process equipment connections

Photo Credit: Dairy Foods Magazine

This major remodeling of state-of-the-art production facilities for Swiss Valley’s premiere Swiss cheese factory included new primary electrical service, lighting, low voltage systems, and process equipment connections. All construction was completed at USDA and FDA food production facility standards. Swiss Valley is a leader in the manufacturing of Swiss and Baby Swiss cheese, the most difficult of all cheeses to produce.

General Motors Paint Shop Addition

Industrial PORTFOLIO

General Motors Paint Shop Addition

General Motors Corporation, Lansing, MI

SPECIFICATIONS

LOCATION

Lansing, MI

CLIENT

DACS International, Inc.

CONTRACT AMOUNT

$2.2MM

FEATURED

Pendulum conveyors interlocked with robotic cells

Photo Credit: General Motors

Westphal & Co., Inc. completed installation of a material handling conveyor for the General Motors Paint Shop facility located in Lansing, MI. The plant was built to meet new demand for Cross-Over-Vehicles (CUV’s). The project included skid conveyors, inverted mono-rail conveyors, and pendulum conveyors interlocked with robotic cells, paint booths, ovens, and dip tanks. Field wiring installation for 36 separate conveyor systems was completed, including control devices, motors, interlocks, Ethernet cabling, and Devicenet cabling.