Who We Are

Over 70 years since the first precast concrete plank was cast, Spancrete is a third-generation, family-owned company with a global footprint that continues to grow. We manufacture and install premier precast concrete building solutions for a large variety of commercial, municipal and residential customers. We also provide customers with full precast production equipment, service and ongoing maintenance and support. The unifying thread that ties all of our services together is our people. We are committed to making EVERY customer feel like they are our ONLY customer.

When the last detail is put into place, we stand shoulder to shoulder and say with pride, “We Built That".

Spancrete Precast Around the Globe

Our Philosophy

Spancrete loves building lasting relationships and turning dreams into rock-solid reality. This passion comes to life because of each and every Spancrete team member. We are always interested in new talented, hardworking individuals. Spancrete has very low industry turnover and many long term employees, We offer rewarding career opportunities in Wisconsin, Illinois, Georgia and Florida.

Spancrete provides:

  • Exposure to diverse projects across market sectors
  • Creative, results oriented work environment
  • Industry-leading tools and processes that drive innovation
  • Opportunity to work as part of a growing global team

Our Purpose:

Spancrete is committed to supporting every customer like they are our only customer by being the most responsive partner and innovative provider of global building solutions

Our Foundation:

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Integrity
  • Accountability

Our Vision:

Spancrete is Building Innovation™

 

Headquarters

N16W23415 Stoneridge Drive
Waukesha WI, 53188

Fun

The following activities and amenities are available to employees to support their health and wellness:

  • Filtered / bottled water
  • Smoking cessation assistance
  • Voluntary health testing (biometrics, health risks)
  • Access to natural ambient light
  • On-site showers / locker facilities
  • On-site fitness center - HQ only
  • On-site nurse / doctor- some locations
  • Spancrete offers an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Spancrete offers employees who are parents the following amenities and programs to help make their lives a little easier:

  • Family centered events / celebration
  • Scholarships for employees’ children
  • Employee Appreciation events at all locations, including picnics, and games

The following programs and areas are available for employees to meet and eat their meals:

  • Kitchen/Breakroom
  • Catered lunches
  • Complimentary Coffee - some locations
  • Celebration meals and picnics - several times annually

The workspace at Spancrete offers the following amenities for employees:

  • Standing desks or sit-to-stand workstations
  • Ergonomic workstation options
  • Central spaces for employees to gather, work, or relax
  • Intra-office communication technology (beyond email)
  • Private restrooms
  • Most work spaces have access to natural light
  • Private spaces to work - some locations
  • Ability to decorate personal work space

Amenities offered near Spancrete locations include:

  • Nearby yoga or athletic/fitness clubs
  • Variety of establishments nearby to socialize
  • Publicly offered day care facilities
  • Farmers market
  • Financial institutions
  • Suburban location(s) - HQ only
  • Rural location(s)
  • Nearby shopping
  • Beautiful views
  • Places to relax, eat, or work outside
  • Covered/indoor parking - HQ only

In addition, at Spancrete manufacturing and distribution locations, employees have access to:

  • Places to sit and rest
  • Air movement – fans and ventilation
  • Periodic IEQ (Indoor Environmental Quality) Checks
  • Access to natural/ambient light
  • Comfortable break rooms - some locations
  • Stable temperature – regulated throughout the year - some locations

Spancrete offers the following employee community building activities:

  • Annual Spancrete Employee Appreciation Celebrations
  • Holiday parties and activities
  • Celebrations meals and picnics - several times annually
  • Birthday recognition
  • Years of Service Recognition
  • Company blood drive
  • Employee tickets available to many sports, event and festival celebrations
  • On a monthly basis, an employee is selected for the President's Making a Difference Award

Employees have the option to participate in the following:

  • Discounts on company products
  • Performance contests with prizes
  • Free parking
  • Formal or informal contests
  • Personal music choices (headphones, radio, CDs) - some locations
  • Access to personal social media - some locations

Extreme Perks

At Spancrete, employees are eligible for health and welfare insurance benefits on the first of the month after 30 days of employment.

Spancrete pays at least 70% of premiums for individual and family health insurance plans for eligible employees.

Spancrete offers part-time or flex-time employees full time health care benefits to employees that work 30 hours per week.

Spancrete offers a partial company match on a 401(k) plan on the first of the month following 90 days of employment. 

Spancrete has both union and non-union facilities. There are a variety of benefit packages available depending upon work location

In addition to health insurance and 401(k) the following benefits are available to full-time employees at Spancrete:

  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Business travel insurance
  • Life Insurance

The following creative time-off opportunities are available:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Unpaid time-off to volunteer

The following incentives and programs are available to employees:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Education scholarship programs for employee dependents
  • Relocation reimbursement
  • Personal finance assistance coaching
  • Flu shots
  • Safety Programs
  • Spancrete University - company paid continuing educational opportunities

Corporate Responsibility

Spancrete’s Mission Statement:

Spancrete is committed to supporting every customer like they are our only customer by being the most responsive partner and innovative provider of global building solutions.

  • Provide our customers high value innovative building solutions
  • Ensure the long term viability of our business through the consistent generation of an accepted return on the shareholders investments
  • Strive to be a preferred employer by investing in our employees and providing opportunities for the challenging and safe assignments in order to achieve personal and professional growth
  • Be leaders in construction safety 
  • Foster a culture of fairness with our business associates based on the appropriate sharing of risk reward
  • Play an active role in improving the quality of life in our communities

Spancrete is committed to the following:

  • Improvement of community social needs and practices
  • Triple bottom line (people, planet, profit)
  • Care and development of employees
  • Fiscal responsibility
  • Values, ethics, and integrity
  • Inclusion and diversity
  • Green practices

Spancrete’s commitment applies to all business operations and locations.

Spancrete measures their commitment to mission, vision and values in the following ways:

  • Quantifiable goals are documented
  • Goals are clearly described to employees
  • Activities that achieve goals are documented
  • Employees are trained on goals, activities and results measurement
  • Year-over-year results are measured
  • Year-over-year results are published
  • Third party validation is utilized to measure results
  • Board of Directors or other governing body reviews goals and results
  • Employee Performance Management program measures employee attention and performance related to goals and results

Spancrete has a clearly defined human rights policy regarding the protection of: 

  • Minority groups
  • Workers' rights
  • Woman's rights

Spancrete’s services have a direct positive contribution to your company's commitment to socially responsible efforts in the following ways:

  • Spancrete is part of the North American Precast Concrete Sustainability Plant Program (NAPCSPP). All of Spancrete’s plants participate in this broad effort to enhance the environmental and economic performance of the entire precast industry.
  • This initiative combines the efforts of the Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI), the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). Member plants receive a web-based software program that allows them to monitor their performance.

Spancrete has an employee whose responsibilities include monitoring our mission, values, or ethics statement and the execution of its commitment. 

Spancrete provides at least a living wage for all of their employees. 

Spancrete has very low industry turnover and many long term employees.

The following documents are available to all employees:

  • Employee handbook
  • Inclusion or discrimination policy/EEO Policy
  • Harassment policy
  • Description of how the performance management plan works
  • Description of how to apply for open positions in the company

Spancrete has a published process for employees to ask questions, give feedback or complain without negative consequences.

  • Spancrete’s Ethics Hotline addresses any and all employee concerns (ethics, safety, compliance) and is managed by a third party.
  • Employees are surveyed on a variety of topics including engagement and satisfaction.

Spancrete has a formal process or program for employees to offer suggestions or innovations.

  • A quality initiative secures information on safety and health concerns for the organization.
  • Discovery Squad is a group of Spancrete employees who are tasked with innovative ideas
  • Employee surveys also offer the opportunity to offer suggestions
  • Spancrete has an Employee Advisory Board that meets quarterly to discuss culture and employee concerns

Spancrete has surveyed employees regarding their satisfaction and engagement within the last 12 months.

Spancrete sends out a third-party facilitated anonymous employee survey. Those findings are shared with the employees and recommendations and changes are developed by the Employee Advisory Board.

Spancrete matches employees’ charitable contributions, dollar for dollar.

Spancrete is aligned with the following community groups:

  • Each location has a charity committee that develops the community groups and charities that the employees in the respective areas want to support.
  • Examples of current charities are:
    • Hebron House,
    • Children’s Hospital,
    • United Way 

Employees or an Employee Committee determine all or part of the company's time, talent, and financial contributions.

In addition to the company match, each location has a Charity Committee that develops the community groups and charities that the employees in the respective areas want to support

Spancrete monitors customer satisfaction in the following ways:

  • We have a written methodology to survey customers
  • We survey customers at the end of EVERY job for their level of satisfaction and input
  • Current results are measured against previous results with the goal of improvement
  • Current results are shared with employees
  • Processes and operations are adjusted based on customer feedback
  • Monthly survey

More ways that Spancrete supports Corporate Responsibility:

  • Quality initiatives
  • Spring and Fall Clean House Celebrations
  • Electronic Recycling Program
  • On a monthly basis, an employee is selected for the President's Making a Difference Award
  • Adopt a Highway

Flextime

Spancrete offers the following non-traditional work arrangements for their employees: 

  • Temporary work assignments
  • Seasonal work (summer, holiday)
  • Paid internships
  • Post retirement work

The following scheduling options are available to hourly employees on a case-by-case basis:

  • Choose the beginning and end hours (9am-5pm or 8am-4pm)
  • Change from full time to part time while remaining in the same position or level
  • Choose when they take breaks
  • Choose when they take meal breaks
  • Work a guaranteed minimum number of hours per week

On average, hourly employees know their regular work schedule 4+ weeks in advance (for administrative positions) or 1 week or less in advance (for plant positions).

Hourly employees usually know they will need to work overtime 2+ weeks in advance (for plant workers, changes seasonally).

The following scheduling options are available to salaried employees:

  • Resources are provided to allow employees to work remotely - case-by-case basis
  • Choose the beginning and end hours (9am-5pm or 8am-4pm) - case-by-case basis
  • Work from home occasionally - case-by-case basis

The following technologies are offered to employees to facilitate flexibility in the workplace, as needed and dictated by job requirements:

  • Company provided smartphones
  • Video conferencing 
  • Remote access to organizational computer system
  • Company provided laptops/tablet computers

Spancrete provides time for employees to volunteer.

Some locations have company sponsored volunteer events. A variety of activities allow the company to raise funds to support the local community.

Spancrete offers the following paid time-off (PTO) options for employees:

  • Use of sick time for personal time or ill dependents
  • Carry over unused sick/personal/vacation time to future year(s)
  • Take an extended leave for care giving or other family responsibilities
  • Bereavement time off for the passing of their family or partner
  • Time off during the workday to attend to important family or personal needs - case-by-case basis
  • Return to work gradually after childbirth or adoption - case-by-case basis

Green DNA

Some Spancrete buildings are LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified.

Spancrete products and services directly contribute to the conservation of the environment.

  • Spancrete is part of the North American Precast Concrete Sustainability Plant Program (NAPCSPP). All of Spancrete’s plants participate in this broad effort to enhance the environmental and economic performance of the entire precast industry.
  • This initiative combines the efforts of the Canadian Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI), the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI). Member plants receive a web-based software program that allows them to monitor their performance.

Spancrete has a person assigned to monitor its mission, values, and ethics statement and the execution of its commitment to the environment.

Spancrete showcases their commitment to the environment in the following ways:

  • Environmental policy or reference to commitment in mission statement
  • Recent audit or review within the last 24 months of company’s environmental impact and quarterly thereafter
  • Specific targeted goals for the organization to achieve in a specific time frame
  • Activities and resources dedicated to achieving these goals
  • Ongoing review of how these goals are achieved 

Spancrete measures its commitments and achievements related to its green policy in the following ways:

  • Quantifiable goals are documented
  • Goals are described to employees
  • Activities that achieve goals are documented
  • Year-over-year results are measured
  • Year-over-year results are published
  • Third party validation is utilized to measure results
  • Screening processes that review material and product purchasing decisions based on the suppliers' commitment to socially responsible efforts

Energy conservation is part of Spancrete environmental policy statement.

Spancrete tracks the following energy conservation results by facility

  • Amount of energy consumed
  • Amount of energy conserved
  • Total investment in energy conservation programs
  • Total savings or profits achieved from energy conservation programs
  • Amount of energy consumed from renewable sources

Recycling programs are in place at Spancrete’s office and production facilities.

Spancrete tracks the following recycling information:

  • Recycled Metal

Recycling results are disclosed to the public.

Spancrete is part of the following organizations that promote environmentally sustainable practices:

  • North American Precast Concrete Sustainability Plant Program (NAPCSPP)
  • Water Council

Spancrete regularly works with customers to monitor and positively affect the environment.

Spancrete has participated in an internal environmental review and an external audit in the last 12 months.

Inclusion

Commitments and achievements of non-discrimination and inclusion goals are measured and reported in the following ways:

  • Quantifiable goals are documented
  • Activities that achieve goals are documented
  • Year-over-year results are measured
  • Third party validation is used to measure results

Spancrete supports the protection of:

  • Minority Groups
  • Women's rights
  • Workers' rights

Spancrete implements their inclusion and diversity commitment in the following ways:

  • Equal opportunity employment policy
  • Specific, targeted recruitment plans
  • Prominently displayed inclusive non-discrimination policy in recruitment materials
  • On-going management training programs for non-discrimination
  • On-going staff training programs for non-discrimination
  • Written guidelines documenting supportive policies and practices
  • Philanthropic support of groups/charities relating to diverse groups
  • Senior management has diverse representation - includes women, those over 40, veterans, and parents

The commitments above apply to the following employee groups:

  • Women
  • Minorities
  • Those over 40
  • LGBTQ community
  • Military veterans
  • Those with disabilities
  • All gender identities
  • Parents

Spancrete offers the following benefits to single employees, different-sex spouses, family and dependents:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • COBRA
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

 

Career Development

Spancrete’s budget and financial statements include a line item for employee training and development. The training program is called Spancrete University.

 

Managers and employees work together to identify the individual’s training and development program. Spancrete seeks to upgrade talent and improve retention.

Spancrete’s training and development program is aligned with company goals and applies to all employees.

Each year, Spancrete plans for 16-20 training hours for each employee.

The following training and development programs and amenities are offered to hourly and salaried employees, supervisors, management, and executive employee groups:

  • Tuition reimbursement for degree granting education programs
  • Tuition reimbursement for non-degree granting education programs
  • Participation in professional or trade organizations that is paid in full by the company
  • Employees able to use work hours to participate in professional organization or trade association meetings, committees and events
  • Developmental opportunities for project assignments
  • Succession planning program or strategy - executive employees only
  • One-to-one coaching, performance evaluations
  • Paid internships - hourly employees only
  • The opportunity to cross train in skills others than those in their current job responsibilities
  • Training to enhance promotability
  • Training to enhance current job skills
  • Career pathing may be a part of an employee’s Performance Accountability Guide (PAG)
  • Spancrete University - company paid educational opportunities

Spancrete employees have the chance to participate in the following training and development programs:

  • Diversity/Inclusion
  • Harassment
  • Safety
  • Waste reduction
  • Ecology/Conservation
  • Sales/business development
  • Negotiation skills
  • Accounting/finance for non-financial professionals
  • Performance management plan
  • Technical skills training
  • Office skills (Microsoft Office, Excel)
  • Culture/employment brand
  • Consumer brand
  • Innovation
  • Time management
  • Quality Methodologies (TQM, SixSigma, ISO etc)
  • Supervisor/management skills
  • Communication skills - salaried, supervisory and executive employees
  • Supervisory training for first time managers - hourly, salaried, and supervisory employees
  • How to orient a new employee - salaried, supervisory and executive employees

 

 

Spancrete

Number of Employees
351-700
 Locations: 8 - US
Location Types
Suburban (office park/campus)
Rural
Business Founded
1946
Industry
Construction
Products

Precast Building Products

Precast Equipment

Precast Production Facilities