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University of Wisconsin Students Conduct Energy Assessment at Ozinga’s Oak Creek Plant

We’re committed to making a positive impact on individuals, their families and the community for generations. That’s why we recently partnered with the Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Center to welcome a group of engineering students from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee to our Oak Creek, WI plant.

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Illiana High School Students Visit Ozinga’s IT Department

At Ozinga, learning is one of our core values. We wholeheartedly believe that there’s always something to learn and you can never know everything. In the spirit of learning, we invited several Illiana High School students who are interested in technology to our Mokena office this week to teach them about the company and how [...]

How a Concrete Parking Lot Can Pay You Back

Due to its durability and low maintenance requirements, concrete is an excellent choice for driveways, roads, and especially parking lots. However, the industry notion that concrete is far more expensive than other pavements isn’t necessarily true. Designed properly and early enough in the project, concrete pavements can be very price competitive upfront. Low to no [...]

The Rundown – April 2019

In the April edition of The Rundown: Terpstra Family, Women in Construction, Northwestern Ground Game and more!

The Seven Points I Share with New Hires at Ozinga

Our company prides itself on the investment we make in our people, starting with the very first day of employment. Every Monday at Ozinga, we have a day-long onboarding session for new coworkers. During this experience, new coworkers are not only set up with all the administrative aspects of starting their career with us, but [...]

Spec Buildings – Waukegan

What happens when you pour parking lots and two warehouses while utilizing three plants during a polar vortex? Take a look at how it all got done.

Out of Many, One – The Derek Terpstra Story

At Ozinga we like to say “OUT OF MANY, ONE” when describing our vision, values, and mission. Having a coworker like Derek Terpstra is the epitome of that. March is National Kidney Month, so what better way to celebrate than to share the Terpstra story.

Benefits of Insulated Concrete Forms

Insulated concrete forms (ICFs) have been growing in popularity since the 1970s and with the threat of drastic weather events they’re likely to become more widely used. While insulated concrete forms have a higher initial cost, the myriad benefits they offer far outweigh their increased price point. ICFs are made using two layers of insulation [...]

BuiltWorlds Buildings 2.0 Conference Imagines the Future of High-Performance Buildings

The BuiltWorlds Buildings 2.0 Conference took place this past week at UI Labs in Chicago. Ozinga co-sponsored the event, dedicated to exploring the intelligence of high-performance buildings. Real estate executives, architects, engineers, construction professionals, and tech experts came together to network and learn about the promising future of Buildings 2.0. Attendees were treated to keynote [...]

4 Reasons Ozinga Excels at Concrete Blocks

Concrete blocks can play a vital role in various operations. Standard concrete blocks are useful for creating barriers to aid in traffic control or storage bins to store salt, landscaping materials, aggregates, or other bulk materials. Larger concrete blocks can also provide added levels of security. In addition, decorative concrete blocks can aesthetically enhance an [...]

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