Category Archives: News

Creating an Improved Office Space for 2018: Trends in Office Layouts

Trends in office layouts have evolved drastically, and have roughly followed the evolving understanding of how people work best.   Private offices with closed doors like in “Mad Men” were deemed too isolating. Open work areas were voted too distracting. Cubicles were called depressing. Now open office plans and “hoteling” offices are the newest trends […]

5 Amazing Examples of Construction Throughout History

The new year calls for a time of reflection. In this blog post, we look for inspiration from the history of construction. Humans have been building since 3500 BC as indicated by some of the world’s oldest structures. These buildings serve as the foundation that informs construction today. Current day construction practices would not be […]

Strack Construction Completes Foresman Farms Project

Strack Construction has recently completed a new off-line egg processing facility for Forsman Farms in Howard Lake, MN. This facility is 158,000 square feet and is filled with state-of-the-art processing equipment.   This facility is a product of ‘Value Engineering’ as multiple construction methodologies were used to allow this facility to become a reality. Seven […]

Preventing Equipment-Related Injuries on the Construction Site

In our last article, we focused on preventing falls in the workplace. This time, we are back to help prevent equipment-related injuries. Because construction site injuries can be caused by equipment misuse, the harm can often be very serious. Heed this advice to prevent machine and equipment-related injury for your construction workers. Causes of Equipment […]

Construction Site Injury Prevention: Falls

In our last article, we focused on preventing slips and trips at the construction site. In this month’s blog, we are back to help prevent falls at the workplace. Being off-balance can be very dangerous as well as a very common problem on a construction site. Pair that with the use of ladders, scaffolding, and […]

Construction Site Injury Prevention: Overexertion

Construction projects can be taxing on the builders and workers who overexert their bodies during hard labor. This injury is incredibly common on construction sites, but it does not have to be. Here are some causes of overexertion and how to prevent it on the job site.   Causes of Overexertion The causes of overexertion […]

Project Spotlight: Pace Industries Expansion in Maple Lake, MN

Strack Industries is pleased to announce that the Pace Industries Expansion in Maple Lake, MN is nearing completion. The 60,000 square foot plant expansion includes a 2-story office space, which will include dedicated employee welfare areas, management and sales offices, engineering offices, and a board room. In addition, the building expansion will have designated spaces […]