Mid-States Concrete Industries: Acquires international concrete products

SOUTH BELOIT, IL – (January 9, 2024) – Mid-States Concrete Industries, which produces structural and architectural precast concrete systems, has recently acquired International Concrete Products, Germantown, Wis. Both companies specialize in precast concrete building systems. By combining the high-end architectural precast capabilities of International Concrete Products and Mid-States Concrete’s expertise in structural precast solutions, the combined company will provide its customers with new opportunities for total precast building solutions. In addition, what makes this acquisition unique is both Mid-States Concrete Industries and International Concrete Products are both multi-generation, family-led companies.

“The acquisition of International Concrete Products is an incredible and exciting opportunity for our teams and our customers,” said Jeremy Olivotti, vice president of sales and marketing, Mid-States Concrete Industries. “Mid-States Concrete Industries’ vision is to be the safest and most innovative precast building company, and the addition of International Concrete Products makes this a reality. Mid-States Concrete Industries is honored to have the responsibility of stewarding the recognized company the Bisswurm family has built.”

“I am proud that International Concrete Products will now become the high-end architectural precast division of the Mid-States Concrete Industries family,” said John Bisswurm, founder of International Concrete Products. “The similarities in both corporate cultures made this a natural fit to ensure the long-term success of both organizations.”

Both companies have long track records of partnering with their customers to find the right solutions for their unique projects. For nearly 78 years, customers have trusted Mid-States Concrete Industries, and for nearly 37 years, customers have trusted International Concrete Products. In addition, International Concrete Products is PCI AA certified, which represents the most highly complex certification level. This certification is for producers of highly complex shapes and has the tightest tolerances ever required.

“A combined Mid-States Concrete Industries and International Concrete Products absolutely adds value for our customers: an easier subcontracting process, faster product delivery, and a higher return on investment,” said Hagen Harker, president of Mid-States Concrete Industries.

Mid-States Concrete Industries and International Concrete Products have worked on numerous nationally recognized buildings. For example, Mid-States Concrete Industries has completed projects such as the ABC Supply Stadium, Illinois CancerCare, Meijer, University of Chicago Lab School, Glenview Village Hall, Seneca Foods, Kenosha Public Safety Building and MIAD (Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design). International Concrete products has completed projects such as Lambeau Field; The University of Chicago Computer Design, Research, and Learning Center; Manpower Group; UI Health Bruno & Sallie Pasquinelli outpatient surgery center and UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Hinsdale.

The teams at Mid-States Concrete Industries and International Concrete Products will continue to work with their customers every step of the way on their precast projects, including preconstruction assessment, design and engineering support through construction and completion, now with expanded capabilities, to find the right solutions.

About Mid-States Concrete Industries
Since 1946 and under three generations of family leadership, Mid-States Concrete Industries has produced structural and architectural precast concrete systems that provide its partners with high-quality building materials with sustaining performance. Its mission is to help customers see the elegance, beauty and value of buildings with architectural and structural precast concrete building systems. Their promise is a unique building design with sustaining performance, a truly memorable and meaningful place in which to live, work and play. For more information, visit https://www.msprecast.com/.