Answers to Your Most Commonly Asked Questions

If the answer you’re looking for isn’t outlined below, feel free to reach out to us directly at 605-336-1180 or send us an email. We’re happy to help!

What colors and finishes are available?

The colors and finishes available are virtually endless. Gage Brothers will work with you to find the color and finish specific to your project. Part of Gage’s Design Assistance service is going through the sample process with our customers to ensure we find the perfect color and finish for the project.

Does Gage Brothers do any onsite concrete work?

We do not.

Does Gage Brothers do its own erection?

Gage does not do its own erection. We work with PCI certified erectors.

PCI Erector Certification Program

How large is the region you work within?

Gage Brothers’ work spans throughout the upper Midwest, including South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Colorado, Nebraska and Wisconsin. But, we are always open to discussion for work located elsewhere.

Do you do caulking?

Gage Brothers does have its own caulking division, Gage Brothers Caulking.

What products do you offer? What products do you not offer?

Products we do NOT offer:

  • Jersey Barriers
  • Jersey Blocks
  • Precast Vaults

What services does Gage Brothers offer that other companies do not?

  • Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) – we produced the first structural UHPC project in the nation
  • Blast Resistance
  • Design Assistance
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) at no extra charge
  • PCI Certified Plant which is recognized as the leading and most widely specified quality-assurance program
  • We use a C-Grid© system that is an efficient material for innovative, greener concrete building solutions
  • Our manufacturing tilt tables allow for less patching

Can I get samples of your concrete colors, and what size are they?

What are your lead times?

Many things can have an impact on production lead times. We encourage you to contact us at 605-336-1180 or send us an email so that we can work with you to meet your needs and expectations.

What are the benefits of using precast?

There are many benefits of using precast concrete on your project. You can learn more about those precast benefits here.

Which suppliers do you utilize for brick?

Gage Brothers requires our thin brick to meet PCI tolerances. We use Endicott thin brick, unless other brick is specified, supplied by Innovative Brick Systems.

How do I apply, where do I find a list of current positions, and who should I contact with questions?

You can learn more about what it is like being a Gage Brothers’ team member, the benefits we offer, and find a link to our employment portal by visiting our Employment Opportunities page. You may apply online. For answers to your questions, please contact our HR department.

Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC)

What products and sizes are available?

UHPC does not replace one or two pieces of traditional precast. It is a total system application that is engineered to significantly reduce the total number of pieces of precast that are needed to structurally build the same building frame.

What are the fire ratings of UHPC?

UHPC has the same inherent fire protection and fire resiliency properties of normal concrete. Fire rating is based on the mass and strength of the concrete design. Please see https://www.pci.org/DesignForFire for more information on Precast Concrete Design for Fire Resistance.

Which building designs would UHPC work best in?

From parking ramps to bridges, to office buildings, UHPC has the potential to reinvent the way structures are built. If you have a project that would value from adding additional parking spaces or opening up clear span areas, UHPC  a great option to consider.

Where can I find additional industry resources?

We would be happy to guide you to additional resources and professionals that have invested in researching UHPC to its fullest potential. Fill out our contact form to connect with us today.