Precast/Prestressed

Precast concrete is a versatile and cost effective building material.

It is a particularly appropriate choice when speed of delivery, durability, functionality, or sustainability are important considerations. Midwest Steel as the administrative, engineering and job site expertise required to ensure successful project that incorporates precast concrete.

A wide variety of components can be fabricated from precast concrete, meeting a range of project needs on virtually any type of construction project.

Midwest Steel, North America’s largest structural steel contractor, is designated as PCI Qualified Erector (S2) by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI).

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is the central organization that serves as the nexus of knowledge, specifications and industry best practices regarding the precast/prestressed concrete industry. The PCI is the approving authority for certification programs of plants, erectors and personnel working with this material.


The designation as a PCI Qualified Erector - Category S2 indicates that Midwest Steel has the appropriate accreditation to work on projects in these categories:

Category S1-Simple Structural Systems

This includes horizontal decking members (such as hollow core slabs on masonry walls) and single-left wall panels attached to a structure.

Category S2-Complex Structural Systems

This includes everything contained in S1 as well as total precast concrete systems, multi-product structures (those that combine vertical and horizontal members), and single-or multistory load-bearing members, including those with architectural finishes.


The management, staff and workforce of Midwest Steel is proud to include PCI Qualified Erector among its professional certifications.