The Wieland Chronicle

Past Posts
  • April
    April 5, 2021

    WIELAND Mission

    WIELAND’s mission is to “find and serve lifelong clients through excellence in construction.” This mission follows WIELAND all over the country to serve its clients. Our mission is so important that we even proclaim it on our equipment, so that no employee can ever forget the “Why of Wieland.”

  • March
    March 9, 2021

    Graphic Packaging International

    WIELAND was awarded the largest project in company history in September, 2019 by Graphic Packaging International in Kalamazoo, MI. The new build consists of four buildings totaling 350,000 SF. These buildings include: a mill; a corrugated container storage area; a boiler house, and a finished goods warehouse. The project is expected to be completed October 2021.

  • March
    March 8, 2021

    Fox 47 The Morning Blend

    WIELAND has a Mission Statement and a set of Core Values that have become the guiding principles of its business plan. Kevin Shaw, Vice-President of Marketing, recently joined Fox 47’s Deb Hart on The Morning Blend to discuss how the mission was formed, how it brings focus to WIELAND’s business plan, and practical ways to celebrate and promote “The Why of WIELAND.”

  • February
    February 15, 2021

    Performance Proppants

    WIELAND works hard to turn new clients into repeat clients through excellence in construction. An example of one of these repeat clients is Performance Proppants. WIELAND has recently broke ground on the new Performance Proppants River Ridge expansion. The project is taking equipment from a defunct plant and moving it to Doddridge, AR. The project began January 2021 and is expected to be completed April 2021.

  • February
    February 9, 2021

    Bekum

    WIELAND specializes in manufacturing projects, and one example of this is the Bekum American Corporation expansion in Williamston, MI. The development is an addition to the existing manufacturing facility and will total 40,000 SF. Bekum is a plastic blow-molding company with facilities in the US, Germany and Austria. The project began in August 2020 and is expected to be completed in May 2021.

  • February
    February 8, 2021

    Grand Cypress Apartments

    One of WIELAND’s areas of expertise is multi-family construction, where it has completed multiple projects across the United States. Grand Cypress Apartments in Tampa, FL is WIELAND’s most recent undertaking for Atlanta-based RangeWater Real Estate. Grand Cypress is positioned on 18 acres with a total of nine buildings and one clubhouse. The development features 324 apartment units and totals 358,000 SF. The project began August 2020 and is expected to be completed February 2022. RangeWater is a repeat client for WIELAND, helping fulfill its mission of “serving lifelong clients through excellence in construction.“

  • January
    January 27, 2021

    Graphic Packaging International

    WIELAND started its largest project ever in September 2019 for Graphic Packaging International (GPI) in Kalamazoo, MI. GPI creates innovative packaging products in their more than 90 facilities globally. The development consists of four buildings totaling 350,000 SF. The four buildings include a mill, a corrugated container storage area, a boiler house and a finished goods warehouse. WIELAND has become a national leader in Pulp and Paper mill projects, as this is its fourth such project. The project is expected to be completed in October 2021.

  • January
    January 27, 2021

    Breakwater

    WIELAND is taking on the northern Michigan winter working on the Breakwater mixed-use development in Traverse City, MI. The project consists of three retail/restaurant spaces, 78 residential units, and a large parking structure. The overall structure, including the finished residential portion, was substantially completed in November 2020. However, a patio addition and tenant improvements in the commercial space will continue through February 2021.

  • January
    January 13, 2021

    Sparrow- Portland

    WIELAND started an important health care project in the Greater Lansing community in 4Q of 2020 and is thrilled to be doing its first project for Sparrow Health Systems. Sparrow is Mid-Michigan’s largest healthcare organization with a variety of facilities across the region. The project will total 11,500 SF and was designed by Grand-Rapids-based Progressive AE Architects. The development began September 2020 and is expected to be completed May 2021.