Pre-Cast Specialties relocates to Fort Pierce
South Florida precast concrete manufacturer Pre-Cast Specialties, LLC announced the relocation of its headquarters and production facilities to Fort Pierce from Pompano Beach yesterday. The company is a leading manufacturer of precast and pre-stressed concrete in Florida.
Earlier this year, Pre-Cast Specialties purchased a 75-acre parcel on Selvitz Road to expand the company’s production capacity. The expansion was anticipated to create at least 150 local jobs at an average wage of $36,129 and include a capital investment of over $8.5 million. Site work on the property is has been ongoing since the summer.
With the recent sale of the company’s Broward County plant, Pre-Cast Specialties President and CEO Dean J. Locke announced the relocation of the company’s headquarters and all production facilities to Fort Pierce effective January 1, 2018. The company currently has more than 250 employees at the Pompano Beach location and about 30 employees in Fort Pierce.
“We are truly delighted that Fort Pierce will become the new home of Pre-Cast Specialties,” said Pete Tesch, president of the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County (EDC). “Our community worked hard to host the company’s expansion earlier this year. Having this leading manufacturer also choose us for the relocation of their entire business is a testament to the city, county and EDC’s proactive approach to job creation and investment.”
“The City of Fort Pierce welcomes Pre-Cast Specialties to our hometown. We are proud to have been chosen for their corporate headquarters,” said Fort Pierce Mayor Linda Hudson. “We appreciate the partnership with the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County that brings quality jobs to our region.
“We are excited to become part of the Fort Pierce community,” said Locke. “Our new facility will be a great benefit to the area as we hire local residents and partner with businesses in our new Fort Pierce neighborhood.”
The company is a leading manufacturer of premium precast and pre-stressed concrete in Florida. Its products include concrete utility poles, beams, stairs, columns, landings, electric vaults, and median barriers.
About Pre-Cast Specialties, LLC
For over 40 years, Pre-Cast Specialties, LLC has been manufacturing precast and pre-stressed concrete products for utilities, structural and commercial markets throughout Florida. Through the company’s unwavering commitment to high standards of quality craftmanship, paired with excellent customer relations, Pre-Cast Specialties brings high-value products and solutions to its clients. For additional information about Pre-Cast Specialties, LLC, visit http://www.precastspecialties.com.
About the Economic Development Council of St. Lucie County
The EDC is a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting economic vitality in St. Lucie County through the attraction, retention and expansion of businesses in the community. The EDC works in partnership with local governments and the private sector to advance its goals of creating more and better-paying jobs for residents, broadening the tax base and improving St. Lucie County’s economic quality of life. Contact the EDC at 772.336.6250 or http://www.youredc.com.