A Solid Foundation Vol 2 Issue 1


MGK Chaska Addition & Tenant Improvement Prime recently completed a project with MGK in Chaska. The project consisted of a new precast building addition with offices and shop area, a new front reception area, remodeled restrooms, elevator, new steel mezzanine, interior remodel, exterior steel break room deck, and new concrete loading dock with steel enclosure. The project had its challenges and Prime was able to respond with effective and economical solutions to complete the project. Prime is currently working on the new fire suppression and containment project in MGK's warehouse. We have been working with MGK and FM Global to provide solutions to incorporate a K16.8 sprinkler system with a 600 gallon bladder tank that will hold the AR-AFFF foam concentrate. READ MORE EMPLOYEE FEATURE & INDUSTRY NEWS

GREGG A. PASCHKE, OWNER & SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER With more than 35 years of experience in construction estimating and project management, Gregg Paschke has managed a wide variety of projects, both remodel and new construction, spanning the healthcare, retail, corporate, residential, movie theatres, historic renovations, expertise in the design and construction of clean environments, such as data centers, dairies and breweries. Paschke is well known for his meticulous attention to detail and his effort to save the owner money through identifying cost-saving methods. Prior to Prime General Contractors, Paschke served in a variety of management positions for a general contractor frequently ranked among Engineering News-Record’s annual Top 50 list. MEET THE TEAM CLEAN ROOMS: How medical device manufacturers use cleanrooms to keep products safe for patients.

By Jamie Bell 27 Jul 2020 NS MEDICAL DEVICES Filtration units and proper staff training are among the ways medical device manufacturers can ensure their cleanrooms meet the required standards. The balancing act between efficiency and patient safety in the manufacturing process of medical devices is an important consideration for many companies. Jamie Bell examines the role of medical device cleanrooms in the industry — and the impact that new technologies are set to deliver. Medical devices are built for use in healthcare settings where hygiene and the need to prevent contamination are paramount. The presence of bacteria and other microorganisms will increase the likelihood of infection and bring serious implications for patient safety if cleanliness is not fully controlled. Air pollutants can also get into the mechanisms of smaller devices and prevent them from functioning properly. One way that cleanliness is ensured, is by manufacturing these products in a controlled and sterile environment. This is where cleanrooms — spaces specially designed to keep exclude bacteria and air pollutants — become a key element of the production process. READ MORE


DEREK CLARKIN President & Senior Project Manager (952) 746-3739 dclarkin@primegc.com 1710 Alexander Road, Eagan, MN 55121, USA ‭(952) 746-3636