Graco French Lake Industrial Center

Dayton, Minnesota

The Helix Advantage

201%Shear Strength
600+Tons of Steel
338,000+kgs of C02
32,000+ linear feet of Control Joints

Industrial, Commercial


Graco Inc


McGough Construction

Original Design

10" slab with (2) layers of #6 @ 12"

Helix Dosage

8" slab with 27 lbs/yd3 & 50' control joint spacing

By partnering with a number of firms to properly implement the Infinity Slab (50′ series), Helix was able to reduce the construction schedule while improving the overall durability and performance of Graco’s new 500,000 sq. ft. facility in Dayton, MN. In this heavy industrial setting, construction requirements such as a double slip sheet, Specification Products’ e5 Internal Cure (, doweled control joints, and a low shrinkage mix were utilized.

Helix Steel partnered with the following firms:

  • HGA Architects & Engineers
  • McGough Construction
  • Apple Valley Ready Mix
  • Specification Products