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- Serving the Construction Industry Since 1960 -


  • Wall Forming

  • Shoring

  • Frame & System Scaffolding


  • Concrete and Masonry Supplies, Tools & Accessories

  • Contractor Tools, Supplies & Materials

From Concept to Completion, Advance is Dedicated
to Providing Contractors with the Right Equipment

Advance takes pride in providing a wide range of quality products and services to the construction industry. Our qualified design staff is able to provide innovative and cost-effective equipment layouts while maintaining superior service. It is our goal at Advance to supply your company’s construction needs in a timely, competitive and professional manner.


We thank our customers for their continued support throughout the last five decades and we welcome the opportunity to provide construction solutions for new customers.

Over the years, Advance has supported a variety of Midwest landmarks.
  • U.S. Bank Stadium

  • Twin’s Stadium

  • Xcel Energy Center

  • St. Paul Cathedral

  • Science Museum

  • Hiawatha Light Rail Transit Line

  • I.D.S. Center

  • 3M World Headquarters

  • Medtronic

  • Pillsbury Building

  • Regions and Children’s Hospital

  • Mount Rushmore facilities

  • Metro Dome

  • Federal Reserve Bank

  • Norwest Bank Building

  • Minneapolis First Bank Building

  • Des Moines 801 Grand Building

  • Highbridge Power Plant

  • NOVA

  • Orville Freeman Building

  • U of M Carlson School of Business

  • Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel

  • Minnesota Taconite Plants

  • Mississippi Locks and Dams


Advance Shoring Company began renting and selling concrete shoring and forming products, including Beaver shoring products. Advance was one of the first to develop what is now known as the “flying Form System” for high rise construction, and continues to innovate in the construction industry.


Advance Equipment Company began renting, selling and servicing Tower Cranes, Personnel & Material Hoists, and Concrete Pumps.


Became the First Distributor of Aluma Systems Inc.


Advance Specialties Company began, expanding our service into the area of selling concrete and masonry supplies.


Became a Distributor of Putzmeister Concrete Pumps


Advance Specialties is incorporated as a separate company. Advance represents the leading manufacturers in the concrete and masonry industry.


Became the first US Ischebeck Distributor


Became the sole Hing-O-Grab Distributor


Became a Meva Distributor


Certified as a WBE, SBE and TGB

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