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Wisconsin State

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Wisconsin is a midwestern U.S. state with coastlines on 2 Great Lakes (Michigan and Superior) and an interior of forests and farms. Milwaukee, the largest city, is known for the Milwaukee Public Museum, with its numerous re-created international villages, and the Harley-Davidson Museum, displaying classic motorcycles. Several beer companies are based in Milwaukee, and many offer brewery tours.

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Wisconsin State.
Population: 5,778,708.
State Capital: Madison.
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Wisconsin was admitted to the union on 29th May 1848 as the 30th state. As one of the north central states, Wisconsin is bordered by the western part of Lake Superior and Upper Peninsula of Michigan to the north, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east and Iowa and Minnesota to the west and south west.

The name "Wisconsin" is an Anglicized version of French rendering of an Algonquin name, Meskousing which translates to "this stream of red stone" in reference to the Wisconsin River. The state capital of Wisconsin is Madison.

Over 12 000 years ago, the area is currently known as Wisconsin now was covered by huge glaciers. At the Wisconsin Glacial State when the ice started to melt, scenic physical features were created including the plains, drumlins, eskers and the low lying areas which became lakes.

Wisconsin's economy is diversified with 3 major industries concentrated in different regions. Wisconsin's southeastern industrial belt extends from the state line from Lake Michigan from Kenosha to Milwaukee.

Wisconsin's largest city is the most important factor that enables Wisconsin to become one of the largest manufacturing states in the United States.

In the southern two-thirds of Wisconsin, climate, topography and soil conditions help facilitate dairy agriculture and this makes Wisconsin the top producer of cheese, milk, and butter in the US.

In the sparsely populated north, forests and lakes are abundant and this helps drives the tourism and recreational industries.

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The Main Cities in Wisconsin

Below are the largest cities in the state of Wisconsin and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:

1. Milwaukee - 594,833
2. Madison - 233,209
3. Green Bay - 104,057
4. Kenosha - 99,218
5. Racine - 78,860
6. Appleton - 72,623
7. Waukesha - 70,718
8. Oshkosh - 66,083
9. Eau Claire - 65,883
10. Renton - 63,575


Famous Landmarks in Wisconsin

Below are some of Wisconsin’s most visited landmarks:

-Visit Taliesin, the home of Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the most famous American architects, and pioneer of what he called "organic architecture," in which buildings were designed to harmonize with their environment.

Tallest Buildings in Wisconsin

Below are the tallest buildings in Wisconsin:
-The U.S. Bank Center in Milwaukee is the tallest building in Wisconsin at 42 stories and 601 feet tall. It opened in 1973 and is famous for nesting Peregrine falcons on the 41st floor. Since the program launched, 67 Falcons have been successfully fledged by the building.

1.U.S. Bank Centre (46 stories; 601 feet)
2. 100 East Wisconsin (37 stories; 549 feet)
3. University Club Tower (36 stories; 446 feet)
4. Milwaukee Centre (28 stories; 426 feet)
5. 411 East Wisconsin Centre (30 stories; 408 feet)
6. Northwestern Mutual North Tower (19 stories; 395 feet)
7. Kilbourn Tower (33 stories; 380 feet)
8. Milwaukee City Hall (15 stories; 353 feet)
9. The Moderne(31 stories; 348 feet)
10. The Potawatomi Casino Hotel(21 stories; 307 feet)

The majesty of natural stone is perhaps best expressed by the magnificence of the stone castles of England. Inspired by the rustic appeal of natural stone, we wondered if the material could be used to make functional and beautiful grates.

With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and color, our engaging designs in gratings complement the vision of international architects and designers.

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Why Choose Jonite Stone (reinforced) Channel Grates (Trench Grates)?

Stone Aesthetics

Stone Aesthetics

Our channel driveway drain grates are created from 95% natural aggregates and advanced hybrid polymers, Jonite architectural grates provide a finish which is both luxurious and natural to the touch.

Durability

Durability

The unique material properties of Jonite driveway drain grating products which prevent rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Slip Resistant

Slip Resistant

Rough and natural matte surface enables tremendous slip resistance which is tested by international classifications. This provides a much-needed and unparalleled safety feature for schools and hospitals.

Customisation

Customization

As designers and innovators, the last thing we want to do is stifle creativity. We believe that if you can envision it, we can create it, and with Jonite’s custom-made designs adding new dimensions to your vision, the possibilities are endless.

High Mechanical Properties

High Mechanical Properties

Jonite stone products have high mechanical properties such as high flexural strength, compressive strength, impact strength, low water absorption & low heat absorption. These impressive stats add to the overall quality and longevity of its products.

Unlimited Colours

Unlimited Colors

Jonite is available in a wide range of standard colors. More specialized colors are possible with unlimited color customization which allows Jonite to be calibrated to almost any hue or shade desired.

Strength

Strength

Reinforced with specially treated steel frames, the strength of Jonite grates are world acclaimed. Having coined the word 'stone(reinforced)' for the last two decades, Jonite gratings are compliant to international load standards.

Theft Resistant

Theft Resistant

Conventional steel and cast iron grates and castings are highly susceptible to theft due to rising scrap value worldwide. Jonite hardscape products, however, do not pose any value for scrap due to their stone material integrity.

Jonite Wisconsin Stone (reinforced) Channel Drain Grates (Trench Drain Grates) - Our channel drain gratings (trench drain grates) have redefined the role of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, drainage gratings have moved beyond being merely functional into the realm of design elements.

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The unique material properties of Jonite channel driveway drain grate products which prevents rust and corrosion mean they are equally suited to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor applications. > More information on our channel grates here.
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Our Jonite Wisconsin Creative Grates (drain covers) inspire originality on a different level. A variety of more creative designs in creative gratings have also been created for enhanced sensibilities.

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Jonite creative grates come in four categories: Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. Our comprehensive range offers a multitude of themes and designs for architects to choose from. > More information on our creative grates here.
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Jonite created the world's first stone homogenous floor trap (floor drain grate, floor drain cover), achieving desired spontaneity with functional designs. Our aim is to continue designing floor traps that blend seamlessly into any flooring in Wisconsin.

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Jonite floor traps are engineered to fulfill crucial functions while remaining an integral component of the structural floor. > More information on our floor traps here.
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Swimming pools are no longer seen just as an amenity; today they are part of an enticing landscape. With its naturally good looks and suitability superior to natural granite, Jonite makes for the perfect swimming pool grates (swimming pool drain covers) in Wisconsin.

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The small elliptical holes of BabyPebbles and thin slit slots of ChiseledRain eliminate the danger of toddlers catching their toes in the grating. > More information on our swimming pool grates here.
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Jonite brings you the first collection of Banco Series Street Benches (Outdoor Street Furniture) for nature parks and open spaces in Wisconsin. An exciting new concept in street furniture by attempting to eliminate the perception of conventional bulky and heavy stone furniture.

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The utilization of ready-made standard or customized components in fully knock-down or pre-assembled system maintains its sturdy stone structure while justifying cost effectiveness of its class. > More information on our street furniture here.
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Jonite Sump Covers (storm drain covers) are designed to be used on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage as well as kerb-side drainage in Wisconsin. With load applications similar to channel grates, Jonite Sump Covers offer style, security and functionality.

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Jonite Sump Covers come in a wide range of standard sizes that can be assembled with the addition of Jonite splines to form huge covers, giving you cost effectiveness and sustainability. > More information on our sump covers here.
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Jonite Toilet Grates (Shower Floor Drain Gratings) have redefined the way public toilets are seen in Wisconsin. With natural stone textures and contemporary designs, Jonite has truly transformed the entire landscape of a toilet with our unique toilet gratings.

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Jonite toilet grates are beautifully crafted and created to serve a specific need of dispersing excess and unwanted liquids in public toilets. > More information on our toilet grates here.
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Our tree gratings are available in a variety of designs, shapes, and sizes, Jonite Tree Grates effortlessly integrate into the cityscape, providing space for trees to grow and develop in Wisconsin.

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Approved by the Americans with Disabilities Act(ADA), Jonites Tree Grates are certified ADA compliant and wheelchair friendly. This makes our tree grates popular in hospitals, clinics, and residential areas. > More information on our tree grates here.
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Jonite USA Decorative Grates come in a variety of modern, ornate or nature-inspired designs which are mostly ADA compliant in Wisconsin.

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All Jonite USA Decorative Trench Grates have adjoining patterns designed to seamlessly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also designed to comply with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards. > More information on our decorative grates here.
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Jonite Ventilation Grilles Wisconsin - Flexibility and strength of material provide designers freedom to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles vertically or horizontally.

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Created from the same natural aggregates used to create their existing line of hardscape products, Jonite's latest product was born from the industry's unquenchable thirst for exciting new materials. > More information on our ventilation grilles here.
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Designs on Jonite products (custom drain covers & gratings) can be tailor-made to suit any application for any environment, empowering architects to make bold and imaginative statements in Wisconsin.

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Customisable panels easily integrated into hardscape design to create original benches or seatings. > More information on our custom grating products here.
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