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The History of Cubic Designs

Cubic Designs was founded in 1986 by Don Otte and Mike Giffhorn.  Prior to forming Cubic Designs, Don was an engineer at Rite Hite. When Rite Hite decided to leave the mezzanine business, Don saw an opportunity to start his own business. Don decided to start Cubic Designs..

The History of Cubic Designs

Meet the Team: Fab Night Shift

Our complete in-house fabrication and Professional Engineering services enable us to offer you customized mezzanines and safety products at an affordable price. Meet the Fab team that keeps things running smoothly at our Waupaca, WI manufacturing facility.

Meet the Team: Fab Night Shift

Professional Engineers, Explained

What: Professional Engineers, or PEs, are engineers who have received a license to practice engineering from a certain state or states. How: All the Professional Engineers at Cubic Designs earned their Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering with a focus in Structural Engineering...

Professional Engineers, Explained

Cubic Designs Receives Industry Award

Cubic Designs has been honored with the MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for 2017.  This is the second year that Cubic Designs has earned this industry award created to recognize companies who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to their dealer network, their employees and their community.

Cubic Designs Receives Industry Award

Decoding Design Loads

Typically, our customers will provide us with the design live load they need to meet which is based on the use of the mezzanine. Even if a customer isn’t sure of their load requirements, Cubic Designs’ experienced team can determine the live load fairly easily during the quoting process. ​

Decoding Design Loads

When Do You Need Bracing?

X-bracing and knee-bracing are very simple – and unsightly – ways to provide additional stability on mezzanines and platform systems.  Most customers, if given the option, would prefer to completely eliminate x-bracing or knee-bracing in their structures to open up space, avoid “head knockers,”...

When Do You Need Bracing?

Moment Connections

Cubic Designs Mezzanines and Work Platforms are all  held together using specialized moment connections. These bolted connections use high-strength bolts and high strength steel.

Moment Connections

Accurate Installations

Accurate Installations, headquartered in New Berlin, Wisconsin, has been a reliable material handling installation company since 2000.  As a trusted partner, they install up to 25% of Cubic Designs’ projects, meaning they have some 2,250 mezzanine installations under their belts.

Accurate Installations

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