A Can’t-Miss Event

The final pieces are coming together for the TCA Fall Convention, which will be held from September 30th through October 2nd in metropolitan Houston, Texas.  The energy, support, and ideas of the host committee promise to make this the best ever TCA Convention.  Houston is a booming market for Tilt-Up and the excitement that exists […]

TCA Expands its Efforts

By: Ed Sauter | Executive Director, Tilt-Up Concrete Association The economy may still be in the doldrums (although only until the second half of 2013 according to PCA chief economist Ed Sullivan), but TCA is moving forward with several broad initiatives.  The first is a major expansion in the distribution of the TCA magazine.  Beginning […]

A New Joint Venture

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association recently announced a new joint marketing venture with one of its industry allies, the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI), to market Tilt-Up construction in the 2-5 story building market.  CRSI has performed market research indicating that Tilt-Up has a large market potential for buildings of this size.  It includes office buildings, […]

World of Concrete – Around the Corner

Yes, its time to start thinking about the World of Concrete.  The annual show where you go to learn everything about the world’s most consumed material after water will be held from February 4-8, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  The TCA will be there again in its 24th year as a co-sponsor.  The […]

Brand Recognition

The TCA recently completed a Strategic Planning session in conjunction with its first ever Latin American Tilt-Up conference and spring board meeting.  While we are still digesting the information that was generated, there was one topic on which everyone was in unanimous agreement.  We need to do a much better job of brand recognition for […]

TCA AS AN INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION

The TCA has always been an International Association. With members in Australia, South Africa, Jordan, Dubai, New Zealand, Brazil, Columbia, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, the United States of America and Canada, our message is being spread globally. Our Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Program has seen submittals from across the globe as well and continues to expand […]

Convention 2011 – It’s a Wrap!

We have closed the books on another successful TCA Annual Convention.  While attendance wasn’t as good as it was in “pre-recession” days, it was better than it has been the previous two years as we staged our most exciting and ambitious event ever. Outdoor exhibitions and demonstrations were added back into the mix this year […]

Construction for the Unimaginable!

As I write this Letter from the Director, a new threat from Mother Nature is barreling up the East coast of the United States.  We are also about to observe the 10th anniversary of the 9-11 attacks.  This letter, however, isn’t about hurricanes, tornadoes, climate change or terrorist attacks but rather about Man’s response to […]

Tilt-Up Convention 2011 – Strategies

Final details are coming together for the 2011 TCA Convention, which will be held from September 28-30 at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center in Kansas City, MO.  If you haven’t made plans (or hotel reservations), we suggest you do so as soon as possible.  We have a great room rate ($145/night) but we reduced our […]

Tilt-Up Company Certification

Certification is coming.  It is the trend of the future, like it or not.  Building code jurisdictions are asking for it; Owners are asking for it; Our own members are asking for it. If is going to happen would you prefer that it is developed within the industry or by an outside, third party, who […]

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