ADHESIVES PLUS, INC. IS NOW GLUDOWN, INC.

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Adhesives Plus, Inc. – a leader in adhesive solutions – announced today that it is changing its corporate name to GluDown, Inc. This name change reflects the company’s continued dedication to the construction market and its commitment to bringing new technologies to a dynamic industry. “Construction is […]

MID CITIES ERECTORS STAYING BUSY IN AUGUST

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group August 2017 was a big month in tilt wall panel erection for Mid Cities Erectors. Crews headed back to Oklahoma City, OK to start erection of 260 concrete panels covering 1,020,171 sq. ft. for a new Hobby Lobby warehouse. Tilt wall panels, including high/low rooflines, were set […]

METHOD ARCHITECTURE TO EXPAND INTO AUSTIN MARKET

Houston-based Method Architecture will acquire Austin-based Architecture Plus in Q4 Method Architecture Principals (from left): Keith Holley, Eric Hudson, Vanessa Ortega, Jake Donaldson Houston, TX (October 2, 2017) – Method Architecture, a Houston-based architecture firm, has announced the acquisition of Architecture Plus, a boutique architecture firm in Austin, Texas. The acquisition will be the second […]

Tilt-Up Concrete Goes Residential in Ontario

Len Overbeek, co-founder of TiltWall Ontario Inc. is a big fan of the phrase, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” He is currently building the province’s first site-cast residential project in Woodstock—for himself. “Tilt-up residential construction is fairly popular in the US, particularly along the West Coast and into British Columbia, but […]

Tilt-Up Company Certification Streamlined

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Board of Directors established renewed commitment and energy for the Company Certification program over a year ago. Since the time of this recommitment, 18 companies have become active participants in the program, receiving full certification status. In addition, the program interest is gaining momentum with 6-10 additional companies projected to […]

Immigration Changes Ahead – The ICEman is Coming

Although President Trump’s revised travel ban is still tied up in litigation, other aspects of his renewed focus on immigration are thriving. For example, his budget proposal anticipates hiring as many as 10,000 new immigration and border patrol agents. It is anticipated that those agents will not all be deployed at the border, but will […]

Composite Concrete Panels -The Future for Tilt-Up Walls?

By Jeffrey R. Needham, P.E. As I have watched the tilt-up concrete construction industry develop over many years, I have appreciated the way it has become a preferred method of construction for many building types. This growth has been based on a number of improvements in construction and design technology, such as larger mobile cranes, […]

ACI/TCA Certification Undergoes Major Overhaul

The ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Certification program has undergone the first major overhaul since its inception. The original program was designed to have certified individuals retaking the exam every five years in order to maintain an active certification. The exam, however, saw very little change and only minor modifications were made to the resource […]

Seretta Construction Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Founded in Orlando, FL in 1987 by Richard J. McPherson, P.E., Seretta Construction is now celebrating their 30th anniversary. Since its inception, Seretta has always been a tiltwall contractor. Seretta works on most all types of facilities, including multi-story office buildings, cold storage facilities, distribution centers, office/retail buildings and industrial facilities. They also place high […]

Remembering Bob Truitt, FTCA

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) received word today that Bob Truitt, FTCA has passed away. Bob was the 2000 recipient of the Peter Courtois Memorial Award and served on the TCA Board of Directors for many years. He was recently included in the association’s inaugural class of fellows. Bob set a pace for participation in […]

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Presents Tilt-Up Series: Dallas

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) presented Tilt-Up Series: Dallas, part-one of a series of regional conferences aimed at contractors, architects, engineers and real estate professionals interested in the tilt-up concrete construction industry. The event took place at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center on June 2, 2017. Over 100 of the north Texas construction, […]

Meadow Burke Embraces New Headquarters Efficiencies

Meadow Burke has consolidated its manufacturing, distribution, engineering, and business support functions into a new facility located eight miles from downtown Tampa. Construction of the 48,000-sq.-ft. building consisted of 84 tilt-up concrete panels along with company hardware including Super Lift III Inserts, Slab Brace Bolts and B-75 Wall Brace Inserts. Necessitated by ongoing growth and […]

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