• Remembering Bob Truitt, FTCA

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    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 […]

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

    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    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, […]

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  • Meadow Burke Embraces New Headquarters Efficiencies

    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    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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  • HVAC specialist dedicates 4 million sq. ft. tilt-up structure

    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Officials of Daikin Industries and subsidiary Goodman Global Group, leaders in indoor heating and cooling systems and refrigerants, hosted a late-May dedication of the $400 million-plus Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP). Located on a 500-acre site northwest of Houston, the facility is the largest to date built by the tilt-up concrete wall method—its 370 panels […]

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  • OSHA Silica Regulation Ratcheting Up Your Projects

    Tuesday, May 23, 2017

    Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group This article discusses the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations that went into effect on June 23, 2016 with required compliance by June 30, 2017. Although many in the industry believe there will be a delay in the regulatory action due to further research that is […]

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Industry Press

Jan
26

The Case for a New Stance on Wind Bracing

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has released the latest version of Standard 37. To those in the tilt-up industry, this is the guiding provision that defines the parameters for the temporary bracing condition integral to every project. With the 2014 edition, the task of designing […]

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Dec
4

TCA to Celebrate 30 Years of Tilt-Up Innovation at Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee During World of Concrete

Join us for the 3rd annual Winter Tilt-Up Jubilee during World of Concrete 2016 as we celebrate the TCA’s 30th anniversary! In 1986 the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) was founded by a dedicated group of contractors, professionals and manufacturers with the interest of improving the quality and acceptance of tilt-up construction. Over the past 30 […]

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Nov
24

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Winners of 25th Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – an international nonprofit organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – has announced the recipients of the 25th Annual Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. The awards were presented during the Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete-Products Group, at the TCA International Convention […]

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Nov
17

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Offers Tilt-Up Focused College Course Material

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – an international nonprofit organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – announces the availability of tilt-up focused college course material – Tilt-Up Academy. The association is offering free educational tools to engineering faculty desiring to incorporate up to six weeks […]

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Nov
17

Tilt-Up Concrete Construction Awareness Ramped Up In Emerging Countries

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE When compared to other durable building systems, tilt-up construction presents incredible value in emerging countries where new construction methods are being investigated. The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), through its partners, has been working to spread word of the great benefits tilt-up affords. TCA members have conducted free educational seminars […]

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Sep
1

Clayco Builds New Training Facility and Service Center in Ferguson, Mo Community

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group WORDS AND IMAGES: Mitch Bloomquist Centene, a Fortune 500 company and a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise, recently contracted Clayco to build their new service center and training facility in Ferguson, Missouri. This project aims to support the Ferguson community and provide new opportunities for residents in both […]

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Member News

Sep
1

Clayco Builds New Training Facility and Service Center in Ferguson, Mo Community

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group WORDS AND IMAGES: Mitch Bloomquist Centene, a Fortune 500 company and a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise, recently contracted Clayco to build their new service center and training facility in Ferguson, Missouri. This project aims to support the Ferguson community and provide new opportunities for residents in both […]

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Aug
21

Thermomass Names Brad Nesset President

Thermomass, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce that it has appointed Brad Nesset as President. Nesset has been with Thermomass since 2005 and replaces Tom Stecker, who has led the growth of Thermomass since 2004. Stecker is stepping down to spend more time with family and pursue other interests, […]

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Aug
18

Ironrock Capital’s METROBRICK Announces Vertical Wire Cut Texture

Ironrock Capital is proud to announce a significant change to their METROBRICK product’s wire cut finish. METROBRICK® has a new look to its wire cut finish, changing from a texture horizontally across the surface of the brick to vertical across the surface. The new direction better emulates the way a full brick would be manufactured. […]

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Jul
13

Contractor Introduces NJ Students To Design-Build Tilt Wall Construction Process

Students from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ spent a Saturday with two construction experts learning the basics and benefits of tilt-up construction. Bob Murray, Vice President and General Manager at Alston Construction and Gary Pascoe, Eastern Manager of Thermomass provided an introduction to the concept of Design-Build Tilt Wall construction to a master’s […]

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Jul
10

Seeberger Architecture Designs Warehouse and Distribution Facility in Houston’s Northwest Area

Huntington Industrial Partners, based in Denver, has joined with Cypressbrook Development Company, based in Houston, to develop a 168,425 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility in Houston’s Northwest area. Located in Humble, Texas within half a mile to Bush Intercontinental Airport, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Eastex Freeway, Sam Houston Parkway […]

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May
11

Carson Companies Breaks Ground on Warehouse in Houston

Carson Companies has broken ground on a 365,727 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility on Houston’s southeast side. Located in Bayport Industrial Park, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Barbour’s Cut and Bayport container terminals as well as the ship channel and petrochemical complex. “This project is a continuation of our strategy […]

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