• 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

Apr
6

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Education Partners For Fall Convention

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces Stevens Institute of Technology, Alston Construction Company, Inc and World of Concrete as education partners for the 2015 Annual Convention in New Brunswick, N.J on Sept. 29 – Oct. 1. Each year, the TCA holds an Annual Convention in a different […]

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Mar
26

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Tilt-Up Achievement Awards Call For Entries

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – has announced the call for entries for the 25th installment of the Tilt-Up Achievement Awards. Established by the TCA in 1992, […]

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Mar
10

Why You Should Personally Invite Your Competition To Join The TCA

THE TCA MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE HAS IDENTIFIED FOUR PROVERBS SUGGESTING IT IS BETTER TO WORK WITH EACH OTHER RATHER THAN AGAINST EACH OTHER. KEEP YOUR FRIENDS CLOSE, BUT YOUR ENEMIES CLOSER Michael Corleone, in The Godfather Part II (1974), written by Mario Puzo & Francis Ford Coppola, said, “My father taught me many things here — […]

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Jan
27

Tilt-Up Education at Big-05, Dubai

By: Mohamed Zaid, CEng. M. ASCE, Senior Structural Engineer, Associate member – ACI-551 / ACI-423 The Big-05 exhibition is an event that is held annually in Dubai and many other cities around the world. The event attracts architects, engineers, interior designers and other key buyers. The Big-05 includes CPD (Continuing professional development) certified workshops, and […]

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Jan
15

Forum Studio Designs BJC’s First Tilt-Up Structure

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones WORDS: KERRY L. SMITH | IMAGES: MATTHEW MCFARLAND, M STUDIO WEST THE NEWLY COMPLETED, $25-MILLION, 220,000-SQUARE-FOOT, FIVE-STORY ADMINISTRATIVE HUB FOR BJC HEALTHCARE (BARNES-JEWISH HOSPITAL) IN SAINT LOUIS, MO IS A TILT-UP SUCCESS STORY. DESIGNED BY FORUM STUDIO, A FULL-SERVICE ARCHITECTURE FIRM BASED IN ST. LOUIS […]

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Dec
19

TCA Announces Bilingual Format For Tilt-Up Today Magazine

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group & Alianza Soluciones The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce a new bilingual format for Tilt-Up Today. A quarterly publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, Tilt-Up Today is the source for tilt-up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources […]

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Member News

Sep
15

Meadow Burke acquires Thermomass

Meadow Burke, North America’s foremost concrete accessories supplier, announced today that the company acquired Thermomass, the industry leader in concrete insulation systems. “In addition to strengthening Meadow Burke’s product offering for manufacturers of sandwich wall panels, Thermomass will serve as a platform for future growth in composite connection systems,” said Jan Olsen, President of Meadow Burke. […]

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Aug
28

LJB Inc. Opens Houston, Texas Office

On September 2, LJB will open a regional office near Houston, Texas, to better serve its expanding client base in the Gulf Coast and Texas Triangle regions. Known throughout the tilt-up industry for its CON/STEEL Building Program, LJB has been providing tilt-up design and consulting expertise throughout North America and beyond for decades.  Until now, […]

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Aug
28

Big-D Named TCA Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company

Big-D Construction recently earned the designation of Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Certified Architectural Tilt-Up Company. Big-D, who has been a member of TCA since 1996, is one of only six companies in the entire nation to hold this designation. “This is a rigorous standard, which draws on the experience and dedication of [the] company to quality, […]

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Jul
28

Vexcon Chemicals Announces Stain Protection and Enhancement for Densified /Hardened and Polished Concrete

Vexcon Chemicals is an industry leader providing innovative product solutions through the development of advance chemical technologies designed to meet today’s construction demands. We are pleased to announce Vexcon’s StarSeal PS Ultra Guard SPE. StarSeal PS Ultra Guard SPE is a water base stabilized penetrating and film forming curing polymer that provides durable long lasting stain protection and […]

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Jul
24

Kimberly Corwin Promoted to Chief Executive Officer of A.H. HARRIS

Bob Parsons, Chairman of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, President & Chief Operating Officer to President & Chief Executive Officer. Kimberly Corwin has more than 25 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation.  She joined Hughes Supply in Florida in […]

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Jul
17

Dayton Superior opens Innovation Center at Miamisburg, Ohio Headquarters

Dayton Superior Corporation, a global leader in providing advanced product solutions for the concrete construction industry, has officially opened their state-of-the-art Innovation Center at the company’s corporate headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio. The Innovation Center will serve as a hub for research and development and technology services in support of the company’s new product development initiative […]

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