Take the Gold

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Tampa, here we come! I paddle on a dragon boat team called the KC Pink Warriors. Our team founder paddled with a team in Tampa for a bit, igniting her fire for the sport. When she and her family moved to Kansas, she wanted to bring the sport […]

Broken Records

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Recently, I had the opportunity to be on-site in Lebanon, Kentucky, to observe a significant milestone in the tilt-up construction industry. As the Executive Director of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, it was both educational and gratifying to stand beside some of the field’s most knowledgeable experts. Together, we […]

On the Horizon: Innovations and Insights from Tampa

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA On the horizon, there is a new wave of tilt-up coming. Fueled by extraordinary demand over the past few years, the tilt-up industry has attracted new design and construction professionals to markets across the country, creating a wealth of new resources and expertise. This influx of talent will […]

Investing in our Future

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Congratulations to my hometown Kansas City Chiefs for their second Super Bowl win in three years! The Kansas City community and many fans around the world have celebrated this victory. It’s hard to believe that the young, 27-year-old quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, brings back the NFL MVP, the Super […]

Supporting our Growing International Community

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Our friend Jorge Figueroa Silva, CEO of Tilt-Up Asesores SA de CV, presented a talk at the 2022 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in Denver, Colorado, titled, “Tilt-Up in Mexico: Challenges and Opportunities.” In it, he outlined how construction in Mexico is influenced by the processes and technological advances […]

Hand the Torch

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA As I write my last TCA president’s letter, I look back on my TCA involvement throughout my career. I was first elected to the TCA’s Board of Directors back in 2010. In 2011, I did my first TCA presentation at our convention. I can remember, back in 2011, […]

Check Your Braces

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In the field, after your tilt up panels are erected, you must check your braces after every storm or wind event to assure all the brace bolts are tight to secure the braces!  If your are a manager of people, you need to act like the people you […]

Tilt-Up Icon Tour

Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA I am an active advocate of historic preservation. I believe that the community as a whole has a right to the architectural heritage of its place, and it is our responsibility as architects, engineers, and contractors to preserve its authenticity and add to it in a way that […]

Brace Yourself Like a Tilt-Up Panel

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Brace yourself for the uncertain times ahead. I believe we are experiencing the most unpredictable times of our lives.  We all have more work than we can do, which is a blessing, but these times are so uncertain. The fuel price is the highest it’s been in our lifetimes; […]

See you in Denver

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Mile High City is located on high rolling plains at the doorstep of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The series of formidable snowcapped peaks make up a picturesque mountain panorama visible from Denver that spreads 140 miles long with 200 visible named peaks, including 32 that […]

Growing Pains

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The current state of the tilt-up concrete market, from volume and opportunity standpoints, is the best it’s ever been in my lifetime. If you are wanting to get into the tilt-up design and/or construction market, now is the time. The market demand for this great product is at an […]

Influence vs Expertise

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) recently published an updated list of tilt-up industry influencers. As with the first release in the spring of 2020, the announcement was shared on social media, posted on company websites, and celebrated among colleagues. Interestingly, but perhaps not surprisingly, the coverage caused some to […]

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TILT-UP TODAY, a publication of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, is THE source for Tilt-Up industry news, market intelligence, business strategies, technical solutions, product information, and other resources for professionals in the Tilt-Up industry. A subscription to TILT-UP TODAY is included in a TCA membership. Subscriptions for potential TCA members are also available. If you would like to receive a complimentary subscription to the publication, please contact the TCA.