• TILT to hold Work Day on January 13, 2021

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA As a member of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, you are encouraged to nominate high-potential leaders from your organization to participate in an upcoming onboarding and work event hosted by TILT (Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow). The virtual event, planned for January 13, 2021, aims to connect young professionals interested […]

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  • Tilt-Up Detailing and the Role of 3D Printing

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Written by Laura Stock with contributions from Olivia Freese and Ryan Stumpf For architects and clients seeking innovative tilt-up wall textures and details, the construction products that are available on the market frequently limit designs due to availability, cost, and/or construction feasibility. Because of these constraints, the team stepped […]

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  • Tilt-Up Education, Products and Technology

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Since its inception, the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo has delivered the industry’s most valuable education and technology. The event began its momentum in Houston in 2013 with record-breaking attendance, upgrades to the Tilt-Up Awards Gala and Outdoor Demos, the introduction of host committees, and the reintroduction of the design […]

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  • Exhibitor Success in a Virtual Setting

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA With the 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo going virtual and taking place in The Aggregate, exhibiting companies were challenged to find new ways to present products and technologies to the industry. Despite being unable to gather in person, companies used this opportunity to connect with their key customer bases […]

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  • Tilt-Up’s Best Celebrate in the Aggregate

    Wednesday, December 23, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The tilt-up industry’s best-dressed avatars gathered virtually on October 7, 2020, to honor the organizations, people, and projects that demonstrated the variety, beauty, and flexibility of tilt-up construction. Although the coronavirus pandemic prevented the usual in-person gathering, the Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete, was virtually presented during the […]

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Industry Press

Apr
20

TCA Releases the 2nd And 3rd books in Architecture Of Tilt-Up Series

Español | Translation The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced the public availability of the second and third books in its architecture of tilt-up series, The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Spiritual and The Architecture of Tilt-Up – Education. The Architecture of Tilt-Up, 3rd edition, was compiled by Mitch Bloomquist, executive director of the TCA. This book […]

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Apr
20

Breaking Into The Ontario School Market

Español | Translation Breaking into the Ontario school market is tough. This market sector requires patience, perseverance and a lot of good fortune. Nonetheless, over the past 20 years, SiteCast Construction has cultivated many early adopters of the tilt-up building system. I am sharing our strategy for two reasons. Firstly, our lessons learned could be […]

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Apr
16

Gluing Down: Best Practices

Español | Translation By: Chad Bruce – President/Owner, GluDown, Inc. It is fair to say that the OSHA 1926.1153 ruling, effective since September 2017, has had a tremendous impact on the construction industry as a whole. In tilt-up, we have seen how this regulation has influenced and changed several aspects of the tilt process, from […]

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Apr
16

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces Call For Entries For 2018 Tilt-Up Awards

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has announced a call for entries for the 2018 Tilt-Up Awards (achievement, safety, professional and fellowship). The awards will be presented in Dallas, Texas at the International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group, on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. […]

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Mar
28

TCA Bracing Guide Version 18.1 Now Available

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the availability of the completely revised TCA Guideline for Temporary Wind Bracing of Tilt-Up Concrete Panels During Construction version 18.1. This release supersedes all previous versions. Version 18.1 of this guideline, updated by Joseph J. Steinbicker, P.E., S.E., FTCA, incorporates the methodology of ASCE/SEI 7-16, Minimum Design Loads and […]

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Jan
27

Shrinkage Of Concrete: Minimizing/Eliminating The Potential For Cracking

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group By: Charles Nmai, Mark Bury, Joseph Daczko Introduction The Fall 2017 issue of Tilt-Up Today offered an article describing a recurring cracking pattern in tilt-up wall panels. The article by Robinson, Hooks and Lawson entitled “Verifying the Cause of Panel Cracking-A Case Study” concluded by highlighting the […]

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Member News

Dec
19

John Miller 1943-2017

It is with heavy hearts we pass along the news that our industry has lost a pioneer. John Miller, founder of DIVCON, father of TCA past president Shane Miller and 2017 recipient of the Murray Parker Memorial Award, passed away Friday in Spokane, WA at the age of 74. His obituary is below. — John […]

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Nov
3

BASF launches Concrete Now! app for instant access to concrete information

BEACHWOOD, Ohio – March 8, 2017 – BASF’s new and versatile smartphone application, Concrete Now!, is now available in the U.S. and Canada, and allows for instant access to information on concrete properties. Intended for contractors, engineers, architects and producers, the free Concrete Now! app serves as a channel to basic knowledge on the fundamentals […]

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Nov
2

Concrete Industry Management Program Seeks Donations for 2018 Cim Auction At World Of Concrete

(Las Vegas, Nev. – Sept. 18, 2017) – The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – is seeking donations for their 2018 CIM Auction to be held at the World of Concrete. The auction is scheduled for […]

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Nov
2

Powers Brown Architecture Announces International Expansion

Firm Opens Canada Headquarters in Toronto HOUSTON – October 26, 2017 – Powers Brown Architecture announces the opening of the firm’s Canadian Headquarters in Toronto providing architecture, interior design and urban design services to Ontario and surrounding provinces. Building upon the firm’s successful Canadian operations, this brings the firm’s total number of offices to five including the two-year-old […]

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Oct
25

An Inside Look at the 2017 Exhibiting Companies

The 2017 International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo brings together the leading suppliers and manufacturers in today’s tilt-up industry. The innovation that comes from TCA’s exhibiting companies is unparalleled and plays a vital role in the industry’s design capabilities, technological advancements and simplified process that are used today. Read this year’s exhibitor Q&A to discover new […]

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Oct
24

SOUTHLAND CONCRETE CONTINUES SETTING THE PACE

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group Southland Concrete is celebrating just over one year since relocating its headquarters of over 40 years in Sterling, Va. to its new home in Manassas, Va. The relocation has allowed Southland to continue to excel in the Tilt- Up market in and around the Washington DC Metropolitan […]

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