• Supporting Expanded Market Adoption of Partially Composite Insulated Sandwich Wall Panels

    Friday, April 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has recently engaged in advocacy efforts to champion expanded market adoption and acceptance of partially composite insulated sandwich wall panels. While not a new invention, these panels are experiencing a surge in demand due to their numerous advantages over other systems. The popularity of these […]

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  • Fort Worth Camera – Aperture Wall

    Friday, April 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Bart Shaw, FAIA Photographs: Dror Baldinger, FAIA Fort Worth Camera, designed by Ibañez Shaw Architecture and built by Tim Pulliam of Concrete Work L.P., sits on Montgomery Street, a commercial corridor that lies between the Arlington Heights neighborhood and the Museum/Cultural District in Fort Worth, Texas. The Museum […]

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  • The Recycling of Tilt-Up Myths

    Wednesday, April 10, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Mitch Bloomquist From claims of “fake news” to the popular TV show Myth Busters to the website snopes.com, the world seems to be full of distracting falsehoods; yet, people appear to be concerned with finding the truth (in most cases). However, their pursuit of truth is constantly bombarded […]

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  • Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo Call for Presentations

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019

    The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has announced a call for presentations for the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Share your expertise with the tilt-up industry at the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, September 26-28, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia.  What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking […]

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  • Cloud Song

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Photo by William LeGoullon By Tom McClure and Eric Sterner Thanks to a partnership with the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community (SRP-MIC), Scottsdale Community College is the only two-year public higher-education institution located on Native American Land. The recently completed Cloud Song Center meets the longstanding commitment of the […]

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Industry Press

Nov
2

The TILT-UP Industry’s BIGGEST Event Yet

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association International Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, presented by HD Supply Construction & Industrial White Cap and Meadow Burke in 2018, brings together the industry’s top professionals for three days of tours, awards, education, demonstrations, technology, networking, entertainment and much more. With Dallas as the 2018 host […]

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Nov
1

Bringing Mars To Earth

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Luke Pinkerton, PE (ME), Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Helix Steel and Susan Foster-Goodman, Director of Strategic Initiatives, CTS Cement Introduction Imagine the valuable impact on the tilt-up industry if it were possible to reduce panel thickness by 20%, eliminate 70% or more of traditional rebar, and erect […]

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Oct
30

Student Participation Continues To Grow

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association is committed to engage, inspire and support students interested in tilt-up construction. To help fulfill this commitment, each year the TCA invites students to participate in the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Whether they are just being introduced to the building system, there to better understand […]

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Oct
29

Panels Are Up On The First 4-Story Tilt Office In Newfoundland – 20 Hebron Way

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA 20 Hebron Way, designed by Powers Brown Architecture, is a mixed-use 4-story building with approximately 25,000 sf of retail on the ground level and 75,000 of office on three levels above. The project breaks new ground as the first four-story office in Newfoundland. The challenge for this project was […]

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Oct
28

Why You Should Personally Invite Your Competition To Join The TCA

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 — he taught me in this room. […]

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Jun
20

Engage, Support & Inspire

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Lindsey Bloomquist Images: Francisco Vera The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is committed to engaging, supporting and inspiring students across the globe who are interested in the tilt-up building system. To fulfill this commitment, the TCA offers a wide variety of resources to aid student projects, connect them with […]

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Member News

Oct
29

Megaslab™ Jointless Concrete System Eliminates Control Joint Issues

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sinclair Construction Group has announced the launch of MEGASLAB™ Jointless Concrete System. The patent-pending formula in MEGASLAB features ground-breaking technology paired with powerful admixtures that create an incredibly dense and impermeable slab, eliminating the need for installing control joints and their associated costs. Because control joints lead to costly […]

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Oct
29

Surebuilt Adding Tilt-Up Engineering Services

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In response to increasing contractor demand for its tilt-up products, SureBuilt is adding engineering services for project application support. Tom Fahey, owner and CEO, announced these services will be located in the new SureBuilt warehouse and manufacturing facility at 1851 Massaro Avenue in Tampa, FL. The services, called SureBuilt […]

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Oct
29

Metrobrick Adds Blends To A Popular Thin Brick Program

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The METROBRICK® Fast Ship Program is designed to provide Tilt-Up Contractors with the most requested METROBRICK Thin Brick colors fast – many times shipped within days of placing an order. The program has gained in use over the years as customers grow in awareness of Fast Ship and learn […]

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Oct
29

Max Usa Corp. Hires New North Tx Regional Sales Associate

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA MAX USA Corp. would like to announce the hiring of Johnnatan (“John”) Barrozo, Regional Sales Associate in Northern Texas. For over 15 years John has worked for construction, residential and industrial product manufacturers in the Southern Region of the United States and Venezuela. John has extensive experience working with […]

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Oct
29

Thompson Ten Logistics Center Coming To Baytown, Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Investment and Development Ventures (IDV), teams up with Powers Brown Architecture and Slate Construction to embark on a ground up 360,000+sf industrial park. Thompson Ten Logistics Center will bring two tilt-up concrete shell buildings to Baytown, Texas. This 28+ acre master planned business park will have immediate ingress/egress to […]

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Oct
29

Needham Dbs Announces New Management

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Board of Directors of Needham DBS is pleased to announce the following management changes effective July first of this year. Karen Hand, P.E. is the new President of the firm. Karen will direct all operations of Needham DBS and will also manage the Kansas City office. Karen started […]

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