• TCA’s I’m A Young Professional. I’m an Adult. Series Wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hermes Creative Awards recently announced winners for its 2021 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. Judges awarded the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s video series, I’m a Young Professional. I’m an Adult. with a platinum award, which is their […]

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  • TCA and Dayton Superior to Offer Private, In-Office Certification Training and Exam

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to the certification processes of organizations and individuals relying on in-person testing and continuing education. While some options for remote testing have been available, many of those facilities remain closed. The situation has resulted in unintended expiration of existing certifications and significant […]

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  • Tilt-Up Academy: Your Source for Tilt-Up Education

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce the release of Tilt-Up Academy, an all-new, all-access, subscription service for continuing education (CE) delivery and management. The new service replaces the old Tilt-Up Academy powered by AEC Daily, and brings many of the benefits of TCA’s popular Tilt-Up Academy […]

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  • TCA Initiates Full-Scale Testing of Composite Insulated Concrete Sandwich Panels

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Craig Coppersmith, PE, C2 Consulting, LLC Since the early 1980s, insulated concrete sandwich panels have been utilized as a design and construction technique for tilt-up. These types of panels are comprised of an inner and outer wythe of concrete, separated by a layer of rigid foam insulation. Connectors […]

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  • Inaugural TCA Classic at Bridgemill Athletic Club

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sold out TCA golf event in Atlanta area raises money for Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow and the Wounded Warrior Project For anyone who has attended a Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) event, it’s no secret that tilt-up professionals work hard, and play even harder. On April 16, 2021, nearly […]

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Industry Press

Apr
27

Replacing Joists at Office/Warehouse and Distribution Buildings

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Written by Don Greive, PEAdditional contributions by Matt Postel and James R. Baty II, FACI, FTCA The demand for office/warehouse and distribution facilities is as high as it has ever been. These structures vary in size from under 50,000 square feet to over a million square feet, and include […]

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Mar
19

Share Your Expertise With The Tilt-Up Industry At The 2021 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, September 16-18, 2021

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA What topics is the TCA looking for? The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is looking for a wide array of topics that are innovative, engaging, inspiring, and informative for tilt-up professionals around the world. The TCA’s goal is to offer industry-relevant education to help attendees do their jobs more effectively […]

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Feb
23

The LJB Crew Reigns Victorious In First Ever Tilt-Up Trivia Bowl

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Tilt-up professionals from across the United States and Canada gathered in The Aggregate—where TCA holds its virtual events—on the afternoon of January 21, 2021, to compete in what we hope will be the first of many Tilt-Up Trivia Bowls. The event was hosted by the man with a million […]

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Feb
23

TCA’s Cyber Roundtable Getting New Interface

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA For years, the TCA’s cyber roundtable (also known as the technical hotline) has been an essential tool for professionals seeking advice and troubleshooting tips for project issues. Conversations surrounding contract language, engineering details, product reviews, human resource questions, construction techniques, materials research, and more have resulted in a wealth […]

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Feb
23

Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow Elects Board of Directors and Officers

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s new collaborative for young professionals, Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT), has elected Michael Frew with Citadel Contractors, Inc., as its first president along with a slate of officers and directors. An architect for Citadel Contractors, Inc., and a “Top 50 Tilt-Up Industry Influencer,” Frew […]

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Dec
23

TILT to hold Work Day on January 13, 2021

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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Member News

Dec
23

Nox-Crete and Tigerloc™ Announce Exclusive Distribution Agreement

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nox-Crete, Inc., an Omaha, Neb.,-based business, and JK Thermal, headquartered in Delta, British Columbia, are pleased to announce a partnership which includes an exclusive distribution agreement of domestic TigerLoc™ products from Nox-Crete’s United States headquarters.  TigerLoc™ is an award-winning material that is used as a thermal break product at […]

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Sep
4

Makita Cordless Rebar Tying Tool With USA-Made Steel Tie Wire: A Perfect Match

Makita Cordless Rebar Tying Tool delivers big time savings and ease-of-use for tilt-up contractors Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Makita cordless rebar tying tool now has a perfect accessory for fast and efficient rebar tying: 21-gauge steel tie wire made in the USA. The 18V LXT® Brushless Cordless Rebar Tying Tool (XRT01) takes […]

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Sep
4

Gludown Launches Engaging New Podcast – Concrete & Coffee

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA GluDown, a construction adhesive manufacturer, launched a brand-new semi-monthly podcast this past April. With its easy-listening style and informative topics, each episode is designed to bring awareness to a new aspect of waterproofing and tilt-up construction – made complete with witty banter, courtesy of host Cliff Saunders. Previous episodes […]

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Sep
4

MAX USA CORP. expands its Marketing Department with the Hiring of a New Marketing Executive

MAX USA Corp. would like to announce the hiring of Jacqueline (“Jackie”) Marinacci, its new Marketing Executive, who will be focused on generating informative content to drive brand awareness, expand MAX USA Corp.’s social presence and support MAX dealer sales efforts. Jackie has worked in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (“AEC”) industry for over 10 […]

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Aug
19

Makita U.S.A. Meets Continued Growth and Demand with Massive New Facility in Reno, NV

State-of-the-art facility offers expanded distribution, training and service capabilities – with room to expand for future growth Makita® U.S.A., Inc. continues to set a fast pace with more products, more infrastructure and more jobs. And in a year that marks 50 years in the U.S.A., Makita has expanded its distribution, training and service capabilities with […]

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Jul
1

MAX USA Corp. Introduces the World’s First Stand-up Battery Powered Rebar Tying Tool

MAX USA Corp. launched the world’s 1st stand-up battery powered rebar tying tool, the TwinTier RB401T-E. The RB401T-E is designed to reduce back strain when tying rebar for concrete slabs. The principal benefit of the RB401T-E is its ergonomic construction. Its extended frame allows ironworkers to tie rebar while standing upright. The tool’s automatic contact mechanism/switch […]

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