• Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces the Retirement of Janette Barr, TCA’s Office Manager since 1997.

    Wednesday, March 23, 2022

    Janette inquired about an open position in the fall of 1996 and officially started in January of 1997. At that time, the Association resources consisted of a small, bi-monthly newsletter, an annual conference, and a gathering during the World of Concrete. Communications were mostly by fax, phone, and mail, and membership was processed solely by […]

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  • Contractors Speak on ways for Mitigating Construction Risk

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Baty, FACI, FTCA The construction market today is arguably experiencing the strongest momentum of the last three decades. Despite the more than two-year impact of a global pandemic, the annual US construction industry has risen to nearly 9 billion USD. ResearchandMarkets.com reports that after a moderate 1.8% […]

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  • 2022 Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In 2019, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association developed a framework to identify those in our industry who have invested in becoming knowledgeable, qualified, and recognized for their expertise. The first listing of tilt-up industry influencers was published in 2020. Continuously evolving, this listing serves to affirm the experience of professionals […]

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  • Tilting the Future in Their Favor

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Seventeen studentsfrom the GE Johnson Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science, at Kansas State University, have received Tilt-Up Concrete Technician Certification following completion of coursework and successfully passing an exam administered by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). The following students (all earning their construction science and management degrees) […]

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  • TILT-UP FUTURE THINK 3.0

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

    Tilt-Up Future Think is back and it’s headed to Chicago on May 16. In a business climate where everyone is asked to do more with less, today’s design and construction professionals have little time to devote to the research of emerging technologies and the future of their industry. As such, the TCA Board of Directors […]

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Industry Press

Dec
20

Slides, Slabs, and Millennials, Oh My!

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Katt Price, Michael Frew, and Joe Kirby With the TCA Convention back and stronger than ever this year, the Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT) kicked off festivities by renting out St. Louis’s prized City Museum. This 10-story, 600,000-square-foot, interactive, surreal museum complete with castles, climbing walls, and […]

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Dec
20

Selecting Relevant Education During World of Concrete—Baty’s Top 10 List

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has played a significant role in the education offerings for World of Concrete (WOC) for many years. Contributing education tracks with thought leadership by former executive director, Ed Sauter, current executive director, Mitch Bloomquist, TCA’s manager for technical and regularoty affairs, James Baty, and influential […]

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Dec
20

A Major Win—Motor Carrier Insurance Increase Not Carried in Federal Legislation Proposal

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Previously, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association has served notice of Transportation & Infrastructure legislation being developed that would result in a federally mandated increase in minimum liability coverage for all commercial motor vehicles from $750,000 per truck to a proposed $2,000,000. TCA’s manager for technical and regulatory affairs, James Baty, […]

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Dec
20

TILT LAB – Call for Research Proposals

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The mission of Tilt Lab includes identifying, funding, and executing programs necessary to advance the tilt-up industry and disseminating the results of these projects. Tilt Lab maintains a list of research needs of the tilt-up industry. This list is primarily for the benefit of those applying for Tilt Lab […]

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Dec
20

Tilt-Up’s Best Awarded Under the Gateway Arch

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The tilt-up industry’s top professionals gathered at the St. Louis Gateway Arch to honor those organizations, people, and projects that have successfully illustrated the variety, beauty, and flexibility of tilt-up construction. The Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete Inc. and Fenix Construction Company, occurred during the 2021 Tilt-Up Convention […]

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Dec
20

Why Glue Don’t Work

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Chad Bruce, president, GluDown, Inc. Executive Summary GluDown, Inc. and KRÜSS Scientific has spent the last 18 months measuring tilt-up concrete slabs and the impact of using curing compounds, bond breakers as a curing compound, and applying densifiers to the concrete surface prior to the forming process. Using […]

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Member News

May
26

Makita U.S.A. Growth Continues With Land Purchase in Atlanta Region

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Makita U.S.A., Inc. is continuing its commitment to future growth in the U.S. market with the purchase of 80 acres in Georgia. The land, located northeast of Atlanta in Hall County, is the target for planned future development to address continuing growth in the United States. “Business continues to […]

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May
26

The Korte Company’s Big Box Round-Up: E-Commerce Keeps Boom Going

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Todd Imming The record-breaking warehousing boom continues as companies increase just-in-case inventories to compensate for the ever-increasing demand for timely e-commerce delivery services, as reported by Modern Materials Handling. In just one year, developers experienced a half-decade’s worth of e-commerce growth. At this rate, more than 500 million […]

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Mar
9

Dan Durant Named VP of Sales Eastern North America as MAX USA Corp Continues to Expand

For the past five and a half years, Dan Durant has worked diligently to expand his skills and knowledge of how MAX USA Corp. can exceed and support the construction markets’ needs with its growing line of industrial tools and innovative solutions. Originally coming onboard as a Regional Sales Manager in 2015, Dan has continued […]

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Feb
23

Powers Brown Architecture Promotes Bruce J. Walck to President; Principal Lauren Amber Prestenbach Returns to Houston

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Bruce J. Walck, AIA, MRAIC, has been promoted to president of Powers Brown Architecture, an international professional services firm practicing architecture, interior design, programming and urban design. Walck, a principal of the firm since 2008, has worked in the firm’s Houston headquarters, as well as established the firm’s offices […]

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Feb
23

LHC Structural Engineers Joins Bennett & Pless

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Bennett & Pless, one of the south’s leading structural engineering firms, is growing again, this time in the Carolinas. Powerhouse structural engineering firm LHC Structural Engineers out of Raleigh, North Carolina, is joining forces with Bennett & Pless, combining their 54 years of experience with the decades-long expertise of […]

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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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