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

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    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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  • TCA’s Cyber Roundtable Getting New Interface

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

    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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  • 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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Industry Press

Dec
23

Exhibitor Success in a Virtual Setting

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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Dec
23

Tilt-Up’s Best Celebrate in the Aggregate

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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Dec
23

Trio of Tilt-Up Structures Contribute to UCSD’s Renowned Architectural Heritage

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Mitch Bloomquist The University of California San Diego (UCSD), like most good institutions of higher education, takes their architecture seriously and holds certain design standards to ensure development of the campus is in harmony with the existing, anchoring architectural icons. A trio of award-winning buildings on campus are […]

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Sep
4

Building Community: The Blackhawk Church Project

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Written by Abby Luchsinger, member of Blackhawk Church Photos by C&N Photography “Building a community to reach a community” is the abbreviated mission statement of Blackhawk Church in Madison, Wisconsin. Similarly, the mission for the design-build team led by Newcomb Construction and KEE Architecture, the companies hired to construct […]

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Sep
4

Tilt-Up Expo To Feature Architectural Finishes Pavilion

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Projects incorporating high-end architectural finishes have become quite common in the tilt-up industry. A look at recent years’ tilt-up achievement award winners demonstrates the variety and sophistication possible when using formliner, think brick, stain, and other technologies to deliver unique building façades. The Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in 2020 […]

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Sep
4

Mastering the Mockup

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Amy Luchun AIA, LEED AP and Ben Revelle, RA, LEED AP Managing expectations is often at the core of a successful project. In construction, with real space, time, money, and people involved, managing expectations means considering the full context within which the project is to be constructed, and […]

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Member News

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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May
13

GluDown, Inc. Welcomes Cliff Saunders!

GluDown, Inc. is excited to announce and welcome Cliff Saunders to the GluDown family!  You may have seen Cliff on social media, successfully promoting the Tilt-Up industry and its market leading members with his LinkedIn viral videos. Cliff is also one of the newest members of TCA’s young professionals collaborative, TILT. Cliff hails from Salt […]

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Apr
28

Innovator MAX USA Corp. Introduces a New Large Jaw Cordless Rebar Tying Tool

MAX USA Corp. launched its new large jaw cordless rebar tying tool, the TwinTier RB611T.  This exciting new rebar tying tool is the world’s only battery powered rebar tying tool with the ability to tie #9 x #10 rebar. Powered by MAX proprietary TwinTier technology, the RB611T is faster and delivers even greater efficiency and […]

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Mar
3

Hoar Construction completes Paloma Ridge office building

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hoar Construction completed the third and final building at the Paloma Ridge campus on time and under budget. The 168,000 square foot core and shell office building is located in North Austin and is Stream Realty’s first development in the fast-growing metropolitan area. The multi-tenant building is also Hoar’s […]

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Feb
17

Nox-Crete welcomes new Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Recent hire Jey Yates brings knowledge, experience to concrete chemicals team Omaha, Neb., February 17, 2020 – Nox-Crete, Inc. is welcoming a new team member who is a familiar face among the customers in the territory he’ll be representing. Industry alum Jeter “Jey” Yates started his role as Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Nox-Crete earlier […]

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