• Seretta Construction Goes From Family-Owned to 100% Employee-Owned

    Tuesday, July 2, 2024

    Seretta Construction announced that they have transferred the Company’s ownership to an ESOP. An ESOP is an employee benefit plan that gives employees ownership interests in the company in the form of stock shares. Founded in 1987 by Richard J. McPherson, PE, and in its 38th year of business, Seretta is now 100% employee-owned.  Seretta President, […]

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  • Rick Galloway Elected President of Tilt-Up Concrete Association

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA), dedicated to fostering growth and excellence in tilt-up design, construction, and innovation, proudly announces Rick Galloway was elected as president of the board of directors. Galloway’s appointment follows the board meeting held in Las Vegas, signifying a pivotal moment in his distinguished career […]

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  • Low Strength Concrete: Now What?

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Don Greive, PE and CEO of Pinnacle Structural Engineers In the last couple of years, our perception is that more concrete than usual is not reaching its specified 28-day design compressive strength in testing. We do not know the reason for this, but there may be some […]

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  • Navigating Construction Challenges at Alliance Rojas

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By David Venegas, president of VEMAC In construction, the difference between success and setback often hinges on one’s ability to swiftly navigate unforeseen challenges. This was vividly illustrated during our recent Alliance Rojas project, where a significant obstacle turned into an opportunity to demonstrate VEMAC’s problem-solving prowess and […]

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  • Scottsdale’s Museum of the West to Be Highlighted on the Tilt-Up Buildings Tour at the 25th Convention and Expo

    Tuesday, May 28, 2024

    Español | Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Prepare to be captivated by the fusion of sustainability and cultural richness at the 25th Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in Phoenix, which will take place October 9–11, 2024. Among the highlights of this event is an exclusive tour of the Scottsdale Museum of the West. Nestled within Scottsdale’s […]

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Industry Press

Nov
12

Tilt, Baby!

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Mark Stevens & Sean Harrison The Tilt-Up Concrete Association is proud to announce the public launch of a new young professionals’ collaborative. TILT, an acronym for Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow, is a group aimed at those leaders in the industry aged 40 years and under. The group […]

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Nov
11

Next Generation Leadership Leaves Their Mark on Outdoor Demo

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA It was in Dallas last year when the then-TCA president, Tim Manherz of TAS Commercial Concrete, challenged his young high-potential leaders, Chase Carter and Hector Valenzuela, with leading the TCA Outdoor Demo as part of the 2018 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. Having participated in one of the first large-scale […]

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Nov
11

Record-Setting Certification Exam Held in Atlanta

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA A record of seventy-six examinees sat for the ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Exam in Atlanta as part of the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. The exam was preceded by a three-hour preparatory course entitled “Tilt-Up 101” given by TCA’s manager for regulatory and technical affairs, Jim Baty, FACI, […]

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Nov
11

Tilt-Up Education, Products and Technology

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA It was in Houston in 2013 that the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo hit its tipping point. The Houston event brought together a crowd that shattered previous records and introduced several new elements to the show that have continued to play an important role in the prominence of the Tilt-Up […]

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Sep
5

Award-Winning, Record-Breaking

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The recent construction of the Southwest 85 Distribution Center in Newnan, GA broke records. The award-winning, 1.2-million-square-foot distribution facility is notable for many reasons, but what is most memorable for the workers on the job is that this impressive building was completed in record-breaking time, thanks in part to […]

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Sep
3

TCA Promotes Tilt-Up At AIA Conference On Architecture

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA For years, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has been educating architects across the globe about the architectural advantages of the tilt-up building system. Recently, the architecture and design event of the year took place in the fabulous Las Vegas, and with over 750 exhibitors, over 500 education sessions, networking, […]

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Member News

Sep
1

Clayco Builds New Training Facility and Service Center in Ferguson, Mo Community

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group WORDS AND IMAGES: Mitch Bloomquist Centene, a Fortune 500 company and a leading multi-line healthcare enterprise, recently contracted Clayco to build their new service center and training facility in Ferguson, Missouri. This project aims to support the Ferguson community and provide new opportunities for residents in both […]

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Aug
21

Thermomass Names Brad Nesset President

Thermomass, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce that it has appointed Brad Nesset as President. Nesset has been with Thermomass since 2005 and replaces Tom Stecker, who has led the growth of Thermomass since 2004. Stecker is stepping down to spend more time with family and pursue other interests, […]

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Aug
18

Ironrock Capital’s METROBRICK Announces Vertical Wire Cut Texture

Ironrock Capital is proud to announce a significant change to their METROBRICK product’s wire cut finish. METROBRICK® has a new look to its wire cut finish, changing from a texture horizontally across the surface of the brick to vertical across the surface. The new direction better emulates the way a full brick would be manufactured. […]

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Jul
13

Contractor Introduces NJ Students To Design-Build Tilt Wall Construction Process

Students from Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ spent a Saturday with two construction experts learning the basics and benefits of tilt-up construction. Bob Murray, Vice President and General Manager at Alston Construction and Gary Pascoe, Eastern Manager of Thermomass provided an introduction to the concept of Design-Build Tilt Wall construction to a master’s […]

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Jul
10

Seeberger Architecture Designs Warehouse and Distribution Facility in Houston’s Northwest Area

Huntington Industrial Partners, based in Denver, has joined with Cypressbrook Development Company, based in Houston, to develop a 168,425 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility in Houston’s Northwest area. Located in Humble, Texas within half a mile to Bush Intercontinental Airport, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Eastex Freeway, Sam Houston Parkway […]

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May
11

Carson Companies Breaks Ground on Warehouse in Houston

Carson Companies has broken ground on a 365,727 square foot cross-dock warehouse and distribution facility on Houston’s southeast side. Located in Bayport Industrial Park, the building will have easy access to Houston’s Barbour’s Cut and Bayport container terminals as well as the ship channel and petrochemical complex. “This project is a continuation of our strategy […]

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