• 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

Bondbreaker and Densifiers: Managing Expectations

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Derick Rainey Tilt-up construction is in a constant state of evolution. One of the most recent changes in our industry is the now common practice of applying a silicate-based densifier immediately after finishing the floor slab and prior to the application of bondbreaker. At first glance, it’s an […]

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Dec
20

Concrete Strategies Takes the Outdoor Demo to New Levels

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In 2018, the then-TCA president, Tim Manherz, challenged his young, high-potential leaders, Chase Carter and Hector Valenzuela, to lead the TCA Outdoor Demo as part of the 2018 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. TAS Commercial Concrete Construction LLC took the event to the next level with Chase and Hector’s leadership […]

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Dec
20

Tilt-Up Education, Products, and Technology

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, presented by Concrete Strategies Inc., Leviat, and White Cap, continues to deliver the most valuable education and technology that the industry has to offer, and after a year of adjusting to virtual events in 2020, being together again meant more than it ever has […]

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Aug
26

TCA’s New Cyber Roundtable is Now Live

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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Aug
26

New Online Education Transcript Allows for Seamless Recertification

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In an effort to bring the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s new education platform (Tilt-Up Academy) and its continuing education management functionality full circle, TCA is proud to announce the immediate release of member transcript pages. Members’ transcript pages are linked from their online profiles and display conveniently in one place […]

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Aug
26

A Conversation With TCA’s Executive Committee

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Leadership within the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) consists of 15 people serving on the board of directors. They serve in rotational three-year terms that may be renewed for up to two consecutive terms. During their tenure on the board, certain leaders begin to impact the Association at the level […]

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Member News

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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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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