• TCA Research Report on Partially Composite Panels is Available

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) announces the completion of the Research Report: Tilt-Up Partially Composite Insulated Wall Panels. This TCA-sponsored effort was performed by Dr. Marc Maguire, assistant professor, and Salam Al-Rubaye, graduate research assistant at the Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The report […]

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  • Announcing the John Hart Honorary Scholarship Endowment

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association, Peak Engineering, and Tilt Lab are pleased to announce the establishment of the John Hart Honorary Scholarship Endowment. John Hart, FTCA, began his academic career studying architecture/pre-engineering at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He quickly realized he was not in the right program nor […]

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  • TCA Membership Reaches Landmark Milestone

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has surpassed 500 members for the first time in the organization’s 36-year history. The milestone marks the achievement of an elusive goal held for decades. “The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Board of Directors and Executive Leadership team prides themselves on running an atypical organization characterized […]

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  • The Industrial Market and Tilt-Up as an Effective Build Method

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Michael Gullickson (president of Valor Contracting) and Ben Meland (cofounder and CEO of construction at Enclave) The pandemic-induced e-commerce boom has propelled the industrial warehouse market. With the popularity of last mile delivery and the desire for packages to be delivered as affordably, quickly, and accurately as possible, […]

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  • Achieving Net-Zero Energy with Tilt-Wall

    Friday, August 12, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Jesse Hunt, CPHC, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP Property owner: East Port Properties – Judy Wall, President The 60,000 SF Wilkinson Avenue multitenant warehouse building located in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, is part of the Canada Green Building Council’s (CaGBC) Zero Carbon Buildings (ZCB) pilot project. The building combines […]

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Industry Press

Mar
16

Contractors Speak on ways for Mitigating Construction Risk

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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Mar
16

2022 Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

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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Mar
16

Tilting the Future in Their Favor

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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Feb
17

TILT-UP FUTURE THINK 3.0

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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Dec
20

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) For Covid-19 Vaccinations Stayed

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Perhaps you caught wind of the emergency temporary standard (ETS) developed by the Occupational Safety & Health Association (OSHA) that became effective on November 5, 2021. Much has been presented on this in various settings and information sources. Of primary importance to each company represented by the likely readers […]

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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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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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