• Tilt-Up Concrete Association Seeks Participation In Regional Detail Study

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In an effort to better understand the myriad approaches to common tilt-up construction details (which vary from region to region), the Tilt-Up Concrete Association is calling on member architects, engineers and contractors to participate in a new study. The study, spearheaded by TCA’s new young professionals’ collaborative, TILT (Tilt-Up […]

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  • Tilt Wall Ontario Takes Lead on Massive Muskoka Bay Resort Expansion

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA New five-story condominium requires 381 panels, 13.4 million pounds of concrete, and one of Ontario’s largest cranes When it comes to premium accommodations, Muskoka Bay Resort is Ontario’s resident expert. The sprawling vacation property is well known for its luxurious private villas and lofts, as well as being known […]

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  • Tilt-Up’s Big Fish Celebrate In Atlanta

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nearly six hundred of the tilt-up industry’s brightest gathered on September 27, 2019 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, was held at the world-famous Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, where […]

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  • Tilt, Baby!

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    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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  • Next Generation Leadership Leaves Their Mark on Outdoor Demo

    Monday, November 11, 2019

    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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Industry Press

Oct
3

Creative Ventilation Breathes Potential into Rec Center

An inventive green approach to Tilt-Up concrete is one reason CSU East Bay runs without an active heating system. Inspired by the water-filled trombe walls of the 1960s, designers paired the idea of gaining and releasing heat with tilt-up concrete, the most cost-effective construction technology, and designed something which has never been done before — […]

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Oct
1

Certified Advantage

By: Ed Sauter | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Differentiating your company from the competition is critical to securing work. Although many assume price is the way to stand out, it’s a risky proposition to gain work solely on being the lowest bidder. Many savvy contractors realize the importance of selling work on expertise and experience. One […]

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Sep
1

Standing Strong

By Ed Sauter, Executive Director | Tilt-Up Concrete Association Natural disasters have long been a formidable foe for the design and construction industry. Building codes are evolving continually to minimize damage and injuries from hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods. Of all these, wind is probably the worst. Joseph E. Saliba, provost at the University of […]

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Sep
1

Tilt-Up as a Re-Emerging Design Technology

By: Mitch Bloomquist, Tilt-Up Concrete Association and Jeffrey Brown, Powers Brown Architecture As a low cost, low technology building system, Tilt-Up concrete construction has become one of the fastest growing solutions used to meet current industry wide budget constraints. This is no subtlety – it represents a grass roots insurgency on the part of low […]

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Sep
1

Citadel Enters Uncharted Territories with Charter School and Tilt-Up

By: Kimberly Corwin, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies Glenn Doncaster, an avid sailor, knows that if you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. This was the case as Citadel Contractors recently took on the widest known panel […]

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Jul
15

AML Inc. Creates Subterranean Training Complex for US Army

The Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex (MUTC) Subterranean Trainer, originally conceived as a precast pipe tunnel system, is an underground Tilt-Up structure consisting of a maze of 1,111 lineal feet of tunnel. To achieve the earthen look and feel the U.S. Army was after, AML Inc. proposed using Tilt-Up. The panels were cast with a natural […]

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Member News

Sep
7

CONNECT-EZ Introduces Two New Products Proven to Eliminate Field Welding, Improve Safety

(Dayton, Ohio – Sept. 7, 2011) – CONNECT-EZ,  a leader in engineered labor saving products for the concrete industry, has announced the launch of two new products — CONNECT-EZ Panel Anchor, “PA” and the CONNECT-EZTM “V”. Both have already proven to save time and money in cast-in-place, precast and tilt-up concrete construction projects. “Because the […]

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Sep
1

The Value of Participation

By: Mitch Bloomquist, Tilt-Up Concrete Association A common suggestion of many non-profit organizations such as trade associations is that the association belongs to and is shaped by its members. When it comes to the TCA, this is absolutely the case. Oftentimes, this fact is overlooked by existing and potential members. The mission of the Tilt-Up […]

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Sep
1

Citadel Enters Uncharted Territories with Charter School and Tilt-Up

By: Kimberly Corwin, A.H. Harris Construction Supplies Glenn Doncaster, an avid sailor, knows that if you’re in uncharted waters, you are in a situation that is unfamiliar to you, that you have no experience of and don’t know what might happen. This was the case as Citadel Contractors recently took on the widest known panel […]

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Jul
22

Thermomass Announces New Hire

Thermomass ®, a leading manufacturer of concrete building insulation systems, is proud to announce Bob Bertig has joined the company as South East Region Sales Manager. Bob will have the primary responsibility of managing Thermomass’ South East Region which includes the states of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and North and South Carolina. “Bob has been […]

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Jul
15

AML Inc. Creates Subterranean Training Complex for US Army

The Muscatatuck Urban Training Complex (MUTC) Subterranean Trainer, originally conceived as a precast pipe tunnel system, is an underground Tilt-Up structure consisting of a maze of 1,111 lineal feet of tunnel. To achieve the earthen look and feel the U.S. Army was after, AML Inc. proposed using Tilt-Up. The panels were cast with a natural […]

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Jun
30

A.H. Harris Announces New President

West Hartford, CT – Bob Parsons, Chairman and CEO of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, from Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, to President. Kimberly Corwin has more than 20 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation. She joined Hughes Supply in […]

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