• Digitizing Paper Doll Plans for Tilt-Up

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Tapper, president, JMT Consultants Concrete tilt-up panels are cast on-site, typically on the building floor. The construction team needs to know exactly where they will place formwork and lay out the panels to be cast on the slab before safely and efficiently lifting the panels into their […]

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  • The 2nd Annual TCA Classic

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has once again partnered with American Contractors Supply and ARCON Design/Build to host the 2nd Annual TCA Classic. On April 16, nearly 150 tilt-up professionals gathered at the BridgeMill Athletic Club in Canton, GA for a day of golf, networking, comradery, and prizes. The […]

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  • Collective Position On Recognizing And Controlling Ground Bearing Pressures For Erecting Tilt-Up Panels

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Position of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association: The owner’s designated representative for construction shall be responsible for assigning a qualified firm (or firms) to review and confirm that the capacity of the subgrade can safely support the crane’s ground-bearing loads that are provided by the tilt-up erection contractor/crane company. The […]

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  • TILT-UP TODAY 30th Anniversary

    Tuesday, June 14, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA This year marks three decades of Tilt-Up Today being at the forefront of construction journalism. Cheers to 30 years of influencing design, construction, and industry culture! To celebrate the milestone anniversary, we’ve assembled a smattering of highlights from three decades of print, offering a time capsule and a reminder […]

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  • 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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Industry Press

Aug
21

Keynote Speaker Announced for 2013 TCA Convention

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – the global authority for the tilt-up industry – announces Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at Rice University, as the Keynote Speaker for the 2013 TCA Convention in Houston, Texas. “Each year the educational content for the TCA Convention is updated to reflect current industry issues, advancements in […]

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Jul
9

Reducing The Cost Of Reasonable Protection – Tilt-Up and Anti-Terrorism Force Protection

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association A four-story tilt-up office building designed to meet the Department of Defense’s blast and progressive collapse resistance requirements is under construction in Maryland, and it is being built on a speculative basis.  Before diving too far into the specifics of this project though, it is helpful to discuss […]

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Jul
9

Tilt-Up Decreases Total Cost of Building Ownership

By: David Tomasula | Principal, LJB Inc. One of the iconic sayings attributed to Benjamin Franklin is “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  In layman’s terms, this means that it is better to avoid problems in the first place, rather than fix problems once they arise. Although the building industry tends […]

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Jul
8

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Spearheads Design And Construction Of Fort Bend County Veteran’s Memorial

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association along with the Sugar Land Parks Department and Sugar Land Legacy Foundation, is proud to be spearheading the design and construction of the Fort Bend County Veterans’ Memorial in Sugar Land, Texas. The project is a continuation of the TCA Community Project Program, developed in 2010 by the TCA, to encourage […]

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Jul
8

Going Wide

Citadel Contractors sets record with 89-ft-wide panel. By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association At 89 ft wide, the front entry panel for York Preparatory Academy High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina is the widest tilt-up panel on record.  Jason Swagert, Vice President of Citadel Contractors explains while the reasons for designing this wide […]

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May
16

Take One: New England Studios

By: Mitch Bloomquist | Tilt-Up Concrete Association The film industry is no stranger to the word “tilt,” but for a major television and film studio in New England, tilt has taken on an entirely different meaning. In cinematography, tilt refers to a technique in which a stationary camera rotates on a vertical, or tilting, plane. […]

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Member News

Feb
25

TCA Selects Recipients of 2012 Professional Achievement Awards

MT. VERNON, IOWA (Feb. 27, 2012) – The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of site-cast Tilt-Up as the preferred construction method – has announced the recipients of four professional achievement awards presented at TCA’s annual meeting held on Thursday, Jan. 26 in conjunction […]

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Feb
22

Seretta Construction Celebrates 25 Years

Seretta Construction, Inc. is proudly celebrating its 25th anniversary in business. Founded in Orlando, FL in 1987, Seretta Construction now has offices in Orlando, FL, Charlotte, NC and Austin, TX.  Seretta Construction serves the commercial concrete needs of the Mid-Atlantic, Southeastern, Gulf Coast and Southwestern US and has become one of the largest tiltwall contractors […]

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Feb
20

ARDEX Americas Announces PANDOMO® Product Line

Aliquippa, Pa., February 15, 2012- ARDEX Americas is pleased to introduce the PANDOMO product line. PANDOMO by ARDEX is a comprehensive system for contemporary concrete surface designs that allows for any architectural possibility. Comprised of a wide-ranging system of  ARDEX high performance products for the creation of decorative concrete surfaces for use in retail stores, office […]

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Feb
16

Putzmeister America, Inc. Welcomes Back Tom Redding as West Central Regional Sales Manager

STURTEVANT, WI (Jan. 9, 2012) – Putzmeister America, Inc. announces that Tom Redding has been named its new west central regional sales manager. He will be responsible for overseeing new and used equipment sales in Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Nebraska, Utah, and Wyoming, in addition to British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. In his new position, […]

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Feb
16

Drew Williams Named Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Putzmeister America, Inc.

STURTEVANT, WI (Nov. 4, 2011) – Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced that Drew Williams has been named its new southeast regional sales manager. His territory will cover Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. As southeast regional sales manager, Williams will work with current and prospective customers for Putzmeister America’s full line of […]

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Feb
16

Putzmeister America, Inc. Promotes Alfonso Roa to Regional Sales Manager in Latin America

STURTEVANT, WI (Jan. 23, 2012) – Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced the promotion of Alfonso Roa to regional sales manager in Latin America. He will be responsible for managing the sale of new and used Putzmeister, Allentown Shotcrete Technology, and Putzmeister Mortar Machine equipment sales in Mexico, Central America, Venezuela and Colombia. Prior to his […]

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