• 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

Dec
20

Selecting Relevant Education During World of Concrete—Baty’s Top 10 List

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association has played a significant role in the education offerings for World of Concrete (WOC) for many years. Contributing education tracks with thought leadership by former executive director, Ed Sauter, current executive director, Mitch Bloomquist, TCA’s manager for technical and regularoty affairs, James Baty, and influential […]

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Dec
20

A Major Win—Motor Carrier Insurance Increase Not Carried in Federal Legislation Proposal

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Previously, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association has served notice of Transportation & Infrastructure legislation being developed that would result in a federally mandated increase in minimum liability coverage for all commercial motor vehicles from $750,000 per truck to a proposed $2,000,000. TCA’s manager for technical and regulatory affairs, James Baty, […]

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Dec
20

TILT LAB – Call for Research Proposals

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The mission of Tilt Lab includes identifying, funding, and executing programs necessary to advance the tilt-up industry and disseminating the results of these projects. Tilt Lab maintains a list of research needs of the tilt-up industry. This list is primarily for the benefit of those applying for Tilt Lab […]

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Dec
20

Tilt-Up’s Best Awarded Under the Gateway Arch

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The tilt-up industry’s top professionals gathered at the St. Louis Gateway Arch 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 Inc. and Fenix Construction Company, occurred during the 2021 Tilt-Up Convention […]

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Dec
20

Why Glue Don’t Work

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Chad Bruce, president, GluDown, Inc. Executive Summary GluDown, Inc. and KRÜSS Scientific has spent the last 18 months measuring tilt-up concrete slabs and the impact of using curing compounds, bond breakers as a curing compound, and applying densifiers to the concrete surface prior to the forming process. Using […]

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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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Member News

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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Apr
28

Innovator MAX USA Corp. Introduces a New Large Jaw Cordless Rebar Tying Tool

MAX USA Corp. launched its new large jaw cordless rebar tying tool, the TwinTier RB611T.  This exciting new rebar tying tool is the world’s only battery powered rebar tying tool with the ability to tie #9 x #10 rebar. Powered by MAX proprietary TwinTier technology, the RB611T is faster and delivers even greater efficiency and […]

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Mar
3

Hoar Construction completes Paloma Ridge office building

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hoar Construction completed the third and final building at the Paloma Ridge campus on time and under budget. The 168,000 square foot core and shell office building is located in North Austin and is Stream Realty’s first development in the fast-growing metropolitan area. The multi-tenant building is also Hoar’s […]

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Feb
17

Nox-Crete welcomes new Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Recent hire Jey Yates brings knowledge, experience to concrete chemicals team Omaha, Neb., February 17, 2020 – Nox-Crete, Inc. is welcoming a new team member who is a familiar face among the customers in the territory he’ll be representing. Industry alum Jeter “Jey” Yates started his role as Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Nox-Crete earlier […]

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Jan
28

Hoar Construction Completes Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Convention Center Expansion

$32 million project delivers new ballroom and outdoor event space After an aggressive 13-month schedule, Hoar Construction completed a 57,000-square-foot expansion of the convention center at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, an iconic Orlando resort, including a new 25,000-square-foot ballroom and 32,000-square-foot expansion of event, pre-function, and back of house space. The resort now offers […]

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Nov
11

Seretta Completes new Office and Warehouse in Austin, Texas

Seretta Construction Texas, LLC recently completed their new office building and warehouse in Austin. The office was designed by Powers Brown Architecture, engineered by Pinnacle Structural Engineers, and is located on a five-acre property off Hwy 183 and MLK in Austin, Texas. The 28,000-square-foot, two-story insulated tilt-up structure features cast-in brick, jointless floors, and exposed […]

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