• 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

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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Aug
26

Team Erects First Industrial Project Using Innovative Steel Design

BEAMS VS. JOISTS: A CASE STUDY IN SOLVING CURRENT CONSTRUCTION DELAYS Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Chris Heath, senior vice president, industrial and Colorado regional manager, Arch-Con® Corporation  When Arch-Con® Corporation began preconstruction on the eighth and final industrial building within Hines’s 110-acre Grand National Business Park in northwest Houston, our team was […]

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Member News

Nov
11

Nox-Crete Welcomes new Southwest Regional Sales Manager

Nox-Crete Products Group is welcoming a new team member who is a familiar face among the customers in the territory he will be representing. Industry alum Jesse Gaitan started his role as the Southwest regional sales manager for Nox-Crete in September and is already making visits to customers in California, Arizona and Nevada. A resident […]

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Nov
8

Generational Shift

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA I’m at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta during the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo, sitting around a table with 18 founding individuals of Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow (TILT), the association’s new young professionals’ collaborative. We’re discussing next steps for the group, including a more focused consideration of initiatives, […]

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Sep
4

Ironrock Capital Inc. Announces Employee Promotions

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Canton, Ohio – July 8, 2019 – Ironrock Capital Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of John Stuckey to the position of Plant Superintendent and Dan Call’s promotion as Technical Director. In his position as Plant Superintendent, Mr. Stuckey will be responsible for plant production, including Grinding, Manufacturing, […]

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Sep
4

GTC, Inc., Brings Sandwich Panel To The Central Coast Of California

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA GTC, Inc., a full-service concrete construction company, brings the sandwich panel to the central coast of California. We first introduced the sandwich insulated panels in Paso Robles, California with Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s new cold storage facility. Currently we are constructing a design-build 90 thousand sq. ft cold storage […]

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Aug
6

Sarah Ellis Joins Bennett & Pless

Sarah Ellis Joins Bennett & Pless Bennett & Pless is pleased to welcome Sarah L. Ellis as BusinessDevelment Manager for Atlanta.  Sarah will be responsible for growingnew business in the Atlanta market, as well as leading our engineeringsales team and enriching our client relations. Sarah is well-known in the A/E/C/ industry, with over 15 years ofleadership.  As […]

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Jun
3

GTC, Inc., Brings Sandwich Panel to the Central Coast of California

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA GTC, Inc., a full-service concrete construction  company,  brings the sandwich panel to the central coast of California. We first introduced the sandwich insulated panels in Paso Robles, California with Firestone Walker Brewing Company’s new cold storage facility. Currently we are constructing a design-build 90 thousand sq. ft cold storage […]

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