• Building Community: The Blackhawk Church Project

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Written by Abby Luchsinger, member of Blackhawk Church Photos by C&N Photography “Building a community to reach a community” is the abbreviated mission statement of Blackhawk Church in Madison, Wisconsin. Similarly, the mission for the design-build team led by Newcomb Construction and KEE Architecture, the companies hired to construct […]

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  • Tilt-Up Expo To Feature Architectural Finishes Pavilion

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Projects incorporating high-end architectural finishes have become quite common in the tilt-up industry. A look at recent years’ tilt-up achievement award winners demonstrates the variety and sophistication possible when using formliner, think brick, stain, and other technologies to deliver unique building façades. The Tilt-Up Convention and Expo in 2020 […]

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  • Mastering the Mockup

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Amy Luchun AIA, LEED AP and Ben Revelle, RA, LEED AP Managing expectations is often at the core of a successful project. In construction, with real space, time, money, and people involved, managing expectations means considering the full context within which the project is to be constructed, and […]

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  • TCA Launches High-End Finishes Task Group

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association Board of Directors has initiated the formation of a task group charged with refining conversations and practices surrounding the employment of various high-end finishes for tilt-wall applications. “With ever-expanding opportunities for tilt-up construction, the evolution of high-end finishes available for tilt-wall panels is becoming increasingly […]

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  • The 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo is Going Virtual, but will Remain Human.

    Friday, September 4, 2020

    We’re looking forward to welcoming you not in the same way, but with the same professionalism, energy, authenticity and gusto that you’ve come to expect. We’re doing so with the support of generous and enthusiastic sponsors and exhibitors, talented and collaborative presenters, and leadership dedicated to advancing this association and industry through this time to […]

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Industry Press

Nov
11

Next Generation Leadership Leaves Their Mark on Outdoor Demo

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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Nov
11

Record-Setting Certification Exam Held in Atlanta

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA A record of seventy-six examinees sat for the ACI/TCA Tilt-Up Supervisor and Technician Exam in Atlanta as part of the 2019 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo. The exam was preceded by a three-hour preparatory course entitled “Tilt-Up 101” given by TCA’s manager for regulatory and technical affairs, Jim Baty, FACI, […]

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Nov
11

Tilt-Up Education, Products and Technology

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA It was in Houston in 2013 that the Tilt-Up Convention and Expo hit its tipping point. The Houston event brought together a crowd that shattered previous records and introduced several new elements to the show that have continued to play an important role in the prominence of the Tilt-Up […]

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Sep
5

Award-Winning, Record-Breaking

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The recent construction of the Southwest 85 Distribution Center in Newnan, GA broke records. The award-winning, 1.2-million-square-foot distribution facility is notable for many reasons, but what is most memorable for the workers on the job is that this impressive building was completed in record-breaking time, thanks in part to […]

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Sep
3

TCA Promotes Tilt-Up At AIA Conference On Architecture

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA For years, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) has been educating architects across the globe about the architectural advantages of the tilt-up building system. Recently, the architecture and design event of the year took place in the fabulous Las Vegas, and with over 750 exhibitors, over 500 education sessions, networking, […]

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Sep
3

Tilt-Up Company Certification is Advancing Leaders

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Baty, Manager for Regulatory and Technical Affairs Three years ago, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) Board of Directors strategically improved the Company Certification program to encouraged companies to begin the process toward full certification by establishing phases of completion. Since then, 23 companies have become actively certified, […]

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Member News

Oct
29

Metrobrick Adds Blends To A Popular Thin Brick Program

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The METROBRICK® Fast Ship Program is designed to provide Tilt-Up Contractors with the most requested METROBRICK Thin Brick colors fast – many times shipped within days of placing an order. The program has gained in use over the years as customers grow in awareness of Fast Ship and learn […]

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Oct
29

Max Usa Corp. Hires New North Tx Regional Sales Associate

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA MAX USA Corp. would like to announce the hiring of Johnnatan (“John”) Barrozo, Regional Sales Associate in Northern Texas. For over 15 years John has worked for construction, residential and industrial product manufacturers in the Southern Region of the United States and Venezuela. John has extensive experience working with […]

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Oct
29

Thompson Ten Logistics Center Coming To Baytown, Texas

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Investment and Development Ventures (IDV), teams up with Powers Brown Architecture and Slate Construction to embark on a ground up 360,000+sf industrial park. Thompson Ten Logistics Center will bring two tilt-up concrete shell buildings to Baytown, Texas. This 28+ acre master planned business park will have immediate ingress/egress to […]

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Oct
29

Needham Dbs Announces New Management

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Board of Directors of Needham DBS is pleased to announce the following management changes effective July first of this year. Karen Hand, P.E. is the new President of the firm. Karen will direct all operations of Needham DBS and will also manage the Kansas City office. Karen started […]

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Jun
19

Tilt-Up Leader Assumes Chair 0f ACI 551 – Tilt-Up Concrete

Español | Translation Sponsored by Nox-Crete Products Group The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – an international nonprofit organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – announces a transition of leadership for the technical committee it participates in: ACI 551 Tilt-Up Concrete. The committee is part of […]

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Jun
18

Construction Materials Celebrates 50 Years

Construction Materials Inc. was founded in Montgomery, AL in 1968. From the original location we have grown our locations, product offerings and service to become one of the largest building materials distributors in the nation. CM has always been family owned and operated and remains that way today. We have strived to provide the highest […]

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