• TCA’s I’m A Young Professional. I’m an Adult. Series Wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Hermes Creative Awards recently announced winners for its 2021 international awards competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. Judges awarded the Tilt-Up Concrete Association’s video series, I’m a Young Professional. I’m an Adult. with a platinum award, which is their […]

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  • TCA and Dayton Superior to Offer Private, In-Office Certification Training and Exam

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to the certification processes of organizations and individuals relying on in-person testing and continuing education. While some options for remote testing have been available, many of those facilities remain closed. The situation has resulted in unintended expiration of existing certifications and significant […]

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  • Tilt-Up Academy: Your Source for Tilt-Up Education

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) is pleased to announce the release of Tilt-Up Academy, an all-new, all-access, subscription service for continuing education (CE) delivery and management. The new service replaces the old Tilt-Up Academy powered by AEC Daily, and brings many of the benefits of TCA’s popular Tilt-Up Academy […]

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  • TCA Initiates Full-Scale Testing of Composite Insulated Concrete Sandwich Panels

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Craig Coppersmith, PE, C2 Consulting, LLC Since the early 1980s, insulated concrete sandwich panels have been utilized as a design and construction technique for tilt-up. These types of panels are comprised of an inner and outer wythe of concrete, separated by a layer of rigid foam insulation. Connectors […]

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  • Inaugural TCA Classic at Bridgemill Athletic Club

    Thursday, June 3, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sold out TCA golf event in Atlanta area raises money for Tilt-Up Industry Leaders of Tomorrow and the Wounded Warrior Project For anyone who has attended a Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) event, it’s no secret that tilt-up professionals work hard, and play even harder. On April 16, 2021, nearly […]

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Industry Press

Apr
29

Tomorrow Will Be Different Than Today or Yesterday

by Kimberly J Corwin, FTCA For those of you that know me, you also know that “Change is Constant” is one of my favorite phrases.  We have a constant reminder of this on a plaque that hangs in our house that my husband has had forever, it reads “It’s what you do next that matters […]

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Apr
11

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces 2020 Tilt-Up Project and Professional Honors Call for Entry

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – has announced a call for entries for the 2020 Tilt-Up Awards. Each year, the TCA honors those organizations, people and projects that successfully […]

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Apr
2

TCA Announces “Collective Position on Temporary Construction Site Shutdown Procedures”

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Shutting down any construction site at any point in the construction process requires the construction team to assess and address potential risks associated with an unoccupied jobsite. Shutting down a tilt-up jobsite, particularly during, or immediately following, the erection of wall panels presents a unique set of challanges that […]

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Feb
24

New Book Presents Tilt-Up Design Procedure With Potential Economic Benefits

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association announces the availability of Limit Design of Tilt-Up: Practical Applications of Nonlinear Static Analysis to the In-Plane Seismic Design of Tilt-Up Panels by Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. The Limit Design procedure that is developed and formally presented in this design guide meets the strength […]

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Feb
24

Tackling Winter Tilt-Up With Concrete Sensors

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by Shawn Hickey, CCS., GSC., FTCA The first question we always hear: “Can you build tilt-up panels in the winter?” Answer: “Of course we can, eh!” ACI 306R-16 (Guide to Cold Weather Concreting) states: “The conditions of cold weather concreting exist when the air temperature has fallen to, or […]

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Feb
21

Rain Screens: Tilt-Up Façade Options for Achieving Barrier Conditions

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA by James Baty, FACI, FTCA What Is a Barrier Condition? Over the past few decades, building teams have increased their attention to the performance of the building envelope. This attention has prompted design professionals to seek critical solution information from manufacturers, contractors, and from the industries themselves, to learn […]

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Member News

Oct
29

Surebuilt Adding Tilt-Up Engineering Services

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In response to increasing contractor demand for its tilt-up products, SureBuilt is adding engineering services for project application support. Tom Fahey, owner and CEO, announced these services will be located in the new SureBuilt warehouse and manufacturing facility at 1851 Massaro Avenue in Tampa, FL. The services, called SureBuilt […]

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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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