• TCA’s New Cyber Roundtable is Now Live

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    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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  • New Online Education Transcript Allows for Seamless Recertification

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    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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  • A Conversation With TCA’s Executive Committee

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    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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  • Team Erects First Industrial Project Using Innovative Steel Design

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    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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  • Tilt-Up, Newburyport

    Thursday, August 26, 2021

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By William Morgan Newburyport, Massachusetts, an historic Yankee maritime town, north of Boston, seems an unlikely place for a building revolution. Yet, here at the Hillside Center for Sustainable Living, a new village of 48 homes and two acres of edible gardens marks a new approach to sustainable housing. […]

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Industry Press

May
11

Sowing the Seeds of Inclusivity and Reaping the Fruits of Diversity

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Diversity has long been an asset and value of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association. From the beginning, the TCA has been composed of a diverse collection of professionals, and it continues to be so today. Inclusivity, though, has to be intentional. The formation of the TCA young professionals’ collaborative, Tilt-Up […]

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May
11

Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA At a time when information seekers are often met with anonymous opinions, false rumors, and flat out lies, it is important to consider the contextual credibility of those offering advice. A recent study published in Science confirmed what many suspected: fake news and false rumors reach more people, penetrate […]

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May
11

The Nature of Tilt-Up Concrete and the Role of Sandblasted/Exposed Aggregate Finish

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By Douglas Kozel, AIA – KEE Architecture Inc. Tilt-up has characteristics that differentiate it from other types of construction, and it is these qualities that make it a unique and expressive way to build. We like to explore these characteristics, looking within the tilt-up technique itself, to create unique […]

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May
11

Tilt-Up Concrete Association Elects New Board, Scott Bunney Named President

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA)announces Scott Bunney as president of the TCA Board of Directors, and the slate of directors for 2020. Scott Bunney, is the President and co-founder of KB Concrete Systems, Inc., a Colorado based commercial concrete construction company.  KB Concrete Systems, Inc. started operations in Denver, […]

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May
11

A New Model for Engagement

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In 2015, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association Board of Directors made the decision to dissolve all standing committees. This is not uncommon. Many boards employ a zero-based committee structure where each year begins with a clean committee slate. The goal is to avoid stagnation and stay flexible and future-oriented, while […]

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May
11

New Online TCA Account Access Interface

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Nearly 20 percent of the TCA’s web traffic, which amounts to thousands of page views, comes from visitors researching companies associated with tilt-up construction — people looking up a member in the directory and viewing member profile pages. To best capitalize on this exposure, it is critical that your […]

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Member News

Oct
29

Megaslab™ Jointless Concrete System Eliminates Control Joint Issues

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Sinclair Construction Group has announced the launch of MEGASLAB™ Jointless Concrete System. The patent-pending formula in MEGASLAB features ground-breaking technology paired with powerful admixtures that create an incredibly dense and impermeable slab, eliminating the need for installing control joints and their associated costs. Because control joints lead to costly […]

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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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