• Tilt-Up Concrete Association Announces the Retirement of Janette Barr, TCA’s Office Manager since 1997.

    Wednesday, March 23, 2022

    Janette inquired about an open position in the fall of 1996 and officially started in January of 1997. At that time, the Association resources consisted of a small, bi-monthly newsletter, an annual conference, and a gathering during the World of Concrete. Communications were mostly by fax, phone, and mail, and membership was processed solely by […]

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  • Contractors Speak on ways for Mitigating Construction Risk

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By James Baty, FACI, FTCA The construction market today is arguably experiencing the strongest momentum of the last three decades. Despite the more than two-year impact of a global pandemic, the annual US construction industry has risen to nearly 9 billion USD. ResearchandMarkets.com reports that after a moderate 1.8% […]

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  • 2022 Tilt-Up Industry Influencers

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA In 2019, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association developed a framework to identify those in our industry who have invested in becoming knowledgeable, qualified, and recognized for their expertise. The first listing of tilt-up industry influencers was published in 2020. Continuously evolving, this listing serves to affirm the experience of professionals […]

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  • Tilting the Future in Their Favor

    Wednesday, March 16, 2022

    Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA Seventeen studentsfrom the GE Johnson Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science, at Kansas State University, have received Tilt-Up Concrete Technician Certification following completion of coursework and successfully passing an exam administered by the American Concrete Institute (ACI). The following students (all earning their construction science and management degrees) […]

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  • TILT-UP FUTURE THINK 3.0

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

    Tilt-Up Future Think is back and it’s headed to Chicago on May 16. In a business climate where everyone is asked to do more with less, today’s design and construction professionals have little time to devote to the research of emerging technologies and the future of their industry. As such, the TCA Board of Directors […]

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Industry Press

Dec
23

Exhibitor Success in a Virtual Setting

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA With the 2020 Tilt-Up Convention and Expo going virtual and taking place in The Aggregate, exhibiting companies were challenged to find new ways to present products and technologies to the industry. Despite being unable to gather in person, companies used this opportunity to connect with their key customer bases […]

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Dec
23

Tilt-Up’s Best Celebrate in the Aggregate

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA The tilt-up industry’s best-dressed avatars gathered virtually on October 7, 2020, to honor the organizations, people, and projects that demonstrated the variety, beauty, and flexibility of tilt-up construction. Although the coronavirus pandemic prevented the usual in-person gathering, the Tilt-Up Awards Gala, sponsored by Nox-Crete, was virtually presented during the […]

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Dec
23

Trio of Tilt-Up Structures Contribute to UCSD’s Renowned Architectural Heritage

Español | Translation Sponsored by TCA By: Mitch Bloomquist The University of California San Diego (UCSD), like most good institutions of higher education, takes their architecture seriously and holds certain design standards to ensure development of the campus is in harmony with the existing, anchoring architectural icons. A trio of award-winning buildings on campus are […]

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Sep
4

Building Community: The Blackhawk Church Project

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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Sep
4

Tilt-Up Expo To Feature Architectural Finishes Pavilion

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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Sep
4

Mastering the Mockup

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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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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