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Center of Excellence for Advancing Productivity Welcomes First Members

Parul Dubey on October 3, 2023 - in Corporate, News

Farmington Hills, Mich: PRO: An ACI Center of Excellence for Advancing Productivity is pleased to announce its first members: Ceco Concrete Construction, LLC, and The Conco Companies. Both organizations have joined PRO as Silver members.

Ceco is a nationwide leader in cast-in-place concrete construction. Originating in 1912 in Omaha, NE, Ceco is now headquartered in Kansas City, MO, with 19 locations across the country. The Conco Companies began in 1959 and are headquartered in the Bay Area in California, serving a wide range of areas on the West Coast, while also performing shotcrete and rebar installations. Ceco’s and Conco’s innovative reputations will be upheld through their membership with PRO.

“I’m delighted that PRO’s early members are long established, highly successful, well respected concrete contractors with strong histories of design assist collaboration,” said Phil Diekemper, Executive Director, PRO.  “PRO will seek to highlight their success stories as models for improving construction productivity while adding value to projects and their owners.”

PRO and its members aim to advance new technologies and processes that improve concrete construction productivity beyond historic levels. To learn more about PRO and to get involved, visit www.concreteproductivity.org.


For more information, contact 

José Carrasco 



[email protected] 


About PRO

PRO: An ACI Center of Excellence for Advancing Productivity, was established in 2023 by the American Concrete Institute. The Center, based at ACI World Headquarters in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA, is a catalyst for solving the barriers of constructability to advance
concrete construction productivity, leveraging ACI’s role as a world-leading authority and resource for the development, dissemination, and adoption of consensus-based standards for concrete design, construction and materials. To learn more, visit www.concreteproductivity.org




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