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The Precast Show’s New Logo Represents a Modern, Expanding Industry Event

October 6, 2022 - in Announcement, Events

The National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) on Wednesday unveiled a new logo for The Precast Show, putting a fresh, contemporary stamp on the largest gathering of precast concrete producers and suppliers in North America.  The new logo represents…

Precast Days Provide Local Communities with Opportunities to Visit Precast Concrete Manufacturing Facilities

September 15, 2022 - in Announcement, Events

Events range from plant tours and production demonstrations to educational programs and job fairs. *** PHOTO AND VIDEO OPPORTUNITY *** The National Precast…

Why precast is central to cutting concrete’s carbon footprint

August 18, 2022 - in Buildings, Structural components

With the ability to cut CO2 footprint by 25% factory-based precast concrete production has the potential to save billions of tons of CO2 being emitted…

Nemetschek Group Brands Allplan and Precast Join Forces to Strengthen Engineering and Construction Offering

December 9, 2020 - in Corporate, News

Merge of two leading brands creates integrated solution for engineers Customers benefit from increased business synergies Munich, December 9, 2020 – The Nemetschek Group, one of the world’s leading software providers for the AEC industry, today announced…

Dan Eckenrode Named New Executive Director at PCI Gulf South

July 8, 2016 - in People

CHICAGO, July 8, 2016—The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) announced that Dan Eckenrode has been named as the new executive director of its Gulf South Region, serving the states of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. Eckenrode has more than…

Considering Precast Concrete

January 4, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate

While the initial price may be more, precast concrete costs less because of the time it saves on the job site. Pouring concrete in place is cheaper in theory. Looking at just the price of materials and labor, a poured-in-place product wins every time. But…

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2015 Educator Awards

September 24, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate

CHICAGO, September 23, 2015 — Dr. Clay Naito, associate professor of structural engineering at Lehigh University was named PCI’s Distinguished Educator for 2015.  Dr. Adel El-Safty, professor of civil environmental engineering at University of North Florida,…

Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Announces 2015 PCI Journal Awards

September 2, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2015 – The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI’s) Journal Awards Committee has named the winners of the 2015 PCI Journal awards. This year’s Martin P. Korn Award goes to M. Ataur Rahman and Sri Sritharan for their March–April…

Gate Precast to Tout ‘Design Assist’ at AIA Show

May 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Structural components

Atlanta, Ga., May 13, 2015—At this week’s AIA Convention in Atlanta, host chapter platinum sponsor Gate Precast plans to promote the advantages of “Design-Assist Collaboration” during an informational session led by Jim Lewis, Gate’s director of…

Chris Pastorius Serves Term as Chairman of Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

April 29, 2015 - in People

CHICAGO – April 24, 2015 – The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) has elected Chris Pastorius, as its chairman for 2015. Pastorius is Vice President and General Manager of the Metromont PCI-Certified plant in Richmond, Virginia. “Besides being…