Wide Open Spaces with a Truss System

Posted on December 30, 2020

Posted by Gary Pooley

Today’s mid-rise and multi-use buildings can include retail space, office space, residential living units, hospitality and parking. Read more »

Benefits of Precast Parking Structures

Posted on December 16, 2020

Posted by Lisa Quaranta

Call it a ramp, a deck or a parking garage, most of us have used them at some point, possibly every day. How and when is the idea of a precast... Read more »

How Precast Pieces Are Made

Posted on December 9, 2020

Posted by Tim Edland

This is a basic walkthrough of how precast concrete building components are made. We’ll focus on the daily plant cycle and go from preparing forms... Read more »

High Grades when it comes to K-12 Schools

Posted on December 2, 2020

Posted by Jeff Holt

School administrators and designers are recognizing the numerous advantages that precast concrete architectural panels and structural systems can... Read more »

A Change for the Architectural Certification Program in the Precast Industry

Posted on November 25, 2020

Posted by Ryan Stroschein

Over the last couple years, the Precast Concrete Institute (PCI) set out to modify the Architectural Certification Program to develop a... Read more »

What Can Precast do that Cast-in-Place Cannot?

Posted on November 18, 2020

Posted by Dustin Jones, P.E.

Precast concrete is simply concrete that is not cast in its final position, hence, pre-cast. It is cast in a reusable mold and is typically cured... Read more »

Precast vs Timber

Posted on November 12, 2020

Posted by Art Macaw

There is a growing trend in multi-family residential construction to use wood as an alternative to precast concrete. The primary reason for this... Read more »

What is Efflorescence?

Posted on November 4, 2020

Posted by Steve Kloos

As summer left in a hurry, we skipped fall, and landed straight into winter. As we go through these different climates during curing process your... Read more »