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Concrete

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Design Build | CM | GC

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Equipment

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Concrete

Blue Dot Readi-Mix — By Eric O'Callaghan

20/20 Vision

Blue Dot Readi-Mix is a locally owned and operated company specializing in ready mix concrete. Founded in North Carolina in November 2004, the team (…)

Concrete Pioneers

Metal Forms — By Meghan Barton

Metal Forms Corporation‘s 115-year journey showcases a legacy of concrete craftsmanship and innovation. Established in 1909, Metal Forms Corporation has meticulously honed its expertise (…)

Cementing Success in Canada

Rinker Materials — By Meghan Barton

How does an established, leading US-based concrete manufacturer bolster its position in the Canadian market? By acquiring a large and successful North American pipe (…)

The Opportunity for Success

StructureCast — By Meghan Barton

Bobby Unser, iconic American car racing champion, once said, “Success is where preparation meets opportunity.” This sentiment can easily be illustrated in a study (…)

Building for a Sustainable Future

Menard Canada — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

In construction, a structure is only as strong as the ground it is built on. Foundational work, therefore, is of huge importance to us (…)

Building the Future

OMNI PRECAST — By David O'Neill

The construction industry is one of perpetual change. Companies across the spectrum of sectors are continuously growing, innovating, and developing. Meeting the needs of (…)

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Precast Concrete & The Next Generation

PCI West — By Aoife Chaney

In a post-pandemic North America, there are two things we know to be in abundance; a pipeline of construction work and a bright and (…)

Meeting Challenges Head-On

CCPPA — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

The Canadian Concrete Pipe and Precast Association (CCPPA) advocates on behalf of its producer members, manufacturers of concrete pipe and precast structures. By working (…)

Concrete Innovation

Precast Unlimited — By Meghan Barton

The precast concrete industry stands as a cornerstone in modern construction, revolutionizing not only the way structures are built, but their very design. Positioned (…)

Putting the Customer First

Tri-Kon Precast — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Tri-Kon Precast is a family-owned business that is currently in its third generation. Founded in 1972, the company has three owners – Chris Kostiuk (…)

Building Relationships for 4 Decades

IECS — By Eric O'Callaghan

Turning forty is a pivotal point in life for majority of people. It allows us time to reflect on where we came from and (…)

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A Sustainable Future for Underground Infrastructure

Heidelberg Materials — By Raquel Farrington

Heidelberg Materials is building a better world for its people, customers, communities, and shareholders from the [under]ground up. With its headquarters in Texas and (…)

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Concrete Efficiency for Concrete Results

Reimar Forming and Construction — By Manuela Armini

From skilled carpenters to rebar installers and cement finishers, formwork requires the expertise and coordination of many trades. In Ontario, Reimar Forming and Construction (…)

Leading from the Front

Defalco Construction — By Meghan Barton

The New York skyline is an iconic panorama; a symbol of the city’s rich history, diversity, architectural innovation, and resilience. Remarkable for its towering (…)

A Presence as Strong as Steel Wire Mesh

Numesh Inc. — By Chris Hughes

Concrete is only as strong as the steel wire mesh it has to reinforce it – so contractors can’t play games when choosing the (…)

Modular Matters: Unlocking the Potential of Offsite B...

Central Precast — By Garreth Owen

In an era where speed, sustainability, and cost-efficiency are considered paramount, modular construction is emerging as a viable way for companies to deliver projects (…)

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Supplying Ontario through Knowledge and Experience

Form and Build Supply — By Manuela Armini

Almost fifty years of experience, over seven thousand specialist products, more than fifty awards won, and six offices and warehouses throughout Ontario. These impressive (…)

A Company Built to Last

Northeast Precast — By Aoife Chaney

Northeast Precast LLC is a precast concrete manufacturer specializing in commercial products and residential foundation wall systems. Operating out of New Jersey in the (…)

A Tradition of Innovation

Concrete Building Systems — By James O’Nolan

Bladensburg, Maryland is a charming little town with a big personality. It has a population of just ten thousand inhabitants, located a stone’s throw (…)

Doing Things the Right Way

Architectural Precast Innovations — By Manuela Armini

In the construction world, change is inevitable. Market fluctuations and industry trends combine to produce a sector than can be unpredictable and volatile by (…)

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Turning Visions into Reality

Conewago Manufacturing — By Aoife Chaney

Several years ago, Conewago Manufacturing, LLC provided custom precast panels and steel for Ag-Com’s new 3-story, state-of-the-art milling operation in New Oxford, Pennsylvania. On (…)

Bringing Experience to New Markets

Concrete Construction Systems Inc. — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Success in the construction industry hinges on a company’s reputation. Experience, skill, and history all contribute towards ensuring the customer base can place its (…)

Innovation in Precast

Smith-Midland — By Manuela Armini

Necessity is the mother of invention and it has never been more evident than in the case of David G. Smith. While working on (…)

Supporting the Precast Industry Through Education

PCI Mid-Atlantic — By David O'Neill

While the debate rages on regarding the viability and sustainable use of concrete, it is undoubtedly a challenging landscape for those within the sector. (…)

Prestressed Beams with an 82-Year-Old Legacy

JJ Ferguson — By Manuela Armini

Jesse James Ferguson was only 16 when he started his sand and gravel business in 1941. His only assets were a few dollars borrowed from (…)

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Building Great Builders

JGR Construction Inc. — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Every stage of the construction process has its place and its value. From foundation upwards, a building is only as strong as its weakest (…)

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A 30 Year Adventure in Architectural Precast

Advanced Precast — By Manuela Armini

Everybody knows what a plumber does, but what does a precast manufacturer do? Precast concrete has been used in construction for many years and (…)

Touchdown for Mahan Form

Mahan Forms — By Georgie Downes

In order to navigate and succeed in the construction industry, it is important to have a number of key skills, integrity, innovation, perseverance and (…)

Built on Relationships

Highbury Concrete — By Caroline Ebbs

While Highbury Concrete (founded 2013) could be considered a relatively young company it is far from being rookie. In fact, quite the opposite is (…)

Building Relationships

CanCrete — By David O'Neill

The world of concrete is, generally speaking, a simple one. This composite mixture, the second-most-used substance in the world after water, has been used (…)

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Combining Forces in the Ontario Superstructure Market

Fritz-Alder Precast — By Aoife Chaney

One of the first adopters to precast concrete was the agricultural industry, who in the early seventies had high demand for structures such as (…)

A Family of Families

Warren Paving — By Eric O'Callaghan

The definition of family can vary from one person to the next. Some may say that family is the descendants of a common ancestor (…)

Tunneling Towards Success

Technicore Underground Inc. — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Technicore Underground Inc. is part of the Technicore Group of Companies, founded in 1994. The Technicore Underground branch of the group operates as a (…)

One Step Ahead

Coastal Precast Systems LLC — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

Coastal Precast Systems LLC (CPS) is a heavy marine and highway precast company, specializing in highway transportation, ports, and marine construction. With prime locations (…)

Cleared for Take Off

Hi-Way Paving — By Eric O'Callaghan

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) is ranked among the world’s busiest airports, with an average of 1,424 arrivals and departures each day, according to (…)

Bridging the Gap from the Island

Surespan Structures — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

As anyone with experience will tell you, structure is one of the most important aspects in achieving success in business. It is that thing (…)

Prestressed Bridge Beams – Evercast Continues to Expand

Evercast Concrete — By Dan Scanlon

Growth and stability are terms that may seem oxymoronic in regard to business building. After all, growth usually requires the outlay of resources – (…)

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Family Owned with Community Values

Frazier Quarry — By David O'Neill

With a rich and storied history, the Shenandoah Valley is well known and for great reason. This cultural region that spans eight counties across (…)

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A Powerhouse in Unison

The Precast Group — By Aoife Chaney

When precast concrete first gathered significant momentum in the 1950s there were few companies that could see it for the leading building material it (…)

A Concrete Step Forward

Proform — By Caroline Ebbs

Proform is a company with many capabilities, demonstrated by their two divisions: Proform Concrete Services and Proform Construction Products. Proform Concrete Services is a (…)

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Challenge Accepted

IECS — By Eric O'Callaghan

At IECS, custom requests are not only celebrated, they are encouraged. ‘Problem’ is a word that the majority of businesses do not want to (…)

Concrete Pipe Dreams

CCPPA — By Georgie Downes

Gerry Mulhern joins me via Zoom from his office in downtown Kitchener looking relaxed and ready to chat. It’s noon on Friday and he (…)

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The Forerunners in Thin Concrete

Spring Valley Corp — By Emma Kilcawley Hemani

According to company President Eric Sommer, Spring Valley Corp (SVC) turns owners, architects, and designers “ideas into reality”. The relationship between company and client (…)

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Growing Better

Twin Valley Precast — By Eric O'Callaghan

Growth can be often confused with success, but how does becoming larger prove you are becoming more successful? Well, the truth is, it doesn’t. (…)

The Proof is in the Precast Concrete

Canadian Precast Prestressed Concrete Institute (CPCI) — By Aoife Chaney

It is no secret among construction industry professionals that prefabricated and modular structures are the way of the future. What was always a popular (…)