The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is recognizing 975 of the nearly 1,500 producer member plants entered into the 2019 Excellence in Safety Awards Program. The record number of plants spans Gold (918 recipients), Silver (five) and Bronze (52) categories defined by Occupational Safety and Health Administration and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics incident rate (IR) thresholds.Read More
Jon Ohmes is the 2019-2020 National Precast Concrete Association Chairman of the BoardRead More
The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has named 2019 Excellence in Quality Awards recipients. The program recognizes producers that follow and exceed quality management principles guiding materials, production processes and delivered loads. Honored during the group’s ConcreteWorks conference last month in Florida were:Read More
Source: National Precast Concrete Association, Carmel, Ind.
Jonathan Ohmes, chief executive officer of Troy, Mo.-based Champion Precast, was elected chairman during the 54th annual National Precast Concrete Association convention, held earlier this month in Seattle. Reflecting on his family’s background in the industry and own time with NPCA, starting at the 1985 annual meeting, Ohmes told members, “The best part about NPCA is while no two histories are alike, we are all now a part of the future of NPCA and the precast industry together.”Read More
The National Precast Concrete Association will vote during its Annual Meeting, October 5-7 at the Omni Providence Hotel in Rhode Island, on 2018-2019 officers and directors. Officers nominated are Chairman-Elect Jon Ohmes of Champion Precast Inc. and Secretary Treasurer Ron Sparks of Columbia Precast Products. Director nominees are Bill Bundschuh of Pretech Corp.; Mark Chinery of Forterra Pipe & Precast; Clay Prewitt of H2 Pre-Cast Inc.; and, Daryl Burns of Delta Specialty Precast Concrete Engineers.Read More
The National Precast Concrete Association Nominating Committee has submitted its slate of 2017-18 officer and director nominees, the vote scheduled during the NPCA 52nd Annual Convention next month in Atlanta. Nominees on track to join previously elected 2017-18 NPCA Chairman Ashley Smith of Smith-Midland Corp. are: Chairman-Elect Michael Hoffman of Lindsay Precast Inc. and Secretary/Treasurer Jon Ohmes of Champion Precast Inc.; plus Directors Jeff Malcolm of Norwalk Concrete Industries, Joel Sheets of Tindall Corp., Mark Wieser of Wieser Concrete Products, and Wes Dees of Seaman Corp. (Associate).Read More