Northeast Prestressed guides Lehigh team to top of Big Beam field


Team 2 from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. earned a $2,000 prize by leading the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s 19th Engineering Student Design Competition. Also known as the Big Beam Competition, the national event teaches college and university students important structural engineering skills in an applied learning environment they will use in precast concrete practice throughout their construction careers.

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Record PCI productivity tour

The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute conducted its 15th Productivity Tour and Workshop this fall, teaming with host, Mid-Atlantic Precast Association, to visit member operations in Pennsylvania and Virginia. “The tour has great value to production personnel,” says PCI Productivity Committee Chairman Dennis Fink (Northeast Prestressed Products)’ Dennis Fink. With a record 175 attendees, he adds, “This year’s tour showcased some quality producers and gave the group an opportunity to see a variety of products and production techniques that they can incorporate into their own businesses.”

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