Headlining the Feb. 22-24 Manufactured Concrete Products Exhibition, based at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, are a trade exhibit with
Headlining the Feb. 22-24 Manufactured Concrete Products Exhibition, based at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, are a trade exhibit with 400-plus companies occupying more than 250,000 sq. ft. of space; Concrete Products University educational programs; product and equipment demonstrations; and, a keynote address from a motivational speaker, Dr. Beck Weathers, a climber who survived catastrophe during a 1996 quest to scale Mt. Everest.
Beyond the convention center, the schedule includes three separate Feb. 22 plant tours hosted by Gate Precast (Kissimmee); Hanson Pipe and Precast (Deland) and Seminole Precast Mfg. (DeBary); and, Florida Precast Decorators (Apopka) and J.E. Hill Precast (Leesburg). The educational sessions are offered under the headings Precast Professional Series; Administration, Advanced Technical, Finance, Management, and Production & Quality Tracks; and NPCA Schools, including the first ever Production and Quality School presented in Spanish. Additional information on the exhibits, educational offerings, and events planned by MCPX organizers, National Precast Concrete Association and National Concrete Masonry Association, and sponsors American Concrete Pipe Association, Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute and Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, can be obtained by visiting www.mcpx.org.