Simpson Gumpertz & Heger’s Schwartz named ASTM chairman

Source: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.

Thomas A. Schwartz, P.E., senior principal and president at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. in Waltham, Mass., has been named chairman of the 2014 ASTM International board of directors.

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Oldcastle Precast broadens stormwater product collection in KriStar deal

Sources: Oldcastle Precast Inc., Atlanta; CP staff

Oldcastle Precast has closed on the assets of Santa Rosa, Calif.-based KriStar Enterprises Inc., including three California plants, plus intellectual property spanning specialized concrete stormwater management and water pollution control structures or devices.

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Automacad alliance adds wet cast plant technology to Besser offerings

Source: Besser Co., Alpena, Mich.

Besser CEO Kevin Curtis and Louis Hébert, president and owner of Quebec-based Automacad Inc., have announced a marketing plan centered on Besser’s global sales team representing Automacad wet cast concrete production equipment. Compatibility between the two companies is enhanced by what both note are shared values: delivering customer satisfaction through innovative products and responsive technical support.

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