Argos, CalPortland, Irving Materials lead NRMCA 2016 Quality Awards

Source: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.

NRMCA will honor 2016 Excellence in Quality Award recipients at a September 20 luncheon, capping the four-day ConcreteWorks 2016 in Nashville. Participants have demonstrated adherence to quality management principles covering materials, production facilities, QC programs and customer satisfaction.

The NRMCA Research Engineering and Standards Committee sets criteria and opens the Quality Awards to producers’ company-wide operations or divisions/regions. RES Committee members recognize producers in three categories of annual ready mixed production, A (1 million-plus yd.), B (250,000–1 million yd.) and C (< 250,000 yd.):

Category A
Argos USA LLC – DFW; CalPortland – Arizona Division; Cemex – Florida Region; Cemstone Products Co.; Concrete Supply Co.; GCC USA Ready Mix; Irving Materials, Inc. – North Division; Martin Marietta – Southwest Division; Thomas Concrete – Georgia Division; Titan America – Titan Virginia Ready-Mix; U.S. Concrete West; and,
Vulcan Materials – Mideast Division NOVA Concrete.

Category B
Anderson Concrete Corp.; Argos USA – Gulf Zone/Little Rock plus North Carolina and South Carolina Divisions; Bayou Concrete, LLC; Buckeye Ready-Mix, LLC; CalPortland – Nevada, Oregon and Washington Divisions; Chandler Concrete Co.; Chaney Enterprises; Dolese Bros. Co. – Oklahoma City Metro Division; Irving Materials, Inc. – Eastern Kentucky, Western Kentucky/Southwestern Indiana and Tennessee Divisions; S&W Ready Mix Concrete Co.; and, Thomas Concrete of Carolina – Raleigh Division.

Category C
CalPortland – Central Coast Division and Dolese Bros. Co. – Tulsa Division.