Ceco, Conco first up on PRO: ACI Advancing Productivity member roster

Sources: American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, Mich.; CP staff

Ceco Concrete Construction LLC and The Conco Companies are the charter members of PRO: An ACI Center of Excellence for Advancing Productivity, both joining at Silver level ($25,000/year). Founded in 1912 and based in Kansas City, Mo., Ceco Concrete has 19 locations across the country and is widely recognized for its cast-in-place method expertise and practice. Conco Cos. dates to 1959 and, from a San Francisco Bay Area base, offers C-I-P concrete, shotcrete and rebar installation services across a broad West Coast swath. 

“PRO’s early members are long established, highly successful, well respected contractors with strong histories of design assist collaboration,” says Executive Director Phil Diekemper. “PRO will seek to highlight their success stories as models for improving productivity while adding value to projects and their owners.” 

PRO is the third American Concrete Institute Center of Excellence, following NEU: Carbon Neutral Concrete and NEx: Nonmetallic Building Materials. PRO members and staff aim to advance new technologies and processes that improve concrete construction productivity beyond historic levels.  —  www.concreteproductivity.org

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