ICPI-NCMA members approve new, straightforward identity

Sources: ICPI-NCMA, Herndon, Va.; CP staff More than 90 percent of ICPI-NCMA members voting for a new organization name checked the simple and explicit choice: Concrete Masonry and Hardscapes Association. With assistance from an agency seasoned in branding, the group will officially unveil a new identity and logo during its annual meeting, February 20-24 in Columbus, Ohio. The event dovetails…

Read More

ICPI veteran Smith leads technical program at Solidia Technologies

Solidia Technologies has appointed David Smith as senior technical director. A charter Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute team member who most recently served as vice president of Research and Development, he brings decades of experience working with public or private organizations and federal, state, or municipal government agencies—all along demonstrating interlocking concrete pavement as a durable and functionally superior system to…

Read More

Hardscape NA, Equip Exposition organizers prepare for record gathering

Sources: Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, Alexandria, Va.; CP staff All indoor and outdoor exhibit space for ICPI-NCMA’s Hardscape North America and the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute’s co-located Equip Exposition, October 18-21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, is sold out. With upward of 1,000 exhibits combined, the events draw tens of thousands of hardscape or landscape practitioners and other…

Read More

ICPI-NCMA VP Lang earns top ASTM honor

Sources: ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa.; CP staff ASTM has presented ICPI-NCMA Vice President of Engineering, Masonry Nick Lang with the Award of Merit and accompanying title of Fellow for his contributions to Committee C15 on Manufactured Masonry Units. Award of Merit is the highest Society recognition for an individual’s distinguished service and committee participation.

Read More