CertainTeed ships inaugural stone veneer panel load

Sources: CertainTeed LLC, Malvern, Pa.; CP staff Saint-Gobain, through building products subsidiary CertainTeed LLC, has shipped its first STONEfaçade stone veneer panels from a new Quakertown, Pa. plant to customers in the New England and the Mid-Atlantic regions. The precast concrete STONEfaçade can be quickly and easily installed by any siding contractor without any special equipment or masonry skills.

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Tindall adopts Building Systems, Infrastructure Group structure

Sources: Tindall Corp., Spartanburg, S.C.; CP staff One of North America’s largest providers of architectural, structural and utility precast concrete solutions has been reorganized around two distinct businesses: Tindall Building Systems Group and Tindall Infrastructure Group, led respectively by Rob Smith and Joel Sheets, both senior vice president of Operations. Tindall Corp. management views the change in structure as fostering…

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Iron Workers case frames bargaining unit for Big Apple precast erector

Sources: National Labor Relations Board Region 29, Brooklyn, N.Y.; CP staff National Labor Relations Board Regional Director (RD) Kathy Drew-King has determined a craft unit within the site crew of Kingston, N.Y.-based NYC Crane Hoist Operations LLC, and directed an election for its 27 members to vote on representation by the United Derrickmen & Riggers Association, International Association of Bridge,…

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Kentucky investor closes on Lindsay Precast

Sources: MiddleGround Capital, Lexington, Ky.; CP staff A private equity firm targeting middle market, business-to-business industrial companies, MiddleGround Capital has acquired Canal Fulton, Ohio-based Lindsay Precast. With a payroll of 350, the producer operates two plants each in Ohio, Colorado and the Carolinas, plus Florida and Washington satellites, and serves water supply, wastewater, utility, solar, transportation, and public works markets. 

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Distributor Core & Main enters precast through Catalone Pipe deal

Sources: Core & Main Inc., St. Louis; CP staff  Core & Main, a New York Stock Exchange-traded distributor of water, wastewater, storm drainage and fire protection products, plus related services, has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Catalone Pipe & Supply Co. Based in Penfield, Pa., the latter company specializes in waterworks products and services, plus custom…

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Carolina Craft

Eager to open a new chapter bearing on one of the most advanced and robust precast operations in North America, Tindall Corp. Utility Division completed a midyear move from legacy Spartanburg, S.C. headquarters to a 42-acre parcel about a mile away. At the former site, it shared batch plant capacity, traffic lanes, and property constraints no less than eastbound Interstate…

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Missouri KC, N. Arizona, Lehigh teams top PCI Big Beam Competition

Sources: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, Chicago; CP staff University of Missouri Kansas City, Team 2 took the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute 2021 Engineering Student Design Competition, also known as the Big Beam Competition. Students Jose Luis Ramirez and Juan Carlos Plasencia Chinchay prevailed with guidance from Civil Engineering Professor Thiagarajan Ganesh and Terry Fleck of Coreslab Structures (Kansas).

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Tindall Utility Division dedicates expedited flagship plant

Sources: Tindall Corp., Spartanburg, S.C.; CP staff With the help of internal production and engineering teams, general contractor Roebuck Buildings Co., plus a host of equipment suppliers, led by Afinitas and Advanced Concrete Technologies, Tindall Corp. made a 16-month schedule for a new Utility Division flagship plant. The operation is located a mile from the producer’s longtime headquarters abutting Interstate…

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SIS Group ramps up production of precast turbine, tower foundations

Sources: SIS Group LLC, Durham, N.C.; CP staff North Carolina specialty precast producer SIS has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Anker Foundations GmbH, a leading international engineer that develops certified resource-saving precast foundations for a broad spectrum of tower structures. The agreement creates Anker USA LLC, a fifth wholly owned SIS subsidiary, and envisions annual production of up…

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BMC adds Stewart Concrete, Stewart-Morrison RM operations

Sources: BMC Enterprises Inc., St. Louis; CP staff St. Louis aggregates and concrete top gun BMC Enterprises has entered precast concrete, acquiring Stewart Concrete Products of Halfway, Mo., and announced a strategic partnership with Stewart-Morrison Redi-Mix, Inc. of West Plains, Mo. Both will operate as portfolio companies under BMC. Acquired assets include five concrete products locations, eight ready mixed plants…

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