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The board of AltusGroup, Inc.—Bethlehem, Pa.-based proprietor of CarbonCast architectural and structure precast concrete—has appointed Oldcastle Precast Building Systems’ Ron Jankowski to a two-year term as chairman. A member of the Oldcastle Precast business development team, he has served as AltusGroup secretary, Mid-Atlantic Precast Association president and Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Total Precast Committee chair.


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A marketing agreement will see the Besser Co. sales organization promote the Rosetta Hardscapes product line to domestic and international prospects, augmenting the latter company’s sales efforts. The variety of Rosetta units and plant equipment offerings, Besser officials note, will appeal to producers throughout manufactured and ready mixed concrete.

Read more: MANUFACTURERS - JUNE 2015


The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association has teamed with Petrocon Corp. of Frederick, Md., on a benefits program through which members, especially smaller and medium-sized producers, can enjoy national account-level pricing on lubricants, antifreeze, tires, chemicals, fuel cards, cellular services and other fleet-related items.


Read more: ORGANIZATIONS - JUNE 2015