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Patterned Concrete

46 concretedriveway 150The value of brand backing

With the economy improving, business is growing for residential and commercial concrete contractors who can deliver the quality required.’s 2016 forecast sees new construction driving the highest home sales since 2006, with 6 million transactions projected. A recent Forbes report forecasts that housing construction and home prices climbing in 2016 and 2017.

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Precast barriers, double tee girders get look at TRB 2016

52 01 150During the second week of January, the epicenter of the transportation world was Washington, D.C. and the 95th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board. Over 12,000 transportation professionals from around the world came to see more than 5,000 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops.


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Ever Forward

2015-2016 Chairman Andy Wieser will rely on hard work and staying one step ahead to move NPCA into the future

“Work smarter, not harder.” Anyone who manufactures precast concrete will tell you hard work is essential to success. It’s the driving force behind making a quality product and the reason why the industry has excelled. Andy Wieser, president of Maiden Rock, Wis.-based Wieser Concrete Products, learned the importance of hard work at a young age from his parents, Joe and Mary Wieser. But Joe taught his son something else: Think one step ahead of your actions and your work will be easier.

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