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NRMCA Celebrates 100 Years of Ready Mixed Concrete in the U.S.

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NRMCA's celebration of the 100th anniversary of ready mixed concrete in the United States continues in E-NEWS this week with the histories of another Producer and Associate member. See below for the two companies we've selected this week, along with a link to that company's respective Web site for more information. This week's industry milestone? In 1970, the construction teams working on the Atlanta airport placed 326,000 cubic yards of concrete in just 40 days!

To have your company featured in this space in the coming weeks, please contact NRMCA's Kathleen Carr Smith at or 301-587-1400, ext. 1145.

Carroll Concrete - NRMCA Producer Member Carroll Concrete Company and Newport Sand & Gravel Co., Inc., was originally incorporated in New Hampshire in 1959 as the Eaton Jones Sand and Gravel Co., Inc. The name was changed in 1973, when it was acquired by Shaun P. Carroll. At that time, the operation consisted of a single sand and gravel crushing plant in Newport, New Hampshire. In 1979, the company entered the ready mix business with the acquisition of a batch plant and three ready mix trucks that were set up at the Newport sand and gravel pit. Acquisition and opening of other locations and operations followed. Read more.
An NRMCA Producer member since 1987

Schwing America - In 1934, Fredrich Schwing Sr. started Schwing GmbH, a manufacturing firm in West Germany, to translate his more than 1,200 patents into productive machinery. From drum mixers to the first modern concrete pump, the Schwing name has been on innovative concrete machinery for more than 75 years. Read more.

An NRMCA Associate member since 1983


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Fritz-Pak Corporation
WAM Inc.
MPAQ Automation
Putzmeister America, Inc.
900 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD, 20910
Phone: 301-587-1400 Toll Free: 888-84 NRMCA (846-7622)