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National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Schwing America, Inc.
Kryton International

We have passed legislation that favors concrete. We have defeated many other bills that would have increased barriers to concrete construction. We’ve converted many projects from wood and steel to concrete. We are working with some of the largest developers in the country to change the way they build. We’ve educated thousands of architects, engineers and developers on the benefits of concrete construction. And we’re changing attitudes and perceptions of decision makers through a comprehensive media relations program.

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Admixtures On The Go!
Fritz-Pak Corporation
Quality control doesn't end at the plant. When you need to make corrections on the road or at the job, you want something that is fast, reliable, and easy to use. With Fritz-Pak Concrete Admixtures, you can make simple adjustments to air entrainment, slump, and set time. Our patented water-soluble bags are designed to make it easy for anyone to adjust the mix. Stop losing loads and start making better concrete today!
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CarbonCure Technologies Inc.

The NRMCA’s Spring 2018 Safety Course is selling out quickly. Don’t wait to register. The course will take place April 10 - 12 in Orlando, FL. This 2.5-day course teaches participants about OSHA safety compliance. It begins with why safety is so important and details the reasons why an effective safety program actually saves money through loss prevention and control. Participants learn about electrical safety, machine guarding, fall protection, hazard communication, confined spaces, personal protective equipment, firefighting and evacuation, maintenance shop safety, chute handling, fleet safety, pre-trip inspection and more.

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Show your support for NRMCA’s political action committee (PAC), CONCRETEPAC, with corporate sponsorship. CONCRETEPAC gives a strong voice to the ready mixed concrete industry on Capitol Hill through supporting pro-business, pro-ready mixed concrete federal office candidates. While we raise personal contributions to fund CONCRETEPAC’s political activities through our Gray to Green Program, the PAC is sustained by corporate contributions made by our members to underwrite our administrative operating costs. We invite all NRMCA Producer and Associate Members to consider becoming a CONCRETEPAC corporate sponsor in 2018.

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Government Affairs

President Trump campaigned on rebuilding and revitalizing America’s aging and crumbling infrastructure, and last week the White House released its plan to invest $1.5 trillion in the nation’s infrastructure. On February 13, NRMCA and the North American Concrete Alliance (NACA) hosted a Webinar entitled “Cement and Concrete Industry.

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The NRMCA Government Affairs Committee will meet at NRMCA’s 2018 Annual Convention at the Marquis Marriott Houston in the River Oaks Rooms, on Sunday, March 4, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. This meeting will consist of a brief review of 2017, a look at the 2018 forecast in Washington, discussion of NRMCA’s Government Affairs agenda for 2018 and a CONCRETEPAC presentation. Afterward, there will be a a joint NRMCA/NSSGA/PCA Government Affairs meeting from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in Texas Ballroom GH.

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BASF Construction Chemicals
True Dispatch

CONCRETEPAC is NRMCA’s bipartisan, multi-candidate federal political action committee. Its goal is to elect pro-business, pro-ready mixed concrete candidates to federal office. As business owners/operators, you know the importance of building a solid customer base that understands and appreciates your product more than your competitors’ product. The halls of Congress are no different and it is vital to our industry that we support candidates running for federal office who understand issues impacting the ready mixed concrete industry. CONCRETEPAC helps to build and maintain effective relationships with key Members of Congress and candidates for Congress. To continue to do this, however, we must be able to speak with you about how CONCRETEPAC can work for you.

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Award-Winning McNeilus FLEX Controls™
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc.
FLEX Controls™ are the new nerve center that meets the demands of your job today and seamlessly upgrades for the demands of tomorrow. Recently acknowledged with two awards; “Top 100 Product” and “Most Innovative Product,” the industry has spoken. Whether it’s simple reliability or complex precision, our flexible system lets you add or take away functionality to meet your needs so you can focus on getting the job done right.
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Con-Tech Manufacturing, Inc.
Euclid Chemical Company
Xypex Chemical Corp
Ryder Fuel Services
Mack Trucks, Inc.

March 27 – 29, Silver Spring, MD
CCSP Module IV: Professional Sales Skills
Email: Meghan Callahan, 240-485-1135

March 27 – 30, Louisville, KY Sold Out
Plant Manager Certification Course
Email: Meghan Callahan, 240-485-1135

April 10 – 12, Orlando, FL
NRMCA Safety Course
Email: Meghan Callahan, 240-485-1135

May 23, Bozeman, MT
Handling Concrete Specifications
Email: Meghan Callahan, 240-485-1135

September 29 – October 1, Metro Washington, DC
NRMCA's ConcreteWorks
Email: Jessica Walgenbach, 888-84-NRMCA, x1152

December 11 – 14, Austin, TX
Plant Manager Certification Course
Email: Meghan Callahan, 240-485-1135


*Please note that e-mail and direct links to each event listed below can be accessed from NRMCA's Web site.

February 27, Webinar
Build With Strength Update Webinar
Email: Lionel Lemay, 847-918-7101

March 3 - 5, Houston
NRMCA's Annual Convention
Email: Jessica Walgenbach, 888-84-NRMCA, x1152

March 14 - 15, Bloomington, MN
Regional ConcreteWorks Workshop, North Central Region
Email: Tamara Waugh, 240-485-1132

March 15, Atlanta
Improving Concrete Quality
Email: Meghan Callahan, 240-485-1135

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Silver Spring, MD, 20910
Phone: 301-587-1400 Toll Free: 888-84 NRMCA (846-7622)