The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has announced the winners of its 2018 Excellence in Quality Awards for following or exceeding quality management principles. The shortlisted companies will be recognised on 1 October during the Awards Luncheon at the association’s ConcreteWorks in National Harbor, Maryland.
NRMCA based its decision on a range of activities including a commitment to quality, materials management, managing production facilities and product quality control while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.
Category A (annual production exceeding 1 million cubic yards) include Argos USA, USA LLC – DFW Argos USA RMX – Area 1 South East Zone CalPortland – Arizona Division Cemex – Florida Region Cemex – Northern California Region Cemstone Products Company Concrete Supply. CRH Americas Materials – Jack B. Parson Ready Mix GCC Ready Mix Irving Materials – North Division Martin Marietta – Southwest Division Maschmeyer Concrete Company of Florida. Preferred Materials, Inc. – a CRH Company Thomas Concrete – Georgia Division Titan America LLC – Florida Business Unit.
Category B (annual production from 250,000 to 1 million cubic yards): Anderson Concrete, Argos USA RMX – Area 2 South East Zone Bayou Concrete, LLC Buckeye Ready-Mix, LLC CalPortland – Nevada Division CalPortland – Oregon – SW Washington CalPortland – Southern California Ready Mix Division CalPortland – Washington Division Chandler Concrete Company. Chaney Enterprises Dolese Bros. Co. – Oklahoma City Metro Irving Materials, – Eastern KY Region Irving Materials, Inc. – Western Kentucky/Southwestern Indiana S&W Ready Mix Concrete Company Thomas Concrete – Charlotte Division Thomas Concrete – Coastal Division Thomas Concrete – Raleigh Division Thomas Concrete – Upstate South Carolina.
Category C (annual production less than 250,000 cubic yards): CalPortland – Central Coast Division Conewago Ready Mix Dolese Bros. Co. – Tulsa Division.
NRMCA’s research engineering standards committee created the award criteria to recognise the commitment of member companies.