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2014-03-25 23:25:58

High Concrete Group’s Denver, Pa. headquarters facility is now operating one of the premier precast automatic batch plants in the country. An extensive upgrade last fall has automated key processes, introduced new cost efficiencies, and reduced errors, waste, and inventory variances associated with manual processes. Denver, PA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 High Concrete Group’s Denver, Pa. headquarters facility is now operating one of the premier precast automatic batch plants in the...

2014-02-12 23:29:05

Global RFID tracking technology leader gives Shea what it needs for efficiency, sustainability. Amesbury, MA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 “Impossible” is the word Quality Control Inspector Mark Burns used when describing the chances of Shea making a return to pen and paper to record its expansive inventory. “You’d never get done logging everything with how big we've gotten,” he said. “I couldn't imagine going back to paper, absolutely not.” And for good reason. Burns...

2014-02-11 12:28:21

35 Homes in Rivera Greens Community Start with Superior Walls Foundations NEW HOLLAND, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) presented its prestigious "Project of the Year Award for Green Site Development - Single-family Detached" to Natale Builders on February 5, 2014 for the company's construction of the ultra-efficient, environmentally-friendly Rivera Greens subdivision. Located in Clarence, New York, the 35 sustainable green...

2014-01-30 16:27:16

NEW HOLLAND, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Year-end 2013 financial numbers for Superior Walls of America show a 19 percent growth for the company over 2012. The precast concrete manufacturer also anticipates an additional double-digit percentage increase during 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/MN55568) "The housing market recovery accounts for about 70 percent of the growth increase for our company this past year," says Keith Weller, CFO of Superior Walls...

2013-12-04 23:32:26

Process Saves Time and Money, Preserves Surrounding Landscape Amesbury, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Replacing aged concrete stairs often give homeowners headaches due to the removal process. How can something so big and bulky be uninstalled? What many homeowners see as a puzzling is usually a quick fix. Trouble is, many fail to realize this until removal is complete. “The process goes a lot smoother than people think,” said Richie Walsh, Sales Manager for Shea Concrete Products....

2013-11-26 23:29:26

Lightweight Ductal® Ultra-High Performance Concrete roof panels were manufactured offsite at Gate Precast’s Ashland City, TN manufacturing facility. Precast concrete was chosen for its design flexibility, durability, weather resistance, structural performance and its ability to meet an accelerated schedule. Ashland City, TN (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Gate Precast Company, a leader in the design and manufacturing of precast concrete systems, has completed the construction of a...

2013-10-29 23:35:26

Shea’s General Manager Reflects on Company's Steady Progress and Evolution Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 46-year employee Bob Flores almost never got his start at Shea Concrete Products. He approached company founder Ernie Shea about a job in 1967 and was hired, although Shea didn't think much about his new addition. “I came home after my first day and I was covered in rust, form oil, and concrete,” said Flores, the company’s general manager. “And I said,...

2013-09-26 23:36:18

Innovative floating docks project wins inaugural cover contest. Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 Shea Concrete Products earned a place on the cover of Precast Inc. magazine after winning the publication’s inaugural cover contest earlier this summer. Despite stiff competition from seven other NPCA members, Shea Concrete’s “Lynn’s Seaport Landing Marina” took the top vote. The cover contest, scheduled to be an annual event, places Shea Concrete onto the cover for this...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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