Among the best known suppliers to the concrete industry, AltusGroup Innovation Partners work with our members to advance breakthrough precast concrete technology. Through AltusGroup, these companies are focusing on innovative ways to improve the performance, connectivity, aesthetics and resiliency of architectural and structural precast concrete components.
AltusGroup Innovation Partners
Architectural Polymers–Palmerton Pa., produces formliners and molds to impart distinctive finishes to concrete, including precast walls. It has been a leader in the concrete form fabrication industry for more than 20 years, superior decorative alternatives to traditional brickwork and masonry to meet the individual needs of precast, tilt-up and cast-in-place construction projects.
BASF Admixtures–Cleveland, Ohio, supplies admixtures that enhance the performance of concrete by ensuring high strength and inhibiting corrosion. The global BASF Construction Chemicals division consists of Admixture Systems and Construction Systems businesses and is the largest manufacturer of construction chemicals worldwide.
FINFROCK–Apopka, Fla. primarily focuses on innovative technology that advances project delivery systems for precast/prestressed construction. It will work with AltusGroup on its DualDeck® Composite Truss building system technology and software such as StuctureWorks® 3D, PieceTracker® and XceleRAYtor.
Graphic Concrete technology allows you to impart durable patterns and images onto precast surfaces such as facades, walls, spandrels and soundwalls. It opens up a bold new range of artistic, aesthetic possibilities for architects. It is available exclusively in North America through AltusGroup precasters.
High Concrete Accessories–Denver, Pa., is a branded product line by High Concrete Group engineered to eliminate the need for makeshift embedments cobbled together from cardboard, wood, Styrofoam or other scrap materials. These plastic embedment products are non-corrosive and non-reactive and are intended to save precast concrete producers time and money.
JVI–Lincolnwood, Ill., develops and markets a variety of connection products used to anchor and connect precast concrete forms.
Meadow Burke Products–Tampa, Fla., is the leading manufacturer of precast lifting and handling inserts and hardware, structural connections, slotted inserts and concrete accessories. In addition, Meadow Burke Products provides engineering services for lifting and erection. Product groups include: Burke Rapid Lift and the DOGBONETM Lifting Systems, Halfen Anchoring Systems, Burke Slotted Inserts, the Erector-Connector, Rapid-Lok, Mag-LokTM, Strand Snap and Burke precast/prestress accessories.
Owens-Corning–Toledo, Ohio, is a worldwide leader in insulation, roofing and fiberglass composites. Owens Corning supplies Foamular® extruded polystyrene insulation (XPS) to the precast concrete industry for use in insulated wall panels. AltusGroup precasters frequently use Foamular as continuous insulation in CarbonCast Enclosure Systems.