The board of directors of AltusGroup, Inc. — a collaboration of over two dozen precast industry innovators – has announced the election of Hagen Harker, President of Mid-States Concrete Industries, as its chairman. He will take over the position from Dave Schneider (High Concrete Group) and will serve a two-year term ending at the organization’s 2021 annual meeting.
Harry Gleich (Metromont) was re-elected as treasurer. Jason Pitcole (BASF) was elected as secretary.
The 2019 Annual General Meeting also confirmed other board members: Brian Laufenberg and John Leatham (Chomarat NA), Peter Gay and Aaron Fink (Oldcastle Infrastructure), Lance Lorah and Dave Schneider (High Concrete Group), Tom Kelley (Gage Brothers) and Andrew Levatte (Strescon Limited).
Since AltusGroup’s inception in 2003, this exclusive partnership has grown from five founding members to 17 member companies in North America, two international affiliates in Europe and nine Innovation Partners. Its precasters have completed over 1,400 CarbonCast projects representing 45 million square feet of CarbonCast surface area. The group has also experienced accelerated market acceptance of ARCIS ultra-thin prestressed panels for rainscreen applications as well as the Graphic Concrete technology for imparting any image or design onto precast concrete faces. All three technologies are exclusive to AltusGroup members in North America.
The first-ever national partnership of precast companies, AltusGroup was founded in 2003 to develop, manufacture and market precast innovations such as the award-winning CarbonCast® line of products, ARCIS ultra-thin precast panels and the Graphic Concrete technology for imparting patterns, designs and images on concrete faces. With more than two dozen structural and architectural locations in the United States, the 20 North American and two international AltusGroup companies have an unparalleled network of manufacturing plants, technical staff and sales personnel to ensure architects, engineers and contractors get the help they need—and the quality and performance they expect. For more information, visit altusprecast.com or call 866-GO-ALTUS.