Precast Concrete Manufacturers’ Association (PCMA) has hundreds of years of precast concrete innovation and experience. In addition to their members, PCMA is in partnership with national precast chapters.
As a resource,
PCMA can find answers and solutions to your design or technical challenges from our diverse manufacturer member base.
Through its partner, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) provides the latest in
- Design standards
- Architectural solutions
- Educational programming. For instance, check out these design resources.
Furthermore, PCI provides technical manuals, design standards, case studies as well as access to current and archived PCI Journal articles.
In addition, their Designer Notebooks address specific design challenges such as the following
- seismic consideration
- blast specifications
- energy conservation
Also providing technical and architectural information on steel-reinforced precast concrete. This offers designers the ability to create durable and attractive concrete structures. In conclusion, PCI Designers Notebooks with an architectural flavor also include bullnoses, reveals, and cornices.