Associations and Industry Sites


Aggregate Research Industries (ARI)

Provides resources, practical solutions and technical and industry information for aggregate, concrete or asphalt businesses.


American Concrete Institute

A technical and educational society dedicated to improving the design, construction, maintenance and repair of concrete structures.


American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

Dedicated to the promotion of the superiority of concrete pavements for use in interstate highways, state and county highways, municipal streets, local roads, and airports.


American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA)

Provides members with research, technical and marketing support to promote and advance the use of concrete pipe for drainage and pollution control applications.


American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Advances the profession of architecture through maintenance of honorable business standards, access to experience and knowledge of 70,000 professional architects and provides a voice in legislation affecting the profession.


American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC)

Meets the special needs of concrete constructors and those who provide services and goods to the industry.



Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)

Represents about 23,000 contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and related firms from across the country and from all specialties in the construction industry.


Cement Kiln Recycling Coalition (CKRC)

Supports appropriate regulations related to the use of waste-derived fuels, increasing public understanding about the cement industry's constructive solution to today's environmental problems

A general information site containing articles, advice and links to suppliers.


Concrete Homes

A special interest website of the Portland Cement Association focusing on the benefits of concrete homes.


International Concrete Repair Institute

Dedicated to improving the quality of repair, restoration, and protection of concrete and other structures.


Masonry Contractors Association of America (MCAA)

By promoting the use of masonry, influencing reasonable codes & standards, work force development and public affairs, the association actively advances the use of masonry.


The National Concrete Bridge Council (NCBC)

Promotes quality in concrete bridge construction, gathers and disseminates information on design, construction, and condition of concrete bridges, communicates with federal and state departments of transportation, city and county public works departments, and consulting engineers, and provides information on behalf of the concrete industries to codes and standards groups.


The National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA)

Engages in a broad range of technical, research, marketing, government relations and communications activities and offers a variety of technical services and design aids through publications, computer programs, slide presentations and technical training.


The National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA)

Dedicated to expanding the use of quality precast concrete by providing industry leadership assistance in identifying challenges and opportunities and by supporting members' success in ways that are consistent with the public interest.


The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

Enhances the competitiveness of manufacturers and increases understanding among policymakers, the media and the general public about the importance of manufacturing to America 'i s economic strength.


National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA)

Serves the ready mix concrete industry through leadership, promotion, education and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice.


National Slag Association (NSA)

Promotes iron and steel slag interests at all levels.


The National Industrial Transportation League (NITL)

Represents the transportation policy interests of shippers - those companies that place freight of all kinds onto any mode of transportation.


National Waterways Conference, Inc.

Brings together farming, mining, manufacturing, refining, shipping and other economic sectors that rely on ports, waterway transportation and flood protection.



PCA Concrete Thinker
A resource to help design professionals make sustainable design a reality through the durability, versatility and energy performance of concrete.



Portland Cement Association (PCA)

Improves and enhances the uses of portland cement and concrete,and conducts market development, engineering, research, education, and public affairs programs.


The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI)

Strives to improve the quality, economy and innovation of the construction industry by establishing new levels of design and engineering in precast applications.


The Slag Cement Association (SCA)

Promotes the increased use and acceptance of slag products by educating customers, specifiers and other end-users on their varied attributes, benefits and uses.


The U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Advocates for the interests of more than 3,000,000 businesses before governments and regulatory agencies, in the courts, and in the media.


World of Concrete

Website of the industry's only annual international trade show dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry construction industries.