Category: Misc.
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A True MacGyver John has lived in Yardley, Pennsylvania for 18 years with his wife and two sons (now grown). His neighbors call him MacGyver – all due to his love for building, tinkering and fixing just about anything.

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A business is as strong as its employees Ever wonder… “Who is on the other side of the phone when calling ALP Supply?” There is an extraordinary team and we want you to know us. Get to know our employees who: • answer your call • conduct quality testing of the products ordered by your [...]

A.L Patterson, Inc
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Patterson has been a top supplier in the precast/prestressed industry for over four decades.  After years of offering same day service, excellent customer interaction and supplying our growing customer base, it was time for Patterson to expand. CEO Barry Fleck wanted a building that exposed Patterson’s abiding dedication to the industry and precast was the [...]

precast booth
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This years Precast Show took place in Nashville, TN and wow what a town. The Gaylord Opryland Resort was filled with exhibitors and attendees ready to absorb all the different wonders of the concrete world. Filling a 20×20 space in the middle of aisle 800 was your very own Single Source Supplier, A.L. Patterson along [...]

3d Printer photo
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Paving the way and changing the way we invent! We are excited to introduce a new addition to the ALP Team. Our Markerbot 3D Printer!  3D Printing is a process in which a printer transmits a digital design into a tangible model, therefore creating a professional, high quality, and realistic prototype.  This makes it possible [...]

Tuff-Mix Slab
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In 2011, a steel recycling company asked Nycon to provide a solution for a longer lasting, more durable concrete for the company’s heavy-duty roads and scrap pads. The plant’s scrap pads are the most abused areas where scrap steel is received in dump trailers or rail cars. Once received, the scrap is off-loaded and pushed [...]

reinforced concrete pipe
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The folks over at Rinker Materials in Middletown, DE hosted a training seminar for the Delaware Department of Transportation. Things got a bit interesting when it came time to test the performance of reinforced concrete pipe. Reinforced concrete pipe is used to various applications such as storm drains, storm sewers, culverts, gravity & low-head pressure, [...]

Kraft_Tunnel
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With the help of Kraft Curing, precast plants around the globe are able to save time and money, getting their products out the door without missing a beat. Kraft is brought into the loop of many projects, including the Hiawatha Line Tunnel project in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. The tunnel was constructed underneath the busy St. [...]

wire_tie_blog_post
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Those who build with concrete are aware of the many steps that need to be taken to achieve the best results.  One option to keep concrete strong is to use reinforcing bars (also known as rebar in the industry). Rebar requires the use of wire ties to keep it in place after being laid out.  [...]

HouseonHauntedHill
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October arrived before we could blink and if that’s not enough, Halloween is right around the corner! With Halloween comes the soar of scary movie rentals including the 1959 original classic “The House on Haunted Hill.” Now, I am by no means a fan of scary movies. In fact, I can barely tolerate scary movie [...]