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The Journey Begins Ken believes every step you take is a journey to something better. Originally from Bucks County, PA, he moved to Huntsville, TX where he earned his BA in Marketing & Sales from Sam Houston State University. Before settling in Nevada, Ken was a U.S. Navy Seabee from 1969-1973 where he took part [...]

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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 [...]

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Thanks to our friends at Gainey’s Concrete Products, we’re happy to share this video of Skip Francies’s Lifting Session. Skip reviewed safe working loads and how they are calculated, lifting equipment and transfer of load, placement and use of inserts/hardware as well as the basic dynamics of lifting. We’re happy to answer any questions you [...]

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Once upon a time, the sea lions at the 17th Street Dock in Astoria, Oregon caused a real uproar! In an article published by KOIN 6 news last year, it was reported that the estimated 1,600 sea lions that came to sunbathe at the port continuously break  “water lines, electrical lines [and] dock connections” costing [...]

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 [...]

Precast wall being lifting with A.L. Patterson lifting and handling products.
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“If it is a 4-Ton Lifting Pin Anchor (dog bone) it must lift up 4-tons (8,000 lbs.)” It is a common misconception within the industry that we would like to address in today’s blog. The tonnage in the title of the anchors generally refers to the lifting capability of the anchor itself. However, depending on [...]

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, [...]

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We’re NPCA Compliance Certified! There is a great benefit in getting certified by the National Precast Concrete Association – read on to find out more! To have products NPCA Certified means that the lifting and handling products have been manufactured and tested in accordance with the quality control plan established by the company (A.L. Patterson) [...]

Precast Concrete, Wood-Burning Oven for Pizza
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Just when you thought we had covered all our bases with precast concrete, think again! As I walked into the pizza shop to grab a bite on my lunch break, I noticed the oven from which the delicious smell was coming from. It looked like it was made with some type of precast so I [...]