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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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At the time of its construction, the Bayonne Bridge was the longest bridge in the world. It’s currently the fifth longest steel arch bridge in the world and connects Bayonne, NJ to Staten Island, NY. The Bayonne Bridge was built by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and opened on November 15, [...]

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When we came across this video of Superior Walls being installed, we knew we had to share! Superior Walls of America supplies precast concrete foundations that help builders accurately and quickly install wall panels to efficiently complete new home construction. They are an excellent example of precast concrete coming to the rescue by saving time [...]

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After reading through the 2013 edition of the Architectural Precaster, we found The Louisiana State Museum and Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches, Louisiana – and our jaws dropped! Talk about an awesome architectural design with precast! The foyer of the Museum was constructed with over 1,000 cast stone panels that were made to look [...]

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While precast can be fun, it is often part of a bigger picture that helps those in need. Recently, PCI Central Region sent out a mailer highlighting precast projects of which Nationwide Children’s Hospital was one. For this blog, we delve into precast and its role in Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH. Nationwide Children’s [...]

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With temperatures over 90° F and humidity reading at 80% and higher, the heat index has us feeling as if it’s 110° F outside! We wanted to find ways to “chill out” or cool off and got to researching. What we found is that PRECAST can help you stay cool in a number of ways [...]