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Genuine Payment Services Inc. Partners with Shara Maxwell

Genuine Payment Services Inc., a prominent provider of payment solutions, has announced a partnership with financial payment advisor Shara Maxwell. Maxwell is a bank card professional who has worked in the merchant processing industry for many years. Maxwell brings her experience in implementing full payment integrations with industry-specific, custom solutions for the concrete pumping industry. GPS is proud to have her on board as an expert in the field.

CIFA North America Makes Several Organizational Changes as Growth Continues

CIFA North America is pleased to announce its further commitment to the North American market by making several staff appoinments and increasing physical inventory.

Portland Cement Association Submits Comments to the U.S. Department of Energy

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) recently submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office stating that federal policy and support is vital to accelerate the deployment of technologies that can decarbonize the industrial sector.

The current administration’s sustainability goals match those that PCA has laid out in the Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 across the cement-concrete-construction value chain. Adoption of carbon capture technology is key to achieving these goals.

ASCC Upcoming Events

ST. LOUIS, MO  – The American Society of Concrete Contractors, (ASCC), St. Louis, MO., has scheduled the following events for 2022. Any events listed in a calendar can include the web address and the ASCC office number 866-788-2722.

ASCC Foundation for Education, Research & Development receives $250,000 donation from Somero Enterprises

The American Society of Concrete Contractors' (ASCC) Foundation for Education, Research & Development, St. Louis, MO, has received a donation of $250,000 from Somero Enterprises, Ft. Myers, FL, a sustaining member of the organization. "This gift is one of the most significant ever received by the ASCC foundation," said Scott Anderson, foundation president, "and will go a long way toward funding the research and educational programming that will continue to improve the quality and productivity of our contractors." 


The National Steering Committee (NSC) for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – is pleased to announce they raised more than $1.740 million in gross revenue at its annual auction, held in conjunction with the World of Concrete on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Align Financial Holdings Acquires NationsBuilders Insurance Services

Align Financial Holdings, LLC (“Align”), a leading general agency and specialist program underwriting manager, has announced that it has acquired NationsBuilders Insurance Services, Inc. (“NBIS”), an underwriting manager specializing in providing risk management, underwriting and claims handling expertise to the crane and rigging, specialized transportation, concrete pump, and equipment rental and dealer industries.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Appoints Carlos Pineda as Technical Trainer

Putzmeister America, Inc. appointed Carlos Pineda as a technical trainer for Putzmeister America.

Pineda joins Putzmeister America with a background in technical and virtual training in the automotive and manufacturing industries. His education is in mechanical engineering, and he is trilingual — fluent in English, Spanish and French.

Scott Roisum Appointed SCHWING America VP of Product Support

SCHWING America is proud to announce the promotion of Scott Roisum to the position of vice president of product support. Scott brings with him more than 23 years of experience at SCHWING America with his most recent role as director of engineering.

DY Concrete Pumps Breaks Ground on Production Facility Expansion

DY is committed to exceeding customers’ demand for high quality concrete pumps, industry-leading service and after-sales support with a new 50,0000-squarefoot production facility expansion. When complete, the structure will have the capacity of producing over 150 concrete pumps a year.


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