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The Pavilion Parking Deck Wins Award

The Pavilion Parking Structure project in Philadelphia won an Honorable Mention Award in the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute’s (PCI) 2021 Design Awards Competition. Completed in 2018, the 5-level precast garage was constructed by Shockey Precast 67 feet underground and supports half of the 1.5 million square feet steel patient center constructed directly above it. Congratulations to Read more

Suzanne Aultman Named Engineer of the Year

Metromont Corporation is proud to announce that our Technical Manager Suzanne Aultman has been named Engineer of the year for the Piedmont Chapter of the South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers for the year 2021. Suzanne serves as a mentor to Metromont’s young engineers and in October 2020 received the first ever Irwin J. Speyer Read more

Suzanne Aultman, P.E., FPCI to Receive Industry Award

Metromont is proud to announce that Suzanne Aultman, P.E., FPCI is the recipient of the first-ever Irwin J. Speyer Young Professional Award for PCI. Suzanne will receive the award in September and was selected because of the extensive work she does for PCI and ACI as part of her role with Metromont. In addition to Read more

PCI Foundation 2020 Project Precast Design Competition

Metromont was one of five industry partners that sponsored student teams in PCI Foundation’s 2020 Project Precast Design Competition, held in Fort Worth, TX during the PCI Convention. This year’s Project Precast design challenge was to design a Texas high school stadium for the modern era. The 16 students who participated in the competition made Read more

Metromont Corporation to acquire Shockey Precast Group

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Metromont Corporation, a manufacturer of precast concrete materials, announces its plan to acquire Shockey Precast Group of Winchester, Va. Metromont, a leader and pioneer in the engineering and manufacturing of precast concrete for commercial construction, will purchase Shockey Precast Group from its current owner, Don Shockey. The Shockey Precast Group will continue Read more

Metromont Corp. Moves Charlotte Operations to Upstate South Carolina

Metromont Corporation announces that it plans to move its Charlotte operations to its upstate South Carolina facility. This announcement follows Metromont’s recent $8.8 million investment into the expansion of its Greenville County operations. In 2015, the company purchased the 95-acre property of the former Metromont Materials in Spartanburg, S.C. which currently produces much of their Read more

3 Architectural Structures Made from Concrete

While concrete is often prized for its practical attributes rather than its aesthetic ones, precast concrete has produced some of the world’s most memorable and visually-striking architectural structures. Moreover, concrete has proven to be a remarkably versatile building material, utilized for everything from single family homes to entire planned cities. For a better understanding of Read more

Project Highlight: Douthit Hills Student Dormitories

Project Category: Multi-Family, Student Housing Brief History of Project: Clemson University wanted to increase its enrollment from 18,000 students to 25,000 students. But in order to do that, it needed to be able to accomodate its growing student body. Insert Douthit Hills – the largest undertaking, both in size and in cost, in Clemson’s history. Read more

5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Precast Concrete

While many people take it for granted, concrete is one of those materials that has found its way into every aspect of our lives, a lot like petroleum, or plastic. Take a look around you – your driveway, your way to work, the foundation of your house, your plumbing – it is all possible because Read more

Concrete is Sustainable? Who Knew? We did.

Sustainability is meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the needs of future generations. In other words, sustainability is our capacity to endure. As an industry. As a society. And as a people. We do this by making the most of our resources and by recycling and reusing materials whenever possible in a Read more