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The Case for Total Precast Concrete Data Center Construction

Marshall Sorenson of Shockey Precast – a Metromont company – explains why the best laid plans are precast. Forget what they say about best laid plans, the best laid plans are exactly that: the best, particularly when it comes to erecting a data center. From a germ of an idea, you need to be able Read more

Metromont’s Georgia Plant Projects Win Big at 2022 Georgia ACI Awards

Three of Metromont’s projects are award winners in the 2022 Georgia ACI Awards! The Emory University Hospital Midtown Parking Deck received First Place in the Parking Deck category, Kimball Ridge Office Building won Outstanding Achievement in the Mid-Rise category, and VA Cobb County received the Award of Excellence in the Low-Rise category. Congratulations to our Read more

Metromont Announces Promotions

Metromont is pleased to announce the promotion of Chuck Gantt to Senior Vice President of Georgia and Carolina Operations, Tony Smith to Vice President and General Manager for Georgia, Chris Rogers to Vice President and General Manager for the Carolinas, and Steve Babcock to Vice President of Engineering and Drafting for Georgia and Carolina Operations. John Read more

Markel Announces investment in Metromont

Markel Corporation (NYSE: MKL) and Metromont LLC announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Markel to acquire a majority interest in Metromont. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2021. Additional terms were not disclosed. Operating as a third-generation family Read more

Metromont Wins Big at 2021 Georgia ACI Awards

Congratulations to Metromont’s Hiram, GA team on receiving multiple awards at this year’s ACI GA Chapter Design Awards! Metromont received first place in the structural and architectural precast category for 10,000 Avalon Office Building and Parking Garage, a 10-story core-and-shell Class A office building consisting of approximately 254,898 rentable square feet of office space and Read more

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