Links & Affiliations
Formed in 1964, the Minnesota Concrete & Mason Contractors Association (MC&MCA) is a nonprofit trade association comprised of over 100 concrete and masonry contractors and related companies doing business in Minnesota. Their objectives are to develop and stimulate business opportunities, create public awareness of the advantages of industry products and services, promote masonry and concrete to design professionals, coordinate efforts to improve conditions within the industry, promote and encourage cooperation with other affiliated trade associations, and represent contractor member interests in collective bargaining.
The Construction Specification Institute (CSI) is a national association of more than 9,500 professionals, including specifiers, architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, product representatives, manufacturers, owners, and others who are experts in the industry who work together to improve the quality of construction specifications. CSI members are experts in building construction and the materials used therein and are dedicated to improving the communication of construction information. The mission of CSI is to advance building information management and education of project teams to improve facility performance.
Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has advocated for the value of architecture and gives architects the resources they need to do their best work. The work of AIA drives positive change through the power of design. The AIA has a long history of requiring that its members adhere to the highest ethical standards and are committed to broadening equity, diversity, and inclusion to create a stronger profession.
Amcon Concrete Products, LLC is the concrete block manufacturing arm of TCC Materials and a leading Midwest manufacturer of architectural & landsacpe concrete products with operating facilities in Minnesota and South Dakota. Amcon Concrete Products’ brands include Mammoth StoneTM, TravertinaTM, Stone MasonTM. Amcon is also an affiliate of the Concrete Products Group who's brands include Spec-Thermal, Spec-Brik, Spec-Finish, and WCT. Additionally, Amcon produces segmental retaining wall and landscape block such as Allan Block, LedgeRock, and Keystone.
AASHTO is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the United States. It represents all transportation modes including: air, highways, public transportation, active transportation, rail, and water. Its primary goal is to foster the development, operation, and maintenance of an integrated national transportation system. AASHTO is an international leader in setting technical standards for all phases of highway system development. Standards are issued for design, construction of highways and bridges, materials, and many other technical areas. Twin City Concrete Products (TCC Materials) is proud to operate an AASHTO accredited laboratory.