Bethlehem, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 14, 2011
AltusGroup, Inc. (altusprecast.com)—a partnership of 13 precast companies and CHOMARAT N.A. LLC that offers CarbonCast® Enclosure Systems for commercial exteriors and CarbonCast Double Tees for parking garages—voted new leadership to its board effective March 23, 2011.
Rick Pennell, Metromont Corporation, was confirmed for a second year as chairman. Gary Graziano, AIA, High Concrete Group LLC, was named chairman-elect. Ron Jankowski, Oldcastle Precast Building Systems, was elected secretary. Harry Gleich, Metromont Corporation, was appointed to continue as treasurer.
Tom Kelley (Gage Brothers) and Larbi Sennour, PhD, PE, SE (The Consulting Engineers Group) were elected as new board members, joining John Carson and John Leatham (CHOMARAT N.A. LLC), Donna Reuter (Oldcastle Precast Building Systems), Mike Achilles (High Concrete Group LLC) and Dean Gwin (Gate Precast Company).
Since its inception in 2003, AltusGroup has grown from five to 13 precast member companies. Its precasters have erected more than 400 CarbonCast projects nationwide representing 19 million square feet of CarbonCast surface area.
The first-ever national partnership of precast companies, AltusGroup was founded to develop, manufacture and market precast innovations such as the breakthrough CarbonCast line of products featuring C-GRID® carbon fiber grid reinforcing. With more than 30 structural and architectural locations in the United States, AltusGroup companies have an unparalleled national network of manufacturing plants, technical staff and sales personnel to ensure architects, engineers and contractors that they will get the help they need—and the quality and performance they expect—when they select reinforced CarbonCast products. For more information, visit altusprecast.com or call 866-GO-ALTUS.