Industry Associations

Below are links to relevant organizations or associations in the concrete industry. As an active participant in several associations, Somero® believes in working together to promote education, safety, and industry best practices.
(Note: Somero® does not endorse the content of the sites linked to.)

National Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Founded in 1930, the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association is the leading industry advocate. Our mission is to provide exceptional value for our members by responsibly representing and serving the entire ready mixed concrete through leadership, promotion, education, and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice.

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC’s membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.

Concrete Floors Asia – World’s Best Practice
The CFA is a consortium of companies whose key objectives are to bring new information and expertise to organizations that are involved in the design, construction and delivery process of concrete floors as well as owners and operators who use concrete floors. The CFA will deliver education and information on ‘World’s Best Practice’. The world’s best practice is about using the best current practices, technology and equipment to produce the most appropriate flatness, levelness, durability and longevity in floors.

American Society of Concrete Contractors
The American Society of Concrete Contractors was formed by and for concrete contractors and others who provide services and goods to the industry. It is a powerful organization of contractors who share the same goals — to improve their businesses and their roles as contractors. Members include contracting firms, manufacturers, suppliers, architects, specifiers and distributors. There are over 400 member companies in the U.S. and abroad. ASCC is committed to helping members enhance the quality of their construction and their businesses. Contractors become better equipped to improve all aspects of their performance with the help of valuable information and member interaction.

Association of Concrete Industrial Flooring Contracto
rs (ACIFC)
The Association (UK) aims to raise standards in floor construction technology and to improve the understanding of designers, specifiers and users of the importance of the floor as a component and economic asset of an industrial building.

Association of Equipment Manufacturers

AEM is the international trade and business development resource for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the construction, agricultural, mining, forestry, and utility industries.

American Concrete Institute
ACI has produced more than 400 technical documents, reports, guides, specifications, and codes for the best use of concrete; conducts more than 150 educational seminars each year; and has 13 different certification programs for concrete practitioners, as well as a scholarship program to promote careers in the industry.

American Concrete Pavement Association
ACPA is the premier national association representing concrete pavement contractors, cement companies, equipment and material manufacturers and suppliers. We are organized to address common needs, solve common problems, and accomplish goals related to research, market development, local promotion, design, construction and best practices of portland cement concrete pavements.
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The Concrete Society
The activities of The Society’s advisory, technical development, professional/business networking, CPD and information services provide the construction industry with a major focal point for information and a proactive forum for debate and action. We play a vital role in encouraging the use and development of concrete as a uniquely versatile and competitive material.

Construction Equipment Association
The Construction Equipment Association (CEA) is the Trade Association that represents the UK Construction Equipment sector. Our members are established Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), component and accessory suppliers, the trade press and specialist research companies.

The Tilt-Up Concrete Association
The TCA Mission is to make a continuing and increasingly important contribution to the success of each member through the most imaginative and efficient application of every appropriate skill, tool and service of the Tilt-Up Concrete Association, and by so doing to contribute to the success of the entire Tilt-Up Concrete Industry.