Partners & Links
Visit these resources and organizations for more information, questions, or just to find people to share ideas.
Durand Forms http://www.durandforms.com/ Durand Forms has grown from a regional company serving mostly hometown contractors to one of the industry’s most respected suppliers of aluminum forms from coast to coast. They are distinguished for utilizing state-of-the-art robotics for welding, modern procedures and controls, advancing product capabilities, and continually innovating ways to help contractors succeed.
Structura Technologies http://www.structuratech.com/ For more than 10 years, Structura Technologies has served the needs of builders, developers, contractors and others who have an interest in poured in place concrete construction. Structura's cast-in-place concrete shells provide long-term stability and energy efficiency at an affordable price. Structura Technologies provides access to a group of highly qualified Master Sub-Contractors prepared to accurately bid and deliver concrete structures.
Concrete Foundations Association http://www.cfawalls.org The mission of the Concrete Foundations Association is to support the cast-in-place contractor as the voice and recognized authority for the residential concrete industry. As one of the founding members of the CFA, Western Forms is glad to be a part of the endeavors for which it stands.
The Concrete Network http://www.concretenetwork.com/ The mission of ConcreteNetwork.com is to provide the most useful information about residential concrete products and services in the industry, and to facilitate buyers and sellers connecting with each other. The site does not cover do-it-yourself projects. ConcreteNetwork.com is updated every Friday with new articles and resources. Content on the site covers concrete products, services, design - even the contractors themselves. It also links to excellent content relating to concrete, design, and home building on other Web sites.
Federal Emergency Management Agency http://www.fema.gov/ FEMA's continuing mission is to lead the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. FEMA also initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders, and manages the National Flood Insurance Program and the U.S. Fire Administration.
ToolBase Services http://www.toolbase.org/ ToolBase Services is the housing industry's resource for technical information on building products, materials, new technologies, business management, and housing systems. Includes the ToolBase News technical newsletter, the ToolBase Hotline ( 800-898-2842 ), and the ToolBase Portal for information on innovative home building technologies.
World of Concrete http://www.worldofconcrete.com/ World of Concrete is the premier concrete industry trade show of North America. Held in Las Vegas, industry professionals from around the globe participate. Serious construction professionals know when it comes to getting their hands on the latest products, equipment, and information, there's nothing that compares to World of Concrete. Get the scoop on the industry's Most Comprehensive Educational Program! World of Concrete seminars are attended by over 50 thousand construction professionals each year.