Founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, MI, USA, the American Concrete Institute is advancing concrete knowledge by conducting seminars, managing certification programs, and publishing technical documents. The American Concrete Institute currently has 99 chapters and 20,000 members spanning 108 countries.
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 industry through leadership, promotion, education and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice.
The North Coast Building Industry Association is dedicated to the advancement of the building industry, its members, and the communities it serves.
The NCBIA represents over 500 member companies by maintaining high standards in building through service to our members and the general public. Members are dedicated to fulfilling “The American Dream” of affordable homeownership.
The Ohio Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s (ORMCA’s) statement of purpose is to provide instrumentality through which all members may coordinate their efforts in handling problems of common concern. To protect and advance the interests of the industry. To perform such acts and services for the members as may be more satisfactorily performed by a group rather than by individual action. To promote and encourage the use, consumption and quality of the industry’s products.
The Brick Industry Association (BIA) is the national trade association representing distributors and manufacturers of clay brick and suppliers of related products and services. BIA’s primary mission is to increase the market share of clay brick and safeguard the industry. Since its founding in 1934, the association has been the nationally recognized authority on clay brick construction and represents the industry in all model building code forums and national standards committees. BIA is involved in a broad range of activities that appeal to architects, builders, community officials, and consumers, including Technical Notes on Brick Construction, Brick in Architecture, Brick In Home Building, Builder Notes, national awards competitions, educational seminars, and numerous other programs. BIA also advocates the industry at the federal, state, and local level with its environmental, health, and safety work as well as educational programs for local municipal and planning officials. Along with the national headquarters, BIA is comprised of regional associations that manage programs in the Heartland, Midwest/Northeast, Southeast, and Southwest.