Trade Shows

Music City Plays Host to the Precast Show

Booth traffic was brisk as the doors opened to The Precast Show held 2 – 5 March at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Our booth featured an eccentric manhole form sold to KOI Precast in Burlington, Kentucky, a pair of form brakes, and a variety of our castings - all in addition to videos and graphics promoting our entire product line. We hosted a putting contest which gave us an opportunity to discuss the attendees’ needs and promote the vast array of products and services we offer. Everyone had fun testing their skills, competing, and winning… Continue reading

Besser Pipe and Precast Team Having a Great Week in Arlington, Texas

Today is the last day of the American Concrete Pipe Association’s (ACPA) week-long event taking place on the campus of the University of Texas in Arlington. Those attending were able to benefit from exceptionally comprehensive pipe school sessions, local pipe plant tours, a well-attended trade show, and a Business to Business (B2B) Exchange.  The B2B Exchange is a program for buyers and sellers to connect through private meetings, essentially providing a more personalized venue for discussion not typically available on the trade show floor.  On Wednesday, ACPA members were able to… Continue reading

2016 Besser Trade Show Schedule

We hope you're able to join us at one of the below shows this year! AMERICAN CONCRETE PIPE ASSOCIATION TRADE SHOW, PIPE SCHOOL, AND B2B  4 - 8 January, Arlington, Texas Pipe producers kick off your year right by joining with fellow industry members on the campus of the University of Texas at Arlington. You’ll have the opportunity to attend educational sessions, plant tours, networking events and visit with us in booths 305/404. The trade show is scheduled concurrently with the annual ACPA Pipe School, also being held at the university. WORLD OF CONCRETE 2-5 February, Las Vegas,… Continue reading

SITP Trade Show Held in Algiers, Algeria

Marwan Mizher, Regional Sales Manager, Mike Munro, International Sales Manager, and Norcine Haouam, translation assistance, teamed up to represent Besser at the SITP trade show held in Algiers, Algeria 18th – 22nd November 2015. SIPT is a major regional trade show which boasted 440 exhibitors, representing 20 countries. The show attracted approximately 16,000 attendees, with the Besser stand readily drawing visitors with bold graphics, videos, and a large display of concrete products.  Besser was recognized as the numer one quality supplier for US manufactured concrete products… Continue reading

Besser Attends Saudi Build 2015

Saudi Build held its 27th International Construction Technology and Building Materials Show at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center in Saudi Arabia last month.  Mike Munro, International Sales Manager, and Marwan Mizher, Regional Sales Representative, were in attendance for Besser Company. The economy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is growing despite the current downturn caused by falling oil revenues.  A local news report indicated that infrastructure projects are estimated to be at $200 billion for the near future.  Price competition for Besser is strong, yet… Continue reading

Armadàs Attends Argentina Block Association Conference

Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina served as the site for the Argentina Block Association’s Annual Conference held 12 – 14 November, 2015. Oriol Armadàs, Besser Regional Sales Manager, attended the event and took the opportunity to inform association members of what’s new at Besser Company. During his discussions with producers, Oriol received numerous requests for in-plant training. As a result of these requests Besser will be hosting a hands-on training session for association members and for all interested Besser customers throughout Central and South America. The session will take… Continue reading

Besser Participates in NPCA's 50th Anniversary Convention

The National Precast Concrete Association's 50th Anniversary Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota began on 21 October 2015. Members from across the country gathered for productive committee meetings, educational sessions, plant tours, reminiscing and networking. The Marketplace opened on Thursday evening when attendees returned from a full day of plant tours. Plant tours continue on Friday and educational sessions resume on Saturday before the 50th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday evening. Besser staff participating in the events include Tom Howell, Jeff Kern, Rodney and JoEllen… Continue reading

Besser Representatives Busy During the 11th ICCBP

Every three years industry professionals from around the globe gather for the International Conference in Concrete Block Pavement (ICCBP). This year’s event, held from 8-11 September, at the International Congress Centre in Dresden, Germany attracted more than 600 attendees. Recognized industry experts presented ccurrent developments in the concrete paving stone construction method. Lectures covered a diverse range of topics including constructive design, planning, manufacture and execution of concrete block pavements, aspects of landscape planning, innovations and research,… Continue reading

Optimism Characterizes UK Precast Show

Mike Munro, International Sales Manager, and his wife Carol, represented Besser at the UK Precast show held in Leicester, England on 21 May 2015. Over 400 visitors and 60 exhibiting companies participated in the day-long event which consisted of a trade show, technical presentations and seminars, a speed networking event and a meeting of the British Precast Council.  At the trade show the Besser stand was front and center. Activity was brisk from both new prospects and longtime producers using Besser equipment. The prevailing mood among the visitors was optimism; they’re confident… Continue reading

ACPA’s Annual Meeting Provides Venue for Pipe Machine Purchase

Cy Thomson, Vice President/General Manage Oldcastle Precast - Stockton, Gary Ericson, Director of Sales Pipe & Precast and Ryan Suszek, Director of Pipe & Precast met several times while attending the American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) annual meeting on Amelia Island, Florida. As a result, Oldcastle Precast is moving forward with the purchase of an Advantage Series A-48 BiDi® for the Stockton, California plant to replace their existing 30 year old PH 48 machine.  The Oldcastle Senior Management Team formally approved the purchase this week.  Oldcastle is looking forward to… Continue reading