NATIONAL PRECAST CONCRETE ASSOCIATION (NPCA) NAMES FORT WORTH-BASED SPEED FAB-CRETE AMONG TOP 25 IN U.S. FOR QUALITY PRODUCTION PRACTICES
Speed Fab-Crete honored with NPCA’s 2019 “Quality Merit Award” and is one of only two Texas companies to be recognized
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (March 25, 2019) – Fort Worth, Texas-based Speed Fab-Crete, a full-service general contractor and precast concrete manufacturer, has received the 2019 “Quality Merit Award” from the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) in recognition of scoring amongst the top 25 in the U.S. for quality production practices.
Speed Fab-Crete is one of only two Texas-based companies to be honored out of nearly 400 NPCA-certified plants across the U.S. This achievement ranks Speed Fab-Crete in the top 7% of all NPCA-certified plants.
he NPCA established its national Plant Certification Program in 1987 to ensure a consistent industry benchmark and a high degree of excellence among precast operations. The program involves an annual comprehensive review and audit of all NPCA-certified plants, and each plant is scored for their commitment to producing quality precast concrete products and improvements in product design, raw materials, manufacturing processes, safety, employee education, and customer service. The top 25 companies/plants with the highest scores receive Quality Merit Awards.
Since 1951, Speed Fab-Crete has specialized in a structurally loadbearing, precast, high-strength concrete wall panel building system. Architectural panel applications and various veneer finishes, including a precast, thin brick system, as well as components/systems for FEMA P-361 safe rooms and ICC 500 storm shelters, are among the numerous options produced at the company’s 15-acre manufacturing plant, located at 1150 East Kennedale Parkway in south Fort Worth
“The NPCA’s quality assurance committee is very thorough in their annual plant audits, and the fact that we rank amongst the top 25 of all NPCA-certified plants in the U.S. is a huge honor and testimony to the quality of the precast concrete products manufactured here at Speed Fab-Crete,” said Carl Hall, CEO and director of plant operations at Speed Fab-Crete. “In addition, it provides additional, third-party credibility and an extra level of quality assurance for our clients, especially those who specify products from NPCA-certified plants, such as the Texas Departments of Transportation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and scores of municipalities and other contracting entities.”
ABOUT SPEED FAB-CRETE
Speed Fab-Crete is an award-winning design/build general contractor and precast concrete manufacturer based in Fort Worth, Texas. Founded in 1951, Speed Fab-Crete’s extensive building expertise has made the company one of the most sought-after general contractors in Texas. Its building specialties include schools, government and public buildings, auto dealerships, churches, and various commercial and retail facilities. ENR-Texas magazine ranks it among the state’s top 125 contractors, and it is annually listed as one of DFW’s top 20 general contractors. For more information, please visit www.speedfabcrete.com or www.Facebook.com/SpeedFabCrete.