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A Guide to the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA)


By ProMatcher Staff



National Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Founded: 1930
Headquarters: Silver Spring, Maryland

The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (abbreviated as NRMCA) is an association dedicated to representing the interests of the ready mixed concrete industry. They work to promote the continued use of concrete in the construction industry. Members include concrete manufacturers, producers, and contractors, among other interested stakeholders.

What does the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association do?

The NRMCA:

- Advocates for the ready mixed concrete industry on a national and local level

- Works to improve the quality of work performed in the industry

- Educates policy makers on key concrete issues

- Provides professional development resources

- Offers training and educational programs

- Supports concrete research

- Facilitates networking between its members

- Sponsors events and conventions

- Serves as a source of technical information

- Helps establish industry standards and best practices

NRMCA Memberships

The NRMCA offers four different membership options:

1. The Ready Mixed Concrete Producer Membership is for producers of ready mixed concrete.

2. The Materials Division Membership is for producers of the materials made to use concrete, such as Portland cement and concrete additives.

3. The Manufacturers, Products, and Services Division Membership is for companies and individuals that work closely with industry, including equipment manufacturers and other service providers.

4. The Contractor Membership is for concrete contractors and companies that use ready mix concrete.

NRMCA Certifications

NRMCA offers several different certifications. While some certifications are offered to individuals, others are awarded to ready mix concrete production facilities. For a plant to become NRMCA-certified, they must pass an on-site inspection and consistently meet the necessary quality and safety standards. For individuals, the certification process varies. Typically, candidates must have relevant experience, take part in a training course, and pass a written exam.

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