Publication: CIO Applications Magazine | The Promise of CPQ for Precast

Nicholas Drake Blog, News & Media

Jensen Precast is featured in the newest issue of CIO Applications Magazine. Discussing the promise of Configure Price Quote for the precast concrete industry, Joshua Myers breaks it down for readers of this special CPQ Edition. {EXCERPT} “…Construction companies use precast concrete to build bridges, tunnels, and highways above ground and sewer, stormwater, and drainage systems underground. Cast into standard and custom forms, then delivered ready to install at job sites, precast concrete products offer reliable quality, rapid project completion, cost control, and onsite resource efficiencies. Until recently, engineering, manufacturing, pricing, and inventorying of precast concrete products have lacked the same efficiencies …

Publication: Los Angeles Business Journal | Fresh Funding for Metro Purple Line

Jodi Beuder Blog, Transportation

Writer Howard Fine features a story about the Los Angeles Metro’s Purple Line. Seen in the photo, taken by the L.A. County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, is a team of workers installing a Jensen Precast vault in the underbelly of Westwood, California. “Federal transportation officials on July 9 announced a $100 million grant for construction of the third segment of the Metro Purple Line subway connecting Century City with Westwood…” For the full story, click here.

APICS Awards Jensen Precast Las Vegas Branch Company of the Year

Jodi Beuder Blog, News & Media

The Jensen Precast Las Vegas Branch has been awarded the APICS Company of the Year Award by the APICS Southern Nevada Chapter. APICS is the industry leader in supply chain certification, training, and networking. The Company of the Year Award selection is based on a demonstrated partnership with APICS to advance the supply chain practice. “We were chosen as Company of the Year due to our participation in APICS membership, tours, and education over the past year,” says Jacqueline Gervasi, Materials Manager for Jensen Precast’s Las Vegas Branch. “As a board member of our local APICS chapter, I was honored with …

Jensen Precast ‘Pumps’ it Up (or Out)

Jodi Beuder Blog, Jensen Water Resource Blog, Pump Stations

The Roman Empire famously tapped the force of gravity to move water from hillsides to city centers across aqueducts. Today we can leverage pump stations to do most of the heavy lifting and move water to wherever we want it to be. Pump stations move stormwater, wastewater, and other media for America’s infrastructure needs. Engineers and contractors rely on these products to integrate with projects large and small. Here’s what to look for when you want a pump station system without the complexities of matching disparate products from multiple vendors. Does the company have strong expertise and experience in designing …

57-Ton Vault Customized for Butte County Fire Station 63

Jodi Beuder Blog, Precast

Fire Station 63 in Oroville, California, fields an average of 2,000 calls a year from residents, businesses, and fellow firefighting units in and around Butte County, California. When a call comes into the Oroville outpost, the community counts on the station crew to be at the ready. The same goes for all the equipment it takes to battle a blaze. Every piece must be counted on to work as hard as every firefighter. For fire engines to work at optimal capacity, no matter the time and place, pump tests are performed on a regular basis from underground water storage vaults. …

When the FOG Clears

Nicholas Drake Blog, News & Media, Precast

As today’s restaurants, hotels, hospitals, and other commercial locations cater to an ever-growing population, so do the systems that treat and transfer the wastewater these businesses generate. The demand is greater than ever for pretreatment devices that protect sewer lines and prevent blockages and sanitary overflows by removing fat, oil, grease, and grit (FOG). Those involved in the effort to maintain our sewer systems must look to robust devices that can stand up to the task. Precast concrete interceptors, separators, and their related appurtenances offer the best choice for engineers, contractors, and communities seeking FOG solutions. Here are the top features to look for when selecting …