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

Nicholas Drake Blog, Press, Publications

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, Press, Publications

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, Corporate News, Press

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, Pump Stations, Water

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, 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 …

Safety Summit Secures Team Approach

Bryan Bach Blog, Corporate News

Jensen Precast recently staged a three day conference with safety leaders from across company’s manufacturing facilities in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Oregon. Hosted by Jensen Precast’s Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) Department, the primary aim of the 2019 Safety Summit was to standardize methods for greater safety outcomes. “Our number one goal for every facility is safety,” says Adam Cleghorn, Director of EHS at Jensen Precast. “Every month we address in detail better ways to ensure our employees are as safe as possible. In addition to our companywide activities, each of our facilities has ongoing safety activities. The Safety …

Congratulations to Rusty Stever on 40th Anniversary at Jensen Precast

Nicholas Drake Blog, Events, Press

Four decades ago Rusty Stever joined Jensen Precast as one of a handful of employees driving the direction of the company. Over the years he built a reputation as a hard worker who made a lasting impression on those around him and on the precast concrete industry he champions. Stever was honored by his colleagues this week in a standing room only celebration at Jensen Precast Corporate Offices in Sparks, Nevada. “Rusty’s work ethic and leadership for the company are just phenomenal,” says Donald Jensen, Founder and CEO of Jensen Precast. “He’s an incredible team member. More than that, though, I’m …

Sacramento Branch Boosts Boys & Girls Club Broke Ball Event

Jill Jensen Blog, Community Engagement

“It was nice to hear all the stories. It brought tears to my eyes.” Leilani Castellanos joins a long list of Boys & Girls Club patrons who attend their first fundraiser ready to support a good cause but unexpectedly find themselves more than a little moved by the event. As Office Manager for Jensen Precast in Sacramento, California, Castellanos joined colleagues at Broke Ball 2019 to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Sacramento. “It was a really great experience,” Castellanos says. “We got to hear real life stories from children currently attending the Boys & Girls Club as …

Kurt Jensen Named Jensen Precast Managing Director

Nicholas Drake Blog, Press, Press Releases

Sparks, Nevada, May 13, 2019–Jensen Precast today announced the appointment of Kurt Jensen as Managing Director of Jensen Enterprises Inc. An accomplished leader in the precast concrete industry, Jensen brings more than three decades of experience to the executive level position as the privately held company continues to expand into new markets. Jensen Precast is one of the largest independently owned precast concrete producers in the United States, with manufacturing facilities in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, and Oregon. Jensen grew up in the industry learning about the benefits of precast concrete for infrastructure developments from his father, Donald Jensen, who …