Fast Tracking Culvert Casting

Tom Morales Blog, Precast

As Southern California continues to undergo an infrastructure building boom, the demand for precast concrete culverts often outpaces manufacturing deliverables. While consistently producing high quality concrete calls for detailed oversight by expert precasters, augmenting the process with automation can accelerate output and enhance methods.  The Jensen Precast Fontana Branch recently added a state of the art BFS Jumbo system to the mix to boost its production of box culvert. The investment jettisons the branch to the leading edge of the industry.  “With our box culvert products we needed to increase output to fulfill a growing number of customer orders,” says Tyler Haack, General Manager of the Jensen Precast Fontana Branch. “Our customers use box culvert for everything from transportation infrastructure to underground storage to stormwater management. We needed a bold solution to drive manufacturing to …