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Is short-term thinking killing the most proven and widely used building material of all time?

Posted on February 5, 2020

I was recently introduced to a new group of people. Hearing I work at a concrete plant didn’t exactly elicit a lot of interest or attention. And, if I’m being honest, I understand. Everyone knows what concrete is: it’s literally the world’s most commonly used building material. What in the world could be interesting or – Read the full article →

A lesson in gratitude: why you should listen to your people

Posted on December 3, 2019

Giving thanks to the people who make our products, business, and communities stronger. We have so much to be thankful for. Here at AmeriTex, I’m thankful for our suppliers, our customers, and our competitors—we’re all working for the greater good of our industry. Most of all, I’m thankful for every single member of our team. – Read the full article →

In Texas, bigger really is better. AmeriTex is growing.

Posted on November 5, 2019

Our philosophy is to put the customer first. So, continual improvement and sustainable growth are the driving forces of everything we do. We’ve been working on some big plans behind the scenes that are coming to fruition and I’m excited to share the news. AmeriTex is building a new plant for the DFW market that’s scheduled to – Read the full article →

When people step up to help, they inspire others to do the same.

Posted on October 31, 2019

The only things stronger than our products are the people in our community. Some of our team at AmeriTex were recently privileged to spend some time with the Conroe Firefighters Association. It’s nice to know that they appreciate that our products are nonflammable, which can make battling fires easier. Even more reassuring is how these – Read the full article →

Why you shouldn’t take the role of precast concrete for granted

Posted on October 23, 2019

Our infrastructure and economy are built on the strength and durability of precast concrete. It’s easy to take clean water and smooth streets for granted as we rush through our busy days. We depend on our roadways, water treatment and management systems, and solid waste systems. And all that infrastructure depends on precast concrete. Concrete – Read the full article →

Put people first and the profits follow

Posted on July 26, 2019

A lesson on prosperity from the reinforced concrete pipe industry. What does business success look like? Bigger revenues? Delivering the best product? More market share? Operating at peak efficiency? They’re all pieces of the puzzle, but something important is missing from that list. Some folks might call it “people over profits.” Others may say that’s – Read the full article →

How to better serve your customers: walk a mile in their workboots

Posted on July 3, 2019

Don’t just make a better product, help your customers do better. Depending on how long we’ve known each other, you may not know about my background in construction. I started my career with a shovel in my hand, out sweating on the line. In fact, most of our team at AmeriTex Pipe & Products started – Read the full article →

Why precast concrete is good for Texas

Posted on April 29, 2019

What is the most valuable material on earth? If you answer by the gram, you might guess diamonds. Or google will tell you a list of rare elements produced in a lab. But if we reconsider the question by which material makes the greatest economic impact, I’d argue that the answer is concrete. Of course, – Read the full article →

How you lead is how you grow — the value of serving

Posted on April 3, 2019

Why doing the right thing is the best thing for business. Spoiler alert: It’s the people. “Our people are our greatest asset” may sound like a business cliché, but helping others grow is a proven path to success. Every month, AmeriTex honors a team member at our Conroe and Seguin locations with our Crushing It – Read the full article →

Does our quality of life depend on precast concrete? You bet it does.

Posted on March 13, 2019

A strong and dependable infrastructure is the backbone of the U.S. economy. And precast concrete is an indispensable part of that infrastructure, including roadways, water treatment systems, stormwater management systems and our solid waste systems. The quality, durability and dependability of precast concrete quite literally forms the foundation of our nation. Yet, it is commonly – Read the full article →