The Louisiana Concrete Association (LCA) is affiliated with the American Concrete Paving Association (ACPA), National Ready Mix Concrete Association (NRMCA), American Concrete Institute (ACI), Portland Cement Association (PCA), American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA), National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA), National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) and networks with numerous other trade associations. We are a group of companies and people who voluntarily come together to meet common needs, solve common problems, and accomplish common goals, relative to Portland cement concrete.

Our stated mission is “To serve the membership and enhance the use of Portland cement concrete in the construction and rehabilitation of streets, parking lots, residential homes, commercial buildings, industrial facilities, highways, airports, ports, levees and other construction related uses throughout Louisiana, by providing the public with a quality product that is safe, cost effective and environmentally sound.”

Consider the following elements of a successful enterprise:

1)     Business Development – LCA provides liaison with local government agencies, legislators, affiliated associations and organizations. Additional business support services include educational courses, open houses and promotion initiatives to enhance awareness of concrete products, processes, and solutions.
2) Market Development – LCA provides expanded political involvement and public relations initiatives, targeting state and local public officials as well as engineers, architects and contractors, who influence the selection and specification of concrete products.
3) Technical Services – LCA provides technical support programs and services by staff and member engineers who are experts in pavement technology, materials science, marketing, and the latest in construction technology. Technology transfer programs sponsored by LCA are workshops and seminars planned to provide the latest technical information and address issues important to the Portland cement concrete industry.

The LCA team provides these services and many more with the support of our member network. Our membership includes ready mix concrete producers, cement companies, concrete pavement contractors, aggregate producers, concrete pipe manufacturers, precast and pre-stress manufacturers, admixture suppliers, material manufacturers & suppliers, equipment manufacturers & suppliers, bonding & surety companies, allied associations and professional organizations and individuals.

The association is currently under the leadership of executive director Michael Demouy.  Michael has ten+ years’ experience in the industry as the former Operations Manager with Louisiana Associated General Contractors.  He serves as an industry representative on the DOTD Workzone Task Force; Past President of the Baton Rouge Community College Construction Industry Advisory Council; Past President of the Construction Industry Advisory Council for Louisiana State University.

We encourage you to take advantage of our association’s ability to help you grow. CAAL has an extensive network of professionals in marketing and engineering to call upon for expert advice.

For more information, please contact Michael Demouy, Executive Director, Mitchell Wyble, P.E., Technical Services Engineer or Alison Young, Administrator at (225) 293-5735.

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