MILWAUKEE & LAS VEGAS – Holcim’s ECOPact Low-Carbon Concrete has been selected as the CONEXPO-CON/AGG Next Level Awards Contractors’ Choice in the inaugural awards program at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE 2023.
The Next Level Awards celebrate exhibiting companies that are pushing the boundaries and developing next-level products, technologies and services designed to advance the construction industry.
"We are proud to announce Holcim as the winner of the inaugural Next Level Awards – Contractors’ Choice,” said Dana Wuesthoff, show director of CONEXPO-CON/AGG. "Their commitment to excellence and innovation in the construction industry is truly impressive, and it is evident that they are highly regarded by the industry."
ECOPact provides the global construction industry with a versatile solution to the carbon challenge, offering up to 90% lower CO2 emissions compared with standard concrete mix designs Projects using ECOPact low-carbon concrete are the corner stones of the future, and Holcim is fortunate to have the opportunity to partner with leading influential businesses and companies to design innovative mixes that meets their needs and helps build a sustainable future. Attendees at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE voted for their favorite of 10 finalists onsite to determine the Contractors' Choice Award.
The finalists were selected by a diverse panel of Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) members. They were judged based on the following criteria:
- Addresses a common industry need in a unique and innovative way.
- Benefits the industry across multiple applications for industry wide adoption.
- Positively impacts the safety, sustainability, and workforce of the industry.
"We are honored to have ECOPact low-carbon concrete recognized as the Contractors’ Choice for the inaugural Next Level Awards Program," said Toufic Tabbara, Region Head North America at Holcim. “We are committed to changing the way we build a more sustainable future and helping our customers reduce the carbon footprint of their projects.”
CONEXPO-CON/AGG is the largest construction trade show in North America and the premier event that connects professionals from every major construction sector. Held every three years, CONEXPO-CON/AGG takes the construction industry to the next level by helping construction professionals elevate their industry expertise, experience the newest equipment and products through demonstrations and industry-leading education, make new professional connections, and grow their own marketability within the industry. The next CONEXPO-CON/AGG will be held March 14-18, 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada. For more information on CONEXPO-CON/AGG, visit https://www.conexpoconagg.com.
About the International Fluid Power Exposition (IFPE)
IFPE, the International Fluid Power Exposition, is the leading North American exhibition bringing together the fluid power, power transmission and motion control industries. The next IFPE, co-located with CONEXPO-CON/AGG, will be held March 14-18, 2023, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
About the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM)
AEM is the North America-based international trade group representing off-road equipment manufacturers and suppliers with more than 1,000 companies and more than 200 product lines in the agriculture and construction-related industry sectors worldwide. The equipment manufacturing industry in the United States supports 2.8 million jobs and contributes roughly $288 billion to the economy every year.