PACA Honors Individuals, Companies for Industry Achievements

The Pennsylvania Aggregates and Concrete Association (PACA), Pennsylvania’s leading voice for the crushed stone, ready mixed concrete, sand and gravel, and cement industries, recently inducted five outstanding members into its Ambassadors of the Industry Hall of Fame. This brings the Hall of Fame to well over 100 inductees since its start in 2000.

The members of the 2022 Hall of Fame class are:

  • James Johns, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc.
  • Kurt Hanf, Hanson Aggregates.
  • Susan Armstrong, Central Builders Supply Co.
  • Loy McEldowney, New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc.
  • Paul Rader, J.J. Kennedy, Inc. (Posthumous).

In addition to the Hall of Fame honors, the PACA awarded its annual Chairman’s Award to Jonathan Kolbe of Allegheny Mineral Corporation. This award recognizes those who work hard to advance the association’s mission and purpose. Jonathan is being recognized for his exemplary efforts to amplify the industry’s voice through PACA’s Political Action Committee (PACA PAC).

PACA’s Excellence in Concrete Recognition Awards honored individuals and companies with its Projects of the Year and Hank Bauer awards.

Project of the Year winners were awarded in four categories: Decorative Concrete, Commercial Pavements, Commercial Buildings, and Residential Construction.

Commercial Construction Project of the Year (Pavements)

PTC Southern Beltway SR0576 Section 55C2-1
Owner – Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
Concrete Producer – Stone & Co.
General Contractor – Walsh Construction Co.

Commercial Construction Project of the Year (Buildings)

Penn State Engineering Building #2
Owner – Penn State University.
Concrete Producer – Centre Concrete.
General Contractor – Leonard S. Fiore Inc.
General Contractor – Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

Residential Project of the Year

Armstrong Residence
Concrete Producer – Delaware Valley Concrete Co.
Concrete Contractor – Groffdale Concrete Walls.
Concrete Contractor – Triple K Concrete.

Decorative Project of the Year

Upper Merion High School
Concrete Producer – Delaware Valley Concrete Co.
Concrete Contractor – Boro Construction.

Chairman’s Merit Award

Union Quarries Office Building
Concrete Producer – Union Quarries.
Concrete Contractor – Macri Concrete.
Concrete Contractor – Hartman Concrete.

Lastly, the Hank Bauer Award is presented to PACA’s concrete promoter of the year. This year’s recipient is Rory McCoy of Centre Concrete Co. McCoy was selected for his outstanding efforts and dedication to the areas of concrete promotion and education on behalf of PACA and its membership.

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