NEx: An ACI Center of Excellence for Nonmetallic Building Materials is excited to announce that The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) has joined as an Allied Organization. NEx has signed an MOU with the NMRCA to forge a partnership in advancing the use of nonmetallic building materials.
The signing took place in Alexandria, VA, on January 9, 2023. It was attended by NEx Executive Director Dr. Jerzy Z. Zemajtis, Aramco/NEx Liaison Director Gusai AlAithan, NRMCA President Michael Philipps, NRMCA Chief Operating Officer Nicole Maher, and NRMCA Senior Vice President of Codes and Standards Shamim Rashid-Sumar.
The National Ready Mixed Concrete Association was founded in 1930 with a mission to provide exceptional value for members by responsibly representing and serving the entire ready mixed concrete industry through leadership, promotion, education, and partnering to ensure ready mixed concrete is the building material of choice.
“As an industry leader, NRMCA is uniquely positioned to influence the design and construction community adopting nonmetallic materials,” said Shamin Rashid-Sumar, NRMCA Vice President of Codes and Standards. “We look forward to collaborating with NEx to continue to advocate for resilience and sustainability in the built environment.”
“We are pleased to welcome NRMCA as NEx’s newest Allied Organization. We have already started engagement with NRMCA by evaluating funding for a joint project of interest to both organizations,” added Jerzy Zemajtis. “This MOU is a great milestone for future collaboration.”