This month we are pleased to feature Gainey’s Concrete Products as part of our Meet a Precaster blog series. The following answers have been provided by Gainey’s Concrete Products president, Greg Roache.
Q: Where are you located?
A: Holden, La., about 30 minutes East of Baton Rouge, La.
Q: How long have you been in business?
A: Celebrating our 30 year anniversary!
Q: Why did you join NPCA and what are the best benefits?
A: We joined and continue to be with NPCA to gain industry knowledge, connect with other precasters, and to stay current with equipment and technology.
Q: What products do you produce?
A: A full range of underground civil engineering products for transportation, water, stormwater, and sewer. Our extended aeration sewer treatment system is a top-of-the-line community sewerage system for housing developments from as small as 5 homes to as large as 500 (up to 200,000GPD). This system can also be used for commercial or institutional facilities of practically any size.
Q: Have you introduced any new products lately?
A: Precast ballasts, storm shelters, our line of HEAVY precast custom structures and a proprietary precast lining system for industrial and wastewater applications.
Q: What are the top attributes of precast concrete?
A: Quality, speed of installation, and flexibility. In other words: better, cheaper, faster!
Q: What has your company done to fight off the recession?
A: Market, market, market! (Have you seen our solid pink sales force?)
Q: What have you seen in your area as far as recovery?
A: We are fortunate to be in an area that has been spared the severe recession others have seen. The short term outlook is positive.
Q: What are your plans for the future?
A: To continue our growth strategy here in Southeast Louisiana through innovation, diversification, and operational excellence.
Please check out our past Meet a Precaster blog posts and if you’re an NPCA producer member and would like to be featured in a future Meet a Precaster post, please send an email to NPCA’s assistant director of communication, Kirk Stelsel.