This month we are pleased to feature Lee’s Precast as part of our Meet a Precaster blog series. The following answers have been provided by Allen Lee, GM/Estimator at Lee’s Precast Concrete, Inc.
Q: Where are you located?
A: Aberdeen, Ms., about 30 minutes South of Tupelo, Miss. (Birthplace of Elvis Presley)
Q: How long have you been in business?
A: 33 Years
Q: How long have you been a member of NPCA?
A: 17 Years
Q: Why did you join NPCA and what are the best benefits?
A: We joined NPCA to gain all the many benefits (industry insight, networking, training and education, NPCA Plant Certification) they provide for any precaster wanting to make a superior product.
Q: What products do you produce?
A: Wastewater treatment plants; concrete septic tanks; grease interceptors; distribution boxes; sand/oil and oil/water interceptors; storm shelters; safe rooms; catch basins; grate inlets; curb inlets; chlorinators; custom structures available; utility vaults; communication vaults; storm & sanitary manholes, stone strong retaining wall system
Q: What are the top attributes of precast concrete?
A: Quality, speedy installation, cost effective, versatile, environmentally friendly
Q: What has your company done to fight off the recession?
A: Marketing, cost control, eliminating waste, streamline production
Q: What have you see in your area as far as recovery?
A: We are seeing a few less private sector projects going out for bid in the first quarter than last year, but will be optimistic that the rest of the year will as good or better.
Q: What are your plans for the future?
A: Our plans are to expand our production area and grow our business in the existing product lines we produce. We are in the process updating our website to be more friendly to clients and specifiers.
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.
The opinions expressed in this blog post are solely those of the member, and not of NPCA or any of its employees.