Insight Rich Web Series on Quality Control for Heavy Building Materials Now Available

Command Alkon Equips Quality Control Heroes at Ready-Mix and Precast Concrete Producers

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., May 04, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Command Alkon, the global leader in integrated technology solutions for the construction materials industry, announces the release of its nine-part educational web series titled, “Capturing Maximum Payback from your Quality Control Department.” Jay Shilstone, Concrete Technologist and Industry Expert, hosts the program.  Jay reveals practical, yet often overlooked methods all ready-mix and precast producers can use immediately to both reduce costs and improve quality. 

“I’m delighted to see the stars of Command Alkon equipping heroes at our customer sites,” said Ed Rusch, Vice President of Corporate Marketing at Command Alkon.  “It’s vital to share what thought leaders like Jay are promoting about the heavy building materials industry. Jay jumped at the chance to offer up his insights into creating a competitive advantage through quality control.”

Key concepts and learnings presented during the web series include:

  • Top Benefits of Quality Control
  • The Four Levels of Quality Control
  • Managing Yield
  • Measuring Batch Tolerances
  • Determining Cementitious Content and Strength Overdesign
  • Optimizing Aggregate Blends
  • Making Your Submittals More Professional
  • Adjusting Mixes
  • Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

To access this no-cost web series please visit:

About Command Alkon

Command Alkon offers expertise and technologies that automate and streamline all aspects of the construction materials supply chain for producers, suppliers and haulers of ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, asphalt, cement, and manufactured concrete. A comprehensive suite of industry specific software and automation offerings combined with employees invested in the success of construction materials operations differentiates Command Alkon as an industry partner. Command Alkon is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama and has offices in locations around the globe. For more information visit


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