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Expert Safety Training


Jobsite safety is an important focal point in all concrete pumping projects. Issues with the high pumping pressure and numerous moving parts of large pumping projects can be detrimental to project timelines, costs –  and most importantly – a safety hazard to employees. Due to Con Forms’ expertise in concrete delivery systems, our customers have…

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Construction Forms Executive Transition with New Chief Sales and Marketing Officer


Proven sales executive, Stephan Achs, to join the leadership ranks at concrete pumping industry innovator. WISCONSIN, May 13, 2019:  Construction Forms, Inc., today announced the appointment of Stephan Achs as the company’s Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. At Construction Forms, Wisconsin based leader in the development of concrete pumping systems and accessories, Achs will play…

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Con Forms & Esser Twin Pipes at Bauma 2019


Bauma, the world’s leading construction machinery trade fair, took place in Munich, Germany this April. The trade show presents a comprehensive international product range in construction machinery, equipment, vehicles, mining machines and more. Bauma is a hub for international business and is an important venue for sharing information on state-of-the-art technology. This year, Con Forms…

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Modena Gets On-Site Training on Their New 16-Z Spider Placer


Modena Concrete Pumping out of La Honda, CA is the proud new owners of a Con Forms 16-Z Spider Placer. The 16-Z is a cost-effective solution for all low-ceiling indoor concrete placements. The low 13’ 1” opening height allows for operations all the way into most commercial and warehouse pours, and the maneuverability of the…

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World of Concrete 2019


This year’s World of Concrete was another very successful show. The Con Forms booth displayed our 16-Z Trak Spider Placer which attracted a lot of attention and interest from customers worldwide. Adding CF Spider Placers to our already robust line of abrasion-resistant pumping systems will allow us to service even more applications in the coming…

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Oroville Dam Project


Heavy rainfall during the 2017 California floods caused severe damage and potential failure of the Oroville Dam main spillway in February, 2017.  The damage ultimately resulted in the evacuation of more than 180,000 people as erosion of the emergency spillway threatened complete failure, which would send a massive wave of water into the Feather River…

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Air Cuff Patent Approved


The Con Forms Air Cuff Shut-off Valve is now a patented Con Forms product. The patent application has been in review since 2016 and was approved on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. While Con Forms has offered the Air Cuff for many years, CF engineer Brett McMichael and team designed a rebuildable version that allows the…

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Con Forms Celebrates 50 Years


Con Forms is very proud to be celebrating 50 years in the industry in 2019. For five decades, Construction Forms, Inc. has been a leader in the development and manufacture of concrete pumping systems and abrasion resistant piping systems to transport abrasive solids and slurries. The company was founded in 1969, with the goal of…

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16-Z Spiders vs. 20m Boom Trucks


Con Forms 16-Z Spider Placer – Same reach as a 20m boom truck at half the price   Low-clearance and tight-quartered pouring applications are an inherent pain point in the concrete pumping industry.  Pump trucks are large and difficult to maneuver, and finding efficient access points for pump trucks and mixers are a constant struggle. …

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Con Forms Gardena is Moving to a New Facility


In an effort to better serve our customers, Con Forms has invested in a great new facility for our West Coast distribution hub which offers a cleaner and more spacious warehouse for increased stocking capabilities and operations. It is located only 10 minutes from our previous warehouse in Gardena and will carry the same phone…

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