Virtual Plant Tour

Friday, February 21, 4:00 - 6:00 pm

A highlight of ICON-Xchange 2020 is the Virtual Plant Tour. The tour will include concrete masonry and paver production facilities worldwide. Refreshments will
be served before and during the tour and there will also be prize drawings for producers in attendance. Must be present to win. The featured plants will include:

Best Block Construction Materials in San Antonio, TX, presented by Besser Company. Best Block Construction Materials has installed the first Ultrapac X, the first model in the next generation of the PAC Family of Machines.The machine also features Advanced Servo Vibration/Servo Main Drive with quick connect couplings, a frequency drive on the pallet delivery, a dosing drum and an auto gapping apron plate. This Cam-operated machine delivers optimum production flexibility, manufacturing efficiency and outstanding product quality.

Calstone Concrete Products locations in Gilroy, CA,and Tracy, CA, presented by Pathfinder Systems. At the Gilroy location, A Model S3 concrete products machine was installed to replace an existing machine and features an automated rack loader/unloaderand wireless RTS system. In Tracy, a used tumbler and cubing system was integrated into a new offline processing plant. The facility includes a used tumbler as well as a TSP-12 splitter and two profilers (retaining wall antiquers) in a “step ladder” design.

Oldcastle in Fontana, CA, presented by Rekers (NA), Inc. The company’s block machine is a Rekers big-board machine KRS 4 with various new features, including new high-speed performance ability. Oldcastle Fontana is now targeting improvements in their product quality and an increase in their overall plant efficiency with a reduction of down time. They are poised to join the top league of highest performing plants in the USA.