Clarion organization named finalist in ‘Big Thought Contest’ |

CLARION – American Precast Industries, the to start with tenant of the Clarion Glassworks Enterprise Park, has been picked out as a finalist in the “Ben Franklin Massive Strategy Contest” with a grand prize of $50,000.

As one of 6 finalists, the management at American Precast Industries concluded different trials via this approach and will take part in a closing presentation on Thursday, Jan. 14 that will decide the winner.

American Precast Industries is a maker of the Redi-Rock retaining wall technique and the Pole Base (precast gentle pole bases) traces of merchandise. The business enterprise is developing a point out of the art indoor facility at the web page of the new Glassworks Industrial Park in Clarion, at the web-site of the previous Owens Illinois glass plant, this spring.

“For our entry, we are focusing on ground breaking, expense helpful merchandise to meet up with the financial pressures from COVID-19 when stimulating regional economic advancement,” gross sales director Thomas McConnell stated. “It was a large amount of function, and we are really grateful and energized to have been selected for this opportunity.”

“These solutions improve effectiveness and have the likely to slice fees for contractors across Pennsylvania, not to mention have the functionality to meet up with or even outlast the existence expectancy of the assignments they will be utilised on,” standard supervisor Nathan Conway said when speaking of the solutions the enterprise is and will manufacture. “This is very important in particular now during COVID-19 when any charge improve on a development job can be detrimental.”

Not only will American Precast Industries be competing for a grand prize of $50,000, but there is also a “People’s Choice Award” phase that the group can aid with.

By signing up on the registration site,, or on the American Precast Industries Fb website page, the general public can go to the presentation and vote for them to win an supplemental prize of $2,500.

“We are so energized to be a portion of the Clarion local community and would tremendously respect it if you would log on Jan. 14 to assist and vote for us,” McConnell said.

For far more information on the contest, work opportunities and American Precast Industries, speak to McConnell at (814) 316-2754 or [email protected].