Giatec® Wins NRMCA Build With Strength 2023 Concrete Innovations Award for SmartMix™

NRMCA SmartMix
NRMCA SmartMix

AI-Based concrete mix management software is celebrated for its innovative ability to optimize concrete mixes in real time while reducing cost and carbon footprint.  



OTTAWA, Ontario – Giatec®, global leader in the concrete industry, is proud to announce that its revolutionary concrete solution, SmartMix™, has been named the winner of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association’s (NRMCA) Build With Strength 2023 Concrete Innovations Awards for Innovative Product or Service. The prestigious award highlights the leading-edge sustainable practices that are being developed to address the challenges facing the built environment. 

“We are thrilled to have SmartMix receive the recognition that places Giatec at the forefront of innovation,” said Dr. Pouria Ghods, CEO and Co-Founder of Giatec. “Powered by our AI-engine and the largest concrete data set on the planet, SmartMix’s ability to optimize concrete mixes in real time and reduce cost and carbon footprint has the potential to revolutionize the way we build. We are excited to continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.” 

“NRMCA, with Build With Strength, is on a mission to promote innovation to the concrete industry so that it can provide strong, resilient structures at lower carbon footprint. SmartMix is a game-changer in the concrete industry, and this award is a testament to Giatec’s commitment to innovation and sustainability” said Lionel Lemay, Executive Vice President, Structures and Sustainability, at NRMCA and manager of the Concrete Innovations Award Program and Learning Center. 

Build With Strength, an initiative of the NRMCA, celebrated industry innovators at the 2023 Concrete Innovation Awards at the Keep Memory Alive Events Center in Las Vegas last night. Winners were selected by a panel of five judges for their commitment to improving the resilience, performance and sustainability of concrete.  

SmartMix was honored for its AI-based and IoT concrete mix management, analysis, and reporting capabilities. Through a patented AI algorithm, the software enables producers to build with higher quality while reducing the carbon footprint of concrete production by up to 20%. 

SmartMix represents a significant advancement in Industry 4.0 with the automation and optimization of concrete production, and it is a prime example of how technology can be used to transform traditional industries and drive progress toward a more sustainable and efficient future. 

To learn more about SmartMix, visit Giatec’s ConExpo Booth in the North Hall — N12539 until March 18th, 2023. 



Giatec is a global company revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart testing technologies and real-time collection and analysis of concrete data from production and delivery to placement. Giatec’s suite of hardware & software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as; Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT), including; wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle and reduce concrete’s carbon footprint. For more information, visit




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