Giatec Visits MMC Materials in Ridgeland, Mississippi for Hands-on Training
MMC Materials has been delivering comprehensive concrete solutions including standard ready mix concrete and specialty solutions throughout Mississippi, South Alabama, West Tennessee, and Eastern Louisiana since 1927. They have a long history of providing outstanding service, quality assurance, and continuous innovation which they strive to uphold throughout the years to come.
MMC Materials has partnered with Giatec to offer SmartRock® Plus to local contractors. In an effort to continue delivering outstanding service, they welcomed Giatec on-site and participated in a two-day training session where they received practical and technical training on SmartRock® Plus.
SmartRock® Plus is a Smart™ solution for ready-mix producers that adds value by enabling them to provide their customers with real-time concrete strength and temperature results on the jobsite. The information gathered from SmartRock® Plus is used to optimize various processes such as curing optimization, formwork removal, post-tensioning, and opening roads to traffic. As the creator and supplier of SmartRock® Plus solutions, Giatec is committed to ensuring partnering producers are well educated and knowledgeable about the products they are offering to their client base.
Smart technology is pushing the construction industry to new lengths and it is becoming more and more important to gather more accurate data in the field, save time and money, increase quality control, and more. It’s important to Giatec and their partners to make sure that the technology they are providing is being utilized in the right and most efficient way possible.
On-Site Training with MMC Materials
Giatec met with general contractors during their visit to MMC Materials, Inc. and provided on-site training on correct installation and use of SmartRock® Plus temperature and strength monitoring sensors. Both Giatec and MMC Materials recognize the importance of proper knowledge and training of all parties involved in the application of smart technologies. As a smart technologies supplier and manufacturer, Giatec takes the responsibility of ensuring SmartRock® Plus producers are able to properly utilize, sell, and market the product to their clients.
During the collaborative training session, Giatec presented MMC Materials with information about concrete maturity and why gathering accurate temperature and strength data in real-time is important, as well as technical information on SmartRock® Plus sensors and their use and applications. MMC Material also received necessary training for the marketing and sales of SmartRock® Plus enabling them to upsell their mixes, differentiate themselves in the local markets, increase profitability, gain market share, and increase new and existing customer loyalty.