Founded in 1954, The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) is the technical institute for the precast, prestressed concrete structures industry. PCI develops, maintains, and disseminates the Body of Knowledge for designing, fabricating, and constructing precast concrete structures and systems. It is from this Body of Knowledge that building codes, design guides, education, and ...certification programs are derived.
PCI publishes a broad array of technical manuals, reports, periodicals, and other informational documents. PCI provides technical resources, certification for companies and individuals, and continuing education. Additionally it conducts research and development projects, conventions, conferences, awards programs, and much more. PCI also has 11 regional affiliates across the United States and maintains relationships with other industry organizations around the world having interest in precast concrete.
PCI members include precast concrete manufacturers, companies that provide products and services to the industry, precast concrete erectors, and individual members such as architects, consultants, contractors, developers, educators, engineers, and students.