Incorporated in 1980, Precon is independently owned and operated, supplying precast concrete to Canada and the United States.
We work as a team from the first step of your initial inquiry through to the delivery of your project, working together to determine the best possible solutions to solve your needs.
New website launches (this is it!).
Added 2100ø manhole form, 4.0 x 4.5m vault form, 110t tipper, 38t strap flipping device, Schlusselbauer Perfect Manhole system, 100’ roof extension, 5000 ft2 of manufacturing space, 5000 ft2 of storage and 20t crane.
Precon expansion begins with the purchase of 52 more acres of land.
New larger Trench Drain form.
Covid-19 pandemic shuts down the world. Precon scrambled to implement health measures and keep the plant open. Projects were cancelled, staff were laid off, salaries were cut back, and everyone was told to work from home.
Added a second MBK cage making machine. (BSM400)
First Micro-Tunneling Pipe project.
New 1500ø mm, 2400ø mm and 3000ø mm manhole forms and a new MBK BSM250 cage machine.
New Trench Drain form.
New 3.0 x 4.0m Standard Vault form.
Precon moves to a new 40,000 sq. ft. facility, just outside of Lethbridge, in the town of Coalhurst. The facility is equipped to produce its own concrete and manufacture dry-cast concrete products.
Precon's new Edmonton office opens.
New 2.5 x 3.0m Standard Vault form.
Precon's new Calgary office opens.
New 900 dia Catch Basin and 1220 dia Manhole forms.
First products sold to the USA.
Finger crossing worked. Computers didn’t crash as Y2K predicted, doomsday averted!
December 31 1999
Precon collectively crossed their fingers hoping that the Corel Suite of products would keep working and the world wasn’t going to end.
New vault forms in the following sizes (in metres): 1.2 x 1.2, 1.5 x 1.5, 1.8 x 1.8, and 1.8 x 2.4.
Precon's first website.
Moved to 6,000 sq. ft. facility on 33rd Street North in Lethbridge.
Development and production of first Multi-Panel Vault structures.
First 1220 dia manhole forms.
October 19 1987
Black Monday; the collapse of stock prices on Wall Street triggered similar declines in markets around the world. Precon didn’t even notice…the 80s were tough on everyone.
First steel vault form: 1.2m x 1.2m.
Development and production of first irrigation structures.
Small vault production begins with wooden forms.
Production begins with 2 round, wooden prebench forms.
Precon Manufacturing Ltd. Incorporated.