Incorporated in 1980, Precon is independently owned and operated, supplying precast concrete to Canada and the United States.

First in Canada
Expands Product Line
Doomsday Shelters
First Sale to the US Market
Welcome to Calgary
Welcome to Edmonton
More Land, More Concrete
Brand Refresh and New Website

First in Canada

One of the first in Canada to manufacture precast, pre-benched manhole bases.

Our Team

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.

Our History

Now 2022

New website launches (this is it!).

November 2021

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.

January 2021

Precon expansion begins with the purchase of 52 more acres of land.

April 2020

New larger Trench Drain form.

March 2020

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.

November 2017

Added a second MBK cage making machine. (BSM400)

November 2017

First Micro-Tunneling Pipe project.

2015- 2017

New 1500ø mm, 2400ø mm and 3000ø mm manhole forms and a new MBK BSM250 cage machine.

July 2013

New Trench Drain form.

June 2010

New 3.0 x 4.0m Standard Vault form.

June 2009

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.

July 2008

Precon's new Edmonton office opens.

June 2005

New 2.5 x 3.0m Standard Vault form.

July 2003

Precon's new Calgary office opens.

July 2002

New 900 dia Catch Basin and 1220 dia Manhole forms.

March 2000

First products sold to the USA.

January 2000

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.

June 1999

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.

January 1997

Precon's first website.

September 1992

Moved to 6,000 sq. ft. facility on 33rd Street North in Lethbridge.

March 1990

Development and production of first Multi-Panel Vault structures.

March 1989

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.

June 1987

First steel vault form: 1.2m x 1.2m.

March 1985

Development and production of first irrigation structures.

March 1983

Small vault production begins with wooden forms.

June 1980

Production begins with 2 round, wooden prebench forms.

March 1980

Precon Manufacturing Ltd. Incorporated.

Memberships and Certifications

Precon is proud to be a member of the following associations.