Welcome to the Michigan Concrete Association. Here you will find resources for ready mix producers, pavers, engineers, contractors, suppliers & homeowners. You can also register for one of our upcoming certification classes or events.


MCA offers a variety of certification programs to meet the growing demands of having certified professionals design, place, finish, and test concrete.



Wed, 02/21/2024
8:30 am to 2:30 pm on 2/22/24


We're here to help you make the right choices in today's complex design and construction environment.


MCA Board Announces Upcoming Leadership Change for 2024
July 11, 2023

Okemos, Mich. – The Board of Directors of the Michigan Concrete Association (MCA) is pleased to announce an upcoming leadership change that will take effect at the beginning of 2024. The current Executive Director / CEO of the association, Dan DeGraaf, has stated his intention to retire from the post at the end of 2023, a position he has held since 2006 with the Michigan Concrete Paving Association (MCPA) and continued through the 2009 merger of MCPA with MCA. Dan has been in the construction industry for 50 years, serving the concrete association in Michigan for the last 23 years and has held many positions with concrete paving contractors throughout the U.S. in the 22 years prior to that. In retirement, Dan plans to spend more time with his wife, three children and their spouses, and four grandchildren and hopes to spend a little more time on the golf course.

Strength or Air in Concrete? What is more important?
October 13, 2022

The two most common tests of new concrete include the strength of a sample of concrete tested usually at 28 days and testing the air content of the fresh concrete on-site as the construction is progressing. But which one of these tests is more important? Which one should we pay more attention to?

Concrete and Rain
August 8, 2022

We get it, weather in Michigan can have a mind of its own. This can be a real struggle when dealing the ever-changing conditions. Pop-up rain showers and thunderstorms can prove to be quite a challenge when navigating concrete pours, especially during the summer months. What are some of the issues that can be caused by rain, and what can you do to be prepared in the field and minimize the damage that could be caused by these pop-up threats?