Northeast Texas Chapter of the American Concrete Institute

Welcome to the internet home of the Northeast Texas Chapter of the American Concrete Institute. We are a local provider of education and certification about concrete production, design, and testing. Please look around, and if you share our interest in concrete, please join the group and participate with our programs. Based in Dallas - Fort Worth, and serving Abilene, Tyler, Texarkana, Wichita Falls and vicinity since 1964  

About the Chapter

The Northeast Texas Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) was founded in 1964 with Cedric Wilson as its first President. Today the Chapter has about 200 members and is active on both a local and national level. For the last 30 years, the Northeast Texas Chapter (NETX) has earned ACI's highest award, the Outstanding Chapter Award. An overview of the area served by NETX can be viewed on this map.

Membership & Website
Through this website, you can join the Chapter or become a sponsor.  Members have access to the membership roster, Chapter bylaws and Board meeting minutes, and other member-only features. 

For the public as well as members, we provide a directory of products and services provided by our sponsors, event and class registration, and information about concrete-related industries.

To join the chapter, click on the menu item " Membership " at the top of this page.

Education and Certification
ACI NETX conducts training and ACI certification examinations throughout the year.  Interested persons can get class-specific information and sign up for these through this website.
  • Basic Concrete Technology Course
  • ACI Certification through ACI NETX
  • These certifications are designed for technicians with some working knowledge and experience.  Paying for these classes isnot a guarantee for passing.
Watch for more Information


For Our Next ACI NETX Chapter:

Luncheon meeting on March 22nd, 2018 . 

Topic: CSI: Concrete Scene Investigation, What a Petrographer Can Determine About Your Concrete” Image result for Concrete under microscope

Speakers are :

Bobby Bullard and Kristen Freeman

Bobby Bullard.pdf & Kristen Freeman Speaking Biography.pdf


Ash Grove Cement

 See you @ Texas Star Golf Club, on HWY 10 in Euless, TX

Events and Such

Upcoming events

23 Mar 2018 2:00 PM • ACI (Concrete Technician Training Center) 2220 Cheamrearch Blvd Suite #108 Irving, Texas 75062
06 Apr 2018 2:00 PM • Forterra Technical Services Lab, 1000 MacArthur Blvd, Grand Prairie, TX 75050


11 Oct 2018 9:30 AM • Deleted user


The dues for 2018 are $50 which includes free meals at the 3 or 5 technical meetings this year.   You can pay through Paypal or mail your check directly to 

Vartan Babakhanian,PE, FACI

Forterra Pipe & Precast

1000 N. MacArthur Blvd

Grand Prairie, Texas 75050

Please be sure to identify for whom you are paying.  If you have any questions, please call 

Vartan at 972-260-3646 or send an email to 

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