CDI: Setting the Standard for the Ornamental Precast Concrete Industry
Concrete Designs Inc. is the largest manufacturer of ornamental Cast Stone precast concrete in the United States. Known for its high-quality products and commitment to customer service, CDI is also characterized by versatility. The company originally drew on Spanish Colonial architecture for design inspiration, but rapidly expanded its vision and its product line to include all types of architecture.
CDI precast columnsAlong with a product selection of over 2,500 different shapes to complement a wide array of architectural styles, CDI offers its clients virtually unlimited capacity to create custom designs in many colors and a variety of textures. To this end, the company employs an experienced team of product consultants, concrete specialists, craftsmen, and technical support personnel who are dedicated to meeting the challenges inherent in a hand-made approach, from concept to finished product.
In addition to producing products in concrete, CDI manufactures shapes in glass fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) for use when weight is a consideration or when a smooth, even finish is desired.
CDI, located in Tucson, Arizona, has specialized in the design and manufacture of architectural ornamentation since 1958. The company operates in a 44,000 square-foot manufacturing facility built in 1990 which includes two state-of-the art concrete batching systems.
CDI’s reputation for diversity in design, durability of products, reliable service, and competitive pricing has made this company the choice of professionals in the design and building industries worldwide. We welcome anyone who is interested in products that set the standard to visit our facility for a firsthand look at what we can do for you. Our headquarters building and showroom display many of our products. If such a visit is impractical, a tour through our catalog and website will give you an overview and may suggest new design possibilities for your projects.
To allow maximum flexibility for any project, CDI welcomes custom designs, offering the experience and expertise to advise on and produce exceptional products from our clients’ creativity. Lead times for custom work vary according to the scope and complexity of the project. To expedite projects that specify custom shapes, we recommend that clients involve CDI as early as possible in the design process and remain flexible regarding the final design and the time schedule necessary to complete it. Because of the expertise required to produce custom designs, CDI retains ownership of all patterns and molds.