WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Clark Pacific, one of the nation's leading design-build manufacturers of prefabricated building systems, today announced that it has donated $200,000 to help develop the new Concrete Lab at Sacramento State's civil engineering department.
Sacramento State's new lab will offer hands-on experience for generations of engineering students and support the department's primary concrete research programs designed to develop and test new technologies and continuously improve concrete systems for construction.
Clark Pacific has long collaborated with Sacramento State engineering program by making course presentations on prefabricated concrete systems, partnering in academic research projects, hosting events and tours at its manufacturing facilities, and supporting Sacramento State engineers in the national Big Beam Contest as well as hiring students for its intern programs in both engineering and construction management. This donation represents a long-term investment in the program's future.
"Sac State is a true value for our community," said Don Clark, co-president and co-owner of Clark Pacific. "We are proud to support the Concrete Lab and the broader engineering program at the university. The professors and department leadership are forward thinking and provide meaningful opportunities and programs for students, industry, and the community. And we have had many great employees over the years who were graduates of their program."
"We are grateful for Clark Pacific's gift for the Concrete Lab and its on-going support for Sac State and our engineering and construction management programs," said Sacramento State President Robert S. Nelsen. "We are working to forge even greater ties between industry and academia, and we see Clark Pacific as a long-term partner in that effort."
About Clark Pacific
Clark Pacific is one of the nation's leading design-build manufacturers of prefabricated building systems. Driven to deliver better buildings, the company has paved the way for prefabrication in the marketplace, bridging the gap between manufacturing and construction to deliver high quality, cost-effective buildings on budget and on time. Clark Pacific's approach provides owners and design-build teams greater schedule and cost certainty, cleaner and safer jobsites, higher quality systems and more resilient structures than conventional construction. For more information, visit www.clarkpacific.com
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