World of Concrete 2016 CIM Auction to Feature Vintage Ford Truck

CIM program will auction the vintage vehicle on February 3 in Las Vegas

Concrete Industry Management (CIM)
This mint condition 1951 Ford Ready Mix truck was donated as an auction item by Allied Concrete Materials.
This mint condition 1951 Ford Ready Mix truck was donated as an auction item by Allied Concrete Materials.

The Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – announces a vintage Ford Ready Mix truck is available at their 11th annual auction to be held at the World of Concrete. The auction is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 3 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The silent auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the live auction begins at 1 p.m.

“This generous gift, acquired and beautifully restored by Dean Leaman of Allied Concrete Materials, is a wonderful addition to the list of industry items donated to our annual Auction at World of Concrete, “ said Michael Philipps, Chairman of the CIM Auction Committee. “We would also like to thank Allied General Manager Johnny Cook - with the full support of Allied’s parent company, Summit Materials - who led the charge in donating this vehicle to CIM.”

The specifications for this mint condition 1951 Ford Ready Mix Truck include:

  • 1951 Ford Truck with V8 engine
  • Late 1940’s Rex mixer
  • Four cylinder Continental Engine to turn the 2-cubic yard mixer
  • Old gasoline pump with nozzle to add water
  • Hand-operated steel wheel on rear to operate discharge opening gate

The proceeds from the 2016 Auction will benefit the CIM National Steering Committee (NSC) and support the current CIM programs at Middle Tennessee State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Texas State University and the California State University - Chico, the Executive MBA program, as well as help fund scholarships.

The CIM auction organizers are hoping for a record event in 2016, and continue to seek donation items. According to CIM Marketing Committee Chairman, Brian Gallagher, the 2015 CIM Auction set a record with more than $800,000 in gross revenue.

Previous auction items has included concrete mixer trucks, cement, skid steers, concrete saws, drills, mixers, vibrators, scaffolding, safety equipment, screeds, fiber transport systems, dust collectors, NDT equipment, decorative concrete tools, water meters, pumps, generators, training sessions, reference books, advertisements, laptop computers, mobile computers, sports memorabilia, sports travel packages, golf school packages and vacation travel packages.

Those interested in making a donation should contact CIM Auction Committee Chairman Michael Philipps at michaelf.philipps@cemex.com or (713) 722-2969.

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