New Format Welcome to the leading informational site on the post-tensioning construction method, sponsored by the Post-Tensioning Institute (PTI)a nonprofit organization for the advancement of post-tensioned, prestressed concrete design and construction. PTI represents a community of businesses and professionals dedicated to expanding quality post-tensioning applications.

Mission Statement

The Post-Tensioning Institute is recognized as the worldwide authority on post-tensioning. We are dedicated to expanding post-tensioning (PT) applications through marketing, education, research, teamwork, and code development while advancing the quality, safety, efficiency, profitability, and use of post-tensioning systems.

2015 PTI Project Awards - Call for Entries Due December 31

PTI is now accepting entries for the 2015 PTI Project Awards, a competition recognizing excellence in post-tensioning applications. Owners, architects, engineers, contractors, and post-tensioning suppliers are invited to submit projects completed in the last seven years that use post-tensioning as a structural component. Categories include:

  • Bridges
  • Buildings
  • Industrial/Special Applications
  • Parking Structures
  • Repair, Rehabilitation and Strengthening
  • Slab-on-Ground
Click here to visit the Project Awards page and download the official call for entries and project submission forms. Entries are due December 31, 2014. Awards will be presented at the PTI Awards Dinner on Monday, April 27, 2015 in conjunction with the 2015 PTI Convention in Houston, TX.

Upcoming Opportunities to Earn PTI Personnel Certification in 2014

Proper training and education of personnel involved in PT field operations are vital to ensuring the performance, serviceability, durability, and safety of PT concrete construction. Visit the Personnel Certification page to view the entire 2014 schedule, learn about special requests and register. Use the links provided below to register for an upcoming workshop.



Level 1 Unbonded PT- Field Installation  November 8-9
 Austin, TX - Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
Flyer Online

Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Inspector  November 21-23
 Orlando, FL - Holiday Inn Orlando International Airport
Flyer Online
Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Inspector  December 5-7  Vancouver, BC, CAN Flyer  Online

Level 1 & 2 Bonded PT Field Specialist  November 12-14
 Austin, TX -Location Information Flyer Online

Note: Venue size limitations may require some classes to place a cap on registration prior to the workshop. Workshops fill quickly, register early to ensure your space.
Visit the Personnel Certification page to view the entire 2014 schedule, learn about special requests and register.

Join a PTI Technical or Certification Committee

Voting members of PTI technical and certification committees are essential to the development of PTI. Click here for an application.





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