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In Memoriam: Robert “Bobby” Lamar Lipscomb

November 8, 2018
Robert Lipscomb

Bobby was a valued and dedicated employee of Knight’s Redi-Mix for 11 years, lending his expertise to our Quality Control department.  Bobby was a great asset not only to QC, but also to Knight’s Redi-Mix as a whole, and he is greatly missed. Gaffney, SC – – Robert “Bobby” Lamar Lipscomb, Jr., 70, of 107 W. O’Neal Street, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at his residence. Born in Gaffney, he was the son of the late Robert Lamar Lipscomb, Sr. and Margaret (Maggie) Thomas Lipscomb. He was a graduate of Gaffney High School…

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Knight’s Redi-Mix Expands Operations in North Charleston to Meet Increased Demand

May 17, 2018
Knights companies ready mix concrete plant

Knight’s Redi-Mix, a division of Knight’s Companies, began full operations at its new plant on Spruill Avenue in North Charleston this month. This new location will allow Knight’s to better serve its customers in the metro Charleston area. The Con-E-Co batch plant was not only built to increase capacity, but also efficiency. A wet batch plant can produce up to 250 cubic yards per hour with very consistent slumps. Another efficiency is the installation of a Load And Go Ready Mix Truck Wash® from Shumaker Industries Inc. The automated drive through wash system thoroughly cleans the entire mixer in 30-45…

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Knights Companies Earns Industry Recognition

May 17, 2018
Precast Concrete Exhibition

Knight’s Precast of Summerville, SC has been honored for 10 consecutive years in the National Precast Concrete Association’s plant certification program. The company was recognized on Feb. 22 in Denver during The Precast Show 2018. “We are very proud of this 10-year milestone and the entire Precast team,” said Pete Knight, President of Knight’s Companies. “We strive to lead the region in safety and quality manufacturing, and our partnership with NPCA has been invaluable over the years.” NPCA certified plants that have been continuously certified for a specific number of years are honored for their long-term commitment to practicing quality…

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Knight’s Hosts Safety & Leadership Conference

January 10, 2018
Leadership & Safety Conference

Summerville, SC – April 16, 2018 – Knight’s Companies hosted a Leadership & Safety Meeting last week for all its divisions. We heard from Will Muschamp, Head Football Coach of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, Danny Ford, Former Head Football Coach of the Clemson University Tigers, and Bob McCall, President of Inspire High Performance, LLC. Knight’s Employees from all divisions gathered in Summerville for an afternoon of insights and training. Pete Knight kicked off the meeting by welcoming speakers, and then thanking the group for for the leadership and teamwork they show daily. First, we heard from Danny Ford.…

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