A.H. Beck Foundation Co., Inc. is a specialty deep foundation, ground improvement and earth retention contractor that has been in business since 1932. The company’s heritage includes the ultimate pioneering effort of helping start the drilled shaft foundation industry in the United States.
In the decades that followed, A.H. Beck has continued to remain at the forefront of the deep foundation and ground improvement industry, and is regarded as one of the premier foundation contractors in the southern United States and elsewhere. With accomplishments that include mechanically installing the first drilled shaft foundations in the United States to thousands of successful deep foundation and ground improvement projects including some of the most impressive structures in the southern United States, the company has continued to grow and expand its reach into the Caribbean, Central and South America, and Russia, and has continued to expand its services and expertise. A.H. Beck's corporate office is located in San Antonio, Texas where the company was founded and has branch offices in Houston and Dallas, Texas, Strasburg, Virginia and Tampa, Florida.
A.H. Beck has over 80 years of experience constructing deep foundation and ground improvement projects in the challenging geologic formations of the southern United States, as well as in some of the hardest materials found in the Appalachian Region. Beck also has many years of experience working in the soft, caving, high water table soils present along the Gulf Coast Region.
A.H. Beck has formulated extensive training programs for its key personnel as applied to foundation, ground improvement, and earth retention construction, jobsite safety and project management. A.H. Beck designs and builds most of its own foundation equipment and tools including those capable for very low overhead, long reach and difficult terrain applications, and for mobilized concrete / grout / soilcrete batching placement.