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Foundation Supportworks Continues Code Compliance of Helical Foundation Products

ICC approved helical piles and anchorsFoundation Supportworks is pleased to announce that the International Code Council Evaluation Services (ICC-ES) Report (ESR) 3074 has been updated to confirm compliance with the 2006, 2009 and 2012 International Building Code (IBC).  The recently published ESR also includes the “FBC Supplement” confirming compliance with the 2010 Florida Building Code-Building and the 2010 Florida Building Code-Residential.  The evaluation report followed product design and testing in accordance with AC358, Acceptance Criteria for Helical Foundation Systems and Devices.  AC358 is the only published standard for establishing system capacities for helical foundations.  The updated report can be viewed at

Foundation Supportworks offers a complete line of foundation stabilization products for the remedial repair of existing structures as well as deep foundations for new construction projects. The product line includes helical pile and helical anchor systems, hydraulically-driven push pier systems, lightweight cellular concrete and geopolymer stabilization products.  Visit for more information.

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Foundation Supportworks Continues Growth with New Hire, Randy Dikeman, as Territory Manager

Foundation Supportworks, Inc. (FSI) is pleased to announce the hiring of Randy Dikeman. Randy joins FSI as a Territory Manager with a focus on dealer recruitment, field training, and technical support.

Randy has over 36 years of extensive hands-on residential and commercial construction experience and has been involved with the deep foundations industry since 1987. Randy brings a unique level of understanding to the position having owned his own foundation repair company from 1990 to 2001.

From 2001 to 2008 Randy fulfilled the role of National Project Manager for Product and Application Support for Atlas Systems and Chance Civil Construction. While with these organizations, he was a contributor in the development of comprehensive training manuals as well as other technical documents. Randy has trained foundation contractors in the classroom and in the field for over 20 years. Randy has also provided technical support for customers throughout the United States in the application, installation and load testing of helical piles, anchors and push piers in a wide variety of soil conditions. He also has extensive experience with equipment and specialty applications.

Most recently, Randy has been a field consultant for various industry manufacturers including a role in sales and business development for a distributor of Maclean-Dixie helical products.

“I am impressed with FSI’s overall operation and especially, the depth of focus in their customer support system. In this highly competitive arena of manufacturers, it is refreshing to see a company driven by the old-fashioned values of customer service that defined small business in this country for generations. The broad program of training they offer is, in my opinion, unsurpassed in the industry. I look forward to working with FSI’s staff and hopefully, I can add another layer of value to their organization.”

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