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Decorative Concrete Press Releases

All the latest information on new product releases for decorative concrete contractors. Plus, openings and closings, mergers and partnerships, industry trends, new standards, conferences, and other news of interest to the decorative concrete industry.

Nox-Crete welcomes new Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Nox-Crete, Inc. is welcoming a new team member who is a familiar face among the customers in the territory he’ll be representing. Industry alum Jeter "Jey" Yates started his role as Southeast Regional Sales Manager for Nox-Crete earlier this month where he represented Nox-Crete at the 2020 World of Concrete in Las Vegas. Yates' territory will include Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.

February 17, 2020
ACI Releases 2020 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications and Practices

The American Concrete Institute has released the 2020 ACI Collection of Concrete Codes, Specifications, and Practices.

February 14, 2020
Alchemco has one of its main waterproofing products nominated for Most Innovative Product of 2020

Alchemco, a Henrico-based company, recently had it’s TechCrete 2500 Waterproofing Agent nominated for the Most Innovative Product of 2020 award, at the World of Concrete Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada. Used as part of the factory warranted TechCrete 2500 Waterproofing System, this cutting-edge, spray applied product is revolutionizing the concrete waterproofing world.

February 13, 2020
Ritchie Bros. sells US$61+ million of equipment in first Texas auction of 2020

Ritchie Bros. has started the year strong in Texas, selling 5,850+ equipment items for US$61 million+ in Houston this week—up approximately 35% from the same auction in 2019.

February 13, 2020
Quikrete, Pavestone, Custom Star on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

 QUIKRETE, Pavestone and Custom® Building Products are helping “Move That Bus” as building solution partners on HGTV’s reboot of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, which airs on Sundays starting with the February 16, 2020  (9:00 PM ET/PT) premiere. Hosted by Modern Family actor Jessie Tyler Ferguson, the iconic reality show celebrates local heroes and their families by providing dramatic, life-changing home renovations during the 10-episode season.

February 13, 2020
World of Concrete 2020: Bringing the Concrete and Masonry Industries Together in Las Vegas

World of Concrete 2020 concluded its 45th edition with a very strong event for the concrete & masonry industries. This signature annual event drew approximately 54,000 registered professionals, packing the halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center, and featured 1,310 companies (including 255 brand new companies) exhibiting across more than 700,000 net square feet of exhibit space.

February 13, 2020
CIM Holds Record Breaking Auction at World of Concrete

The National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – set a new record raising more than $1.2 million in gross revenue at its annual auction, held in conjunction with the World of Concrete on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.

February 13, 2020
ACI Announces ACI 318-19 Building Code Seminar Dates for 2020

The American Concrete Institute is offering a new series of seminars to focus on the new ACI 318-19, Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete and Commentary.

February 13, 2020
PTI launches new Repair, Rehab, & Strengthening Certification Program

The Post-Tensioning Institute announced the launch of its newest Field Personnel Certification Program, Level 1 & 2 Unbonded PT Repair, Rehabilitation, and Strengthening. The announcement was made during a press conference at the 2020 World of Concrete event in Las Vegas. 

February 11, 2020
A Hex Head Sleeve Anchor is a Versatile Masonry Fastener for Many Applications

A Hex Head Sleeve Anchor is a versatile masonry fastener that offers beneficial options when attaching items to solid concrete, brick and block base materials.

February 11, 2020
Sundek Celebrates 50 Years in Business

In 2020, Sundek celebrates 50 years in business. Sundek has been at the forefront of decorative concrete since 1970. From the beginning, Sundek has led through their people and passion for innovation.

February 10, 2020
Equipment and Event Rental Industry in the U.S. Continues Steady Growth Pattern

Equipment and event rental companies are expected to generate $58.1 billion in revenue in the United States in 2020, up 3.8 percent compared to 2019, according to the latest updated forecast released today by the American Rental Association.

February 10, 2020
New Addition to Inwhite UHPC Family

Aalborg Excel, the 2nd UHPC premixed product, developed under the Aalborg Inwhite Solutuin, can satisfy manufacturers to seek the ultimate surface detailing and aesthetical expression, within aesthetic and architectural applications. The product is self-levelling and fast flowing, allowing combinations with pigments and fibers, achieving very smooth surface finishes, even with the most challenging shapes.

February 10, 2020
ACI Foundation's Strategic Development Council Announces New Director

The ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council (SDC) is pleased to announce new and returning board members.

February 7, 2020
APF Polymer Surfaces Introduces Stat-Rez ESD Nano

ICP Building Solutions Group (BSG), an industry-leading company with more than 30 brands across numerous industries, has today announced the launch of its newest product from APF Polymer Surfaces, Stat-Rez® ESD Nano.

February 6, 2020
American Concrete Institute Celebrates Certification Programs at World of Concrete

The American Concrete Institute hosted a celebratory booth event in honor of ACI certification at World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV, USA. Show attendees and press were invited to attend the event on Wednesday afternoon to learn about recent ACI Certification achievements and network with leadership, staff, and ACI Sponsoring Groups. 

February 6, 2020
Vacuworx Introduces Smarter Vacuum Lifter

It’s been said that big things come in small packages. The next generation of battery powered lifters from Vacuworx really puts that theory to the test! The new PHD Portable Vacuum Lifting System weighs just 25 lb (11 kg), yet it generates enough power to lift up to 2,500 lb (1.13 tonne). With smart features like a remote control, lithium battery and dual pump design, the PHD is ready to prove how it can help contractors work faster, safer and smarter!

February 5, 2020
Prosoco Adds Melissa Frierson to its Anchoring Systems Group

Melissa Frierson is the new Inside Sales Representative for Prosoco, a new position in which she’ll provide customer support with focus on Prosoco's new line of masonry anchors.  

February 5, 2020
American Concrete Institute Announces New Position Statements

In support of the American Concrete Institute’s mission, ACI has recently published its first six position statements. These position statements support policy positions, and state, federal, and international programs, rules, and regulations. 

February 5, 2020
Kryton Launches the First Truly Wireless Concrete Monitoring Sensors in North America

Kryton International Inc., a company known for bringing innovative and valuable concrete technologies to the world, has chosen World of Concrete 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada, to launch their latest product, Maturix™ Smart Concrete Sensors.

February 5, 2020