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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.

Color Technologies Changing the Rules for Suppliers, Designers and Buyers

Building the perfect product palette is one of the most difficult tasks for any supplier. Technology is changing the way that customers search for, specify and use color in almost every way. Chameleon Power, the leader in visualization technologies, provides a broad suite of color technologies based on its color science-based software engines.

November 15, 2018
3D Repro™ Tool Changing the Game in Landscape/Hardscape Industry

Visualization software can enhance the user experience, change the way suppliers merchandise their products and expand the user audience. Chameleon Power, the visualization software leader across 2D, 3D, VR (Virtual Reality) and AR (Augmented Reality) platforms, has launched next generation visualization technology that enhances outdoor design.

November 14, 2018
NCCER Announces New President

NCCER is pleased to announce that Boyd Worsham has been appointed as the NCCER President and began his position November 5 at NCCER’s headquarters in Alachua, Florida. Starting as a carpenter apprentice and rising through the ranks to vice president of a global company, Worsham embodies the enterprising spirit of the construction industry.

November 13, 2018
Frank Lewis Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from ASCC

Frank Lewis, retired from Sundek Products, Arlington, TX, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Concrete Contractors, (ASCC), St. Louis, MO on September 20, at the organization’s Annual Conference in Charlotte, NC.

November 13, 2018
Chris Sullivan Joins ASCC as Decorative Concrete Specialist

Chris Sullivan, noted concrete industry speaker and trainer, has joined the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC), St. Louis, MO as decorative concrete specialist (DCS).

November 13, 2018
When a Blue Screw is Not a Tapcon

“A customer asking to purchase a Tapcon™ is like a sneezing person asking to be handed a Kleenex ™,” said Bob Carlisle, founder and president of Concrete Fastener Systems, Inc. “In both situations, the general population has adopted the use of a popular, specific brand name to refer to a wide variety of products on the market.”

November 12, 2018
Dewalt Announces New 1-7/8" to 2" Hammers

Dewalt® announces its new line of large SDS Max hammers in 1-7/8” and 2” combination and demolition hammers, featuring the Flexvolt® 60V MAX Brushless 1-7/8” Combination Hammer (DCH733).

November 12, 2018
Champion of Veterans' Support Joins Effort to Educate on Stronger Building Methods

Build With Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association consisting of civic organizations, fire service professionals, architects, engineers and industry experts committed to enacting safer and more sustainable building standards, is pleased to welcome The Soldiers Project as the newest member of the coalition.

November 8, 2018
Concrete Show South East Asia 2019 - The 7th Concrete and Construction Show in Jakarta

The 7th edition of Concrete Show South East Asia will take place from 18-21 September, 2019 in Jakarta. The Organizer is PT. UBM Pameran Niaga Indonesia. MEREBO Messe International based in Hamburg/Germany is in charge of the "Europe, America & Australia/NZ Pavilion" dedicated to companies, associations, chambers and trade press of these regions.

November 7, 2018
Equipment Manufacturers Want Republicans and Democrats to Work Together

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) President Dennis Slater issued the following statement on what the 2018 midterm elections mean for the equipment manufacturing industry.

November 7, 2018
Heather Hughes Promoted to the Position of Marketing Manager at MBW, Inc.

We are very pleased to announce the promotion of Heather Hughes to the position of Marketing Manager effective November 1, 2018.

November 6, 2018
Jason Stasinopoulos Promoted the Position of Marketing Coordinator at MBW, Inc.

We are very pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Stasinopoulos to the position of Marketing Coordinator effective November 1, 2018.

November 6, 2018
Matt Herz, 20-year industry veteran, joins Prosoco

Prosoco recently gained the technical expertise and skills of Matt Herz, a 20-year veteran in the concrete flooring and hard surface care industries. He is now the company’s Technical Specialist, a new role in which he will consult and problem-solve for customers of Prosoco’s Concrete Flooring and Clean & Protect Product Groups.

November 5, 2018
Chromaflo Technologies Acquires CECOPLAS Colorants

Chromaflo Technologies, the premier global provider of colorant technology solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Central de Colores Plásticos’ (CECOPLAS) colorants business. Chromaflo Technologies and CECOPLAS have come to a purchase agreement whereby Chromaflo Technologies will acquire CECOPLAS’ colorants with production in Querétaro, Mexico. The business acquisition is effective November 1, 2018.

November 5, 2018
Augmented Reality Making Lot Selection Easier for the Home Buyer

Lot selection is one of the more difficult decisions for home buyers in general, the challenge can slow the building process indefinitely. Custom and spec home builders are embracing technologies that eliminate this issue.

November 5, 2018
Braxton-Bragg Brings Its World Class Customer Service & Shipping Into The Polished Concrete Industry

Braxton-Bragg, renowned for its 25 years (2019) of top-notch customer service and shipping in the stone fabrication and tile tooling industries, is expanding product lines to include concrete polishing.

November 1, 2018
Laticrete Resinous Flooring Estimator Simplifies Floor Coating Specification and Ordering Process

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has introduced its Resinous Flooring Estimator— a state-of-the-art online tool for construction professionals utilizing Spartacote™ products for their floor coating projects.

November 1, 2018
Next Generation Visualization on Display at Remodeling Show and DeckExpo

The Remodeling Show and DeckExpo, the leading annual event for the remodeling and deck industries, was the venue for the latest visualization technologies available to the industry. On display were next generation visualization tools from the industry leader, Chameleon Power.

October 30, 2018
Jon-Don Opens Restoration Support Center in Panama City Beach, Florida

Jon-Don, a leading supplier of everything professional contractors need to keep things clean, safe, and looking their best—from floor grinders to microfiber mops to training—has opened a temporary restoration support center in Panama City Beach, Florida to support disaster restoration professionals dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.

October 26, 2018
Construction Career Pathways Conference Strives to Lessen Skilled Shortages

This may be a shock, but young people are not signing up for careers in construction anymore. Have you been feeling the effects in your workforce? If so, it’s time to find out what you can do to help! Join NCCER at their premiere 2018 Construction Career Pathways Conference in San Antonio, Texas, where they will demonstrate how education partnerships are a crucial way to combat the skilled worker shortage.

October 25, 2018