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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.

Milwaukee Upgrades Its Entire M18 System with New High Output Batteries and M18 & M12 Super Charger

Milwaukee Tool, the leader in cordless power tool technology, announces the next breakthrough for its M18™ Cordless System by extending its range of M18™ RedLithium™ High Output™ Batteries and introducing the first M18™ & M12™ Super Charger.

March 7, 2019
Growth Prompts New Leadership Appointments for Jacobsen Construction Company

To facilitate recent growth, Jacobsen Construction Company is pleased to announce three new appointments in executive company leadership.

March 6, 2019
Build with Strength Releases Wind Test Video Following Tornado Crisis

In the wake of this week’s destructive spate of tornados across the American Southeast, Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) consisting of civic organizations, fire service professionals, architects, engineers and industry experts committed to enacting safer and more sustainable building standards, has released a video promoting the safety advantages of building with concrete.

March 6, 2019
Solomon Colors Announces New VP of Sales and Category Manager for Pigments

Solomon Colors, Inc. is proud to announce Aaron Thomas as its new Vice President of Sales. The addition of Thomas to the Solomon Colors management team is part of a wider effort to restructure the salesforce and more effectively serve a wide variety of customers.

March 6, 2019
Prosoco Hires Ed Fox for Concrete Flooring Sales

Ed Fox, an industry veteran with more than 34 years of experience in the construction industry, has joined Prosoco as a concrete flooring specialist.

March 6, 2019
Ardex Introduces P 4™ Premixed Primer with Tenacious Bond

Ardex Americas’ commitment to innovation continues with the introduction of Ardex P 4™ Pre-Mixed, Rapid-Drying, Multipurpose Primer.

March 4, 2019
Fenix Group Announces Acquisition of Concrete Coatings, Inc.

Fenix Group is pleased to announce it has acquired substantially all the business assets of Concrete Coatings, Inc., a leader in the Rocky Mountain region for concrete overlays, dyes, stains and other related decorative concrete products.

March 4, 2019
ACI Foundation Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce its 2019 awardees.

March 1, 2019
Vanberg Specialized Coatings Expands to Larger Facility

Vanberg Specialized Coatings, a growing segment of Milamar Coatings LLC, has relocated its operation from Lenexa, KS to Kansas City, Kansas, to be co-located at the VersaFlex world headquarters and manufacturing facility. VersaFlex Holdings, LLC is the parent company of Oklahoma City-based Milamar Coatings, LLC.

March 1, 2019
Connect with CONEXPO CONNECT and Win

Do not miss your chance to win a trip to CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020. Simply by connecting with CONEXPO Connect, the new online experience that gives construction professionals a direct link to equipment experts, all the latest industry information and all the newest products.

February 28, 2019
Portland Cement Association Launches New Podcast Series: Hard Facts

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, has launched a new podcast series. Hard Facts is a podcast examining the best way to pay for the nation’s transportation infrastructure and explores money-saving tools available to planners and builders through interviews with members of Congress, the Administration and industry.

February 27, 2019
Brokk Introduces B300, Next Generation Demolition Robot

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, introduces the new Brokk 300, which features 40 percent more demolition power than its predecessor, the Brokk 280. It also boasts Brokk SmartConcept technological features that improve power management, reliability, maintainability and ergonomics.

February 27, 2019
Laticrete Celebrates Top Applicators with Second Annual Supercap Awards

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, recently celebrated top Laticrete Supercap self-leveling underlayment applicators with its second annual Applicator of the Year and Spirit of Supercap Awards. 

February 26, 2019
KAI Hires Matt Westphal as President of KAI Design, KAI Engineering

KAI announces the appointment of Matt Westphal as President of KAI Design and KAI Engineering.

February 26, 2019
Chromaflo Technologies to Introduce a Host of New Technologies

Chromaflo Technologies, the premier global provider of colorant technology solutions, will introduce a host of new technologies at the European Coatings Show March 19-21, 2019 in Nuremberg. To find out more, visit the Chromaflo booth in Hall 7, booth 7-167.

February 26, 2019
Don Gordon inducted into NCMA's Hall of Fame

Don Gordon, retired vice president of sales of CarbonCure Technologies, Inc., Dartmouth, NS, Canada, and previous owner and president of Atlas Block Company out of Midland, Ontario in Canada, was presented with NCMA’s Hall of Fame award February 14, 2019 at association’s Annual Convention held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs Area hotel.

February 25, 2019
Karl Watson, Sr. inducted into NCMA's Hall of Fame

Retired president of Rinker Materials Karl H. Watson, Sr., who helped grow the West Palm Beach-based company that helped build Disney World and Cape Canaveral to be the largest producer of concrete block and ready-mix in the country -- was presented with NCMA’s Hall of Fame award February 14, 2019 at the association’s Annual Convention held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs Area hotel.

February 25, 2019
Aquanil Plus Penetrating Silane Sealers Now Available with Migrating Corrosion Inhibitor Protection

ChemMasters, Inc. has announced the addition of three new versions to its popular Aquanil Plus line of deep penetrating, chemically reactive silane sealers.  The new Aquanil Plus MCI series silane sealers feature the addition of a migrating corrosion inhibitor (MCI) for superior corrosion protection of structural steel and rebar in concrete in a single application.

February 22, 2019
Sakrete Launches Augmented Reality Application for Concrete Calculations

Sakrete, a leader in concrete, concrete-related products and technical support, released its new mobile app that calculates the amount of product needed with a simple scan of a project space. The Sakrete augmented-reality based application uses spatial computing to measure and estimate different jobs, saving contractors time, product and money. Launched at World of Concrete 2019, the app recommends the correct Sakrete product and quantity, and directs users to their closest retail location for purchasing.

February 20, 2019
Mom Designs First Concrete Pipe Tiny Home

With the prevalence of homelessness and overpopulation across the country, Rinker Materials and the American Institute of Architecture Students joined forces to make affordable, high-quality housing a reality through the vision of architectural student Sandra D. Guillen. A native of La Paz, Bolivia and the single mother of a 12-year-old son, Guillen tapped personal experiences to win the Rinker Materials/AIAS Pipe Dream tiny home design contest. Based on her design, the first tiny home built from concrete pipe in the U.S. was revealed at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas on Feb. 19th, 2019.

February 19, 2019