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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.

Reduce Impact of Lead in the Environment with Zamac Fasteners

Concrete fasteners have successfully adapted to meet the ever-changing regulations related to protecting the environment. While maintaining their original design concepts, anchors have evolved over the decades to offer improved safety and upgraded support for conservation concerns.

February 11, 2019
Vacuworx Adds New Members to North American Sales Team

Vacuworx is pleased to announce the expansion of its North American sales force with the addition of three new members to their existing team going into 2019.

February 11, 2019
Jon-Don Acquires Quest Building Products

Jon-Don, a leading supplier of equipment, consumables, and know-how to specialty contractors, is expanding its distribution network with the acquisition of Quest Building Products, an Anaheim-based distributor of concrete surface prep products, equipment, and service.

February 7, 2019
Long-time Dallas Community Leader Darren L. James, AIA, Named President of KAI Enterprises

KAI Enterprises, an integrated architectural, engineering and construction services firm, is pleased to announce that long-time Dallas community leader Darren L. James, AIA, has been named President of KAI Enterprises. The leadership change reflects the company’s vision to grow, connect and transform communities across the country.

February 7, 2019
Milwaukee Introduces New Measurement Technology with RedstickDigital Levels

Milwaukee Tool continues to develop new technology for enhanced jobsite productivity with the introduction of Redstick Digital Levels w/ Pinpoint Measurement Technology. With a dynamic, 360° full-color display, a proprietary calibration process, and powered by Milwaukee’s USB RedLithium battery, Redstick Digital Levels provide the best user experience, are the most accurate levels on the market, and the world’s first rechargeable digital levels.

February 7, 2019
Pure Safety Group Unveils Two Next Generation Harnesses

Pure Safety Group, the largest company dedicated solely to fall protection, has unveiled two new products to complete its Series line-up of three Guardian Fall Protection safety harnesses, with applications for keeping workers at height safe in many real-life work scenario. All harnesses meet OSHA standards, exceed ANSI standards and are pending CSA certification.

February 7, 2019
Virtual Selection Tool Significantly Reduces Design Consultation Time for Builders

Design centers are used by builders to assist clients in making design decisions throughout the build process. However, it can often be time consuming and requires the builder and client to spend hours reviewing and selecting products for their custom home.

February 6, 2019
TACA Members Visit Texas Legislators

More than 75 members of the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association met with Texas legislators about issues important to the aggregate, concrete, cement and other associated industries as part of the association’s Capitol Day, which took place Feb. 5, 2019.

February 6, 2019
2019 ASA Officer and Board of Directors Appointments

The American Shotcrete Association (ASA) is proud to announce its new officers and board members that were elected by membership. Cathy Burkert, American Concrete Restorations Inc., will serve a one-year term as President. Burkert succeeds Lihe “John” Zhang, LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd. As stipulated by the ASA bylaws Zhang will assume the position of Past President of the Board of Directors.

February 5, 2019
PCA Praises President Trump's Call for Infrastructure Investment

President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address included a push for both political parties to come together to invest in America’s infrastructure. In response, Portland Cement Association (PCA) President and CEO Michael Ireland applauds President Trump for emphasizing the political imperative of addressing America’s long-neglected infrastructure needs in his State of the Union address.

February 5, 2019
2019 ASCC Officers Elected

Chris Forster, Largo Concrete, Tustin, CA, has been elected president of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, St. Louis, MO for 2019-2020.

February 1, 2019
Selecting the Right Concrete Fastener for Signage

It is essential to gather information about the application of a sign to concrete, brick or block in order to purchase the most effective concrete anchors.

January 31, 2019
Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Jessica Gitto to National Account Manager

Western Specialty Contractors has promoted Jessica Gitto to the position of National Account Manager. Gitto was previously the Marketing/Assistant National Account Manager at Western.

January 31, 2019
Chromaflo Technologies Promotes Kyle Corrigan to Account Manager, Thermosets

Chromaflo Technologies, the leading independent global supplier of colorant systems, pigment and chemical dispersions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kyle Corrigan to Account Manager working in the Thermosets Americas business.  Corrigan previously served as a Coatings Technical Service Representative.

January 31, 2019
Milwaukee® M18 Fuel 4-1/2" - 6" Braking Grinders Generate Power of 13amp Corded

Unwavering in their dedication to delivering productivity-enhancing solutions that provide the right blend of power, run-time, and performance, Milwaukee Tool is proud to round out its cordless grinding lineup with the addition of new small-angle grinders that generate the power of 13 amp corded. Featuring a full 6” grinding capacity, the M18 FUEL™ 4-1/2” - 6” Braking Grinders include Rapid Stop to automatically stop all accessories in less than 3 seconds.

January 31, 2019
American Concrete Institute Honors Outstanding Contributions to the Industry

The American Concrete Institute is pleased to recognize several professionals, groups, and companies for their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry. The 2019 honorees include the induction of Honorary Members, ACI’s highest honor, which recognizes persons of eminence in the field of the Institute’s interest, or one who has performed extraordinary meritorious service to the Institute.

January 31, 2019
Concrete Industry Management Program Sets New Record at 2019 Auction at World of Concrete

he 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, Jan. 23, 2019.

January 30, 2019
Ardex Introduces Flexbone Heat In-Floor Heating Systems

Ardex Americas, a system solution provider for specialty building products, announced the launch of Flexbone Heat In-Floor Heating Systems today.

January 30, 2019
Athenium Analytics Releases Weather-risk Product for Construction

Designed in collaboration with the Associated General Contractors of America, GaugeConstruction helps general contractors and subcontractors measure, mitigate and manage weather risk -- and plan projects with increased confidence.

January 29, 2019
Association of Equipment Manufacturers Kicks Off Year-Long 125th Anniversary Celebration

For 125 years, AEM has served as a steward of our industry and provided an industry-wide consortium that transcends individual member company size, products or individual business concerns.

January 28, 2019