Concrete manufacturer Quikrete Cos. and coatings manufacturer Valspar Corp. announced a strategic alliance to produce a complete line of premium concrete coatings. The new line will be manufactured and marketed jointly by Valspar and Quikrete under the brand name Quikrete Professional Concrete Coatings. The line will feature 14 technologically advanced products, including sealers, floor coatings, waterproofers, and the Quikrete Epoxy Garage Floor Coating Kit, which includes cleaner, epoxy and color flakes. The products will often be merchandized at a single-source “Concrete Solution Center.” The venture is Quikrete’s first into the coatings industry. Information about Quikrete can be found at www.quikrete.com or (800) 282-5828. For more about Valspar, visit www.valspar.com or call (612) 332-7371.