Decorative Concrete Reseller – Winter 2009

The Art of Selling Decorative Concrete Products

Home prices are wobbling, new construction rates are stalling, unemployment figures are rising, and credit markets remain frozen. It’s pretty much the definition of a perfect storm for the construction industry and retailers alike. “Not much of anything is selling right now,” observes Brad Struiksma, purchasing manager for the 10-store […]

Product Profile: Paladiano “Wonders of the World” Stamping Tool Line

There is something that could be said about the connection between wine and the invention of a great idea. This certainly holds true for Bob Harris, president of the Decorative Concrete Institute. During a recent trip to Italy with his wife, Lee Ann, he was discussing the current stamped concrete […]

Tools of the Trade: Grinders

Blastrac – Diamatic BMGP-600-R Blastrac has integrated its recently developed POD (Point of Development) Technology into a new high-performance grinding and polishing machine” the Diamatic BMGP-600-R. The Diamatic BMGP-600-R features a proprietary 208/220-volt, 7.5-horsepower single-phase motor. The motor delivers a tooling speed of 400 rpm. Dust extraction occurs through a […]