Events & Recognition

Stay abreast with current gatherings and timely events by checking out the latest notices from those in the concrete industry.

2013 Inductee Bill Stegmeier

Concrete pool decks may seem like a fairly standard job for the layperson, but during the course of his career, Bill Stegmeier transformed the pool deck industry through his innovations. In the early 1950s, Bill owned a south Florida concrete construction firm that poured pool decks, as well as a chemical manufacturing company that supplied concrete additives.


2013 Inductee Barbara Sargent

Sargent had a prestigious career at Lambert Landscape Co. beginning in 1972 until the early 1990s. She rose to the position of vice president, where she was responsible for marketing, customer service and the retail division. It was during her tenure there that she was introduced to Epmar Corp.’s Kemiko stains and coatings and the idea of decorative concrete.


AmeriPolish Wins Demo Pavilion Contest at 2012 Concrete Decor Show

AmeriPolish went all out with their entry at the 2012 Concrete Decor Show Demo Pavilion Contest. Their entry featured a dragon from Floormap Stencil Designs. Both Jason Campbell of AmeriPolish and Chris Swanson of Colour did the polishing and coloring. At the 2012 Concrete Decor Show, three companies went head-to-head […]

A Concrete Tribute to 9/11 at World of Concrete

Under the tutelage of Ed Gruetzner, a decorative concrete practitioner and retired firefighter from New York City, and Michael Eastergard, owner of PreiTech Corp., a concrete form company, students from both MTSU and Chico State created a memorial to members of two companies of firefighters who were lost at the World Trade Center, Sept. 11, 2001.