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What Concrete Contractors Should Know About Crystalline Silica

Crystalline silica refers to a naturally occurring class of minerals found in a wide variety of rock. This mineral occurs naturally in virtually all sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks including granodiorites, rhyolites and granites. Its most common form is quartz, which is the second most abundant mineral harvested from the […]

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Fenix Group and ChemSystems, Inc. Join Forces in the Construction, Concrete and Decorative Industries

Fenix Group, and ChemSystems Inc., are pleased to announce a strategic alliance, with the goal to leverage technology, manufacturing footprint and product offerings to the benefit of each company and our customers. As part of this alliance, Chris Sullivan will join Fenix Group as VP of Sales for their Construction, […]

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As COVID-19 Drags On, Equipment Manufacturers Continue to Face Significant Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a toll on an industry that represents 12 percent of the U.S.  manufacturing sector, according to a new survey released today by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). While equipment manufacturers are adjusting to the changing economic conditions, three quarters of U.S. equipment manufacturers […]

Laticrete Rapid Recovery

Laticrete Launches “Rapid Recovery” Awareness Campaign

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has launched a new awareness campaign to combat the tightening timelines of a construction market working toward recovery. Through a focused effort toward educating installers and contractors on a broad array of the company’s high performance rapid […]

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Adapting Your Decorative Concrete Business During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought much more than illness to our nation. Many changes have happened throughout every state in the U.S. because of the coronavirus. Changes that include things like masks, social distancing and permanent business closures. Throughout the pandemic, decorative concrete contractors have found themselves in a quandary. […]

Spread Rock by Daich Coatings

New Colors Added to SpreadRock Offering

Daich Coatings, manufacturers of durable real stone coatings, has introduced three new colors to its popular SpreadRock granite stone coating line. The new Mocha, Anvil and Ice Grey colors add richer, darker color options to the real stone coatings selection. SpreadRock has exceptional decorative and protective benefits when applied to concrete, masonry and other surfaces. The coating […]

Chris Sullivan Fenix Group

Chris Sullivan joins the Fenix Group

Chris Sullivan was recently appointed vice president of sales for the construction division of the Fenix Group, one of the industry’s problem solvers for specialty performance coatings and decorative concrete admixtures that represents the brands of TK Products, SureCrete and Concrete Coatings. Sullivan’s responsibilities include managing all sales activities for the […]

Penetron Corrals Concrete Permeability At Mustang Feed Factory

Penetron Corrals Concrete Permeability at Mustang Feed Factory

Mustang, the largest Russian animal feed producer, began production in its newest facility in March 2020. Penetron crystalline technology was applied to waterproof all below-grade concrete structures to keep production lines dry and complex machinery safe. As Russia’s largest producer of animal feed and feed additives for cattle, poultry, and other farm […]

Covid-10 Impact Survey

Equipment Leasing and Finance Industry Confidence Surges in June

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation (the Foundation) releases the June 2020 Monthly Confidence Index for the Equipment Finance Industry (MCI-EFI) today. The index reports a qualitative assessment of both the prevailing business conditions and expectations for the future as reported by key executives from the $900 billion equipment finance sector. Overall, confidence in […]