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Graco Inc Acquires Gusmer Corporation

Fluid handling equipment manufacturer Graco Inc acquires Gusmer Corp. and also, in a related transaction, Gusmer Europe S.L. Gusmer is a leading designer and manufacturer of two-component dispense equipment systems. These two-component systems are designed for use with polyureas, polyurethanes and epoxies, among others. Graco Inc acquires Gusmer Corp. from […]

Green homes a perfect fit at Yellowstone

Quad-Lock Building Systems Ltd. claimed its share of the credit when two single-family residences in Yellowstone National Park earned LEED certification. The houses were constructed with Quad-Lock insulating concrete forms. The contractor, Zanterra Parks & Resorts, chose Quad-Lock because it was aiming for LEED certification, and Quad-Lock forms provide the […]

Report bullish on Asia, forecasts lower demand for portland cement

World demand for cement and concrete additives is forecast to rise 6.8 percent per year through 2008 to $6.7 billion, a big improvement over 1998-2003, according to a new study from market research firm The Freedonia Group Inc. The report, “World Cement & Concrete Additives,” predicts the healthiest gains will […]