Press Releases

Construction trade show planned for Las Vegas

CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2005 and IFPE 2005, the world’s largest exposition for the construction, construction materials and power transmission industries, will be held March 15 through March 19, 2005, in Las Vegas, Nev. The massive gathering is expected to draw more than 100,000 industry professionals from 120 countries. The event will also […]

New hires at Powers Fasteners

Powers Fasteners Inc., a leading domestic manufacturer of mechanical, adhesive and powder-actuated fastening systems, recently made several significant appointments. Robert Brito was hired as branch manager of the Atlanta branch warehouse, giving him outside sales responsibility for Georgia and Alabama. Scott Glasnap was named branch manager at the Phoenix warehouse, […]

Compressor saves energy

Mi-T-M Corp. has introduced a threephase, two-stage electric air compressor. When threephase power is available, operating threephase motors incurs less energy costs than onephase motors. Features of this portable 30- gallon compressor include: three-phase 5.0 HP motor; two-stage compressor with aluminum head and splashlubricated cast-iron crankcase and castiron cylinder; 16.5-inch […]

Concrete that can take the heat

Allied Marketing Systems, the company that developed the AccuCrete gypsum floor underlayment system, has brought another innovation to market. The new product, AccuRadiant, is pour-in-place gypsum concrete designed for radiant floor heating systems. The concrete can be safely poured over hot water tubes, electric heating cables or mats, securing them […]

Dow looks for wows

Dow Corning showcased its latest offerings in buildingprotection solutions at the 2005 World of Concrete in Mexico. Featured products included water repellents that don’t contain solvents, stain protection products and price-competitive silicone sealants. Dow Corning Z-6683 Water Repellent Emulsion will help manufacturers avoid solvent regulation problems when they are formulating. […]