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Decorative Concrete Press Releases

All the latest information on new product releases for decorative concrete contractors. Plus, openings and closings, mergers and partnerships, industry trends, new standards, conferences, and other news of interest to the decorative concrete industry.

Husqvarna Opens New Distribution Center in Lenexa, Kansas

Husqvarna Construction Products, headquartered in Olathe, Kan., has expanded with a brand new 150,000 sq ft distribution center. The center, located in Lenexa, Kan., is only a mile away from our present headquarters and central warehouse.

March 12, 2019
From Start to Finishing - Husqvarna's Range of Compaction and Concrete Placement Equipment

Husqvarna Construction Products' compaction and concrete placement equipment helps support customers from the ground up.

March 12, 2019
Connecticut Awarded State Affiliate of the Year Award by NRMCA

The Connecticut Ready Mixed Concrete Association was awarded the 2018 State Affiliate of the Year award by the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association at the annual luncheon for state affiliate organizations March 6th, 2019. The award ceremony was part of the annual NRMCA convention held at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa Florida.

March 12, 2019
Bosch's 1,200-Lumen Connected LED Area Light Brings Bluetooth to the Jobsite

Controlling an area light shining over the entire jobsite can be tricky when it’s strapped to the rafters. That’s why Bosch is introducing the future of connected lighting. The Bosch GLI18V-1200C 18V Connected LED Area Light with Bluetooth offers users full control over the smart light using a mobile device. Pros can now turn the light on and off remotely, dim the light to the desired brightness, put it on a timer and even check the battery – all from the free Bosch Toolbox App.

March 12, 2019
General Equipment Appoints New National Sales Manager

General Equipment Company, manufacturers of extreme duty light construction equipment, is pleased to announce Greg Kunderman has joined the company as National Sales Manager where he will have responsibility for the development and coordination of sales for national and independent accounts. He will also oversee long term sales strategy development as well as General Equipment’s sales representative organizations for North America.

March 12, 2019
Construction Employment Increases in 44 States from January 2018 to January 2019

Forty-four states added construction jobs between January 2018 and January 2019, while 33 states added construction jobs between December and January, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America of Labor Department data released today. Association officials cautioned that the employment gains may not last without an increase in the number of people trained for construction careers.

March 11, 2019
Iowa City Wood-Framed Construction Project Engulfed in Fire-Ball Explosion

A fire erupted at the Hodge-Hieronymus Square Development in Iowa City, causing an estimated $1 million in damage. The result of the fire marshal’s investigation on Wednesday revealed that the fire was caused by a liquid propane-fueled radiant heater that came in contact with combustible sub-floor adhesives. Though the project was originally slated for completion by the end of this year, the fire could result in significant delays.

March 8, 2019
AEM Elects Directors to AG and CE Sector Boards

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected Johannes Schulze Vohren, Regional President North America for Wacker Neuson, to the AEM CE Sector Board and Jeremy Yoder, Executive VP and COO of DISTek Integration Inc., to the AEM AG Sector Board to fill unexpired terms.

March 7, 2019
2018 ASA Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards

The American Shotcrete Association is proud to announce the recipients of its 2018 Outstanding Shotcrete Project Awards. The recipients were honored at the 14th Annual ASA Awards Banquet held in conjunction with the Shotcrete Convention & Technology Conference, Feb. 26, 2019 in Fernandina Beach, Fla. These awards confirm and demonstrate the exceptional advantages of shotcrete placement of concrete.

March 7, 2019
Milwaukee Upgrades Its Entire M18 System with New High Output Batteries and M18 & M12 Super Charger

Milwaukee Tool, the leader in cordless power tool technology, announces the next breakthrough for its M18™ Cordless System by extending its range of M18™ RedLithium™ High Output™ Batteries and introducing the first M18™ & M12™ Super Charger.

March 7, 2019
Growth Prompts New Leadership Appointments for Jacobsen Construction Company

To facilitate recent growth, Jacobsen Construction Company is pleased to announce three new appointments in executive company leadership.

March 6, 2019
Build with Strength Releases Wind Test Video Following Tornado Crisis

In the wake of this week’s destructive spate of tornados across the American Southeast, Build with Strength, a coalition of the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) consisting of civic organizations, fire service professionals, architects, engineers and industry experts committed to enacting safer and more sustainable building standards, has released a video promoting the safety advantages of building with concrete.

March 6, 2019
Solomon Colors Announces New VP of Sales and Category Manager for Pigments

Solomon Colors, Inc. is proud to announce Aaron Thomas as its new Vice President of Sales. The addition of Thomas to the Solomon Colors management team is part of a wider effort to restructure the salesforce and more effectively serve a wide variety of customers.

March 6, 2019
Prosoco Hires Ed Fox for Concrete Flooring Sales

Ed Fox, an industry veteran with more than 34 years of experience in the construction industry, has joined Prosoco as a concrete flooring specialist.

March 6, 2019
Fenix Group Announces Acquisition of Concrete Coatings, Inc.

Fenix Group is pleased to announce it has acquired substantially all the business assets of Concrete Coatings, Inc., a leader in the Rocky Mountain region for concrete overlays, dyes, stains and other related decorative concrete products.

March 4, 2019
Ardex Introduces P 4™ Premixed Primer with Tenacious Bond

Ardex Americas’ commitment to innovation continues with the introduction of Ardex P 4™ Pre-Mixed, Rapid-Drying, Multipurpose Primer.

March 4, 2019
ACI Foundation Announces 2019 Award Recipients

The ACI Foundation is pleased to announce its 2019 awardees.

March 1, 2019
Vanberg Specialized Coatings Expands to Larger Facility

Vanberg Specialized Coatings, a growing segment of Milamar Coatings LLC, has relocated its operation from Lenexa, KS to Kansas City, Kansas, to be co-located at the VersaFlex world headquarters and manufacturing facility. VersaFlex Holdings, LLC is the parent company of Oklahoma City-based Milamar Coatings, LLC.

March 1, 2019
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February 28, 2019
Portland Cement Association Launches New Podcast Series: Hard Facts

The Portland Cement Association (PCA), representing America’s Cement Manufacturers, has launched a new podcast series. Hard Facts is a podcast examining the best way to pay for the nation’s transportation infrastructure and explores money-saving tools available to planners and builders through interviews with members of Congress, the Administration and industry.

February 27, 2019