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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.

Pure Safety Group Unveils Two Next Generation Harnesses

Pure Safety Group, the largest company dedicated solely to fall protection, has unveiled two new products to complete its Series line-up of three Guardian Fall Protection safety harnesses, with applications for keeping workers at height safe in many real-life work scenario. All harnesses meet OSHA standards, exceed ANSI standards and are pending CSA certification.

February 7, 2019
Virtual Selection Tool Significantly Reduces Design Consultation Time for Builders

Design centers are used by builders to assist clients in making design decisions throughout the build process. However, it can often be time consuming and requires the builder and client to spend hours reviewing and selecting products for their custom home.

February 6, 2019
TACA Members Visit Texas Legislators

More than 75 members of the Texas Aggregates & Concrete Association met with Texas legislators about issues important to the aggregate, concrete, cement and other associated industries as part of the association’s Capitol Day, which took place Feb. 5, 2019.

February 6, 2019
2019 ASA Officer and Board of Directors Appointments

The American Shotcrete Association (ASA) is proud to announce its new officers and board members that were elected by membership. Cathy Burkert, American Concrete Restorations Inc., will serve a one-year term as President. Burkert succeeds Lihe “John” Zhang, LZhang Consulting & Testing Ltd. As stipulated by the ASA bylaws Zhang will assume the position of Past President of the Board of Directors.

February 5, 2019
PCA Praises President Trump's Call for Infrastructure Investment

President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address included a push for both political parties to come together to invest in America’s infrastructure. In response, Portland Cement Association (PCA) President and CEO Michael Ireland applauds President Trump for emphasizing the political imperative of addressing America’s long-neglected infrastructure needs in his State of the Union address.

February 5, 2019
2019 ASCC Officers Elected

Chris Forster, Largo Concrete, Tustin, CA, has been elected president of the American Society of Concrete Contractors, St. Louis, MO for 2019-2020.

February 1, 2019
Selecting the Right Concrete Fastener for Signage

It is essential to gather information about the application of a sign to concrete, brick or block in order to purchase the most effective concrete anchors.

January 31, 2019
Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Jessica Gitto to National Account Manager

Western Specialty Contractors has promoted Jessica Gitto to the position of National Account Manager. Gitto was previously the Marketing/Assistant National Account Manager at Western.

January 31, 2019
Chromaflo Technologies Promotes Kyle Corrigan to Account Manager, Thermosets

Chromaflo Technologies, the leading independent global supplier of colorant systems, pigment and chemical dispersions, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kyle Corrigan to Account Manager working in the Thermosets Americas business.  Corrigan previously served as a Coatings Technical Service Representative.

January 31, 2019
Milwaukee® M18 Fuel 4-1/2" - 6" Braking Grinders Generate Power of 13amp Corded

Unwavering in their dedication to delivering productivity-enhancing solutions that provide the right blend of power, run-time, and performance, Milwaukee Tool is proud to round out its cordless grinding lineup with the addition of new small-angle grinders that generate the power of 13 amp corded. Featuring a full 6” grinding capacity, the M18 FUEL™ 4-1/2” - 6” Braking Grinders include Rapid Stop to automatically stop all accessories in less than 3 seconds.

January 31, 2019
American Concrete Institute Honors Outstanding Contributions to the Industry

The American Concrete Institute is pleased to recognize several professionals, groups, and companies for their outstanding contributions and dedication to ACI and the concrete industry. The 2019 honorees include the induction of Honorary Members, ACI’s highest honor, which recognizes persons of eminence in the field of the Institute’s interest, or one who has performed extraordinary meritorious service to the Institute.

January 31, 2019
Concrete Industry Management Program Sets New Record at 2019 Auction at World of Concrete

he National Steering Committee for the Concrete Industry Management program – a business intensive program that awards students with a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management – set a new record raising more than $1.2 million in gross revenue at its annual auction, held in conjunction with the World of Concrete on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019.

January 30, 2019
Ardex Introduces Flexbone Heat In-Floor Heating Systems

Ardex Americas, a system solution provider for specialty building products, announced the launch of Flexbone Heat In-Floor Heating Systems today.

January 30, 2019
Athenium Analytics Releases Weather-risk Product for Construction

Designed in collaboration with the Associated General Contractors of America, GaugeConstruction helps general contractors and subcontractors measure, mitigate and manage weather risk -- and plan projects with increased confidence.

January 29, 2019
Association of Equipment Manufacturers Kicks Off Year-Long 125th Anniversary Celebration

For 125 years, AEM has served as a steward of our industry and provided an industry-wide consortium that transcends individual member company size, products or individual business concerns.

January 28, 2019
Gordon Brush Mfg Co Discusses Manufacturing Process

Since 1951, Gordon Brush Mfg. Co., Inc. has manufactured over 17,000 specialty, custom and standard brushes for industrial and consumer use. In addition to over 2,000 stock (standard) brushes available for same day shipment, the Company has made unique brushes for a vast array of companies and industries.

January 25, 2019
ACI Foundation's Strategic Development Council Announces New Leadership

The ACI Foundation’s Strategic Development Council (SDC) is pleased to announce that Charles H. Hanskat is the organization’s new Chair, effective January 1, 2019.

January 24, 2019
ICC-ES expands its Customer Service Offerings in Europe

The ICC Evaluation Service expands its European presence through the addition of Dr.-Ing. Thomas Engleder to provide regional support for ICC-ES customers throughout Europe. This move expands the organization’s operational capacity in Europe to better serve existing and new customers.

January 24, 2019
The Best in Concrete Renovation Honored at WOC Ceremony

The most innovative and challenging projects completed by CSDA contractors in 2018 were recognized during a prestigious World of Concrete ceremony in Las Vegas.

January 23, 2019
2019 Forecast for Moderate Growth for GDP and Cement Consumption

At a press conference held at the 2019 World of Concrete, Portland Cement Association (PCA) Executive Vice President and Chief Economist Ed Sullivan predicted moderate growth in 2019 for the overall U.S. economy and in cement consumption. This was Sullivan’s first glimpse of his upcoming Spring forecast for PCA’s Market Intelligence Group. 

January 23, 2019