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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.

Spyder Products Unveils Circular Saw Blades with Ultra-Tough, Smooth-Cutting Nickel Cobalt Teeth

Spyder Products, a leader in high performance power tool accessories, is launching new circular saw blades that require minimal effort to cut through material. Equipped with nickel cobalt (NiCo) cutting teeth, alternating tooth bevel, and an anti-friction coating, the Spyder blades are easier to use, safer, and provide up to six times the working life of conventional blades.

September 4, 2019
Midwest Block and Brick Earns Safety Awards

Nine Midwest Block & Brick facilities recently earned National Concrete Masonry Association / Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute Safety Awards. The annual recognition goes to product manufacturing members of the NCMA and ICPI for exemplary safety performance based on incidents reported to OSHA 300 log (or equivalent Canadian injury report).

September 4, 2019
ASV Stockholders Approve Acquisition By Yanmar

ASV Holdings, Inc., a leading provider of rubber-tracked compact track loaders and wheeled skid steer loaders in the compact construction equipment market, announced that at a special meeting of stockholders held earlier today, ASV’s stockholders voted to adopt the merger agreement pursuant to which ASV will be acquired by Yanmar America Corporation in an all-cash transaction, which was first announced on June 27, 2019. 

September 4, 2019
Chris Klemaske Joins Sundek as Director of Commercial Development

Chris Klemaske joins Sundek in Arlington, Texas as Director of Commercial Development where she will continue her role as an industry leader working with designers, architects and commercial developers on projects nationwide.

August 28, 2019
Laticrete Launches New Polishable, Cementitious Self Leveling Concrete Overlay, NXT Level SP

Laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has introduced NXT Level SP, a coarse-sanded, polishable, cementitious self-leveling concrete overlay with a Salt and Pepper appearance that is designed to function as a high-strength wear surface or underlayment.

August 27, 2019
Survey: Contractors Expect to Increase Rental Activity

Among professional construction contractors who rented equipment in the past year, a majority expects to increase reliance on rental in the year ahead, according to a comprehensive survey of contractors released by the American Rental Association.

August 27, 2019
Vacuworx Names Bruce Williamson Regional Sales Manager

Vacuworx is pleased to announce that Bruce Williamson has been hired as Regional Sales Manager, Southeast, serving the territory of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Kentucky and Tennessee.

August 27, 2019
ASCC Safety Pre-Construction Checklist Released

The Safety & Risk Management Council, a specialty council of the American Society of Concrete Contractors has published a Pre-Construction Checklist for Safety Policies & Procedures. The purpose of the document is to stimulate discussion of job-specific safety protocol and procedures, with all pertinent parties prior to project start-up.

August 27, 2019
Prosoco Launches Liquid Integral Colors for Concrete Cverlays

Repair contractors, architects and building owners now have a safer, more consistent option to integrally add color to concrete flooring overlays. 

August 27, 2019
Alpha Introduces New Ecoguard W6

Alpha Professional Tools® is excited to introduce the newest addition to their Ecoguard Dust Collection line up. The Ecoguard W6 is designed for collecting dust/debris when using a high-speed angle grinder with a vacuum.

August 25, 2019
W. R. Meadows Expands Color Selection for Pourthane Joint Sealants

W. R. Meadows not only offers non-sag and self-leveling versions of their dependable Pourthane joint sealant line, but both products are now available in a variety of colors to add an aesthetically-pleasing element to this necessary concrete construction component. No longer compromise quality for appearance; with Pourthane NS and Pourthane SL, you can feel confident in the longevity of the product and be proud of the finished look.

August 23, 2019
Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces Light-Duty Screw Anchor for Corrosive Environments

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced the first 1/4"-diameter stainless-steel screw anchor designed for lighter-duty applications in severely corrosive environments. It’s code listed for use in cracked concrete.

August 22, 2019
Brokk 70 Offers More Power for Confined Spaces

Brokk, a leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, unveiled the Brokk during bauma 2019. Armed with SmartPower™ — the company’s signature intelligent power management system — the smallest electric robot in the Brokk range offers 100% more power than its predecessor, the Brokk 60 II, yet retains the same compact dimensions with only a 133-pound (60-kilogram) weight increase.

August 21, 2019
CFI Announces Fall-Winter Training Dates

Coatings for Industry (CFI) will hold its Floor Coatings Technology & Application Training courses October 9-10, 2019 and February 5-6, 2020. The courses will be held at the company’s headquarters in Souderton, Pennsylvania

August 21, 2019
C&W Environmental Solutions Promotes Steve Duncan to Chief Operating Officer

C&W Environmental Solutions, a leader in dust collection and air pollution control, recently announced the promotion of Steve Duncan to chief operating officer. In this new role, Duncan will continue to manage the company’s operations, as well as assume a greater role in the management of the business through administrative oversite, new product development, and strategic planning and execution.

August 21, 2019
Bill Werra Joins C&W Environmental Solutions as Chief Growth Officer

C&W Environmental Solutions is pleased to announce that Bill Werra has joined the company as Chief Growth Officer and a member of the executive leadership team. The newly created position aligns sales and marketing with product and business development to deliver new value to its customers and expand its reach into new markets.

August 21, 2019
Concrete Fastener User Guide

It is necessary to consider many factors into consideration when determining which type of concrete anchor is best for each unique job. No matter what the application, it is a cost-effective measure to purchase the most effective anchor by first considering the type, configuration and style of fastener available.

August 20, 2019
Metabo HPT Launches a 4-Port Battery Charger with Bells & Whistles Included

Metabo HPT launches its first 4-Port Battery Charger (model UC18YTSL). It conveniently charges multiple 36V MultiVolt & 18V Metabo HPT/Hitachi batteries along with 2 USB compatible accessories and it’s also equipped with 2 AC outlets to power additional electric devices. Increase charging speed and decrease downtime on any jobsite with this feature laden charger.

August 20, 2019
Pure Safety Group Names Piccione Ceo

Pure Safety Group, the world’s largest independent height safety product development, manufacturing and training company, today announced it has named Joseph Piccione as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Piccione’s start date with the company will be August 19, 2019.

August 19, 2019
North America Rental Revenue Expected to Exceed $71 Billion in 2023
August 19, 2019