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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.

Mapei Group's President Passes Away

It is with great sadness that the MAPEI Group announces the passing of its President, Giorgio Squinzi, who died in Milan on the evening of October 2, 2019.

October 17, 2019
Powers DeWalt Steel Drop-In Anchor is now available from Confast

“The Powers DeWalt Steel Drop-In Anchor is now available in an all-steel, machine bolt anchor manufactured from 316 stainless steel,” announced Bob Carlisle, founder and president of Concrete Fastening Systems, Incorporated, located in Cleveland, Ohio.

October 17, 2019
Bosch X-LOCK Interface Hits Market to Make Simpler Grinder Wheel Changes a Snap

Known as the leader in developing professional power tools systems, Bosch is making yet another ground-breaking technology available today with the official release of its X-LOCK interface for angle grinders. X-LOCK sets the bar high for industry standards by making accessory changes simpler and more cost effective than ever before.

October 17, 2019
Trey Hamilton Joins ACI Staff

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is pleased to announce that Trey Hamilton joined the staff as Senior Engineer on October 1, 2019.

October 16, 2019
Coating Binders Sales Gain Momentum

The demand in the coating binders market was expected to surpass 36,000’000 tons by the end of 2018. The manufacturers in the coating binders market are shifting their focus from solvent-based coatings to water-based coatings. Stringent regulations by the governments across various countries with an aim to minimize VOC emission is resulting in the use of water-based coatings.

October 16, 2019
Hultafors Group acquires Custom LeatherCraft Manufacturing LLC

Hultafors Group of Goteborg, Sweden announced the acquisition of Custom LeatherCraft Manufacturing LLC, (“CLC”) of South Gate, California.

October 15, 2019
ACI Concrete Conference on Materials and Design to be Held in Amman, Jordan

Under the patronage of HRH Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan, President of the Royal Scientific Society, the American Concrete Institute (ACI), and Jordan Concrete Association, in collaboration with the Royal Scientific Society and Jordan Engineers Association, announce the ACI Concrete Conference on Materials & Design to be held 17-18 November, 2019, in Amman, Jordan.

October 15, 2019
Laticrete Promotes Ron Nash to Vice President of Sales and Marketing

LATICRETE, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has promoted Ron Nash to the newly formed position of Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing and Sean Boyle to the newly formed position of Vice President of Market Intelligence and Channel Management. The promotions are an integral part of the company’s multi-year restructuring to realign the sales teams to focus on specialized business segments that enrich the customer experience. 

October 15, 2019
Hilti Announces Software Collaboration with Procore to Support Digital Workflows

The Hilti Group, a world-leading manufacturer and provider of construction tools, technology and productivity solutions, is collaborating withProcore, a leading provider of construction management software, to help strengthen digital workflows and drive productivity on jobsites. As part of the joint effort, Hilti ON!Track asset management system will become compatible for Procore platform users. The announcement was made during Procore’s Groundbreak 2019, one of the largest construction conferences in the U.S.

October 11, 2019
FT Wax Market to rise at 7.6% CAGR to reach USD 1.2 billion by 2025

Global FT Wax Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $750 million to over $1.2 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

October 10, 2019
Mitsubishi Electric Explained its Marmaray Solutions in the Tunneling Symposium

Mitsubishi Electric, the leading brand in the automation industry, supported International Tunneling Symposium organized by the Tunneling Association with Silver Sponsorship.

October 10, 2019
FPT Industrial Gains Two Titles at the FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2019

For the second year in a row, FPT Industrial, together with IVECO, was awarded Team and Drivers’ champion at the FIA European Truck Racing Championship 2019. IVECO was the technical sponsor of the “Die Bullen von IVECO”, the partnership between the Hahn Racing and Schwabentruck Teams, while FPT Industrial is equipping the trucks during the race.

October 10, 2019
The Alpha Wet Blade Cutting Kit 9"

Alpha Professional Tools® is excited to introduce the newest addition to their Wet Blade Cutting Kit line-up. The WBC9KIT is designed for the easy conversion of large grinders into a wet cutting tool with a water feed system.

October 7, 2019
Hex Head Sleeve Anchors Offer Options

A Hex Head Sleeve Anchor is a versatile masonry fastener that offers beneficial options when attaching items to solid concrete, brick and block base materials.

October 7, 2019
PCA Names 2019 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Award Winners

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) today announced the winners of the 2019 John P. Gleason, Jr., Leadership Awards, honoring PCA members who have exhibited leadership in advancing industry programs and initiatives. 

October 4, 2019
TV's Popular Decorative Surfacing Company Lands in Homestead South Florida

The decorative concrete and specialty surface coatings industry is in high demand as more and more commercial and residential owners choose to utilize these high-tech flooring and surface solutions for their projects. In turn, this has led to a rapid expansion within the specialty flooring and decorative surfaces segment. Particularly, there is a growing movement within the niche markets of epoxy flooring, architectural concrete resurfacing and the specialty coatings sectors.

October 4, 2019
FPT Industrial Appoints New Distributor in Bangladesh

FPT Industrial, one of the world’s leading industrial powertrain providers, took a major step towards establishing its presence in Bangladesh with the appointment of BANGLAMARK Corporation as its new distributor in the market and the opening of its new premises in Dhaka.

October 4, 2019
Refractories Market exceeding at 4% CAGR to cross $41 Bn by 2025

According to latest industry report by Global Market Insights, Inc. Refractories Market evaluation is expected to surpass $41 billion mark by 2025.

October 3, 2019
Versatile Introduces New Polyaspartic Topcoat

Versatile recently introduced 5018M, a two-component polyaspartic topcoat designed to provide a matte finish in a single application. 5018M has a low viscosity that makes it very easy to apply while providing great flow and leveling.

October 3, 2019
Careers in Construction Month is in Full Swing October 2019

Spearheaded by NCCER and Build Your Future (BYF), the seventh annual Careers in Construction Month is in full swing this October. Forty states, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Washington D.C. have filed proclamation requests, making 2019 the highest participation ever for this nationwide observance.

October 2, 2019