Vexcon Chemicals Announces Stain Protection and Enhancement for Densified /Hardened and Polished Concrete

Vexcon Chemicals is an industry leader providing innovative product solutions through the development of advance chemical technologies designed to meet today’s construction demands. We are pleased to announce Vexcon’s StarSeal PS Ultra Guard SPE. StarSeal PS Ultra Guard SPE is a water base stabilized penetrating and film forming curing polymer that provides durable long lasting stain protection and [...]

Kimberly Corwin Promoted to Chief Executive Officer of A.H. HARRIS

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Bob Parsons, Chairman of A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc., announced the promotion of Kimberly Corwin, President & Chief Operating Officer to President & Chief Executive Officer. Kimberly Corwin has more than 25 years in the concrete construction industry. She began her career in Iowa at Composite Technologies Corporation.  She joined Hughes Supply in Florida in [...]

Dayton Superior adds High Capacity Brace to Tilt-Up Portfolio

Dayton Superior is adding the B18 Tilt Up Brace to the company’s tilt up line of product solutions. The newly launched B18 brace was independently tested for capacity at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus. The test results confirmed that the B18 brace is the only 52’ long tilt up brace with a Safe Working [...]

Dayton Superior opens Innovation Center at Miamisburg, Ohio Headquarters

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Dayton Superior Corporation, a global leader in providing advanced product solutions for the concrete construction industry, has officially opened their state-of-the-art Innovation Center at the company’s corporate headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio. The Innovation Center will serve as a hub for research and development and technology services in support of the company’s new product development initiative [...]

For The Dangerously Uninterested

Tiltwallism encourages architects to re-engage everyday architecture neglected by many professionals and stimulate an interest in tilt-up for designers. In addition to serving as an introductory resource to architects and an inspiration to contractors, developers and structural consultants familiar with the building system, the book presents a serious investigation into the absence of tilt-up in architectural theory and critical practice.

New Book Gives Insights into ‘Everyday’ Architecture — Book Signing June 26 and June 27

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The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a nonprofit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system – will host a book-signing event featuring the newly released Tiltwallism: A Treatise on the Architectural Potential of Tilt Wall Construction by architect Jeffrey Brown at the American Institute of [...]

Connect-EZ™, LLC and Tilt-Up Design Systems, LLC Announce Supplier Sponsorship

Connect-EZ’s experience in structural engineering, steel fabrication/erection and business ownership to introduce innovative, engineered connection devices complements Tilt-Up Design Systems focus on providing the Tilt-Up construction industry with a collaborative online application that provides cost effective and efficient solutions for Tilt-Up Construction projects.

Dayton Superior Expands Service Offering

Dayton Superior announced the company is expanding their broad range of value-added services to include brokerage services for new and used forming and shoring products as well as tilt-up braces. The company will work as a third party to bring together buyers and sellers of new and used equipment and will facilitate the purchase, sale [...]

TCA Releases Engineering Tilt-Up

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The Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) – a non-profit international organization that serves to expand and improve the use of tilt-up as the preferred building system — has announced the release of Engineering Tilt-Up. The newest publication from the TCA is the third in a trilogy of resources covering the architecture, engineering and construction of tilt-up. [...]

Dayton Superior Adds New Curing Compound To Product Portfolio

Dayton Superior is introducing the latest addition to their chemical product line, Clear Cure VOC J7 WB. This VOC compliant, water-based, clear resin dissipating cure is designed for use on freshly finished concrete as a membrane-forming curing compound. Clear Cure VOC J7WB may be utilized in horizontal and vertical applications. Dissipation normally begins within 7-10 [...]

Dayton Superior Introduces Third Mobile App For iPad/iPhone

Dayton Superior is introducing their third mobile app, the Dayton Online Collateral System (DOCS). The new app provides users with a vast selection of Dayton Superior’s published materials in pdf format. Users will have immediate access to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), technical data sheets, price books, product handbooks, product application guides, product bulletins, sales [...]

Accubrace Weathers the Storm

All along the Mid-Atlantic coast, contractors monitored weather reports, securing their jobsites as best they could, not knowing if their projects would make it through the predicted wrath expected with the coming record storm.

Summary October 28, 2012 was not the typical Sunday afternoon along the Mid-Atlantic coast. For residents, the churning surf, grayed skies and increasing winds hinted at what was to come. The usual Sunday activities were suspended, replaced by final preparations for the impending landfall of Hurricane Sandy. In the overnight hours of October 29, Sandy [...]

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