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2014-08-15 23:00:29

Walttools, a US manufacturer and distributor of professional quality decorative concrete tools has expanded into precision custom tool design and has now made custom logos available to contractors. Morris, IL (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Plain gray concrete is everywhere and most people do not care who put it there. Decorative concrete, on the other hand, has been growing in popularity every year and is being installed in both residential and commercial settings every single day. People like...

2014-08-15 16:22:01

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Insteel Wire Products Company (together referred to as "Insteel" in this press release) has completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets associated with the prestressed concrete strand ("PC strand") business of American Spring Wire Corporation ("ASW") for a purchase price of approximately $36.0 million, subject to certain...

2014-08-14 23:09:12

The University of Nevada, Reno Takes Home First Place with Hycrete Carlstadt, NJ (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Hycrete, Inc., a leader in waterproofing and corrosion protection technologies for concrete, is proud to announce the use of its hydrophobic concrete admixtures in the winning design at the annual Concrete Canoe Competition organized by the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). The team from the University of Nevada, Reno took home first place, utilizing an optimized concrete...

2014-08-14 08:22:50

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese DINP Plasticizer Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese DINP Plasticizer Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global DINP plasticizer industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-08-11 12:29:15

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insteel Industries, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Insteel Wire Products Company (together referred to as "Insteel" in this press release) has entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets associated with the prestressed concrete strand ("PC strand") business of American Spring Wire Corporation ("ASW") for a purchase price of approximately $36.0 million,...

2014-08-08 12:26:29

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC) today announced the launch of its product calculator app for Android phone, tablet and other Android devices. The Vulcan Materials Product Calculator is a tool that allows users to estimate the construction materials needed for building and paving projects. The app is free and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090710/CL44887LOGO The product...

2014-08-08 12:22:27

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global 2-Ethylhexanol (2-EH) Market (Plasticizers, 2-EH Acrylate, 2-EH Nitrate, and Others) - Forecasts to 2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 2-EH is an oxo alcohol which was earlier employed in the industry as a plasticizer alcohol for manufacturing various phthalate plasticizers, but as the restrictions were imposed on the use of phthalate plasticizers...

2014-08-04 08:33:47

ELK POINT, S.D., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC, a leading provider of Equipment Enclosures for the Telecom, Government, Fiber and Power Generation Industries, today announced that they have increased their production capacity with the lease of an additional building in Elkhart, IN. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132733 In April of 2014 Thermo Bond Buildings, LLC acquired the Precast Concrete Assets of Mobile/Modular Express II in Elkhart, IN,...

2014-07-31 12:24:12

PORT-DANIEL - GASCONS, QC, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - McInnis Cement announced that the financial structure of its new generation cement plant under construction in the Gaspé region has been completed. National Bank of Canada, as sole bookrunner of the bank syndicate, has confirmed the availability of a $360M loan for the project. This amount is in addition to the $500M in equity from private and public investors including the joint venture formed by the groupe Beaudier and La Caisse de...

2014-07-30 23:01:38

Walttools, a U.S. manufacturer and distributor of professional grade decorative concrete supplies caters heavily to the vertical concrete artistry segment and they show that again by compiling an artistry tool kit that will enable any contractor new to the industry to have the right tools on hand to get started. Morris, IL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Walttools’ Tru Tex Texturing tools for concrete have been around for a few years now as single pieces or assorted kits, but a dedicated...


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