Developing and manufacturing innovative products
for construction since 1975.
1975 – Company found to produce new technology of fiberglass reinforced structural cement
1980 – Introduces crystalline water entry protection system to US market
1992 – Develops performance/color matching system for natural stone
1995 – Contributor to Army Corp REMR program
1997 – Builds new facility to house manufacturing, R&D and corporate offices
1997 – Introduces radically new water based technology for corrosion protection of imbedded steel
1998 – Introduces new water-based technology for long-open-time bonding primer for concrete
2000 – Introduces color matching for natural stone, Terracotta and concrete that allows trained applicators to accomplish color matching at the job site.
2003 – Builds new plant to expand capacity
2003 – Introduces highly breathable mineral silicate paint for concrete that can not peel
2006 – Introduces new technology high performance water repellant for concrete and masonry
2009 – Complete a three year effort to develop a crack resistant repair mortar for the U.S. Navy incorporating technology new to concrete and utilizing a high percentage of recycled materials.
2011 – Introduced the micro injection grout in an array of colors to match stone, cast stone, concrete and terracotta substrates.
2012 – MARC (Mid-Atlantic Resource Center) opened in Baltimore MD. Facility created to provide “hands-on” training for architects, engineers and trades people. Facility also offers custom matching for Stone Repair Mortars, repointing mortars, injection grout and coatings.
2013 – Bow facility doubled in size to meet increasing demand for powders and liquid products
2014 – Introduced “Repoint”, a color matched repointing mortar available in small and large quantities.
2014 – Developed and launched totally new, mobile friendly website.
2015 – Construction begins for twelve new silos and a new production line added to the Bow facility. When complete the a total of twenty silos will add siginicantly to our production capabilities.
2016 – Introduce ISR (Internal Stress Relief) technology for concrete repair materials. Ground breaking technology developed for the U. S. Navy to eliminate cracking in repair mortars.
2017 – Introduced KIOSK program enabling authorized dealers to match and produce Matrix stone repair mortars at their facility.
2017 – Developed SWRI Institute Validated Training Program.
2017 – Established RTC (Restoration Training Alliance) with Prosoco.
Contributor to the Army Corp of Engineers Repair, Evaluation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation Research Program (REMR): 1995-1998
Sponsor/Host National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conference “Predicting the Performance of Concrete Repair Materials” April 1999/Durham, NH
Partner in C.R.E.E.P., a committee formed from a NIST initiative and tasked with the “Development of Test Methods for Cracking Tendency of Repair Materials”
Sponsor of research “Corrosion of Steel Reinforcement in Concrete Adjacent to Surface Repairs” /Dale Barkey; published ACI Materials Journal, July/August 2004
Committee member ACI 364 Rehabilitation, responsible for the development of “Guideline for Inorganic Repair Material Data Sheet Protocol” (standardized testing and reporting for repair materials)
Speaker/participant, IV International Workshop “Bringing the Concrete Repair Industry into New Era of Sustainable Development”, presenting “Aesthetic Compatibility in Concrete Repair”
Co-author “Realcrete” versus “Labcrete” published Concrete International, February 2004
Co-author “Durability of Concrete Repair- Field Analysis versus Laboratory Results” presented at 5th International Colloquium, January 2003
Co-author “Assessment and Development of Test Methods for Cracking Tendency of Repair Materials” presented at International Conference on Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Retrofitting, November 2005 Cape Town, South Africa
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