Developing and manufacturing innovative products for construction
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.
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.
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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