Source: Continental Mixer Solutions LLC, Cynthiana, Ky.
Continental Mixers has acquired the concrete mixer division of Kimble Manufacturing Co., and effected a transition plan to continue uninterrupted production of the brand’s rear discharge trucks.
Sources: Construction Supply Group, Denver; CP staff
Construction Supply Group has closed on Montgomery, Ala.-based Construction Materials, a concrete contractor-centric wholesaler with seven Florida, four Alabama and two Texas branches, plus others in Jackson, Miss., Atlanta and Nashville.
Source: Polycor Inc., Quebec City
A top player in natural stone, Polycor continues its growth program with the acquisition of Elliott Stone Company Inc., Bedford, Ind.-based quarrier and fabricator of Indiana limestone. The deal expands Polycor’s ability to deliver the most comprehensive offering of natural stone building products for the hardscapes and masonry segments.
Sources: Sika Corp., Lyndhurst, N.J.; CP staff
A partnership with Connecticut-based CiDRA Concrete Systems positions Sika Corp. to offer ready mixed producers the drum-mounted, sensor-laden SMARThatch, which provides air, temperature, material volume, revolution counter and hydraulic pressure slump correlation data on in-cab display or cloud-based dashboard.
Sources: CP staff; National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Alexandria, Va.
Luis Martinez, an Orlando-based delivery professional for Maschmeyer Concrete Co., took the 2019 National Mixer Truck Driver Championship, staged October 5-6 in Kissimmee, Fla. during the NRMCA ConcreteWorks 2019 conference. He received a $5,000 check from NRMCA affiliate, the Truck Mixer Manufacturers Bureau, which was among 22 sponsors of an event featuring a record pool of 96 drivers tackle eight-station driving course and six-point ability challenges, plus written exam.