Germany’s Topwerk Group, the umbrella organization over Hess, Prinzing-Pfeiffer and SR-Schindler concrete masonry, pipe and dry or wet cast product machinery, has relocated the Topwerk America Ltd. headquarters to Houston from Burlington, Ontario, and appointed Chad Rathke as president and chief executive officer, as well as SR-Schindler regional sales director. Gudrun Hess will continue as president of newly named Topwerk…Read More
Source: Astec Industries, Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn.
Astec Industries has acquired Montreal-based BMH Systems, Inc., a concrete plant equipment manufacturer best known for the RollMaster reversing mixer drum. BMH product integration, Astec officials note, provides a comprehensive concrete plant offering in North America, enhances engineering expertise, creates cost synergy opportunities, and delivers a strong platform for Canadian market development.Read More
Fast-track plant construction scheduling was essential when Schluter Systems North America moved to round out its board and membrane offering to create a complete floor or wall installation system for tile and stone. Built at a Plattsburgh, N.Y., complex with polymer board and membrane production, plus sales and headquarters offices, the new plant would harbor mixing, packaging and storage of Schluter Systems’ first portland cement-based product: A namesake thin set dry mix mortar sold in 50-lb. plastic bags, shipped on 56-bag pallets.Read More
Manufacturers offer a range ofperformance options as producers gear for improved market conditions.Read More