Recognizing their role in development of a synthetic macro fiber product line that has seen sales exceed $100 million, W. R. Grace & Co. has awarded Grace Construction Products Dr. Klaus-Alexander Rieder and Dr. Kumar Ranganathan the 2014 Grace Award for Technical Excellence (GATE). Accompanied by $10,000, GATE recognizes individual or employee teams for achievement resulting in significant commercial, societal, and industrial impact.
Source: Grace Construction Products, Cambridge, Mass. Effective January, Grace will implement price increases averaging 5 percent across North American concrete and masonry product lines. Pricing for certain products may increase by more than 10 percent. The company attributes the bumps to continued demand for chemical streams globally, which has put pressure on the cost and availability of raw materials used…Read More
Source: W.R. Grace & Co., Cambridge, Mass.
W.R. Grace & Co. has closed on the assets and associated entities of RS Solutions LLC, a West Chester, Ohio, developer of process control solutions for ready mixed concrete producers, including truck-mounted electro-mechanical devices and sensors. RS technologies measure concrete slump during delivery to job sites; they especially enable producers to monitor authorized or unauthorized addition of water—or other changes to the ready mixed as dispatched—that can compromise product quality or spur rejected loads.Read More