Exhibitor Preview

What follows in the World of Concrete 2006 exhibitor preview are selected highlights of equipment and services on display. Booth Numbers are provided,

What follows in the World of Concrete 2006 exhibitor preview are selected highlights of equipment and services on display. Booth Numbers are provided, as available at press time.


Essroc Italcementi Group will be exhibiting with subsidiary, Axim Italcementi Group. Essroc, a leading North American cement producer, will spotlight its TX Millennium, pollution abatement cement. Axim is a full-line manufacturer of chemical admixtures and allied materials used in the production of concrete. Booth N-2037


The HPGM 2250 Wiggert planetary countercurrent mixer with variable speed and PCS computer control capability, is able to run continuous production of 60 yd./hr. conventional concrete and 48 yd./hr. dry-cast. Booth N-353


The manufacturer features a complete line of plants for the production of concrete masonry and landscape units, pipe, precast and ready mixed. Ready-mixed producers can select a plant to match their production requirements, including the new M-12E mobile ready-mixed batch plant. Booth N-711


The company has an extensive range of ready-mixed recycling systems with packages offering processing rates from 8 to 80 yd./hr. With more than 900 systems installed worldwide, Bibko cites many solutions to water management and full recycling. Booth N-1275


This company will be showing a 3-D animation illustrating the main advantages of RollMaster reversing drum mixers over conventional tilt-mixers. BMH Systems specializes in the design of concrete batch plants and custom retrofit solutions. Booth N-2653


Cardinal Scale will have unattended wireless weighing on display. The company’s weighing systems provide an effective solution for unmanned vehicle weight management that is reportedly fast, accurate and easy to operate. Booth N-373


The manufacturer specializes in material handling equipment for pneumatic transfer of cement, fly ash and slag, including railcar unloading to silo, silo to process, or process to loadout. Also promotes solutions for blending and intermodal storage and transfer vessels. Booth N-973


ConAd is a comprehensive quality control and production management tool. It integrates and analyzes data, including material properties, batching performance and laboratory/field concrete test data. Through the use of multigrade, multivariable, cumulative sum graphing, it provides accurate predictions of 28-day results from 7-day or earlier tests. Booth N-537


Company provides precast concrete production equipment for hollowcore, pipe, pavers, block, landscape products and controlled curing system. Booths N-129, N-132, N-137


This company meets the needs of precast concrete production professionals by offering rail cross tie production, sideform & magnetic clamps, production systems for wet-cast flatwork, batching & mixing, and ERP software & automation. Booth N-1756


This company offers 100 percent reclamation for ready-mixed and precast producers. Enviro-Port helps manage a plant’s process and storm water. Offered new at the show is the company’s add-on system for producers with existing reclaimers and/or pit systems that desire 100 percent reclamation with gray water rebatching. Booth N-413


The company’s information technology products cover producers from quote to financial statement. CompuCrete Accounting is an industry-specific, full financial accounting package. Dispatch One’s scheduling helps optimize plant, pit and truck resources. CompuCrete Controls offers functionality in an easy-to-use batch system. Booth N-1071


The manufacturer’s front-discharge delivery trucks will be on display. Phoenix mixers feature a unique cab design that is reportedly deeper and roomier, and offers two rear quarter vent windows for increased visibility and ventilation. Booth C-7291


Company’s vibrating table helps produce better surface finishes in less time, offering what product engineers note is increased profitability and capacity. Each vibrating table features rugged construction, and is built to suit individual applications. Producers can choose electric or pneumatic vibrators and options such as variable speed control, foot pedal start/stop, automatic timers, or remote control. The manufacturer cites quick delivery and value pricing to help customers get the table they need within budget. Booth N-225


In addition to custom-made plants, Inventure is now promoting its new Unitized Plant for flexible size, fast delivery and installation. Today, all plants are designed in 3-D to avoid problems at the time of installation. The reverse Inventure drum mixer is a choice for reliable and high volume concrete plants. The product line is completed with dust control and aggregate heating systems, as well as the Fiberdosing system. Booth N-1467


This company’s Extended Day Cab is available on T800 and W900 models for construction applications. The day cab runs six inches longer, and the roof is raised five inches above Kenworth’s traditional day cab for more room and comfort. Booth C-4357


The company has introduced the LDP Concrete Reclaimer Buffer, designed to work with the Liebherr LRS or LRT line of reclaimers, or with any standard concrete reclaiming system. This creates a more reliable and efficient process, company engineers note, as the buffer accommodates as many as six mixer trucks, allowing all to discharge at once. Booth N-1037


Lanxess is celebrating 80 years producing Bayferrox pigments. Though the company has made many advances in pigment manufacturing, customers can still get many of the same shades decades later. Officials will spotlight Bayferrox production. Booth N-359.


As a leader in the industry, the McNeilus Standard and Bridgemaster set a bar for productivity, profit and performance. As the originator of the Revolution Composite Drum, the company also cites true payload and performance advantages. Also on display at its booth will be the latest from sister companies London, Oshkosh and Con-E-Co. Booth C-6869


The manufacturer will be showcasing new models of its Granite and Granite Axle Back construction vehicles. Both feature new advanced driver-friendly environments and electronics, as well as the company’s MP7 engine Û the first of a new family of advanced engines representing the future of Mack powertrain technology. Booth C-5469


Mixer moisture control for precast concrete Û reviously the exclusive domain of standalone controllers Û is now integrated into this company’s TouchBatch system. This is among features company officials note that producers will find in the TouchBatch controls on display for ready mixed and precast producers. Booth N-1853


The company’s skid-mounted EconoBatch portable batch plant and a Model 50 Turbin Mixer will be on display. The new Ag-Flow Aggregate Heating System will also be highlighted. Booth N-937


The manufacturer cites innovations in chemical solutions for the concrete industry since 1956, when it introduced the world’s first chemically active form release agent. Today, Nox-Crete manufactures a full line of concrete construction chemicals, including tilt-up bondbreakers, water repellents, sealers, cures, and decorative stains. Booth C-4981


The company specializes in communications products for the construction materials industry. Paradyme offers DigiTic/DigiTrac, reportedly the world’s first integrated digital ticketing and mobile signaling device. DigiTic/DigiTrac combines all truck communications into one device, while increasing driver efficiency. Booth N-525


The manufacturer has established itself in the production of water heating and cooling systems for ready-mixed producers. Company officials cite quality product offering, technical assistance and prompt knowledgeable service. Booth N-1373


The Model 357 is now available in a 115-in. BBC, set-back front axle configuration that provides what company engineers note are optimum weight distribution and maneuverability. The deeper front-axle position is 68.5 in. from the back of the cab, improving front-axle weight distribution for increased payloads and safer and more efficient operation on congested jobsites Û two benefits with particular appeal to mixer operators. Booth C-6212


Producerware offers concrete operators what company officials cite as all of the functions needed in a plant: sales tools, lab/mix management, order taking, truck tracking and accounting support. Booth N-2468


The company will exhibit a line of digitized takeoff and estimating products, with hands-on demonstration clinics that allow contractors to try out Quest software. Clinics will be held at 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and at 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on Friday. Quest will be exhibiting Takeoff 2.0, which allows contractors to generate takeoffs from digital plan files instead of physical blueprints. Booth N-2437


The manufacturer has added a new City Pump model to it truck mounted concrete pump line. The PS 120 pump cell is rated at 120 yd. an hour capacity. This PS 120 City Pump can be mounted on a Sterling, Ford, Freightliner, or any other suitable chassis of the same class. The company also will have on hand its newest boom truck with a five-section, 52-meter boom mounted on a six-axle straight truck-chassis. Booth C-6287


Available in various widths and corner configurations Û and even two sizes of manufactured ledge forms Û Reward iForm enables construction of straight, square and plumb walls. xLerator comes complete with the company’s 16- _ 48-in. ledge form and is designed for integration when used with its 9-, 11-, or 13-in. iForm. Booth N-965


The CB-2 Concrete Batch Controller provides accuracy from weighing in raw material to automatic printing of tickets and reports. Also on display will be the company’s Automated Ticketing Kiosk Suite, which automates everything from the point of sale to the invoice to account management. Booth N-2070


The company cites development of a safe alternative to harsh acids. An agent that removes hardened concrete at the molecular level without the worry of damage or hazardous working conditions, Back-Set is non-corrosive (ASTM G-31); non-DOT regulated (CFR49 Sec. 173.24); readily biodegradable (ASTM E1720-01); and, safe on paint, powder top-coated wheels, and the user. Booth N-153


The latest Integra software solutions in batch panel control, dispatching, scheduling, GPS truck tracking, document imaging and ready-mixed operations will be exhibited. The company will show producers how to boost productivity and profitability through fully Windows-compliant technology. Booth N-1223


Schwing recently expanded its hydraulic ball valve line with the introduction of the HBV 260. With 6- _ 39-in. chromed cylinders and up to 1,100-psi pressure, this new line pump is capable of output to 70 cu. yd./hr. pumping up to 0.5-in. aggregate mixes. Proven open loop hydraulics guarantee long-term, trouble-free operation with minimal maintenance. A 68-hp diesel engine reportedly packs punch with all of the performance of the company’s larger pumps in a smaller package for all around versatility. The manufacturer will also have on display the new Generation II 39-meter placing boom, which reaches 114 ft. horizontally and 96 ft. deep in separate placing boom configuration. Booth C-5244


Production equipment includes twin shaft, planetary/countercurrent, turbine and continuous mixers featuring what company officials note are ruggedness, quality and speed. In addition, the company offers innovative overhead handling systems such as side rail traveling hoppers, flying buckets and traveling, swiveling conveyors. In combination with Scale-Tron controls and plant equipment from allied company McCoy Equipment, Sicoma North America can provide manufactured concrete producers new plants and existing facility upgrades through dealers and OEMs. Booth N-1437


The SuperMobyMix mobile batch plant, with capabilities up to 275 yd./hr., will be unveiled in Las Vegas. Transportation of the plant consists of two wheeled units, sized for road transportation, and three standard truck trailers. Installation takes about eight hours, with minimal crane requirements and no foundations. The plant is suitable for producing any mix design from 6 in. aggregates to zero slump for paving roads and airports. Booth O-21311


The manufacturer promotes its Fluidizers technology to assure producers and bulk handlers of efficient flow of cement from bulk carriers, silos, weigh bins and dust collectors. This family of products utilizes vibration and aeration to loosen and discharge dry materials by applying pressure from inside the vessel. The Solimar design forces air to move along the bin wall to assure product movement and clean-out. Heavy-duty silicone rubber disk material will not tear, absorb moisture and maintains integrity up 350_ F. Booth N-571


This company’s high-performance ColorFlo liquid color is a highly concentrated formulation. Producers save an average of 12 percent over the company’s standard liquid colors. Solomon offers both coloring agents and automated dispening equipment. Booth N-724


Sterling will showcase a lineup of dependable construction trucks. The company’s L-Line, Acterra and Condor are available with extensive custom-engineered options and configurations for a variety of construction applications. Booth C-6513


The company manufactures stationary ready mixed plants, portable dry batch plants, central mixed plants, conveyors, concrete re-claimers and a full line of dust collection products. Vince Hagan officials are kicking off the company’s 50th anniversary celebration at World of Concrete. Booth N-229


The SF2204B HVW hydraulic variable-width paver by Terex Roadbuilding has features that enable contractors to expand their capabilities. For about 12.5 percent of the base machine price, an owner can add the side kit and do median barrier, parapet wall and integral curb work. Booth C-5313


The manufacturer has announced an on-board concrete mixer scale for McNeilus mixers. It measures the remaining load to within 1 percent of capacity; is reportedly easy to use and reliable; and, can operate alone or interface to an on-board GPS system. Booth N-1864


The company will feature several premium trucks for construction customers. Models suited for dump, mixer and heavy hauling include 4900 SA, 4900 FA, and 4900 EX. Booth C-6813


With more than 30 years and over 60 patents worldwide, Zimmerman Industries is a manufacturer of mobile and stationary concrete mixing plants, providing any quantity of concrete from one to 10 yards or more right on the job site. All Zim-Mixers come with a hydraulic lift and a power swing standard. Booth N-295