Genest Concrete’s Comfort Block warmly received at NAHB show

Sources: CP staff; National Association of Home Builders, Washington, D.C.; Genest Concrete, Sanford, Me.

An insulated concrete masonry wall system, with block placed on adhesive or thin set mortar, was among Best of IBS Awards/Most Innovative Building Products category finalists spotlighted during the NAHB’s International Builders’ Show. Developed by Maine building and hardscape unit producer Genest Concrete, Comfort Block is offered in two- and four-piece versions, CB-8 and CB-16, for 8- or 16-in. thick walls.

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Sioux Corp. ownership transfers to three-member management team

Source: Sioux Corp., Beresford, S.D.; CP staff

The Finger family has sold the Sioux water heating and steam generating equipment business to Sales & Marketing Manager Brad Hyronimus, Production & Purchasing Manager Eric Hansen and Controller Meg Andersen, who as principals have transitioned to the respective roles of president and chief executive officer; vice president of Operations; and, chief financial officer.

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On Time RM, Cherokee Bridge assets join U.S. Concrete’s N.Y., Texas platforms

Sources: U.S. Concrete Inc., Euless, Texas; CP staff

U.S. Concrete has acquired the assets of On Time Ready Mix Inc., which serves mid- to high-rise commercial and residential building segments in Queens, N.Y. The deal strengthens a market recovery platform currently served by USC-Kings, LLC, allowing the producer to more effectively compete for non-union projects.

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