Nanotechnology driving deployment of particles far smaller than those typical of cementitious materials augments the latest addition to the Sika Corp. line of concrete admixtures for improving slab on grade performance. A colloidal silica topical agent, SikaCem-190 Concrete Control is spray applied during floating or troweling to maintain adequate moisture, promote cement particle hydration, and reduce premature set risk. The…Read More
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MANUFACTURERS – June 2022
The employee-owners of Besser Co. have honored 37-year veteran Rodney Lang on his recent retirement, noting how his engineering background, outgoing nature, and resourcefulness allowed him to apply his talents in a wide variety of roles which impacted producers and fellow employee-owners worldwide. After graduating from Lake Superior State University, he joined Besser as electrical engineer, paving the way for…Read More
Sika raises Mid-Atlantic market service with Virginia admixture plant
Sources: Sika Corp., Lyndhurst, N.J.; CP staff Sika has expanded concrete admixture capacity in the growing Mid-Atlantic construction market with a 42,600-sq.-ft. production facility in Stafford, Va. Two 6,000-plus gallon mixers equip the new plant for 50,000 tons’ annual capacity. Along with responding to high demand in the region, the operation guarantees optimized logistics, shorter transportation routes for raw materials…Read More
Sika parent tracks progress in MBCC Group takeover
The Swiss parent company of Sika Corp., Lyndhurst, N.J., expresses confidence in the prospects for a second half closing on Master Builders Solutions owner, MBCC Group, based in Mannheim, Germany with a Americas headquarters in Cleveland. The companies announced their nearly $6 billion merger plan late last year, subject to approval by regulators on both sides of the Atlantic, who…Read More