March 2007 Table of Contents

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Baking Quality into the Mix Baking Quality into the Mix

Olympia Food Industries, a manufacturer of specialty food items for restaurants and supermarkets, recently transformed a vacant factory in Chicago into the world's largest pita bread manufacturing facility. Read more

Floor Polishing Tools Concrete Surfaces Floor Polishing Tools

Diamond Products announces a new line of floor polishing tools and supplies. Read more

Solutions Solutions

The outdoor seating area of the Outback Steakhouse in Arcadia had a stained concrete floor that was almost impossible to keep clean. Plus, it was just plain ugly. So the restaurant contacted Best Custom Garage Coatings for a solution. Read more

Let Us Spray

Sprayers could be considered the lifeline of the concrete industry. Think about all of the components of a successful concrete surface treatment that require a product to be safely and consistently applied with a sprayer. Read more

Stopping Slip and Slides

SafeLane overlay acts like a rigid sponge, storing anti-icing chemicals inside, and then automatically releasing them as ice and snow develop. The overlay helps prevent frost or ice from ever forming, resulting in a safer surface. Read more

Coating Costco

The number of big box retail outlets is expanding, and so is the amount the retailers spend on coating their exposed concrete floors. Read more

VIC Goes to School VIC Goes to School

VIC International made several announcements at World of Concrete in January. Among these was the appointment of VIC to the executive advisory council of the Concrete Industry Management program at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU). Read more

Superstore: Super Floor Showcase Superstore: Super Floor

The new Ganley Toyota Superstore in Akron, Ohio, required a concrete coating that is chemically resistant to automotive fluids and has a non-slip surface for safety. Read more

Moisture Problems with Concrete Slabs

Why does it seem that moisture-related flooring problems are more common today than in the past? Read more

Our Own Community

How about World of Concrete this year? If you felt as though you couldn't turn around without bumping into someone, it wasn't your imagination. Attendance of 91,628 was a new record. Read more

HTC 800 Classic X Concrete Surfaces HTC 800 Classic X

The HTC 800 Classic X is a 4-headed floor grinder. Read more

Chem Link Novalink SL Concrete Surfaces Chem Link Novalink SL

Novalink SL cures with a “skin over” time of only 30 minutes. Read more

Benron Equipment Rotortex Texture Sprayer Concrete Surfaces Benron Equipment Rotortex Texture Sprayer

The Rotortex texture sprayer efficiently applies polymer-modified cement products, deck coating, and aggregated texture coating. Read more

Padco Floor Coaters Concrete Surfaces Padco Floor Coaters

Padco Floor Coaters apply water-based and mild-solvent sealers, densifiers, epoxies, and finishes to concrete floors. Read more

Valspar Flooring Division Flowfresh SR Concrete Surfaces Valspar Flooring Division Flowfresh SR

Flowfresh SR is a chemical-resistant cementitious urethane floor resurfacer with built-in antimicrobial. Read more

Concrete Surfaces PolyMax/Milamar 5000AC Floor Coating

PolyMax 5000AC Floor Coating is designed to withstand heavy wheeled traffic, abrasion, impact, and aviation fluids. Read more

Concrete Surfaces Installs, Sets Quickly

Contractors can install Flowfast quickly, speeding up construction deadlines. Read more

Prosoco Inc. Consolideck LS and Consolideck LS Guard Concrete Surfaces Prosoco Inc. Consolideck LS and Consolideck LS Guard

The Consolideck LS and Consolideck LS Guard liquid floor hardeners seal, harden, and densify concrete. Read more

Innovatech Products & Equipment Co. I-Shine Polishing Pads Concrete Surfaces Innovatech Products & Equipment Co. I-Shine Polishing Pads

I-Shine Polishing Pads is reported to polish concrete surfaces up to three times faster and last longer. Read more

USG Corp. Levelrock Quik-Top Concrete Surfaces USG Corp. Levelrock Quik-Top

Levelrock Quik-Top is a poured gypsum-concrete underlayment that dries within 15 hours of application. Read more

Marion Brush Mfg Co. Auto Glide Concrete Surfaces Marion Brush Mfg Co. Auto Glide

The Auto Glide concrete finishing brush automatically adjusts to the angle of your brush, whether pushing or pulling. Read more

Hilti Inc. DCG 500-S Angle Grinder Concrete Surfaces Hilti Inc. DCG 500-S Angle Grinder

The DCG 500-S angle grinder maintains a consistent grinding speed with the Hilti Smart Power system. Read more

Blastrac BS-180 Concrete Surfaces Blastrac BS-180

The BS-180 walk-behind floor scraper is self-propelled with forward and backward range. Read more

Sounding Technology Delam Tool System Concrete Surfaces Sounding Technology Delam Tool System

The Delam tool system quickly and accurately detects delaminated concrete in large top slab applications. Read more

Stow Construction Equipment Collomix Line Concrete Surfaces Stow Construction Equipment Collomix Line

The Collomix line of mixing systems includes six hand-held mixers and four mixing stations. Read more

Edgewater Industries Pour-N-Restore's Micro-Extraction Technology Concrete Surfaces Edgewater Industries Pour-N-Restore's Micro-Extraction Technology

Pour-N-Restore's Micro-Extraction Technology extracts deeply embedded oil molecules from a concrete floor. Read more

Kemiko Concrete Products Easy Shine Concrete Surfaces Kemiko Concrete Products Easy Shine

Easy Shine, a water-based acrylic polymer floor finish, provides a high-gloss finish without buffing. Read more

Garon Products Pour-N-Walk Concrete Surfaces Garon Products Pour-N-Walk

Pour-N-Walk is a 100% solids, self-leveling epoxy floor resurfacer for spalled and damaged concrete floors. Read more

Versatile Building Products After Glow Chips Concrete Surfaces Versatile Building Products After Glow Chips

After Glow Chips come in three standard sizes—¼- and 1/8-inch and flakes. Read more

King Concepts Australia Hiperfloor Concrete Surfaces King Concepts Australia Hiperfloor

Hiperfloor is a method for mechanically grinding and polishing old and new concrete floors. Read more

L.M. Scofield Co. Scofield Overlay Concrete Surfaces L.M. Scofield Co. Scofield Overlay

Scofield Overlay is an environmentally friendly flowable topping for resurfacing interior floors. Read more

DeFelsko Corp. PosiTector 200 Concrete Surfaces DeFelsko Corp. PosiTector 200

The PosiTector 200 is an easy-to-use gauge for non-destructive measurement of coating thickness on concrete. Read more

Convergent Concrete Technologies Pentra-Sil Nano Lithium Concrete Surfaces Convergent Concrete Technologies Pentra-Sil Nano Lithium

Pentra-Sil Nano Lithium concrete hardener, sealer, densifier is formulated to increase the overall integrity and strength of surfaces. Read more

W.R. Meadows Inc. Induroshine Concrete Surfaces W.R. Meadows Inc. Induroshine

Induroshine is a complete concrete floor polishing and grinding system. Read more

Magnolia Brush Mfrs Ltd. Magnolia Brush Concrete Surfaces Magnolia Brush Mfrs Ltd. Magnolia Brush

Magnolia Brush has released its 100th anniversary catalog. Read more

Extech Instruments Model RH401 Digital Psychrometer Concrete Surfaces Extech Instruments Model RH401 Digital Psychrometer

The Model RH401 digital psychrometer measures both ambient and surface temperatures. Read more

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