World of Concrete 2014

Words: Dan Kamys

In January, Masonry Magazine met with companies from all segments of the masonry industry during World of Concrete/World of Masonry 2014 in Las Vegas. Attendees at the high-energy show seemed positive about the immediate and far future of the masonry business. Key industry players are convinced that 2014 and 2015 will be successful years. Following are images from some of our visits to companies throughout the show.

alt alt
Makita’s booth offered a wealth of information about the company’s newest blades and products. Kordayann Wiley participates in the Oldcastle ‘Build for Charity’ event, which featured installing the EnduraMax High Performance Wall System. As the wall grew, so did dollars donated to SkillsUSA.
Maxwell Systems gave a presentation on its latest software for contractors.
alt alt
Mark Bury, BASF Construction Chemicals, addresses the crowd during a BASF morning press conference. Cool-Crete’s Dwayne Dillingham explained the company’s concrete additive product.
Quikrete’s Multi-Media Demos showcased the company’s R&D efforts.
alt alt
Shown is the Portable Inverter Generator from Kohler – small in size, packed with power. Husqvarna hosted a breakfast press conference to introduce its latest and greatest new products.
alt alt alt
IQ Power Tools’ Paul Guth demonstrates the PC 912 Dust Control Power Cutter. ITW’s Karen Kowalczyk gave Masonry a tour of the company’s offerings for mason contractors. Jennifer Morrell, editor of Masonry, tests an impact driver from Bosch during WOC/WOM 2014.
    Return to Table of Contents
Westlake Royal Building Products™ to Showcase Be Boundless™ Campaign, Top Industry Trends and New Product Innovations at Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC)

HOUSTON (June 18, 2024) — Westlake Royal Building Products™ (Westlake Royal), a Westlake company (NYSE:WLK), will showcase its Be Boundless™ campaign, top industry trends and new product innovations at the Pacific Coast Builders Conference (PCBC) in Anahe

Bringing Bricks Back To Life with BrickRecyc

BrickRecyc, a machine that removes old mortar from bricks, was invented by three entrepreneurs from Quebec in 2021. Tommy Bouillon, David Dufour, and Hugo Cartier were the innovation's source. The invention emerged out of necessity. Tommy Bouillon, head o

Are Your Employees Safe While Working In Hot Weather?

As the temperatures rise outside during summer months, so do the risks that employees working in hot conditions may be harmed by the dangerous effects it can have. Exposure to high temperatures can be deadly. It’s your responsibility as a business owner

Maximizing Efficiency with CrewTracks

In the masonry industry, efficient project management is crucial for success. CrewTracks addresses this need by streamlining various aspects of daily operations.