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Bring a Pro at home!

Acworth, GA – Today, we got the chance to talk with Nikki Jones from Sika Residential at the Home Depot in Acworth, Georgia. Nikki’s job is about building relationships with retail managers and customers to demonstrate the effectiveness of Sika products. As she explained to us, it’s important to know exactly what you’re talking about […]

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Mortar and Admixture, we’ve got you covered!

Conyers, GA – We had the opportunity to visit Sika’s mortar and admixture plant in Conyers, Georgia. Dale Heinze, plant manager, gave us a tour and explained to us the increasing demand for Sika products in the southeastern United States.   The Conyers plant is the only Sika admixture plant with its own drivers and […]

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Stealth! Concrete, Technology, and Art

Atlanta, GA – Stealth is a 33-foot tall sculpture in downtown Atlanta that is covered entirely with concrete. Tristan Al-Haddad, professor of architecture at Georgia Tech, designed the sculpture and Sinclair Construction built it. The experimental design would have scared any concrete producer with its jagged edges and unique curves, but Thomas Concrete in Atlanta was […]

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Behind the Scenes! How a Distribution Center Works

Raleigh, NC – Demand drives everything in a distribution center. At the HD Supply White Cap in Raleigh, NC, the demand is for Sikaflex-1A. Tim Long, White Cap’s purchasing manager for the Carolinas, explained to us that they use a computer system to decide which products to carry. Although HD supply has roughly 160 locations […]

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Overcoming obstacles with Jay-Ton

Richburg, SC – Bobby McIntyre from Jay-Ton Construction showed us around the ongoing GITI tire manufacturing plant in Richburg, SC. GITI expects this facility will generate nearly 1,700 jobs. The colossal project calls for 60,000 yards of concrete for Phase 1, with roughly 20,000 left to pour. Bobby explained to us that it takes coordination […]

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From Tobacco to Government: NC Landmark Restoration!

Winston-Salem, NC – We got the chance to stop at a historical tobacco plant re-purposed as a county government center in Winston-Salem, NC. One thing is for certain, the building doesn’t look like it was built in 1912. Originally built as a manufacturing plant for Prince Albert and Camel Tobacco, the facility was the last […]

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How Concrete Helps Provide Clean Water

Leesburg, VA – How does concrete aid in the quality of public drinking water? Well, let us tell you. Mike Allen from Swopes and Associates and Brian Dulaney from Titan America organized a tour of the new Water Treatment plant in Leesburg, Virginia. Due to its proximity to Washington D.C. and its beautiful scenery, Loudoun […]

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Nobody saw that!

Rockville, MD – If you told me last week how much upkeep a parking garage needs, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. The massive structure next to Shady Grove Station on the Washington Metro line is only twelve years old. However, since it’s a popular stop that feeds into the second largest metro system in […]

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Ready Mix, Set, Go! Reston Station

Reston, VA – It will take Titan America roughly 6,000 total trips at 10 yards per truckload to deliver the concrete needed to build the Signature complex in Reston, Virginia. Now that’s a lot of stops. Titan will make all of this concrete at their ready mix plant in Sterling, Virginia. The interesting thing about […]

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