World of Concrete 2018

The largest turnout in nine years isx1488493502410.png.pagespeed.ic.hoU_o-HSfQ expected at the World of Concrete 2018 event with an estimated 60,000 professionals and 1,500 suppliers attending from around the world. The event has undoubtedly come a long way from when it was introduced in 1975 with only 1,550 professionals and 77 suppliers attending. For its 43rd year, World of Concrete will be hosted from  January 23 – 26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center covering an impressive 725,000 square feet of space.

World of Concrete is the industry’s only annual event hosted exclusively for commercial concrete and masonry construction industries. The expo will feature both indoor and outdoor exhibits with countless suppliers showcasing innovative products, technology, demonstrations, competitions, and education programs.

We will be roaming around the show all three days, spending most of our time at our manufacturer’s booths. If you’re planning to attend World of Concrete take a pit stop to visit us and view some of our manufacturers’ featured products and live demonstrations:

Manufacturer Booth # Featured Product
HTC Floor Systems
D60/ DURATIQ / SuperPrep Tooling/ SuperFloor
CTS Cement | RapidSet
Full Line
ColorJuice Extreme SS /Oil Ingester SS /X-Link SS
Metzger McGuire
Edge Pro-80 / Surface Refinement Grout
Pullman Ermator
Full Line
Full Line
US Saws
One Man Polymer Pump/ TC-7 Edger

To make a point of meeting up with us at World of Concrete, please feel free to contact Mike Heintz at or (612)940-6163.

If you’re looking for new things to see at World of Concrete, you won’t be disappointed. There is a whole new lot this year, called the Bronze lot, to help accommodate the expanding show. In addition, the Bronze lot allows for World of Concrete favorites to return such as the John Deere Operator Challenge, the Western Star Trucks Get Touch Challenge and the Spec Mix Bricklayer 500 Championship.

People don’t go to World of Concrete just for the excitement. They go to build connections in the industry, strengthen their product lines, and grow their knowledge which in turn makes their business more money.  All the economic indicators suggest 2018 could be an outstanding year for the concrete and masonry trades. Start the year off right, and attend the World of Concrete 2018 to invest in your business and have some fun in LAS VEGAS!

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AMAGRIT is a highly recyclable stainless steel blasting media.

AMAGRITS’s superior hardness and precise microstrucervinture provide maximum durability and impact energy transfer. Because it exceeds the life of common abrasive materials by nearly 1,000 to 1, it can significantly reduce your raw material and disposal costs while improving output.

Plus, it’s non-harzardous, contaminant-free, and envrionmentally friendly. During use, it nearly eliminates dust from abrasive fracture and breakdown, resulting in a cleaner, safer work environment.


Exceeds the life of other materials for recyclability

Highly effective
Provides superior durability and the highest impact energy transmission

Economically efficient
Reduces raw material and disposal costs

Environmentally friendly
AMAGRIT is a contaminant-free, inert metal


AMAGRIT can be used in all impact treatments.

  • Blast cleaning
  • Deburring
  • Sweep blasting for hot-dipped galvanized surfaces
  • Surface treatment prior to coating
  • Surface finishing
  • Fine and structural blasting
  • Waterjet cutting


AMAGRIT is recommended where ferrous contamination must be avoided.

  • Aluminum castings and parts
  • Stainless steel forgings, structural parts, and welded fabrications
  • Zinc pressure die-castings, forgings, and parts
  • Corrosion-prone metal surfaces
  • Railroad cars

To learn more:

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The Importance of Preventive Maintenance

The Benefits

In many industries, the term, ‘if it’s not broken, don’t fix it’ still applies these days. Due to the increasing amounts of downtime we have seen over the past year, we wanted to share and emphasize a few critical benefits of preventive maintenance.

Improved Safety and Quality Conditions

Shot-Blasting-Machines-Market-238x300Performing regular maintenance assures your equipment remains operating under safe conditions and within OSHA standards. Issues with the machine can be found and eliminated before they become problematic opposed to after. This keeps both the machine and operators safe while reducing the risk of injury or fines.


Fewer Large-Scale Repairs & Downtime 

Planned preventive maintenance may cause a small interruption in production, but it is nothing compared to downtime caused by breakdown or large-scale repairs which will indefinitely interfere with operations. These situations end up costing much more due to emergency shipments, overtime labor, and no product being moved or created.

Conserve Assets & Lengthen Life of Equipment

Quality equipment only stays quality equipment if it receives the care it deserves.EmpireProFinish_PIC-e1368192061120 (1) If it is routinely serviced on a maintenance schedule, the equipment will perform better and have a longer life. What is the


point of paying more money for quality equipment, if it isn’t maintained? When the machine performs better, it will lessen the waste of materials, improve run times, and allow workers involved with the machine to focus on the job they are intended to do.

Though there are many benefits to preventive maintenance, those are the ones that we believe are the most crucial to a company. Many people understand the benefits of preventive maintenance but never take action in implementing one. Why is that? The reason is because it is very dependent on the cooperation of all parties involved. It takes organization, communication, ideas, and knowledge of everyone involved with the equipment to successfully run a a preventive maintenance program where the benefits will exceed the costs.

Preventive Maintenance We Offer

We have a team of knowledgeable field technicians that travel around the Upper Midwest to work with companies on setting up and implementing preventive maintenance. Their specialties include: Air Blast Systems, Pneumatic Recovery, Reclaim Systems, Wheel Blast Systems, Vibratory Systems, Wide Belt Sanders, and more. For a limited time only, we are offering 10% off labor for 2018 preventive maintenance if you schedule before 1/30/2017.

To learn more about our preventive maintenance program, please email us or call us at (800) 322-1413.

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G&P Machinery Stroke Sander

G&P Machinery Stroke Sander

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2008 Timesavers Wide Belt Sanding Machine

2008 Timesavers Wide Belt Sanding Machine



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HTC DURATIQ Interest Free Financing

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Pre-Engineered Blast Booths (PEB)

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If you have any questions regarding Pre-Engineered Blast Booths or would like more information, please call us at (800)322-1413 or fill out the form below.

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