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Company best known for its sprayed-on truck bed liners has added Concrete Solutions WB Stain, a penetrating water-based formulation available in 30 standard colors. The vibrant, UV-stable products can be applied to interior and exterior concrete surfaces. Unlike acid-based alternatives, product developers contend, water-based stains produce more consistent color, exhibit low volatile organic compound levels and are safer to apply. WB Stains and companion Concrete Solutions products are sold through regional supply stores.

The Model LS Load-Stabilized Hoist is engineered for transporting loads quickly, securely and safely. It is especially suited to precise positioning in bucket or grab applications as well as steel handling.

A recent agreement positions Wisconsin-based Elematic Inc. and other units of Finland’s Elematic Oyj to offer Eurobend GmbH reinforcement fabrication machinery as part of precast plant packages. Cooperation between the companies helps guarantee high quality results for concrete operations worldwide, Elematic officials note.

Shuttlelift recently delivered a pair of SB50 gantry cranes to Eagle Builders in Blackfalds, Alberta. The 50-ton capacity, Single Beam machines equip plant crews to handle larger and heavier product safely and efficiently, and utilize every square foot of expanded production space.

IconX LLC reports that its namesake shear connector, used in composite insulated sandwich wall panel construction, has successfully completed cyclic load testing for seismic zones, meeting ICC AC320 Acceptance Criteria for Fiber-reinforced Composite Connectors Anchored in Concrete.