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Ultra Fiber Deal Reinforces Solomon Colors' Portfolio

Solomon Colors Inc. has acquired technology and assets associated with the Ultra Fiber 500 product line of concrete secondary reinforcement fibers. Announcing a deal with Georgia Pacific LLC, company president Richard Solomon noted that Ultra Fiber 500 offers “superb finishing quality, unsurpassed crack control, better hydration and bonding, a true invisible fiber for decorative concrete, and fully automated dispensing system capability.”

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Ex-Navistar Business Rebranded Continental Mixer Solutions

BR-Frank-150Closing on the second of two asset transactions with Navistar International Corp., Commercial Specialty Truck Holdings, LLC has established a new identity for its concrete truck brand, Continental Mixer Solutions, LLC, paralleling the creation of EZ-Pack Refuse Hauling Solutions, LLC after the first deal.

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Davis Colors Transitions to Chemical Giant Huntsman

In a cash deal hovering $1 billion, plus assumption of overseas pension liabilities, The Woodlands, Texas-based Huntsman Corp. has closed on Rockwood Holdings’ Titanium Dioxide and Performance Additives businesses, the latter including legacy concrete pigment producer Davis Colors of Los Angeles.

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Hamilton Chief Named PCI Titan

BR-Bill-150Hamilton Form Co. President William Daily was named a “Titan of the Industry” at the 2014 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Convention in Washington, D.C. He joins an elite group of leaders who PCI credits with having a profound effect on industry advancement. The Institute named 50 charter Titans as part of its 50th anniversary observance in 2004.

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