How to Make Concrete Last

In Missouri, the weather has been unpredictable this past summer, and we’re sure winter will follow suit. Every month this year was the hottest on record. Last summer was set to be the wettest in 121 years, and this year the lack of rain is taking its toll on farming. With the growing demand for … Continue reading How to Make Concrete Last

The Ingredient Your Concrete Needs

As a baby-powder like substance, Fly Ash is becoming one of the most important substances for the efficient production of concrete. So, what exactly is Fly Ash? Fly Ash is the remaining fragments from burned coal. Various equipment, like electrostatic precipitators or bag houses, collect Fly Ash as it burns off coal. The exact formula … Continue reading The Ingredient Your Concrete Needs

Celebrating 110 Years of One of the Best Manufacturing Methods Around

Imagine Ancient Rome. Think armor, the colosseum, marble surrounding you on all sides. Now imagine Ancient Roman aqueducts. See the repeating arches perfect in their symmetry, spanning across the channel and overflowing with water. Ancient Romans had it right years ago with their complex aqueduct system. They built these structures by relying on molds for … Continue reading Celebrating 110 Years of One of the Best Manufacturing Methods Around

How We Do Color Batching

We could write all day about how great our Color Batching System. Every batch is weighed for color consistency to the 1/100 of a pound. Our system is fast with speeds reaching up to 1,000 RPM. Our system can produce a lot. We’re talking up to 250 lbs. slurry or 150 lbs. g-grade or c-grade … Continue reading How We Do Color Batching