Products, products, products – this is the theme of the October/November issue of Concrete Contractor You are holding our Annual Product Guide which features over 135 products divided across 11 different product types. This issue is always a challenge as we do our best to feature the latest and greatest products being offered by industry leading manufacturers. We hope you enjoy this issue and perhaps find the latest product that just may solve a problem you are having.
Additionally, this issue features three features highlighting some of the latest trends in product purchasing and development.
On page 26, we discuss the latest developments within the Decorative Surface Solutions Group and their recent Summer Summit in DelMar, California. This event brought together industry leading contractors and manufacturers of decorative products to discuss the latest trends and best in class products in the industry.
As a contractor, you are always looking for ways to save time and money, while also performing your job in a more efficient manner. Turn to page 46 to learn how one innovative product, the Back Saver has proven to be an a piece of equipment that has had positive results in both production capabilities and operator comfort.
Finally, turn to page 54 to learn how one engine manufacturer is using vibration testing to hone in on aspects critical to specific machines and application. For concrete contractors, this may mean reducing overall vibration to improve the performance of a specific machine. The effects of vibration add up quickly for equipment used day after day on a jobsite. Knowing which components are most susceptible to vibration and how they can be improved can significantly reduce the failure rate. The type of testing performed by this manufacturer is also contributing to increased operator comfort.
We hope you enjoy the 2017 edition of our Annual Product Guide. All products within this issue can be found on www.ForConstructionPros.com. If you are interested in learning more about a specific product, simply enter the 8-digit code in the search box on the site to be taken directly to that product.