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How Robotics Are Playing A Crucial Role on The Jobsite

17 Jul 2019, Posted by F.A. in News

The implementation of robotics in the construction industry is a recent development, not without its resistance and hiccups. With the obvious benefit of efficiency brought by automation – which would certainly benefit jobsites with concrete form rentals – robotics certainly will play a crucial role…

Could Concrete Ever Be Replaced by Another Material?

18 Jun 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Facts, News

Since the time of the Roman Empire, concrete has symbolized and brought forth civilization. This building block of modernity originated in the Middle East and was perfected by Roman engineers, only to be forgotten for a time, until the material’s rediscovery by Englishman Joseph Aspdin…

Pre-Fabricated and Modular Designs Are on The Rise

11 Jun 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, News

As a solution to the construction productivity conundrum, pre-fabricated and modular designs have seen a rise in popularity and media coverage over the past few years. Constructed offsite in a Lego-like fashion, modular buildings use lean manufacturing techniques to pre-fabricate buildings in deliverable sections, sometimes…

5 Modern Concrete Materials To Keep an Eye On in 2019

06 Apr 2019, Posted by F.A. in News

Sweeping breakthroughs in technology throughout the past decade have affected anyone and everyone – especially in one of the biggest industries in the world: the construction industry. The unique blend of construction and technology has prompted innovation (even in concrete and concrete forming) on a…

6 Innovations in Concrete for 2017

02 May 2017, Posted by F.A. in News

Concrete may be rigid and stiff once it cures, but concrete innovation is far from stagnant. Many new innovations are in the mix for 2017. Some of them are already being used in a widespread way in the construction industry, while others are just in…

Is 3D Printing the Future of Construction?

25 Apr 2017, Posted by F.A. in News

Many industries use 3D printing to make processes more efficient and better serve consumers. While 3D printing has gained popularity for prototyping and bringing a new product to market, the construction industry still has a long way to go until 3D printing is a viable…

Emerging Trends in Concrete for 2017

10 Apr 2017, Posted by F.A. in News

Concrete continues to be a solid material for traditional building techniques. Yet, new trends are taking concrete to beyond its established abilities. As a result, concrete can do more with greater ease due to new technology. These trends can improve any project, and they’re something…

Innovations in Concrete Forms: Are They Better?

03 Apr 2017, Posted by F.A. in News

The quest for the perfect concrete forming material continues. Most contractors would agree that if there is a better product out there, it makes good business sense to switch. The main concrete forming materials that have been used traditionally are metal and wood. Plastic and…

Safer Sidewalks: De-Icing Concrete is Here

13 Mar 2017, Posted by F.A. in News

Winter weather can be hazardous — just ask anyone who’s had a moment of panic when their car skids on ice, or felt their feet go out from under them on a snowy sidewalk. Hitting a patch of ice is scary on its own, but…

Forming America Is Going to the World of Concrete!

05 Jan 2016, Posted by F.A. in News

Mark your calendar for February 2 – 5, 2016 because Forming America is going to the World of Concrete at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada! Come see us at booth N2962 for an exclusive demonstration of our concrete form renovation process and an…