BASANITEBasanite Industries targets the concrete industry with a new rebar.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Imagine a product with all of the strengths of the market leader and none of its weaknesses. That’s what the newly formed Basanite Industries plans to do with BasaFlex BFRP Rebar™, a type of rebar that is composed of special filaments generated from volcanic rock.

KingspanKingspan’s Kooltherm K20 Concrete Sandwich insulation boards deliver quality performance for a precast contractor in North America.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Project owners want to keep costs manageable, so contractors and their subs want the same. But when contractors can deliver more than just a focus on the budget, that is when true value happens on a project. Kingspan understands this well, which is why its products are created to deliver value to contractors and project owners in a number of ways. 

Main ImageRUNNUR’s products allow quick access to a tablet from a secured position.

By Mark Lawton, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

The marketing images used for carrying tablets in the field are quite different from the reality, says Andrew Hamra. “There is a very large disconnect between how computer and software companies’ market what mobility looks like in their ads and how it actually works in the field,” Hamra says. “This is the difficult part for me, to reeducate these consumers.”

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InEight

InEight’s project management software covers the life cycle of a project.

By Staci Davidson, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

New technology comes out constantly. There is always something that is the latest and greatest – but construction firms need to be careful about what they implement. The best technology can enhance an operation and make it even more competitive; however, there are many solutions that don’t hold up under the weight of a construction operation that has to deal with daily project issues. It is critical for construction projects to remain on budget and on schedule, and InEight has the experience and expertise to fully understand this, which is how it created a solution that is among the best. 

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InCordInCord takes pride in making netting products that help save lives.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

When InCord provides its clients with custom safety netting, it makes sure to listen to them closely to find out their requirements. “[We specialize in] producing what the customer needs quickly, on their schedule,” Graphic Design Manager Peter Greeley declares.

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FabconFabcon is educating people about the advantages of precast.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

The use of precast wall systems is at the height of its popularity, making it a good time for Fabcon Precast to be in business. Compared to other construction means, “It’s a product that installs much faster and with less manpower,” Jim Houtman declares. “It offers a better-quality building.”

Carnie CapCarnie Cap’s rebar cap system prevents impalement on jobsites.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

Now more than ever, construction sites are keeping a close eye on safety, particularly when it comes to falls. “The most frequent injuries and fatalities in construction are falls from a height,” Wendy Hunt says. “When they fall from a height on a big project, they’re likely to land on something sharp.”

BornquistBornquist Inc. makes things easy for clients with its products and services.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

When customers have questions about the products Bornquist Inc. offers, they can count on getting clear answers from the experts on its staff. “Technical expertise has been one of the reasons we’ve been so successful,” HVAC Sales Manager Dan Watkins says.

All Weather

The OneDek™ 2-Step Roof System Brings Significant, Long-Term Savings.

By Ted Johnson

When it comes to completing a project on time and under budget, owners and construction managers focus on getting a large building “dried in.” That’s the stage when the roof has been protected and all the walls, doors and windows are in place. Then the building is “dry inside” and progress continues regardless of weather.

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AOMS LumiCon™ takes concrete sensor technology to the next level.

By Janice Hoppe-Spiers, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Publishing

AOMS Technologies is revolutionizing the art of concrete pouring for the construction industry with its fully integrated IoT based sensing system to achieve uninterrupted and remote monitoring of multidimensional performance data from concrete. “Fiber-optic cables are well adopted by the telecommunication industry as a reliable platform for the transmission of data over long distances, particularly in harsh environments. At AOMS, we have leveraged the legacy from the telecom industry and have converted fiber optic cables into active devices for both sensing and transmission of data,” Co-founder and COO, Amir Azhari says. “Light contains an incredible amount of information which can be correlated to the variation of different parameters such as temperature, humidity, moisture, vibration, and compression in the vicinity of fiber.”

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