Employee promotion at Laticrete
In other company news, the U.S. Patent Office has issued Laticrete a patent for its Quick Screed Mortar Bed, the company reports. Dr. Francis X. Quinn, vice president of technology at Laticrete, said, "It makes our firm the sole supplier of this unique product, which allows ceramic tile to be installed over previously unacceptable surfaces and substructures." The product is a two-part system consisting of a nylon reinforcing mesh and a polymer-fortified mortar used to fill the mesh. It can be used on both concrete and wood surfaces, according to Laticrete.