Stone World

Acquisitions, developments at Laticrete

December 21, 2011
BETHANY, CT -- Laticrete, a manufacturer of systems for the installation of tile and stone, announced the acquisition of DrytekTM Flooring Solutions, LLC, a leading industry supplier of self-leveling cements, decorative concrete toppings and related products and systems. These products will be maintained under the Drytek brand name and sold through distribution within the Laticrete Specialty Products Division (SPD).

Additionally, Laticrete has partnered with Supercap to form Laticrete Supercap, LLC. Supercap® System-licensed applicators use patented pump trucks to blend and deliver problem-solving underlayment systems to the jobsite. Pumping is done from ground level and material is delivered quickly and efficiently, directly from the hose to the floor on large-scale surface preparation and remediation projects. Heights of 50 stories, even in congested urban areas, can be easily served. Deliveries and technical support will be available throughout North America.

Laticrete Supercap has already added the First Next Generation Mobile Blending Unit (MBU) to their fleet pump trucks. Additionally, it announced the appointment of Brad Fulkerson to the position of Managing Director. Fulkerson was President/CEO of Avalon Flooring LLC, a floor covering installation firm working primarily with General Contractors and specializing in high-end projects.