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| CORPORATE MEMBER PROFILE INDUSTRY LEADERSHIP SpecChem takes their commitment to being an industry leader very seriously. SpecChem serves five key concrete markets—commercial, industrial, highway, infrastructure, and repair/restoration. They participate in nearly every industry trade group—organizations such as the American Shotcrete Association—involved with these key market segments. Investing in research and development is also a key differentiator helping to establish SpecChem as a best-inclass manufacturer. Ongoing updates to their laboratory and quality control facilities, combined with some of the most knowledgeable and experienced minds in the industry, help ensure SpecChem is more than just serving their customers—they’re fostering innovation in the industry. Another area where SpecChem provides exceptional value to the industry comes in the form of their training programs. They annually host 2- to 3-day programs in their 7600 ft2 (710 m2) training facility, where distributors from across the country and internationally enjoy interactive, hands-on product, application, and industry information in an exciting and engaging environment. SpecChem also hosts numerous ad-hoc product and application demos year-round for distributors, contractors, and trade associations in this facility, as well as product demonstrations, jobsite visits, and lunch and learns all over SpecChem is a Kansas City-based manufacturer supplying concrete distributors with high-quality, industry-leading concrete construction materials. SpecChem offers a full line of liquid chemical technologies, including form release agents, paving and curing compounds, finishing aids, cures and hardeners, bond breakers, sealers, bonding agents and surface retarders, and an array of cleaning and stripping products. Additionally, SpecChem has a line of epoxy products that include adhesive bonding agents, epoxy sealers and coatings, and high-strength epoxy mortars and grouts. Finally, SpecChem’s comprehensive line of cementitious grouts, repair mortars, underlayments and overlayments, and specialty concrete accessories round out an exhaustive lineup designed to provide quality, innovation, and value to distributors, specifiers, and contractors. THE COMPANY SpecChem has built, maintained, and continues to grow a strong team of industry professionals focused on building solid, long-term relationships, increasing distributor profitability, continually evolving and developing new products, and providing premium, best-in-class customer service. With over 300 years of collective industry experience and expertise, SpecChem is well positioned to grow their leadership role in an industry poised for growth. Fig. 1: SpecChem offers a full line of high-quality, industry-leading concrete construction materials Fig. 2: Centrally headquartered in Kansas City, MO, SpecChem maintains five state-of-the-art manufacturing plants strategically located to serve all major markets 72 Shotcrete | Summer 2017 www.shotcrete.org


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