12 Products to Kick Off World of Concrete

As World of Concrete descends on Vegas this week, here’s a sneak peek at a few of the products that will be on hand, from heavy equipment to tools to construction and equipment management software.

Katy Tomasulo

June 6, 2021

7 Min Read
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Whether you’re joining us live in Las Vegas for World of Concrete or are following along from home, here are a few new products from the show to catch up on.

Vacuworx: Vacuum Lifting System

The CC-TT Computer Controlled Double Tee Vacuum Lifting System from Vacuworx provides an alternative to anchors and chains while eliminating the need for crew members to climb on stacks or ladders to set dunnage. The CC-TT’s multi-function computer-operated remote control system with touch screen provides real-time operation and diagnostic information, CC cameras offer unobstructed views for precise pad placement, and variable pad positions ensure even lifting while avoiding key stress points. It has a lifting capacity of 77,000 pounds. www.vacuworx.com Booth W1608

Vacuworx CC-TT 1


Leica Geosystems/Hexagon: Hexagon Smart Build

Crafted for the AEC industry, Hexagon Smart Build optimizes building design and construction by connecting the office and the field. The system includes three modules: Core, which links model, schedule, and cost information to optimize planning and execution; Controls, which enables real-time tracking, managing, and reporting of key project metrics (such as schedule, costs, progress, and changes) while predicting where deviations may occur to allow for course correction; and Layout, which facilitates taking models to the field to use in conjunction with Robotic Total Stations for construction layout and verification. https://hexagonppm.com/offerings/products/hxgn-smart-build Booth N1471

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B2W: Estimating and Operations Software

B2W Software will demonstrate new capabilities for its ONE Platform of estimating and operations software. Among the list of updates are changes to the platform’s estimating and bidding, including enhanced change order management to enable contractors to create, manage, and track orders within an original base bid, cost and price change orders more accurately, and offer visibility to total project cost. Changes to the scheduling tool include built-in email and text message generation to alert employees when assignments are created or changed, enhanced geofencing with pinpoint accuracy, and new material order management options. www.b2wsoftware.com Booth N1443

B2W ONE Platfrom


iQ Power Tools: Dry-Cut Power Cutter

iQ Power Tools is debuting the first prototype of its new iQ914 Dry-Cut Power Cutter. Specifically designed for masonry and hardscape, the iQ914 is said to be the world’s first 14” dry-cut power cutter with integrated dust control and is able to capture 90% of dust at the source. The tool also features an improved ergonomic design, anti-vibration system, choke-free easy-start system, a one-push stop system that stops the engine and immediately prepares for new operation, and automatic oiling via an electronically controlled pump. www.iqpowertools.com Booth N823

iQ Power Tools iQ914 Dry Power Cutter


Applied Machinery Sales: Merlo Telehandler

AMS, importer and distributor of Merlo machines in the U.S., offers Merlo’s P27.6PLUS telehandler, designed to provide maximum performance in a compact size. The machine is approved for towing trailers and has a lower center of gravity for increased stability, traction, and nimbleness. Yet it also offers the largest cab in its class (6’ wide by 6’4” tall) and can handle a maximum load capacity of 6,000 pounds with a lifting height of 19’4”. The ergonomically designed cab includes comfortable seating with frame-mounted vibration-dampening sound blocks, a single level joystick for ease of operation, an LCD with real-time operating parameters, side-mounted air filter, and wide, curved windshield. The telehandler features a Kohler 75-hp 4-cylinder engine located on the side of the frame for maintenance accessibility and better airflow, a hydrostatic transmission for precise movement, 4WD with three steering modes, and quick-response no-flex boom with internal hydraulic lines to reduce wear and tear. www.appliedmach.com Booth W941   



Huntsman: Maxguard Coatings

Non-toxic and rapidly curing, Maxguard Coatings from Huntsman provide a monolithic containment barrier to protect metal, steel, polyurethane foams, and concrete containment structures. The coatings can be applied on vertical, horizontal, and slanted surfaces of all forms and dimensions. They cover new or existing surfaces, have high thermal stability, and are highly resistant to impact, abrasion, and weathering, the company says. Thirteen colors are available. www.huntsmanbuildingsolutions.com Booth N2367


Greif: Concrete Forming Tubes

New for 2021, the EasyPour Professional Seamless concrete forming tubes feature an EasyStrip pull tab for faster tube removal with no cutting required. The tubes deliver columns with a smooth Class A finish, eliminating manual finishing. Made with 100% recycled paperboard and a moisture-resistant adhesive, the tubes are more structurally sound when subjected to moisture, the company says. They are available in 12” to 48” diameters and lengths up to 24’. www.greif.com Booth N2904

Greif Easy Pour concrete forming tubes


Kwipped: POS Equipment Financing Solution

At least seven equipment sellers at World of Concrete, including National Flooring Equipment and Runyon, will be using the new Approve software-as-a-service application from Kwipped to provide immediate financing options from multiple lenders. By scanning Approve’s QR code on a mobile phone or tablet, customers can access product specifications as well as financing options; the tool matches buyers to the most ideal funding source from 17 financing companies competing for business. www.approvefinancing.com 


Senya: Micro Crushers

The Senya 3 Micro Crusher can be pulled behind a ¾-ton pickup and offers an output capacity of 30 tons per hour. The crusher features a self-contained gas- or diesel-powered 30 kW generator to power the electric motor, eliminating the need to service hydraulics. The Yanmar engine is designed for durability in harsh environments. www.senyacrushers.com Booth W634

Senya Micro Crusher


Command Alkon: Ruckit Field Mobile App

Designed to lower costs and optimize truck usage, the new Ruckit Field mobile app from Command Alkon allows superintendents and foremen to view all bulk material orders, trucks, and tickets in one place, enabling them to see how much material is loaded, when a truck is on the road, and when a load has reached the jobsite. Other tools include approving hauler time against the job, viewing cycle information, and ordering trucks for current or future orders. www.commandalkon.com Booth N1529


Quartz: Concrete Deck Analysis

Construction technology company Quartz offers Concrete Deck Analysis, a tool that allows project managers to quickly confirm placed deck elements and identify missing or misplaced elements before a concrete pour, helping to prevent rework and minimize waste. www.quartz.co Booth N1579

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OTR: Heavy-Duty Tires

New from OTR, the 28” LiftBoss low-profile, directional and non-directional heavy-duty tires feature a unique aperture designed to improve cushioning and stability. The tires are rugged, designed to last up to eight times longer than pneumatic tires, the company says. Sizes of 13.00-28 and 14.00-28 replace 13.00-24 and 14.00-24 tires for 6.12K telehandlers. www.otrwheel.com Booth W2425

OTR 28 Inch LiftBoss tires


Want to see more products? Stay tuned for more coverage on www.woc360.com and check out the World of Concrete New Product Zone.


About the Author(s)

Katy Tomasulo

Katy Tomasulo is an accomplished writer, editor and public relations pro who has worked in the construction industry for two decades. She writes about residential and commercial building products and materials and construction trends.

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