MATERIALS


Texture Plus TEXTURED WALL PANELS
Texture Plus®, Long Island, N.Y., introduces its new Tumbled Brick collection. These realistic textured wall panels are designed for both indoor and outdoor use. Featuring an easy-to-install interlocking design, they come in nine colors: Tan, Colonial Tan, Burnt Orange, Old World, Dark Red Dark Group, Dark Red Gray Group, Red Gray Grout, White and Prime/Unfinished. Each panel is 2’ tall by 4’ wide by 1 ½” thick, covers approximately 7.2 ft² and weighs about 5 lbs. The product comes with a 25-year warranty.
Contact: Texture Plus, 800-863-8468; www.textureplus.com


CUSTOM COLORS
Porous Pave Inc., Grant, Mich., introduces eight custom color combinations for its pour-in-place paving material. Porous Pave XL, which is made of 50 percent recycled rubber chips and 50 percent stone aggregate with a urethane binder, and Porous Pave XLS, made from 100 percent rubber chips, will now be available in gray-black, tan-black, brown-black, cypress-black, red-black, brown-tan, green-brown and blue-gray. Colors are permanent and fade-resistant and are made by infusing the rubber chips with dyes and UV-inhibitors.
Contact: Porous Pave Inc., 888-448-3873; www.porouspaveinc.com


INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE


Cement TrustMIXING TRAILER
Cement Trust, McMinnville, Ore., introduces an as-yet-unnamed device that combines easily loading concrete with easy-pour access. In the fill/load position the drum of the unit is positioned to load from a tractor bucket. When it’s time to tilt the drum and dispense the concrete, it folds up over the end of the drum. An on-board water meter allows users to gauge the volume of water in the mixture.
Contact: Cement Trust, 800-909-9809; www.cart-away.com

 

LIGHTING


Larson ElectronicsPLUG SELECTION
Larson Electronics, Kemp, Texas, now offers a variety of plug options for the company’s non-explosion-proof and explosion-proof lighting products. Plugs include the NEMA 5-15 straight blade plug, the NEMA 6-15 straight blade plug, and NEMA L5-15 and NEMA L5-16 twist lock plugs, which are suitable for use in commercial and industrial settings in the United States. The 2-pin international Shucko 16-amp plug is common for European outlets, while the BS1363 plug is compatible with outlets in the United Kingdom and worldwide in countries such as Singapore and Saudi Arabia. All Larson products can also be shipped with flying leads for hardwire installation.
Contact: Larson Electronics, 800-369-6671; www.larsonelectronics.com


ACCESSORIES


TerracottaTERRACOTTA PLANTERS
Seibert & Rice, Short Hills, N.J., expands its extensive inventory of terracotta planters, urns and statuary in time for the summer planting season. Handmade in historic workshops by celebrated terracotta artisans of Impruneta, Italy, Siebert & Rice planters offer beauty and durability, including the ability to withstand temperatures to -20 degrees F. The company specializes in custom planters and oversize pots, and many orders can be shipped the same day.
Contact: Siebert & Rice, 973-467-8266; www.seibert-rice.com

 

 


NEW WEBSITE
Hanover Architectural Products, Hanover, Pa., announces a new website targeting the residential market. The site – www.hanoverpaversathome.com – will emulate Hanover’s “At Home with Hanover®” brochure with extensive residential product information, project photos by category, technical resources, and helpful installation tips.
Contact: Hanover Architectural Products, 717-637-0500; www.hanoverpavers.com


GARDEN ACCESSORIES
Haddonstone (USA) Ltd., Pueblo, Colo., offers a full line of outdoor accessories for any garden. Options include planters, sundials, fountains, planters, statues, wall plaques, balustrades, columns, porticos, steps, pavers, lawn edging and stepping stones.
Contact: Haddonstone (USA) Ltd., 866-733-8225; www.haddonstone.com


EQUIPMENT WEBSITE
Eiffel Trading Company, Houston, a centralized site for buying and selling used heavy equipment and construction materials has revamped its online marketplace. The new site will allow contracts nationwide to list their used heavy equipment and materials free of charge. The new site will also allow contractors looking for equipment and materials to search by location, price and equipment or material type. Eiffel Trading Company allows contractors to list a wide variety of used construction equipment and materials.
Contact: Eiffel Trading Company, 800-541-7998; www.eiffeltradingcompany.com