SOURCE: U.S. Concrete

U.S. Concrete

April 12, 2012 11:00 ET

U.S. Concrete Names Stego Industries as the Exclusive Sales Partner for Its Rapid Drying Concrete Technology

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 12, 2012) - U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Stego Industries, LLC to become its exclusive channel partner to market and sell Aridus® Rapid Drying Concrete, an innovative concrete solution designed to reduce the drying time and risks associated with excess moisture vapor emission in concrete slabs.

The agreement provides U.S. Concrete with a leading partner in the construction industry and creates significantly increased opportunities to reach the architectural and engineering communities and showcase the benefits of Aridus as a game-changing solution to concrete slab moisture problems. Stego has been at the forefront of research, design and development of moisture vapor barrier solutions for over 13 years and provides a well-established, nationwide network of experts to promote Aridus® technology.

"We are pleased to work collaboratively with Stego, and confident that this strategic partnership will provide the level of expertise needed to address the moisture related problems facing the construction design and engineering community today," said Wally Johnson, U.S. Concrete's Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Matthew Blasdel, Stego Chief Operations Officer, added, "We're looking forward to a successful partnership. We recognize the value of Aridus® as the first ready mix concrete solution to an industry-wide problem. Aridus® focuses on preventing moisture problems in concrete floors before they arise, and can provide significant benefits to the construction community."

U.S. Concrete services the construction industry in several major markets in the United States through its two business segments: ready-mixed concrete and concrete-related products; and precast concrete. The company has 94 fixed and 11 portable ready-mixed concrete plants, seven precast concrete plants and seven producing aggregates facilities. During 2011, these plant facilities produced approximately 4.0 million cubic yards of ready-mixed concrete from continuing operations and 3.0 million tons of aggregates. For more information on U.S. Concrete, visit

STEGO INDUSTRIES, LLC has grown to be the dominant force in the below-slab vapor barrier industry. Recognized across North America as the yellow vapor barrier, Stego became the most widely-specified vapor barrier in the United States by earning the respect, trust, and recommendation of the design, engineering and construction communities.

Stego Industries provides science-based solutions, field-tested results, and strategic speed to market from its 100% solar-powered headquarters in San Clemente, California.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Wade Khalil
    U.S. Concrete, Inc.