Landscape Architect & Specifier News

FEB 2016

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February 2016 91 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 5 8 1 I n f o r m a t i o n R e q u e s t # 5 5 9 LATICRETE is a family-owned, world-wide manufacturer of construction materials. The company is known for its thin-set adhesives and thin load-bearing waterproofing membranes; the development of sound and anti-fracture one-step adhesive mortars; adhered masonry veneers and 'Supercap,' a method of finishing new concrete or capping existing slabs. Henry Rothberg is the founder and chairman emeritus; David Rothberg is chairman and CEO. "60 Years of Building Chemistry" LATICRETE celebrated its 60th anniversary during the Surfaces Conference at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, January 20-22, with the theme "60 Years of Building Chemistry", which recognized its significant products and relationships the company has built over the years. The company was founded on Dr. Henry Rothberg's pioneering work in the field of chemical engineering. He developed an "adhesive mortar method" for setting of ceramic tile and stone, now the basis for modern adhesives used in installing ceramic tile and stone. relations and her Masters is in organizational development from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. "I'm honored to have been chosen as the new executive director of IECA Region One," said Wilson. "I am coming on board at a great time, and am looking forward to all the opportunities," she added. "She is a results-focused professional with an extensive experience leading high-performance teams, while effectively managing operating budgets and profits and losses," said Brock Peters, IECA president. Wilson is prepared to implement IECA's newly adopted five-year strategic plan. Wilson will be formally introduced at IECA's "Environmental Connection 2016" conference in San Antonio, February 16-19. Wilson (continued from page 90)

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