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Next to water, concrete is used more than any material in the world. It is poured, formed, molded, colored, and textured into every conceivable use in Auburn.

Local Companies

Lowe's
(315) 350-2220
5377 West Genesee Street
Camillus, NY
T&K Lumber Co, Inc.
315-689-3005
170 Route 5 West Elbridge, NY, 13060
Elbridge, NY
Ag Trac Llc
315-497-1650
1044 State Route 34
Genoa, NY
Nightingale True Value Hdwe
(315) 673-2001
4068 South St
Marcellus, NY
Westvale Plz
(315) 488-1180
2214 W Genesse St
Syracuse, NY
Village Ace Hardware
(315) 834-2275
2701 Erie Dr
Weedsport, NY
LOWE'S OF AUBURN, N. Y.
315 253-3410
299 GRANT AVE. AUBURN, NY, 13021
Auburn, NY
T & K Lumber Company Incorp.
315-689-3005
173 Rte 5 West
Elbridge, NY
Ferrara & Sons Bldg. Supp.,inc
315-568-9431
30 West Bayard Street
Seneca Falls, NY
The Home Depot
(315)252-4540
1634 Clark Street Road
Auburn, NY

Source: CONCRETE PRODUCER MAGAZINE
Publication date: July 1, 2007

By Budd Newcomb

Next to water, concrete is used more than any material in the world. It is poured, formed, molded, colored, and textured into every conceivable use. Thought to be a product of the modern world, the ancient Egyptians used a primitive concrete in their pyramids and the Romans built the Coliseum with it. Today, it is taken for granted; however, without concrete, our world would be considerably different.

Precast concrete tile is just one of its many forms. Tiles are manufactured by three different processes: wetcast, ram pressed, and extruded. They can be produced in many varieties of shapes, sizes, textures, and colors. There is no limit to the textures, whether man-made or duplicating a creation of nature.

Still, concrete tile has its proponents and its detractors. Some overlook the simple fact that hundreds of thousands of square feet have been installed properly around the world for centuries without any unusual problems. The key words are “properly installed.”

Concrete tile's history

In Southern California during the 1920s and 30s, precast concrete tiles were used extensively. In the 1940s, 50s, and 60s, marble chips were added to make popular precast terrazzo tiles. After the 1970s, the many small manufacturers throughout Southern California did not communicate for the betterment of the industry.

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