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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 Potsdam.

Local Companies

Evans & White Ace
(315) 265-4350
1 Maple St, opposite Trinity Episcopal Church on Fall Island
Potsdam, NY
Triple A Do it Best Bldg Ctr
315-386-4531
25 Commerce Lane
Canton, NY
W.l. Smith Hardware Corporation
(315) 769-2408
50 E Orvis St
Massena, NY
The Home Depot
(315)764-9930
41 Stephenville Road
Massena, NY
Potsdam - Auth Hometown
(315) 268-0909
6586 State Highway 56
Potsdam, NY
Fastenal- Massena
315-769-3278
166 Harte Haven Plaza Massena, NY, 13662
Massena, NY
Rex Hardware
315-379-0256
125 E Main St
Canton, NY
Triple A Building Center
315-764-0596
3 Malby Lane
Massena, NY
Bicknell Building Sply
(315) 265-3900
Potsdam Canton Rd
Potsdam, NY
Lowe's
(315) 268-6960
61 Country Lane
Potsdam, 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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