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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 Suffern.

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Closure Systems, Inc.- Hackensack
201-646-1655
277 Lodi Street Hackensack, NJ, 07601
Hackensack, NJ
Ludewig's Hardware
201-836-4991
321 Queen Anne Road
Teaneck, NJ
Sloatsburg Hardware
845-753-2725
88 Orange Turnpike
Sloatsburg, NY
Willowbrook Mall
(973) 890-2000
50 Route 46
Wayne, NJ
Bergenfield - Sears Hardware Stores
(201) 244-9160
450 S Washington Ave
Bergenfield, NJ
BOARDS & BEAMS, CO.
(973) 299-6100
48 OLD JACKSONVILLE ROAD
TOWACO, NJ
Ace Hardware
(201) 768-7377
206 Pegasus Ave
Northvale, NJ
Pomona Do it Best Hardware
845-364-5678
1581 Route 202
Pomona, NY
Lowe's
(845) 613-6000
206 Route 303
Orangeburg, NY
Hackensack - A
(201) 525-5200
436 Main St
Hackensack, NJ
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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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