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Ball Park Village »

April 12, 2017

A new 37-story mixed-use tower will provide housing and retail space near San Diego's Petco Park.

Pumping for a Cause »

April 12, 2017

A New York pumping company helps raise breast cancer awareness with pink pumps.

Control Remoto Para Bombas Sobre Camion »

January 21, 2016

La compania alemana Putzmeister America mostro recientemente sus mejoras en los sistemas de control remote anteriores basados en la tecnologia analogica-HBC a traves de un nuevo modelo digital Radiomatic AFM 727 en toda su linea bombas de pluma de concreto montadas sobre camiones.

Putzmeister Minelift 4 »

January 21, 2016

Putzmeister ha desarrollado la plataforma elevadora de tijera Minelift 4 para aplicaciones de mineria.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Adds New Personnel to Houston Facility »

July 30, 2015

Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced a few key personnel additions to its new Houston, Texas location.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Welcomes Peter Mendel as Senior Vice President »

July 30, 2015

Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced the addition of Peter Mendel as Putzmeister’s senior vice president and chief operating officer.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Updates Trailer-Mounted Concrete Pumps »

July 30, 2015

Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced updates to its BSA 2109 and 2110 Trailer-Mounted concrete pumps that will improve ease-of-use and allow for increased parts commonality among other Putzmeister products.

Putzmeister America, Inc. Opens New Facility in Houston »

July 28, 2015

Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced the opening of its Houston, Texas location, a 41,400-square foot facility.

Putzmeister America Introduces Hydraulic Coupling System for Detach Placing Boom »

June 25, 2015

Putzmeister has introduced a new hydraulic coupling system used for creating safer and easier connections on detach placing booms.

Contractors work nonstop to pour Northwestern Mutual tower foundation: Slideshow »

March 30, 2015

Contractors worked around the clock for an estimated 27 hours, starting on Friday night, to use Putzmeister concrete boom pumps to pour the massive foundation for Northwestern Mutual’s new downtown tower.

“A huge milestone:” Downtown Milwaukee witnesses historical concrete pour »

March 28, 2015

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A historical event for Wisconsin, contractors on the new Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons are wrapping up a 27-hour concrete pour.

It is history in the making as 250 construction workers are operating 50 cement trucks that are pouring concrete for hours straight.

“That’s the largest continuous concrete pour we believe ever in the state of Wisconsin,” said President of C.G. Schmidt, Rick Schmidt.

Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons Preparing for 27-Hour Concrete Foundation Pour »

March 27, 2015

Mar. 27 and 28 around-the-clock pour features 10,000 cubic yards of concrete, 250 construction workers, 50 cement trucks, 1,000 trips

Putzmeister Mixkret 5 »

September 2, 2014

Putzmeister Pipe Technology Introduces S-Valve Hydraulic Diversion Valve »

August 1, 2014

Putzmeister Pipe Technology, a division of Putzmeister America Inc., has introduced its further improved SDHV 3/2 S-Valve hydraulic diversion valve, which offers the smallest footprint in the industry as well as a 100 percent leak-proof design up to maximum operating pressure.

Putzmeister Shotcrete Technology Corporate Profile »

April 1, 2014

Putzmeister Shotcrete Technology's corporate profile listing through the American Shotcrete Associations publication Shotcrete  magazine, Winter 2014 Issue, Volume 16, Number 1.

Constructing a Super Tall Building »

February 25, 2014

Very few contractors have the opportunity to build a super-tall building (defined by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat as being taller than 300 meters or 984 feet tall). But we are all fascinated by the process and many of you would love to get into a construction “skip hoist” attached to the side of the building, ride to the top and see how the magic happens. Concrete as a material dominates the super-tall market now and we in the industry can feel proud of this amazing building technology and what can be achieved.

Putzmeister America Pro & Bridge Maxx Series Concrete Mixers »

July 12, 2013

Announced in late 2012 and formally launched at this year's World of Concrete, the standard Pro Series and booster axle Bridge Maxx Series mixer truck models position placing-equipment mainstay Putzmeister America deeper in the concrete supply chain.

Concrete Pump Aids in Sealing Up Natural Gas Pipelines »

May 25, 2013

One contractor’s dilemma of sealing up abandoned natural gas pipelines extending almost 5 mi. (8 km) is being solved with a Putzmeister BSA 14000 HP-D trailer-mounted concrete pump. The trailer pump, proving its long-lasting quality and durability after 27 years of operation, is still going strong by pumping a special mix exceptionally long, 4.8 mi. (7.7 km) distance to fill horizontal pipes solid with grout/concrete — a long distance pumping feat for the record books.

Putzmeister Pumps Overcome Unusual Jobsite Logistics on Subway Extension Project »

December 10, 2012

A Toronto subway project challenged the concrete pumping company to pump 65,400 cubic yards of harsh concrete mix and operate under a 100-foot height restriction form a nearby airport.

Putzmeister America enters mixer truck arena »

December 3, 2012

Aiming to expand its concrete supply chain offering and customer base beyond the pumping industry segment, Putzmeister America has announced production of rear discharge mixers at its Wisconsin headquarters operation. Set for official unveiling at World of Concrete 2013, February 5–8 in Las Vegas, the mixers will fit specific, localized market needs throughout North, Central and South America—product engineers targeting payload capacity, drum assembly durability, and job site performance.

Putzmeister America Expands Thom-Katt Line »

October 8, 2012

The evolution of Allentown Shotcrete Technology’s well-known Powercreter brand into the new TK 7 and TK 20 Thom-Katt trailer-mounted concrete pumps by Putzmeister America Inc. marks a significant expansion in Putzmeister’s Thom-Katt product offering, which now will accommodate a wider range of outputs for specialized industries.

Putzmeister Names new Southeast Regional Sales Manager »

April 8, 2012

Putzmeister America Inc. has named Drew Williams its new southeast regional sales manager. His territory will cover Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Putzmeister America Announces Telebelt® TB 200 »

February 23, 2012

Putzmeister America Inc.’s Telebelt® TB 200 is a technologically advanced, feature-rich telescopic belt conveyor used for a broad range of high volume applications.

Putzmeister Introduces 42Z Truck-Mounted Concrete Boom Pump »

February 23, 2012

Putzmeister America Inc. introduced its new 42Z truck-mounted concrete boom pump at the World of Concrete trade show in January 2012. The new pump keeps the operator in mind with greater payload capacity, a user-friendly design and increased ease of service, according to the manufacturer.

Putzmeister Announces 2012 Service School Lineup »

February 22, 2012

Putzmeister America, Inc. has announced its 2012 service school lineup. It will once again offer structural inspection course part II, which was introduced in 2011.

Pump from SRS still needed in Japan »

August 2, 2011

Local contractors have replaced a 190,000-pound concrete pump that was deployed at Savannah River Site and later airlifted to Japan for use at the tsunami-damaged Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant.

Allentown Shotcrete Technology 2011 Thom-Katt 20 Now in Production »

July 22, 2011

Allentown Shotcrete Technology Inc. has updated and re-named the Powercreter 20, now known as the Thom-Katt 20.

Putzmeister Introduces MX TB Placing Conveyor »

June 16, 2011

Putzmeister America Inc.’s MX TB placing conveyor was specially designed for large, civil projects that require placement of large aggregate, near zero slump concrete, in mass quantities such as dams, hydroelectric powerhouses, coal power plants and nuclear plants.

Putzmeister Introduces MX 43/47Z-Meter Placing Boom »

June 16, 2011

Putzmeister America Inc. is now manufacturing the new MX 43/47Z-Meter placing boom.

SDVH 3/2 Diversion Valve Introduced by Esser Pipe Technology »

June 8, 2011

Esser Pipe Technology’s SDVH 3/2 diversion valve is ideal for continuous use on high-rise and long-distance pumping projects

Going Global for the Panama Canal »

May 20, 2011

Putzmeister's Special Applications Business group provides a complete global systems approach for The Panama Canal Third Set of Locks project.