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Everyone can buy our building products, not everyone can turn them into art. Meet Concrete Concepts & Designs! (Townsend, MA)

by Tim Beausoleil

[Guest Blog Post by Tim Beausoleil of Townsend, MA based "Concrete Concepts & Designs". Enjoy!]

"Earlier this spring, prior to starting my seventeenth year in the concrete business, I took stock of where my company was, where it has been and where it was going. Unlike any great undertaking in life, it's often not the end result but the journey that defines success. As the owner of Concrete Concepts & Designs in Townsend, Massachusetts, there's been few service providers that have helped me grow my business, complete challenging and innovative projects on-time and under budget like the A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc. In fact, Harris has literally changed the landscape of decorative concrete. In a few short years, the designs and products have made their way into people's homes and the indoor spaces of business around the world. The idea that concrete can look and feel like nearly any traditional floor covering with a much wider choice of colors, textures and finishes is the most exciting concept our industry has seen in a long time.

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A.H. Harris Branch Spotlight Chicopee, MA

by Liza Wardwell

Along the Connecticut River in Hampden County, Massachusetts, you’ll find the A.H. Harris of Chicopee Massachusetts. We are located at 323 Meadow Street, right off route 391. We opened the facility 20 years ago in 1994 and maintain the same goal - providing excellent service to our dedicated customers. Branch manager Mike Bednarz along with Account Manager Norm Sholtis and our hard working team operate the Chicopee facility and are all dedicated to helping customers receive the best service possible. Our tight-knit team specializes in helping customers match the correct products to their specific needs. We serve the 4 western counties of Massachusetts, Hamden, Hampshire, Franklin, and Berkshire counties. With Just One Call, our delivery truck is equipped to deliver products and materials right to our customers! We strive to stock the most popular items required by our customers.

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Partner Profile: L.M. Scofield

by Liza Wardwell

Being in business for 100 years, A.H. Harris has built strong relationships with various vendors and manufactures over time. By maintaining a network of 40 branches, we have established connections with vendors reaching from Maine to North Carolina. Our business would not be the same if it wasn't for our vendor partners. We have always been committed to only carry products of highest quality and value. In this post, we wanted to introduce Scofield to our construction community. Cam Villar, Marketing Manager at Scofield, provided us with more information on the company who has been around since 1915 (even one year earlier than A.H. Harris!) and today serves customers worldwide. Scofield has received a number of awards and certifications including; #1 Ranked Brand of Integral Concrete Color, #1 Ranked Brand of Concrete Stain, #1 Ranked Brand of Concrete Stamping Tools, #1 Ranked Brand of Concrete Color Hardener, and Architectural Record Most Innovative Product Award 2013. A.H. Harris wants to send a big congratulations on these achievements and we look forward to our ongoing partnership. Now, let's hear it from Cam!"Scofield is the oldest and most trusted name in architectural (sometimes called decorative) concrete coloring, texturing and performance. For 100 years we've set the standard for the industry by pioneering and developing engineered systems that allow repeatability and consistency, batch-to-batch and project-to-project. Working with and educating architects, interior designers and landscape architects, we're the most specified manufacturer in the industry. We specialize in the following concrete systems: Cool Pavement Systems - Concrete Stains and Dyes - Concrete Cures and Sealers - Concrete Color Hardener - Integral Concrete Color - Concrete Texturing Tools (stamps and seamless skins) - Cementitious Toppings - Concrete Densifiers - Floor Protection

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