Cemen Tech 2009November 2009
Cemen Tech was founded by Hugh and Eileen Tobler in the late 60’s as a marketing company to sell the Irl Daffin Company’s Concrete Mobile. The Concrete Mobile was the original, and at that time, the only mobile or volumetric concrete mixer. The concept of the Concrete Mobile was simple—it was designed to separately hold the materials necessary to produce concrete and to volumetrically measure and mix the materials on site, or as needed. The advantages of the Concrete Mobile were that customers could have fresh, high-quality concrete on demand, when and where needed.
After the Irl Daffin Company was sold in the late 70’s, the Concrete Mobile became a product of the Barber-Greene Company, and Cemen Tech was released as a distributor of the Concrete Mobile.
During the late 80’s, Cemen Tech started experimenting with producing its own volumetric mixer, first as a stationary model and later as truck- or trailer-mounted mobile mixers. Cemen Tech called their new machines, “Concrete Dispensers.” Because of their close connection to the customer and end user, Cemen Tech was able to improve equipment designs and as a result was able to offer a better product.
Building on their success in the public market and the growing popularity of the concept, it was not long before the U.S. Army would be calling on CTI to develop a modular mixer to replace an aging fleet of Concrete Mobiles which the U.S. military had purchased in the late 70’s. In conjunction with Oshkosh Truck and utilizing their Palletized Load System (PLS), Cemen Tech developed a Rapid Deployment Concrete Dispenser. The RDCD is a self-contained mixer that can be deployed as either a stationary or as a truck-mounted mobile mixer. In 1997, the company was awarded a 5-year contract to build over 100 machines for the Tank Automotive Command.
Today, Cemen Tech manufactures and markets volumetric proportioning and continuous mixing systems, cement silos, cement dump trailers, and biosolids processing equipment. This is done on the premise of superior service and quality. Due to this philosophy and the Company's success in executing it, Cemen Tech's products have developed the reputation of being the "Cadillac" of the industry. ■
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