W.R. Meadows adds waterproofing lines in Gemite deal

Sources: Gemite Products, Mississauga, Ontario; CP staff

Concrete protection materials specialist W.R. Meadows Inc. has extended its waterproofing and restoration offerings with the acquisition of Gemite Products. A family-owned operator based in Hampshire, Ill., W.R. Meadows has served as exclusive Gemite distributor in Canada and U.S. regions outside the East Coast for 20-plus years.

Gemite Products was founded more than 30 years ago by President Igor Nikolajev, P.E. and the late Dr. Ivan Razl, Ph.D., P.E. who served as technical director. They developed an extensive line of composite waterproofing and restoration products designed to protect reinforced concrete structures around the world in the most challenging environments.

Throughout its nine decades in business, W.R. Meadows has built a portfolio of products suiting highway construction and repair; building construction and restoration; plus waterproofing, vaporproofing and air barrier conditions.