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From the Desk of our General Manager
It's only April but already LATICRETE Australia has been involved in a number of projects, global initiatives, training and international travel this year.

Last month LATICRETE management team members from all over the globe met in Costa Rica for the annual International Team meeting. The meeting was around future plans, growth and goals for LATICRETE globally. Some of the team members stretched themselves personally during a zip lining exercise between treetops in the Costa Rican jungle, or others like myself, did a hike through the jungle.

We continue to focus on in-depth technical support to Architects, Engineers, Design Professionals, Installers and Tile Shop Personnel. In this newsletter, Fred Gray, LATICRETE Australia Technical Service Manager, provides an informative article on the importance installing movement joints.

This newsletter also features product spotlights, TAFE training, the new address for our NSW warehouse and interesting Project Spotlights.

For technical support, or chat to us about your next project - Call LATICRETE on 1800 331 012 or contact us here.
Emma Tschannen

Featured Articles
Product Spotlight
4237 Latex Additive with 211 Crete Filler Powder

4237 Latex Additive is a specially designed latex additive for use with 211 Crete Filler Powder to make a high strength latex thin bed and medium bed adhesive up to 15mm. Suitable for installation of all types of tile, stone and agglomerates.

Also use 4237 Latex Additive with Portland cement to make slurry bond coats for mortar beds and for use with thin set adhesives to give improved performance and longer open time. Click here to read more product information.

Working With Movement Joints
Article by Fred Gray, Technical Service Manager

Fred Gray, LATICRETE Australia Technical Service Manager, provides an informative article on the importance of movement joints.

"The discussions on movement joints often hinges around the assertion that you should have them, and that’s a fact! And for good reason – everything moves, and that movement needs to be accommodated. From my student days in structures, I remember one of my engineering lecturers impressing on the fact that the structure is designed first and then further engineering is done to accommodate the proposed finishes in line with their abilities to cope with movement." Continue reading here.

Our NSW Warehouse Has Moved
New location for NSW   

Our new NSW address!
We have officially moved to our new premises. Our NSW Warehouse address is: Unit 10, 11-19 Waler Crescent Smeaton Grange, NSW 2567.

Our contact numbers remain the same:
Free Call: 1800 331 012
Fax: 1800 808 549

Knowledge is the Key to Success

Training at TAFE QLD SkillsTech

LATICRETE QLD Technical Sales Reps, Mitchell Haw and Shane Anderson, were recently invited to TAFE Queensland SkillsTech in Acacia Ridge to provide students training on waterproofing with HYDRO BAN® waterproofing and crack isolation membrane.

HYDRO BAN is a thin, load bearing waterproofing/crack isolation membrane that DOES NOT require the use of fabric in the field, coves or corners. HYDRO BAN bonds directly to a wide variety of substrates. Click here to continue reading.

LATICRETE University
Product Training at Your Fingertips

We make being able to attend training easy with our free LATICRETE University e-Learning Program! LATICRETE University makes it possible for anyone within the industry to train on industry standards and Profit Through Knowledge (PTK) Technical Seminars from the comfort of your home or office.

Now you can receive quality education at your fingertips. For those interested visit and register to get started!

Projects / Articles of Interest

The Hilton’s Rainbow Tower stands tall over the Waikiki beach and Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon in Waikiki, Honolulu HI. Whether you spotted it in the opening credits to “Hawaii Five-O” or in photographs, you have likely seen the hotel's impressive dual rainbow murals. In 1968, the Rainbow Tower opened with what is considered “the world’s largest ceramic tile mosaic.” With 16,000 tiles the murals stand 87 metres tall, 8 metres wide and can be seen on either end of the tower. After more than 45 years, the integrity of the installation was failing. The entire installation had to be replaced. Click here to continue reading.

Recently the R&D lab at LATICRETE Australia Head Office got a make-over and received a beautiful new LATICRETE SPARTACOTE™ BLENDED CHIP floor.
Not only does SPARTACOTE BLENDED CHIP provide a capable, seamless flooring finish suitable for numerous commercial and residential applications, it is also available in a wide assortment of blends and finishes to suit your designer needs.With a contoured finish to allow for optimal traction, this minimal maintenance coating system offers 1-day installation and next day return to service!
Continue reading.
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