OTTAWA, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SmartRock™, the leading wireless concrete sensor for temperature and strength, has been named the “Most Innovative Product” of 2019 by Hanley Wood. Hanley Wood is the premier company serving the information, media, event, and strategic marketing needs of the residential, commercial design, and construction industries. Ballots were cast at World of Concrete, the largest international event for the concrete industry
SmartRock™ was chosen as the top product within the category of Business Tools & Technology by a panel of industry experts, many of whom serve on the World of Concrete Educational Advisory Board, as well as by the editors of CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION magazine. Winning products were chosen based on the innovation they bring to the industry. The news comes on the heels of record growth for Giatec Scientific, as their suite of revolutionary concrete testing equipment has now been used in over 4,000 projects worldwide, including; high-rises, bridges, airport runways, dams, and mines.
“It is an honor to have SmartRock™ recognized by the industry as one of the most innovative products,” says Aali Alizadeh, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer at Giatec. “We truly believe our sensors are profoundly changing the way concrete projects are built, by helping cut days, even weeks off schedules.”
SmartRock™ is the leading wireless concrete sensor for monitoring the temperature and strength of any concrete pour. Unlike time-consuming and error-prone cylinder break tests, or cumbersome wired sensors, SmartRock™ is simple to install and gives construction teams the most accurate information to make critical decisions in real-time. It is trusted by construction companies across the globe to help accelerate project timelines.
“There’s no doubt SmartRock saves an unbelievable amount of time and money,” says Walter Flood III of Flood Testing Laboratories. “You couldn’t do the construction schedules that we have now without it.”
Giatec is bringing smart concrete testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite. Giatec’s suite of hardware & software products analyze data during design, production, delivery, placement, and service. Giatec creates non-destructive testing products, for measuring and monitoring the life cycle of concrete structures. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Giatec was recognized in 2018 as one of the country's fastest growing companies.