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Power Curber 5700-D

Power Curbers, makers of the 5700 Series, the world’s market-leading curb machine since 1985 is pleased to introduce the next generation of the 5700. In January 2020, the 5700-D replaces the 5700-C as the “one machine solution” for concrete slipform applications. The 5700-D excels in curbing, sidewalk, barrier, ditches, paving, tunnel, agricultural and… Read More »

Radius Work? No Problem!

Charlie Ewing, equipment operator for Curbs Etc of Smyrna, DE, has seen it all in over 20 years of Power Curbers’ machines. Specializing in pouring curb, Curbs Etc’s range of work has included sidewalk, traffic separator, and ditches. Recently they tackled one of their most challenging jobs at the Dover (DE) Transit Center. The… Read More »

Some Perspective

We recently published and mailed our last 2010 company newsletter, Power Curbers Profiles to contractors all over the world.  In reviewing our 2010 issues, the change of scenery in our industry was more evident than ever.  Though the days of subdivision after subdivision were profitable and frankly, easy, the work we see in 2011… Read More »

Changing Seasons, Changing Businesses

My office window overlooks a a large grove of hardwood trees.  The maples, oaks, and elms have just begun their fall color explosion.  A few reds and bright yellows have worked their way into the canvas that’s been green since April.  Each autumn, the leaves remind me of the inevitably of change in our… Read More »

No Barriers to Pouring Barrier

In past entries, I’ve written about customers diversifying in order to keep their machines running.  With federal stimulus dollars earmarked for highway work, bridge parapet and barrier wall opportunities have increased dramatically across the U.S. Over the past 12 months we’ve seen many customers, who were strictly curb and gutter contractors, make the leap into the barrier… Read More »

Bauma 2010 Report

Last weekend it looked as if Bauma might have to go on without many of us.  Inbound flights to Europe were cancelled all over as ash from Iceland’s volcanic eruption settled in over German airspace.  After a few too exciting days the Power Curbers crew was able to make it into Munich on Tuesday,… Read More »

March Madness

My first love wasn’t Farrah Fawcett.  It wasn’t even a Red Radio Flyer or IROC-Z Camaro.  My first love was ACC basketball.  Watching the students sections go nuts in close games, I knew by the time I was 10 that I’d attend an ACC school, I just had no idea which one.  Nothing beat settling… Read More »