Ligchine acquires concrete placer product
By Adam FreillConcrete Equipment Equipment Technology
Self-propelled, remote operated concrete placer and line dragger adds to company’s concrete flatwork offerings.
Known for its laser-guided concrete screeds, Ligchine International recently expanded its product lineup with the acquisition of the E-Z Placer concrete placer and line dragger from Remont, LLC.
Introduced at the 2022 World of Concrete, the E-Z Placer is a self-propelled, remote-operated concrete placer and line dragger in a single, easy-to-transport unit designed to efficiently and quickly placing concrete in line pump applications.
The machine features a reach of 27 feet (8.23 m) for material placement through a four-inch delivery line. It is remote operated with a full set of back-up manual controls on the machine.
“The acquisition of the E-Z Placer aligns with our strategy of building products that address the productivity concerns of concrete contractors,” said Pete Ligman, Ligchine co-founder and head of Ligchine’s product development efforts. “The E-Z Placer is a perfect addition to our product portfolio and the first in a series of products under development, beyond our screed line, focused on improving productivity and profitability on the jobsite.”
“Ligchine’s focus on quality, responsiveness to contractor needs, and their reputation for being hyper-focused on customer service, makes Ligchine the perfect partner for this new breakthrough product,” stated Michael Troyer, founder of Remont.