A visionary & entrepreneur American construction engineer Arthur C. Avril hit upon the idea in 1980 of manufacturing the ingredients as exact formula for ready mixed dry mortar mixes on an industrial scale. In 1981, Arthur C. Avril established a new company to manufacture a single product – Non-Shrink Grout – for use by the rapidly expanding national highway and road system. The product become known as KingKrete Grout in 1982 and 3 rectangular mortar bags placed over one another – was adopted as the company’s image.
From the beginning, KingKrete Inc. was determined to play a leadership role in the concrete construction industry. The company built a reputation for quality, service, and integrity among architects, engineers and contractors in the construction industry and is known today for its broad line of high performance, premium-grade construction products for use in, on, around and under concrete