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About Ligchine

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Ligchine is a global leader in innovative laser and 3D GPS/LPS guided concrete screeds. Since in founding in 2007, the company has rapidly expanded its position in the market and offers a full line of automated concrete screeding machines that service flatwork companies from small owner-operated companies to large global concrete contractors. The company’s headquarters, engineering and manufacturing are located in the United States, and in addition to a direct sales force in the US, the company has an extensive network of international dealers and partners to serve customers anywhere in the world.

Fast Facts

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Company Ligchine International
Founded 2007
Organization Privately held
Leadership Team Dave Ring, CEO | Randy Fortel, CFO | Peter Ligman, VP of Engineering
Product Offering Laser-guided concrete screeding machines
Primary Offices Darien, WI USA | Floyds Knobs, IN USA
Distribution Global coverage through direct sales and dealer network

What We Do

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We design and manufacture reliable and cost-effective concrete leveling machines known as "laser-guided screeds." Our focus is on "boom-operated screeds," which are far superior to traditional "drive-in screeds." We are also a leader in innovative, lightweight drive-in systems for upper deck concrete and slab-on-grade screeding applications.

Our screeds are production machines specifically developed for commercial flat work and can dramatically reduce dependence on labor, which is often in short supply, while yielding a higher-quality end product.

Who We Serve

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Our customers are concrete flat work contractors of all sizes performing specification-driven work that demands first-rate Floor Flatness (FF) and Floor Levelness (FL) results. Our screed machines enable our customers to be more competitive and profitable in a tight construction labor market.

How We Perform

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"We have seen better labor savings with the Ligchine ScreedSaver than with the Somero screed...

...We pour between 30,000 and 35,000 yards of concrete per year, so labor savings is a tremendous asset for us. We have seen higher FL numbers, and I'd highly recommend this screed to anybody in the concrete business."

Nate Limoges, Limoges Construction, Sioux Falls, SD

"The ScreedSaver Machine Has changed the way we place slabs, resulting in huge labor savings...

...We pour a lower slump concrete, which reduces our finishing times and gets us in and out of the job significantly quicker, making us very price-competitive. My only mistake was not buying a ScreedSaver 4 or 5 years sooner."

Shawn Richards, True Concrete Solutions, Holton, MI