Zainab Al Mehdar

Zainab Al Mehdar

Giatec Scientific Inc., is revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart concrete testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite. We are bringing long-overdue change to a conservative industry by addressing the current challenges in concrete testing, analysis, design, and production.
Zainab Al Mehdar

Zainab Al Mehdar

Giatec Scientific Inc., is revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart concrete testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite. We are bringing long-overdue change to a conservative industry by addressing the current challenges in concrete testing, analysis, design, and production.

Why You Should Be Monitoring Your Concrete’s Curing Temperatures

One of the most important facets of ensuring the integrity of your concrete structure is monitoring its temperature during the early stages of construction. This is especially true during extreme weather conditions when mixing and curing of concrete are subject to different environmental elements. Interested in SmartRock? Try for Free, No Risk! Free Sensor* Free Shipping No Strings Attached Get Your Trial Kit *For eligible new customers in North America only If freshly poured concrete is exposed to temperatures that are too high or too low, or if it isn’t preserving enough moisture, the strength development of the concrete will be compromised. For this reason, closely monitoring temperature variances in your concrete slab during curing is vital to ensuring strength, quality, and durability. Using a concrete curing thermometer is the best method in ensuring the integrity of your concrete structure….

Planning for Cold Weather Concreting

As the leaves start to change, and the temperature starts to drop, construction companies are gearing up for the colder weather and all the potential challenges it will bring. This includes lag time and facing issues such as freezing of concrete at an early age, lack of required strength, improper curing, and improper protection of the structure. To prevent this, contractors you must use the right protection methods and tools to aid in creating durable, sustainable concrete. This is especially important when pouring concrete in cold weather as your structure is more susceptible to structural issues. Interested in SmartRock? Try for Free, No Risk! Free Sensor* Free Shipping No Strings Attached Get Your Trial Kit *For eligible new customers in North America only Before Pouring Concreting in Cold Weather As temperatures fluctuate concrete is subject to different curing conditions resulting…

5 Reasons Construction Professionals Buy IoT Devices

The Internet of Things, commonly abbreviated as IoT, refers to the connection of devices to the Internet. These IoT devices range from cellphones, computers, and wearable technology to cars, homes, and appliances. Although it might not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of connected technology, one field that greatly benefits from smart devices is the construction industry. Contractors buy IoT devices for their job sites for the following reasons: Interested in SmartRock? Try for Free, No Risk! Free Sensor* Free Shipping No Strings Attached Get Your Trial Kit *For eligible new customers in North America only Safety Due to its unpredictable nature, working on a construction jobsite can be dangerous. Concrete contractors specifically need to work in a timely manner as to not create or use faulty materials that can lead to injury. Smart, connected sensors…

Veteran Tech Executive, Paul Loucks, Joins Giatec as CEO

OTTAWA, Canada: Today the Giatec Board of Directors announced that Paul Loucks has accepted the role as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Current Co-Founders, CEO Aali R. Alizadeh and President Pouria Ghods, will now oversee research and product development activities, building upon the company’s success to date. Giatec’s revolutionary concrete testing solutions have now been used in over 3,000 projects across 80 countries. This is an incredibly exciting time to join Giatec; the company’s impressive corporate growth is the result of an exceptional product offering, a thriving, large, addressable market, and a dynamic team”, said Loucks. “I am honoured and excited to help build another successful global player for Ottawa.” Loucks was formerly CEO of Halogen, a market leader of talent management software solutions. Under his watch, the company grew to 450 employees and $60M USD in annual revenue. In…

Giatec & Trebona Solidify Partnership For Toronto Market

October 9, 2018: Giatec, the world’s leader in wireless concrete sensing technology, is excited to announce a new partnership with Peter J. Seibert, President of Trebona Consulting Inc. Based out of Toronto, Canada, he will be working as the Regional Sales Consultant for Giatec to build upon the remarkable world-wide growth of Giatec’s SmartRock® wireless sensor and SmartRock® Plus. SmartRock® is the most advanced and widely used wireless concrete sensor in the world. It helps construction companies build concrete structures faster, safely and more efficiently. The user-friendly sensor monitors the in-situ temperature, maturity and strength of any concrete pour. Data collection and reporting is done in real time using a free Android/iOS mobile app. Peter will be building upon Giatec’s current success within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) market. The GTA continues to be one of the most developed cities…

Global Leader of Wireless Concrete Sensors Continues Monumental Growth

Giatec, the leading innovator of products for faster, safer, and more economical concrete construction, has cemented its place as one of Canada’s fastest growing businesses. On September 13, Canadian Business ranked the Ottawa startup 80th on the 30th annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of the country’s fastest growing companies. The Growth 500, fastest growing companies Canadian businesses evaluated on five-year revenue growth, Giatec’s growth increased by 1,035%. “We are honored and humbled to be on the Growth 500 list. It is our passion to have a significant impact on the construction industry in our lifetime. Being grouped with these incredible 500 companies is a testament to the great team of people we have supporting us and working together to create our vision of a smarter world,” said Pouria Ghods, Co-Founder and President. Giatec is the market leader for wireless…

Giatec Receives Canadian Business Excellence Award

Giatec is being honored the Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses. The Canadian Business Excellence Award recognizes the work of private-owned companies in many different industries demonstrating excellence in performance and achieving their goals. Applications are evaluated according to the criteria in three key performance areas: (1) Delighted Customers; (2) Engaged Employees; and (3) Innovation. The strength of our company lies in our experts, their in-depth understanding of the industry, and their ability to solve engineering problems and continue to break down barriers. – Aali Alizadeh Giatec is the market leader for wireless concrete sensors, currently selling products to over 73 countries. Our sensors have been used in over 2,600 projects worldwide, with a goal to reach 80 countries by the end of 2019. Established in 2010, the Ottawa-based company,?offers novel?technologies?for the performance-based quality control and accurate condition assessment…

About Giatec

Giatec is a global company revolutionizing the construction industry by bringing smart testing technologies and real-time data collection to the forefront of every jobsite. Giatec’s suite of hardware and software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as AI and the Internet of Things (IoT), including wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle and reduce concrete’s carbon footprint.

Our suite of hardware and software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as; Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT), including; wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle.

Combining wireless concrete sensors and mobile apps, Giatec has developed smart IoT-based technologies, like SmartRock® concrete maturity sensors, for real-time monitoring of concrete properties. This provides critical information to contractors so they can make efficient and informed decisions on the jobsite, ultimately saving time and money. Ready-mix producers also leverage the SmartRock® Plus cloud, which gives them access to concrete performance data to optimize their mix designs.

Wireless Sensors and NDT Technologies

Our suite of hardware and software products has leveraged advanced technologies such as; Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Internet of Things (IoT), including; wireless concrete sensors, mobile apps, and advanced non-destructive technologies (NDT) to drive innovation throughout concrete’s lifecycle.

Combining wireless concrete sensors and mobile apps, Giatec has developed smart IoT-based technologies, like SmartRock® concrete maturity sensors, for real-time monitoring of concrete properties. This provides critical information to contractors so they can make efficient and informed decisions on the jobsite, ultimately saving time and money. Ready-mix producers also leverage the SmartRock® Plus cloud, which gives them access to concrete performance data to optimize their mix designs.

 

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