Flooring/Wall Products target restaurant industry professionals.

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Used for floor and wall resurfacing, restoration, and protection, HardCore system creates durable floors and walls over new or damaged concrete and other substrates. System includes application of 5 products in various combinations: HardShield water-based, clear epoxy sealer; HardFlor heavy-duty, ¼ in. bonded industrial flooring surfaces; HardCote customizable coating for walls; HardCure high-bond epoxy primer; and HardCove 100% total solids, trowelable epoxy.

Original Press Release:

Stuart Dean to Introduce New Floor and Wall Resurfacing, Restoration and Protection Solutions for Restaurant Industry Professionals at RFMA

- Cocktail Party Event at Razzoo's Cajun Cafe in Fort Worth Will Showcase Full Restoration of Restaurant's Kitchen -

NEW YORK -- Stuart Dean will launch its HardCore system for floor and wall resurfacing, restoration and protection to restaurant industry professionals for the first time at the Restaurant Facilities Management Association (RFMA) 2014 Annual Conference. Taking place Feb. 16-18, 2014 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Conference Center in Dallas, visitors to Stuart Dean's booth (#1324) will learn about the benefits of HardCore, an advanced system that creates beautiful, durable, highly cost-effective floors and walls over new or damaged concrete and other substrates.  These often overlooked architectural surfaces represent a repetitive and costly back-of-the-house problem for RFMA attendees, which include restaurant facility directors, managers, project coordinators, owners/operators, construction managers, and operations and purchasing managers.

Stuart Dean will also hold an invitation-only cocktail party event on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Razzoo's Cajun Cafe (2950 Texas Sage Trail, Fort Worth).  During the event, guests will enjoy cocktails and appetizers and be able to see the full installation work Stuart Dean completed on the walls and floors of the restaurant's kitchen using the HardCore system, which includes heat-resistant flooring.

"Stuart Dean's HardCore product and service line offers a significant value proposition to restaurant industry professionals looking for a comprehensive solution that addresses a variety of new installation and restoration challenges in back-of-the-house environments," said Mark Parrish, president and CEO of Stuart Dean. "The use of the HardCore system at Razzoo's Cajun Cafe has created a fully encapsulated, seamless kitchen made of 100 percent epoxy, and we are excited to share these solutions at RFMA and showcase our work at a unique hospitality event."

Stuart Dean's HardCore systems include the application of five advanced products in various combinations:

--  HardShield:  Water-based, clear epoxy sealer for floors, walls and stone surfaces. Excellent UV resistance, available with a patent-pending antimicrobial polymer system.

--  HardFlor:  Heavy duty ¼" bonded industrial flooring surfaces.

--  HardCote:  Customizable coating for walls.  Bonds with concrete, metals and industrial surfaces.  Ultra-hygienic, antimicrobial polymer formulation available.

--  HardCure:  High bond, epoxy primer for all surfaces including 24-hour green concrete curing and moisture remediation.

--  HardCove: 100% total solids, trowelable epoxy used for creating cove base.  Excellent for patching cracks and holes.

HardCore is part of Stuart Dean's ProFormance Series of surface solutions that include advanced technologies that clean, restore and re-engineer surfaces, providing refinishing, polishing, sealing, anti-microbial protection, grout and flooring solutions and façade restoration. The series includes four product lines that are available directly or with professional installation from Stuart Dean. They are water-based, low-/no-VOC products developed to professionally address multi-industry requirements in wall and floor protection, preparation and reinforcement.

Drawing restaurateurs from across the country, the RFMA Annual Conference spotlights the latest technological advances in the restaurant facilities' industry. With exhibitors displaying products and services, renowned speakers and breakout sessions, the RFMA conference is the largest gathering of restaurant facility professionals and vendors.

About Stuart Dean

Stuart Dean is an international provider of renowned architectural restoration services, specializing in metal refinishing; stone polishing, cleaning and sealing; wood refinishing; glass restoration; innovative and sustainable grouts and flooring solutions; and curtain wall and facade restoration.  Thousands of clients trust Stuart Dean to restore and preserve their buildings, retail stores, institutions and restaurants every day. Stuart Dean offers a portfolio of services to enhance the beauty and retain the value of a wide array of architectural assets. The company has been in business for more than 80 years, with 22 offices in the U.S. and Canada and more than 450 employees.   Major markets served include Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New York, Norfolk, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Richmond, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Toronto, Vancouver and Washington, D.C.  For more information, visit www.stuartdean.com.


Elizabeth Bacheson

For Stuart Dean



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