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About

The principles of Concrete Innovations have over 35 years of experience in the concrete industry. We have worked on projects ranging from patios to 100,000 sq ft warehouses. Constructing foundations to floors. This experience along with research, resources and continued innovations allow us to offer the most current processes and techniques available.

We are committed to helping grow, our company, our industry, as well as our local Buffalo community.

Charlie Griffasi
Charlie Griffasi
Jason Griffasi
Jason Griffasi

Charlie and his son Jason started Concrete Innovations over 10 years ago.

They are also co-founders of the Concrete Polishing and Staining Conference (CP&S). This event was created to provide our industry a venue in which to learn techniques and procedures as well as show the latest industry technology.

Born and raised in Buffalo, NY, they get involved in the community with their not-for-profit organization – The Cultural Walk of Fame, which is located on the corner of Elmwood Avenue & Bidwell Parkway.

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Repolish Buffalo

The buildings in Buffalo, NY contain a unique history which many of their owners may want to preserve. Stories are captured within these buildings, from the walls to the floors. Concrete Innovations has a process that can bring new life into original concrete floors. Preserving some natural qualities of the floor but providing it with a new modern look that you can customize with limitless potential. Your legacy concrete floor can be newly revived with dyes, stains, and saw cuts that can create patterns, designs, and logos. This process is called polished concrete. It brings additional benefits with it such as low-maintenance, eco-friendly, stain-resistant, cost-effective, reduced wear, reduced allergens, and no production or plant shutdowns.

Larkin Center of Commerce

This facility was completed in 1906 by the Larkin Company to provide manufacturing and retail. The Larkin Center of Commerce at 13 Million square feet is home to almost 100 businesses. Watch the video to learn more about the work CI completed.

Jamison Business Park

Originally built in 1988 by Motorola to produce computer boards and wiring harnesses for the automotive industry, this facility was redesigned with polished concrete flooring throughout. The original concrete was covered in multiple layers of epoxy coatings.

Designer: Lauren Melber

Concrete Innovations works with designers to bring their client's vision to life. From floors to countertops to custom made items, we work with you to fulfill your needs. Watch Lauren Melber's vision of this basement restoration become a reality.

 

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Concrete Construction - Most Influential People

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Councilman Richard Fontana Interviews

Testimonials

"…you’ve been remarkably responsive, clearly experts in the field, and have been able to guide our tenants and construction managers through what could of otherwise been a very difficult process, and deliver a great result at a really attractive price."

Jim Cornell

Jim Cornell

Partner, Larkin Center of Commerce

"We would absolutely work with Concrete Innovations again, and have because we’ve expanded some areas in here… You brought us the whole process, and you did what you said you were going to do."

Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson

Owner, Sonwil Industries