American Hydrotech, Inc.

American Hydrotech, Inc., is a recognized leader in the development, production and distribution of premium waterproofing and roofing products. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the company was founded in 1977 after acquiring the United States distribution rights for Monolithic Membrane 6125, a unique waterproofing membrane developed in the 1960’s by Uniroyal Ltd. In 1980, Hydrotech purchased the Construction Products Division of Uniroyal Ltd. in Canada, giving the company exclusive worldwide ownership for the manufacture and distribution of MM6125.

Company details

303 East Ohio Street , Chicago , Illinois 60611-3387 USA

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Business Type:
Manufacturer
Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)

American Hydrotech, Inc., is a recognized leader in the development, production and distribution of premium waterproofing and roofing products. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the company was founded in 1977 after acquiring the United States distribution rights for Monolithic Membrane 6125, a unique waterproofing membrane developed in the early 1960’s by Uniroyal Ltd. The membrane has been installed worldwide on over 2 billion square feet of roof decks, plazas, vertical foundations, reflecting pools and other structures in over 45 countries.

Today, Hydrotech’s flagship product remains Monolithic Membrane 6125, a hot fluid-applied, rubberized asphalt for waterproofing and roofing applications. MM6125 is thick, seamless, easy to detail and bonds tenaciously to the substrate. The product has been in the marketplace for 50 years, with an unsurpassed performance history.

American Hydrotech, Inc. has achieved continued growth through the addition of new products and assemblies and expansion of marketing efforts. Hydrotech products are sold through an extensive network of sales representatives, many of whom are recognized industry-wide as roofing and waterproofing experts.  Furthermore, Hydrotech's products are only sold to pre-approved contractors, to ensure quality of workmanship during installation.

Additional products and assemblies available from Hydrotech include:

  • Architectural finish pavers as part of the Ultimate Assembly
  • Garden Roof Assembly, vegetated roofs
  • Hydrodrain, a family of drainage composites
  • Hydroflex, protection materials
  • STYROFOAM brand insulation products
  • Hydroguard, a lightweight insulation/ballast board for Protected Membrane Roof (PMR) applications
  • VM60, a self-adhering waterproofing membrane for vertical applications

Hydrotech's sales representatives and staff work cosely with the design team and can offer assistance with the specification development and details as part of the service offering. Hydrotech only sells it roofing/waterproofing materials to trained applicators. This helps ensure that the materials are properly installed and the owner receives the highest quality installation.

Each project is unique and Hydrotech will work to make sure the proper assembly is chosen for the project. Here are some of the many issues that must be taken into consideration during the design process...

  • Structural requirements
  • Wind uplift requirements
  • Detailing of perimeter/penerations
  • Assembly warranty

Hydrotech offers a range of waranty options to an owner providing long term assurance and peace of mind knowing that the watertightness of the structure is one thing they they do not need to worry about.