Learn more about the history of CoGri Group and see how we have grown and developed over the years.
Making the World a Flatter Place…
From the formation of the Concrete Grinding Group in 1989 through to the re-branding as CoGri Group in 2007, explore our history using the timeline below.
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Concrete Grinding Group is Founded by Kevin Dare.
September 9, 1989
Our First Project in the UK
Design and construction of Very Narrow Aisle (VNA) warehouse floor in the UK.
November 1, 1992
The First Ever Laser Grinder was Invented
The laser Grinder was invented and given world wide patent.
August 5, 1993
Concrete Grinding Asia Pacific is established in Singapore
Concrete Grinding Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (CGAP) set up to serve the rapidly developed Logistics Industry in Singapore.
December 1, 1993
Singapore receives its first Laser Grinding project
Concrete Grinding Group completed its first Laser Grinding project in Singapore, Asia.
May 5, 1994
Face Consultants Ltd are formed
Face Consultants Ltd are formed to measure and test industrial concrete floors to industry standards.
Concrete Grinding Group provided consultation and supervision to South Korea
The Concrete Grinding Group provided Consultancy and Supervision services in South Korea to Fmin 100 (Superflat) VNA warehouse floor
December 22, 1998
Laser Grinding Asia Ltd Formed
Laser Grinding Asia Ltd (LGA) incorporated and completed its first Consultancy, Supervision and Laser Grinding projects in China.
March 14, 2000
LGA Logist .CO Ltd is formed in Korea
LGA Logis Co., Ltd incorporated in Korea to better serve its clients in vibrant Korean Logistics Industry.
September 3, 2000
CG Flooring Systems are formed on the turn of the Millenia
Due to an increase in enquiries from clients to upgrade and repair floors, outside of the narrow aisles. High demands eventually led to the need for a unique service resulting in the formation of CG Flooring Systems Ltd.
October 25, 2000
Concrete Grinding Asia Pacific Pte Ltd construct first superflat floor without grinding
CGAP constructed a 10,000m 2 Fmin 100 (Superflat) floor to tolerance without grinding in Singapore.
June 14, 2001
Laser Grinding Asia Ltd operates in South Korea
LGA and its Korean Partner company constructed 4,500m 2 VNA warehouse slab to Tr-34 Category 1 in South Korea.
May 26, 2004
Laser Grinder® becomes a registered trademark
The Laser Grinder ® awarded a Registered Trademark.
December 13, 2005
Constructed massive flooring projects in Asia
LGA constructed 14,000m 2 Slab On Grade floor to DIN 18202, Table 3, Group 4 by Laser Screed in South Korea and built two new floors in China, on for a long term client in Chendu, and the second in Guangdong.
April 15, 2007
Concrete Grinding Group becomes CoGri Group
The Concrete Grinding Group re-branded and renamed as the CoGri Group to better reflect the range of high quality services and expertise it offers in industrial flooring.
July 2, 2007
FACE Consultants Pty Ltd and CoGri Australia are established
CoGri Malaysia was formed to serve a newly emerging Malaysian Industry.
March 13, 2010
Face Floor Consultants (Shanghai) opens in China
Face Floor Consultants (Shanghai) Co., Ltd set up in China.
September 12, 2010
Face Consultants invented the FACE All-In-One Profileograph
Designed to measure any floor to any industrial standard.
February 25, 2011
CoGri Middle East Launched in the UAE
As a specialist concrete flooring contractor and part of the global corporation, the CoGri Group, CoGri Middle East LLC operates as a regional office bringing first class concrete flooring solutions to clients in the Middle East region.
June 14, 2011
CoGri China Co., Ltd established in China
CoGri China Ltd specialises in the building and upgrading of floors in new and existing VNA warehouse units and distribution centres across China.
January 5, 2012
The CoGri Joint Stabiliser is Launched
Rocking slabs prevent forklift trucks and MHE's operating at maximum efficiency thus slowing down operations. The CoGri Joint Stabiliser is a fast, cost effective method for eliminating rocking slabs.
March 20, 2012
Concrete Grinding Ltd launch the new and improved Laser Grinder XPT®
The Laser Grinder® XPT was developed in response to customers’ demands for flatter floors.