About American Hydrotech

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

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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

Recent Press

  • October 20, 2016
    (November 15, 2016) Richard Hayden, Hydrotech's Garden Roof Department Manager, will be speaking at the 2016 LED Specifier Summit and High Performance Building Forum. The design community continues to struggles with how to handle ever-increasing...
  • September 24, 2015
    (August 5, 2016) Excerpt from an article in Stormwater Magazine . With their myriad benefits, green roofs are becoming increasingly incorporated into new and existing projects. The International Green Roofs and Walls Project Database lists 1,599...
  • July 16, 2016
    (July 16, 2016) Excerpt from an article in Forester Daily News Green roofs – also known as vegetated or garden roofs – are key green infrastructure elements and are being increasingly recognized for their “valuable ability to absorb, reduce, and...
  • July 1, 2016
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (July 1, 2016) City Creek Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of the largest mixed-use urban developments built in the last 10 years. It's also one of the most innovative. Completed in 2012, the 23-acre project includes...
  • July 2, 2014
    American Hydrotech Inc. has released a free, interactive digital version of the company's popular Garden Roof® Planning Guide. The app – unveiled last week at the AIA Expo in Chicago – features pinch-to-zoom product photography, video animations, photo galleries showing Garden Roof® Assemblies in real-world applications, and design considerations.
  • September 5, 2014
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (September 5, 2014) American Hydrotech, Inc., a recognized leader in the development and distribution of premium waterproofing and roofing products, is pleased to announce that Garden Roof® Assembly and Ultimate Assembly technology...

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