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 80 countries.

Today, Hydrotech’s flagship product remains Monolithic Membrane 6125, a hot fluid-applied, rubberized asphalt for waterproofing and roofing applications. MM6125 contains a minimum 40% recycled content and is thick, seamless, easy to detail and bonds directly 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

Recent Press

  • November 14, 2019
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 14, 2019) The Kennedy Center’s first expansion since its opening in 1971, the REACH is the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ historic, $250 million expansion project. A living memorial for President John F...
  • May 2, 2019
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (May 2, 2019) Very near Lake Michigan in Chicago, Northwestern Medical Center faced several challenges in bringing a new campus building to life. Designed by Perkins+Will, the project involves a phased construction where a 14-story...
  • January 25, 2019
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (January 25, 2019) The Ace Hotel is located in Chicago’s Fulton Market Historic District. It features 159 guestrooms and amenities including rooftop event spaces with stunning views of the city. The complex features several...
  • October 18, 2018
    American Hydrotech, a recognized leader in the vegetative roofing market, today announced the availability of the Fourth Edition of the company’s widely acclaimed Garden Roof® Planning Guide. For the last five years, updated print, online and app...