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 60 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

  • 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...
  • May 21, 2018
    American Hydrotech, a recognized leader in the development and distribution of premium waterproofing and roofing assemblies, today announced the availability of their Protected Membrane Roof (PMR) Planning Guide , a unique, new resource representing...
  • August 28, 2018
    Over the last two decades, the roofing industry has undergone some major changes, one of which is a growing recognition of the value of roof space other than keeping occupants warm and dry. Two veteran roofing professionals share their thoughts on...
  • February 1, 2018
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (February 1, 2018) The Chicago Blackhawks have captured the hearts of the city of Chicago along with three Stanley Cups in the last decade. The Blackhawks routinely lead the league in attendance at the United Center, and fans were...
  • October 18, 2017
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (October 11, 2017) American Hydrotech – a market leader in the development and distribution of premium waterproofing and roofing products and assemblies, today announced the introduction of the InstaGreen® GT-4 pre-vegetated tray,...
  • April 3, 2017
    Wind data is a critical issue to consider when building a new structure. An increase in the number of green roofs on buildings has driven a need for new wind design standards to be written for vegetative roofing assemblies. Richard Hayden discusses...