History & Quality

Aquafin, together with our partner the Schomburg Group, continues a commitment to product innovation, excellence and sustainability. Our full system solutions encompass waterproof and protective coatings, repair mortars, topically applied moisture vapor mitigation systems and chemical injection grouts. In addition to providing the highest quality products we are dedicated to supporting our clients with technical expertise and practical know how gained over many years of on-the-job experience.

1989 - Alfred Kessi establishes a distributorship for crystalline waterproofing materials in Columbia, Maryland.

2000 - Company name changed to Aquafin, Inc. after forming a partnership with The Schomburg Group, expanding the product offerings. VAPORTIGHT COAT-SG, AQUAFIN-1K and AQUAFIN-2K/M introduced to the US market.

2001 - Local manufacturing of AQUAFIN-1K and AQUAFIN-2K/M began in Jessup, MD.

2002 - AQUAFIN-IC crystalline waterproofing technology was launched.

2004 - Manufacturing relocates main production facility to Elkton, MD to support growth and expansion of powders and liquids.

2005 - Elena Kessi joins Aquafin, Inc.

2006 - AQUAFIN-IC ADMIX developed as the industry's first liquid crystalline waterproofing admixture for concrete.

2010 - Expansion of product offerings by adding InjectPro chemical injection grouts.

2012 - Steve Bradway joins Aquafin, Inc.

2015 - Elena Kessi and Steve Bradway assume overall directorship for the company. Alfred Kessi becomes Chairman of the newly established Advisory Board.

2015 - Acquisition of PAVEMEND product brand - rapid repair technology.

2019 - Aquafin celebrates 30 years of success.