Manufacturers focus on new concepts to improve concrete durability, workability, appearance, and other properties. Some of the newer areas of admixture technology that manufacturers are exploring include alkali-silica reactivity (ASR) control, drying shrinkage reduction, and early strength without set acceleration. We detail five of the latest admixture categories and their benefits, applications, and costs to users. Included are the benefits of particular admixtures, with candid user comments on how effective these new products are.